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  • Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., right, speaks during a Jan. 10, 2008, news conference with Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., on Capitol Hill in Washington. McSally called on the national GOP to
    Air force vet McSally, Senate candidate, tells GOP to 'grow a pair of ovaries'

    Arizona Republican Congresswoman Martha McSally called on the national GOP to “grow a pair of ovaries” as she launched her bid for the U.S. Senate on Friday, joining the race to replace retiring GOP Sen. Jeff Flake by embracing President Donald Trump and his outsider playbook in one of the nation’s premier Senate contests.

  • In this photo from President Donald Trump's Twitter account, George Papadopoulos, third from left, sits at a table with then-candidate Trump and others at what is labeled at a national security meeting in Washington that was posted on March 31, 2016. (Donald Trump's Twitter account via AP)
    Trump: Aide at center of Russia probe 'proven to be a liar'

    President Donald Trump said Tuesday that a former campaign aide thrust into the center of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe “has already proven to be a liar.”

  • In this Jan. 9, 2016 file photo, then-South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, now the U.S. ambassador to the U.N., speaks to the crowd at the Kemp Forum in Columbia, S.C. (Sean Rayford/AP)
    Trump UN envoy: Russia's election interference is 'warfare'

    Nikki Haley, President Donald Trump’s chief envoy to the United Nations, cast Russian interference in the 2016 election as “warfare” on Thursday, breaking in tone, if not substance, from a president who has consistently downplayed Russian influence in American politics.

  • Clinton blames misogyny, FBI, Russia, herself for 2016 loss

    Hillary Clinton said on Tuesday that she's taking responsibility for her 2016 election loss but believes misogyny, Russian interference and questionable decisions by the FBI influenced the outcome.

  • Trump predicts all Cabinet picks will win confirmation

    Facing a week of high-profile tests for his administration-in-waiting, President-elect Donald Trump predicted Monday that all of his Cabinet picks would win Senate confirmation, while insisting there is a "very simple, very easy" way to disentangle himself from his global business empire before he takes office.

  • Trump eyes Cabinet vacancies, policy questions

    President-elect Donald Trump pressed to fill senior posts in his administration on Tuesday even as new questions emerged about his priorities at home and abroad.

  • Trump calls it 'sad' that Clinton joining recount effort

    President-elect Donald Trump said Sunday it's "sad" Hillary Clinton is joining an effort to force recounts of votes from the Nov. 8 election in up to three crucial states.