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    6 dic 11:39



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      Dems look to use Moore against GOP

      By Ben Kamisar and Lisa Hagen


      New support for embattled Alabama GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore from President Trump and the Republican National Committee (RNC) could mean trouble for GOP candidates across the country in 2018.

      Democrats are already targeting top GOP nominees in pivotal Senate battles about Moore, questioning whether they stand by the RNC’s decision to back Moore financially after allegations that he pursued teenage girls decades ago, when he was in his 30s.

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      Listen to the HillCast AM View: Alabama Senate race poses challenge for GOP, and today's latest news

      By Alexis Simendinger

      Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore is welcoming support from President Trump and the national party in the final days of his campaign against Democrat Doug Jones.

      Listen to The Hill's podcast here



      Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israeli capital

      By Jordan Fabian

      President Trump will announce the U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, but will sign a waiver delaying the relocation of the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to there, senior administration officials said Tuesday.

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      The Memo: Trump rolls the dice on Jerusalem

      By Niall Stanage

      President Trump will roll the dice in the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians on Wednesday, breaking with historical precedent by recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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      Right scrambles GOP budget strategy

      By Melanie Zanona, Scott Wong and Cristina Marcos

      House GOP leaders’ strategy to avert a government shutdown was thrown into uncertainty Tuesday amid growing demands from conservative hard-liners and defense hawks.

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      GOP and Dems bitterly divided by immigration

      By Alexander Bolton

      The year-end immigration debate is splitting both parties as lawmakers eyeing campaigns in 2018 and 2020 are trying to push the discussion in different directions.

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      Conyers resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations

      By Mallory Shelbourne and Mike Lillis

      Facing a surge of pressure from his fellow Democrats, Rep. John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.) stepped down from Congress on Tuesday over mounting allegations of sexual harassment, marking an extraordinary fall for the longest-serving member.

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      The Hill Interview: GOP chairman says ‘red flags’ surround Russian cyber firm

      By Morgan Chalfant

      Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) is pressing fiercely ahead with his committee’s investigation into Kaspersky Lab, over what he described as “red flags” surrounding the cybersecurity firm at the center of allegations that Russia sought to steal U.S. secrets.

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      Survey: Satisfaction of federal workers rising

      By Megan R. Wilson

      Employee satisfaction across the government improved by an average of 2.1 points in 2017 in the months after President Trump took office, compared to the same time last year, according to a new survey of federal workers.

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      Supreme Court takes on same-sex wedding cake case

      By Lydia Wheeler

      The Supreme Court wrestled Tuesday with whether the First Amendment protects a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple.

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      No one is above the law

      By Alan M. Dershowitz

      OPINION | Our Constitutional system of separation of power and checks and balances provides that the members of each branch of government be protected from legal consequences for performing their constitutionally mandated functions.

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      ACLU: It’s still a Muslim ban and we’re still challenging it in court

      By Cody Wofsy

      OPINION | The Supreme Court issued an order on Dec. 4 allowing the Trump administration to temporarily move ahead with the latest version of a ban on Muslim-majority countries as legal challenges proceed in the lower courts. Implementation of the ban — the president’s third attempt to make good on his promise of a Muslim ban — is devastating for Muslim families and communities around the country.

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      The New York Times: Bannon stumps for Moore as movement to reshape Senate

      By Jeremy W. Peters


      At a rally in Alabama, Stephen K. Bannon presented Roy S. Moore, a Senate candidate facing accusations of child molestation, as a man who won’t give into the G.O.P. mainstream.

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      Reuters: House tax positions begin to emerge ahead of talks with Senate

      By David Morgan


      Republicans in U.S. House of Representatives began staking out their positions on final tax legislation on Tuesday, days ahead of talks with the Senate to shape the tax package lawmakers hope to send to President Donald Trump by year end.

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      The Wall Street Journal: California Republicans push to preserve income-tax deduction

      By Richard Rubin and Siobhan Hughes


      Deduction was repealed by Senate and House in the bills they passed; income taxes are bigger issue in California than property taxes.

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      The Washington Post: House Intelligence Committee chairman aims to hold top FBI, DOJ officials in contempt

      By Karoun Demirjian

      Rep. Devin Nunes is planning on filing the contempt resolution “as quickly as possible,” complaining that top law enforcement officials withheld information he subpoenaed from the committee.

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      The Associated Press: Temporary OK for travel ban puts focus on Wednesday hearing

      By Gene Johnson


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