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President Donald Trump, sitting with from left, White House chief economic director Gary Cohn, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, listens to a reporter's question during a meeting with members of the Senate Finance Committee and members of the President's economic team in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Corporations to keep tax break lost by millions of AmericansMillions of Americans would lose a prized tax break under President Donald Trump's sweeping revamp of the tax code, but corporations would get to keep it
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
The Latest: Trump sends check to fallen soldier's fatherThe White House says President Donald Trump has sent a $25,000 check he promised to the father of an Army sergeant killed in Afghanistan
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Authorities launch inquiry into Statehouse sexual harassmentRhode Island authorities say they have launched an inquiry in response to a lawmaker saying that a higher-ranking legislator told her sexual favors would allow her bills to go further
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The Latest: Trump warns Democrats about opposing tax planPresident Donald Trump has issued a thinly veiled threat to Democrats who might oppose the Republican tax plan
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Former Menendez staffer contradicts prosecution testimonyA former staffer for U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez has given testimony at this bribery trial that differs from the prosecution's version of events
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Obama campaigning in Va, NJ, as he returns to political lifeFormer President Barack Obama returning to political life as he campaigns in New Jersey and Virginia for Democratic gubernatorial candidates
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House, Senate intel committees receive briefing from GoogleTech giant Google has briefed the House and Senate intelligence committees ahead of two Nov. 1 hearings that will examine Russian efforts to influence U.S. elections through social media
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Sessions defends Comey firing, dodges questions on TrumpAttorney General Jeff Sessions defends President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey
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May seeks Brexit momentum with promise to EU nationals in UKPrime Minister Theresa May has denied treating European Union citizens in Britain as bargaining chips in Brexit negotiations, and promised to make it easy for them to stay
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Town official accused of shoplifting seeks probation programA Connecticut town official accused of shoplifting has applied for a program that would remove the arrest from his record
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A firefighter builds a containment line as he battles a wildfire Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, near Boulder Creek, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Trump has no immediate plans to visit Calif. wildfire damagePresident Donald Trump has made four visits to hurricane zones in recent weeks but he isn't rushing to survey the damage from California's wildfires
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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2011 file photo, Rep. Thomas Marino, R-Pa., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.  Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia is demanding that the White House withdraw the nomination of Marino to be the nation's drug czar. Manchin says Marino played a key role in passing a bill weakening the Drug Enforcement Administration's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Former drug czar nominee Marino defends role in opioid lawPresident Donald Trump's former nominee to be the nation's drug czar is defending his role in writing a law that critics say weakened the government's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids
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