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Live updates: Alabama Senate race

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Democrat Doug Jones faces off against Republican Roy Moore in the closely watched Alabama Senate race

McConnell vows the government will not shut down

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Republicans and Democrats are negotiating a budget deal to lift spending caps and a government spending package

Searching for common ground on guns after Sandy Hook

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Five years after the mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, shook the country, CBSN spoke to Colorado residents about where they stand on guns

Live: White House briefing December 12, 2017

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White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders addresses members of the media Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. ET

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Lawmakers call for House investigation into Trump conduct

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Members of the Democratic Women's Working Group are demanding a House investigation into allegations against President Trump. Watch their remarks.

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Trump signs National Defense Authorization Act

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President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), approving spending levels for U.S. military efforts

Trump gets into Twitter spat with Sen. Gillibrand over sexual misconduct allegations

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On Monday, Gillibrand, a New York Democrat, called for the president to resign

Cryptocurrency craze draws SEC's attention

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Top U.S. securities cop has a message for investors looking to cash in on cryptocurrencies: Do your homework

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Paul Ryan says GOP still aiming to pass tax overhaul by Christmas

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This comes as Republicans in the House and Senate reconcile their separate tax overhaul plans

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U.S. envoy: Trump's tweet at U.K. leader "probably misinterpreted"

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Ambassador Woody Johnson hopes for presidential visit despite dispute over Trump's retweets of far-right group's videos

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Report: Flynn associate disputes whistleblower text message claims

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Thomas Cochran claims phone records prove Flynn never received text messages about nuclear energy deal on Inauguration Day

Roy Moore's wife: "One of our attorneys is a Jew"

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"We have very close friends that are Jewish, and rabbis, we also do fellowship with them," said Kayla Moore on Monday

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What you need to know about today's Alabama Senate election

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Democrat Doug Jones faces off against Republican Roy Moore in an Alabama nail-biter

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How to watch Alabama's special election

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Trump endorsed GOP candidate Roy Moore in his race against Democrat Doug Jones. The election is Tuesday

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Commentary: Why Shelby's rejection of Roy Moore isn't a very big deal

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The senior senator from Alabama may even have helped Roy Moore's campaign with his rejection of Moore

Macron says it was "aggressive" for U.S. to leave Paris climate accord

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"CBS Evening News" anchor Jeff Glor sat down with French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday

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Democrats rally behind Roy Moore's opponent

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The final push for Doug Jones includes a small army of volunteers who said they knocked on 80,000 doors this past weekend trying to get out the vote

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White House rebuffs sexual harassment claims against Trump

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White House press secretary says eyewitnesses back up president's denials of misconduct

Trump calls for stricter immigration policy after NYC attack

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President says attack could have been avoided if suspect hadn't been allowed to enter U.S.

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Trump signs space policy directive to send Americans to Moon, Mars

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The order signed by President Trump on Monday directs NASA to lead further space exploration programs to the Moon and eventually Mars. Watch the president's remarks.

Monday, Dec 11

Glitches reported in deadline week for Obamacare sign-ups

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Consumer advocates reported some glitches Monday in the final days for "Obamacare" sign-ups

Transgender people will be able to enlist in military next year, Pentagon says

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Transgender people can enlist in military beginning Jan. 1, despite Trump's opposition, CBS News' David Martin confirms

Live: White House briefing December 11, 2017

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White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders addresses the media at 2:00 p.m. ET Monday

American attitudes toward gun violence documented in new survey

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Five years after the Sandy Hook mass shooting, a third of Americans say gun violence in America is a crisis, but they're divided on what to do about it

Sunday, Dec 10

Trump talks tax cuts and budget on golf course with Graham

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Trump tweeted that the tax bill was "shaping up even better than projected"

Nikki Haley speaks out about Trump accusers: Women "should be heard"

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When asked what she thinks of the "cultural shift going on in America right now," Haley said she is "incredibly proud of the women who have come forward"

Most Alabama GOP leaders say they're voting for Roy Moore

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State officeholders who said they intended to vote for Moore often cited the need to keep the seat in Republican hands

"New Alabama vs. old Alabama": On the ground for the special election

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Big names will be pouring into Alabama in the final days before the election: Sen. Cory Booker is set to campaign Saturday, Steve Bannon on Monday

Saturday, Dec 9

Trump decries "rigged" political system at Florida rally

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"Get out and vote for Roy Moore," Mr. Trump said Friday night in Florida, miles from Alabama

Live: President Trump holds rally in Florida

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The president is holding a rally miles from Alabama, where the special election with Roy Moore and Doug Jones will take place Tuesday

Friday, Dec 8

Top Trump adviser to leave the White House

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The White House says Dina Powell will continue to play a role in Middle East peace

What will keep the government from shutting down next week?

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Congress averted a shutdown over the weekend by passing a short-term spending bill, but it expires Dec. 22

GOP senator says Roy Moore will be under "ethics cloud" if elected

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John Thune says it's "unfortunate" that Republican National Committee has resumed fundraising efforts for GOP Senate candidate

GOP Rep. Trent Franks says he will resign after discussing surrogacy with staffers

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Earlier Thursday, Sen. Al Franken announced he would be resigning in the wake of allegations by several women of sexual misconduct

Thursday, Dec 7

Al Franken resigning from the Senate

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Embattled Democrat says he will step down "in the coming weeks" following sexual misconduct allegations

Americans say GOP tax plan helps wealthy, not middle class

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Views on the Republican tax plan: Is it fair? Who does it benefit? Corporations or the middle class? And will it help the economy?

How a congressional ethics investigation works

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U.S. House and Senate ethics committees generally go about their business with little public attention — until there's a political scandal

Schumer called Al Franken after new accuser emerged

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The two met Wednesday to talk about Franken's future in the Senate, CBS News' John Nolen reports