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Rep. Jason Chaffetz to Leave Congress in June

Chaffetz' dogged investigation of Democrat Hillary Clinton's emails from his committee chair over the last several years earned him acclaim from his party and helped him carve out a larger platform with frequent appearances on cable TV. After Trump won the election, Chaffetz became a lightning rod for criticism that Republicans weren't aggressively policing Trump. After Trump won, liberals hammered him for not going after Trump's administration with almost the vigor used against Democrats.


Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case

Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case

The girl, who has not been identified, told the Daily Mail last September that Weiner knew she was underage while they communicated. Authorities have been investigating reports that Weiner , 52, sent explicit messages past year to a teenage girl in North Carolina.


Centrist Emmanuel Macron becomes France's youngest president

Centrist Emmanuel Macron becomes France's youngest president

Both Macron and Le Pen are hoping to convert their presidential results into a strong parliamentary presence. The latest cyberattack increases the urgency of understanding Russia's role in the 2016 election in the United States. White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Trump called Macron on the phone to offer his congratulations. Valls, a high-profile politician on the pro-business right of the Socialist party, said on Tuesday he was interested in joining Macron - a move that has angered ...



World Leaders Congratulate Rouhani on Winning Iran Election

The election is seen as a verdict on President Rouhani's policy of opening Iran up to the world and his efforts to revive the economy. But with more than 70 percent turnout , voters delivered a strong victory to Rouhani, who has promised to expand social and political freedoms, make connections with other countries and bolster an economy still reeling from high unemployment .


Trump Shows His Paces In Saudi Sword Dance

Trump Shows His Paces In Saudi Sword Dance

Before he became president, Mr Trump issued a tub-thumping tweet calling on Saudi Arabia to supply the U.S. with free oil for ten years. Of course, that was just one storyline in a day of diplomatic developments in Riyadh . This story has been corrected to reflect that the arms package could reach $350 billion over 10 years, not $350 million. Other female foreign dignitaries have also chosen not to.


GOP health plan really about taxes

GOP health plan really about taxes

With the growing public awareness of the potential impact of a federal repeal of the Affordable Care Act, Fein feels there is a chance the bill could finally pass. House of Representatives on May 4. "We don't say you've met some arbitrary cap for the state of MA and now you're done", Warren said in March, as Politico reported .