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Lawmakers Are Working To Ban 'Hush Money' Tax Deductions

The current U.S. tax code allows businesses to write off sexual misconduct-related settlements as "ordinary and necessary" expenses.


0:54Protesters in Zimbabwe
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Zimbabweans Demand President's Resignation: 'Mugabe Must Go'

1:09The town of Rawa, Iraq
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Iraqi Forces Retake One Of ISIS' Last Towns In Iraq

0:59Rev. Jesse Jackson at 2016 DNC.
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Civil Rights Leader Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. Has Parkinson's Disease

6:48A prison inmate walks with her Labrador retriever puppy.
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How Domestic Violence Could Be Driving The Female Prison Population

0:48Water pipe near the tar sands
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Keystone Pipeline Temporarily Shut Off After South Dakota Oil Leak

0:51A Homeland Security officer.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Justice Department Announces Over 200 MS-13 Arrests In US

4:16David Litt in the White House with President Obama
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Making The President Hilarious: A Former Speechwriter Tells His Story

1:06Kevin Spacey
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Spacey's Former Employer Uncovered 20 Allegations Against Him

0:25Sen. Bob Menendez.
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Judge Declares Mistrial In Sen. Bob Menendez's Corruption Case

1:21Federal background check paperwork to purchase handgun.
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A Group Of Senators Is Pushing For Better Enforcement Of Gun Laws

1:06Al Franken and Leeann Tweeden in side-by-side images
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TV Host Says Al Franken 'Kissed And Groped' Her In 2006

1:00Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis.
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Republican Senator Breaks Rank, Says He Won't Support GOP Tax Overhaul

1:23U.S. soldiers
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Pentagon To Fund Transgender Service Member's Gender-affirming Surgery

1:15Roy Moore speaks at a Baptist church in Alabama
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Roy Moore Says He's Being 'Harassed' By The Media

1:06People hold a Russian flag
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US Mass Media Outlets May Have To Register As Foreign Agents In Russia

1:26House Speaker Paul Ryan
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Paul Ryan Wants Mandated Sexual Harassment Training For House Members

1:00Australians celebrate postal vote for same-sex marriage
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7.8M Australians Said 'Yes' To Same-Sex Marriage — What Happens Next?

1:08Pile of Cards Against Humanity cards.
Cards Against Humanity

'Cards Against Humanity' Just Bought Land On The US-Mexico Border

0:40Crime scene tape
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Gunman Dead After Shooting Random Victims In Northern California

1:24Donald Trump Jr.
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Donald Trump Jr. Communicated With Wikileaks During 2016 Election

1:38White nationalists and counterprotesters clash in Charlottesville, Virginia
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Hate Crimes Have Risen For 2 Years In A Row In The US

1:14Tesla electric car
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Tesla Now Facing Another Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

0:58Bill Gates
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Bill Gates Wants To Find A Cure For Alzheimer's

1:53America's Pledge logo
America's Pledge Project

US States, Cities And Businesses Pledge To Honor Paris Climate Accord

0:55Military vehicles sit in Niger.

One Of The US Soldiers Killed In Niger May Have Been Executed

0:56Kids play with Transformers, Hot Wheels toys
Hasbro, Mattel

Toy Company Rivals Hasbro And Mattel May Soon Become One

1:14Vigil for mass shooting victims.
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Michigan Lawmakers Consider Allowing Concealed Weapons In Schools

1:11U.S. Capitol
U.S. Capitol

What The Senate Is Doing To Combat Sexual Harassment On Capitol Hill

1:13A handgun
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Making Gun Customers Wait To Get A Firearm Might Prevent Deaths

0:59Russian President Vladimir Putin
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Russian News Outlet RT America Will Register As A Foreign Agent