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Tax Bill Would Curb Breaks for Sexual Abuse Settlements

Harvey Weinstein has reached settlements with numerous women who claimed he harassed them. His use of nondisclosure agreements helped inspire a proposal in ...

December 16 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Nevada Rep. Ruben Kihuen won't seek re-election amid sex harassment allegations

Rep. Ruben Kihuen, D-Nev., won't seek a second term, a day after the House Ethics Committee opened an investigation into sex harassment allegations.         

December 16 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

Uproar Over Purported Ban at C.D.C. of Words Like ‘Fetus’

Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reportedly were barred from using several words or phrases, causing upset among some staff and ...

December 16 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Nevada Democrat Facing Harassment Accusations Will Not Seek Re-Election

Representative Ruben Kihuen denied the allegations against him, but said he would not seek re-election.

December 16 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Rep. Kihuen won't run for re-election amid sexual harassment allegations

Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen has announced he won't run for re-election amid a House Ethics Committee investigation into allegations that he sexually ...

December 16 CNN POLITICS

Trump touts tax reform as he leaves for Camp David

As the GOP tax overhaul nears its final hurdle, President Donald Trump was eager to defend the bill Saturday, touting what he said would be its impact on ...

December 16 CNN POLITICS

News Analysis: File Your Taxes on a Postcard? A G.O.P. Promise Marked Undeliverable

“We’re making things so simple that you can do your taxes on a form the size of a postcard,” Speaker Paul D. Ryan of Wisconsin said of the new tax code.

December 16 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Report: CDC analysts must avoid using 7 words

According to The Washington Post, senior officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released a 'no no' list with 7 specific words. ...

December 16 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

Tax Bill Largely Preserves Incentives for Wind and Solar Power

A wind turbine blade at a Siemens plant in Fort Madison, Iowa. Provisions to roll back renewable energy incentives were removed from final tax legislation.

December 16 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

The Pentagon is tracking UFOs thanks, in part, to former Sen. Harry Reid

The former Democratic leader from Nevada was instrumental in starting the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program, according to The New York Times. ...

December 16 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON