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In this Dec. 5, 2017, photo, former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a campaign rally in Fairhope Ala. Moore has ignored all the rules of modern-day politics. But on the ground in Alabama, some believe the Republican Senate candidate is poised to win the state’s special election on Tuesday in a race that features extraordinary parallels with President Donald Trump’s White House run one year ago. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
December 08, 2017 - 12:28 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — He has ignored all the rules of modern-day politics. He speaks unscripted. He skimps on fundraising. He undervalues get-out-the-vote efforts. And he attacks the leaders of his own political party without mercy. A year ago, that was presidential nominee Donald Trump. This...
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FILE- In this Dec. 4, 2017 file photo, Democratic senatorial candidate Doug Jones speaks at a news conference, in Dolomite, Ala. In Alabama’s special Senate election, underdog Jones and his fellow Democrats are intent on not sinking his upset bid against Republican Roy Moore. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
December 08, 2017 - 4:21 am
Some high-profile Democrats are flying into Alabama this weekend to encourage people to send Doug Jones to the U.S. Senate. His campaign wants it known that he didn't ask for the help as he tries to upset controversial Republican Roy Moore in Tuesday's special election. Jones and national Democrats...
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FILE- In this Dec. 4, 2017 file photo, Democratic senatorial candidate Doug Jones speaks at a news conference, in Dolomite, Ala. In Alabama’s special Senate election, underdog Jones and his fellow Democrats are intent on not sinking his upset bid against Republican Roy Moore. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
December 07, 2017 - 5:59 pm
Some high-profile Democrats are flying into Alabama this weekend to encourage people to send Doug Jones to the Senate. His campaign wants it known that he didn't ask for the help as he tries to upset controversial Republican Roy Moore in Tuesday's special election. Jones and national Democrats have...
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Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull attends a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Australia will ban foreign interference in its politics, motivated largely by Russia’s alleged involvement in last year’s U.S. election and China’s growing influence on world politics. (Mick Tsikas/AAP Image via AP)
December 05, 2017 - 1:11 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia will ban foreign interference in its politics — either through espionage or financial donations — in a move motivated largely by Russia's alleged involvement in last year's U.S. election and China's growing influence on the global political landscape. Prime Minister Malcolm...
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President Donald Trump walks down the steps of Air Force One at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. Trump is in New York to attend a series of fundraisers. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
December 02, 2017 - 6:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — For President Donald Trump, this is a best-of-times, worst-of-times moment. So far. The president was up early Saturday celebrating the Senate's overnight passage of a sweeping tax overhaul package that puts him on the cusp of a major legislative achievement that has so far eluded...
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President Donald Trump walks up the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. Trump is heading to New York to attend Republican fundraisers. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
December 02, 2017 - 5:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Brushing aside an ongoing Russia probe, President Donald Trump reveled Saturday in the Senate's passage of a sweeping tax bill, predicting with swagger that he and his fellow Republicans were "unbeatable." Trump swept into his hometown on a $6 million fundraising blitz, a day after...
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President Donald Trump looks for people in the audience as he speaks at a fundraiser at Cipriani in New York, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. Trump is attending a trio of fundraisers during his day in New York. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
December 02, 2017 - 12:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the GOP tax bill (all times local): Noon Protesters are making their voices heard in New York City as President Donald Trump visits for political fundraisers. Outside his first event, several hundred protesters stood behind barricades along 42nd Street. His motorcade...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 file photo, former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a campaign rally, in Dora, Ala. Federal fundraising reports released Friday, Dec. 1, reveal that Moore is losing the battle for campaign cash to Democrat Doug Jones. And he's losing badly. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
December 02, 2017 - 3:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore has celebrated his isolated fight against the political establishment in both parties. The outsider story may resonate with Alabama voters, but the reality has a clear downside: The Senate candidate and his allies are almost completely cut off from the...
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November 30, 2017 - 1:40 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian lawmaker resigned from his leadership roles in the opposition party on Thursday over scandals involving a wealthy Chinese businessman and political donor that have raised accusations of China buying influence. Senator Sam Dastyari had been deputy whip in the...
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Opposition supporters react near the body of a man allegedly killed by a stray bullet fired by police, during clashes in the Jacaranda grounds quarter in Nairobi, Kenya, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in for a second term Tuesday in front of tens of thousands who gathered to celebrate what they hoped would be the end of months of election turmoil, which Kenyatta said stretched the country "almost to the breaking point." (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)
November 28, 2017 - 6:19 pm
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