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Poll: Big partisan gap in views on gender equality in the USA new Pew Research Center survey shows Republicans and Democrats have sharply different views on the state of gender equality in the United States.
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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, ties it to Clinton email caseAttorney General Jeff Sessions defends President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey
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Karen Pence, wife of Vice President Mike Pence, speaks to The Associated Press in her office at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. Pence is using her platform as the vice president's wife to raise awareness about art therapy, a mental health field she’s been passionate about for a decade but says is unknown to many. “I don’t think that a lot of people understand the difference between therapeutic art and art therapy,” Mrs. Pence, a trained watercolor artist, told The AP in an exclusive interview before she visits Florida on Wednesday to outline her vision for her art therapy initiative. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Karen Pence: 'All of us could benefit from art therapy'Karen Pence, the vice president's wife, says art therapy, a little-known mental health profession that she has championed for years, is the issue she'll highlight during the Trump administration
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AG asks cops to investigate sexual harassment at StatehouseRhode Island's attorney general says he has asked state police to investigate after a lawmaker reported a higher-ranking legislator told her sexual favors would allow her bills to go further
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Democrats slam GOP budget on taxes, health care cutsSenate Democrats are targeting Republicans on taxes and health care cuts, seeking to inflict political pain as the Senate moves ahead on a $4 trillion budget blueprint that's a crucial step in the GOP's drive to rewrite the tax code
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President Donald Trump, right, sitting next to Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., left, speaks 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)
Family of slain sergeant says Trump showed "disrespect"Trump and the new politics of honoring families of the fallen
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Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., the ranking member, and Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, meet before the start of a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, the morning after they reached a deal to resume federal payments to health insurers that President Donald Trump had halted.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Trump gives more mixed signals in bipartisan health dealPresident Donald Trump is sending more perplexing signals about whether he backs a bipartisan Senate deal for steadying health insurance markets
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2009, file photo President Barack Obama, right, salutes as an Army carry team carries the transfer case containing the remains of Sgt. Dale R. Griffin of Terre Haute, Ind., during a casualty return at Dover Air Force Base, Del. President Donald Trump is claiming his predecessors did not sufficiently honor the nation’s fallen. His accusation that most presidents did not call families of military personnel is provoking a heated response. Obama, for one, visited the air base that often receives the remains of the dead. He wrote letters to military families, too. Obama’s office says Trump is “unequivocally wrong.”(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
The Latest: Trump denies Rep. Wilson's account of his wordsPresident Donald Trump is continuing to reject a Florida congresswoman's account that he told the widow of a soldier killed in an ambush in Niger that her husband "knew what he signed up for."
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In this Oct. 12, 2017, photo, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross appears before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump’s tax plan includes a repeal of the federal estate tax paid by people who inherit multimillion-dollar estates. That break could directly benefit people with valuable art collections. Trump’s wealthy cabinet includes a number of art collectors. Ross, for one, owns several paintings by Belgian surrealist Rene Magritte and reported a collection worth more than $50 million on his financial disclosure forms. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
US allies air concerns about Trump's 'Buy American' orderHong Kong and Taiwan joined many U.S. allies including Israel at the World Trade Organization to express concern over a Trump administration order that seeks to maximize use of American-made goods, products and materials in government procurement.
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President Donald Trump, right, sitting next to Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., left, speaks 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)
Trump: US faces 'once in a lifetime opportunity' on taxesPresident Donald Trump says the nation faces a "once in a lifetime opportunity" to overhaul the tax system during a White House meeting with a group of senators
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Former Italian Premier and Forza Italia (Go Italy) Leader Silvio Berlusconi, right, and Lombardy Region President Roberto Maroni pose for photographers on the occasion of  a news conference to present the Referendum for autonomy in Lombardy in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017.  Voters in the Northern League-governed regions of Lombardy and Veneto will decide Oct. 22 if they want their presidents to seek greater autonomy, as already allotted to five other Italian regions. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Berlusconi backs autonomy referendums in 2 Italian regionsSilvio Berlusconi has thrown his political weight behind a referendum on autonomy in his native Lombard region, but said he is not sure whether or not he can vote himself
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Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., accompanied by Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, and Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., right, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, after she and Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., say they have the "basic outlines" of a bipartisan deal to resume payments to health insurers that President Donald Trump has blocked. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
The Latest: States suing to force insurance subsidy paymentsState attorneys general say they'll immediately seek a court order to force the administration to keep paying health insurance subsidies that President Donald Trump has ordered stopped
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