WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 03: Attorney Alex van der Zwaan (L), who formerly worked for the Skadden Arps law firm, arrives at a U.S. District Courthouse for his sentencing April 3, 2018 in Washington, DC. Alex van der Zwaan pleaded guilty in February to lying to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigators regarding his communications with Rick Gates, a former partner of former Donald Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

First Person Sentenced In Robert Mueller's Russia Investigation

WASHINGTON ― A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced Alex van der Zwaan to 30 days in prison, a $20,000 fine and two months' supervised release, making him the first person to be sentenced as part of spe...
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FAIRHOPE, AL - SEPTEMBER 25: Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate in Alabama, Roy Moore, speaks at a campaign rally on September 25, 2017 in Fairhope, Alabama. Moore is running in a primary runoff election against incumbent Luther Strange for the seat vacated when Jeff Sessions was appointed U.S. Attorney General by President Donald Trump. The runoff election is scheduled for September 26. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police Were Told To Keep Roy Moore Away From High School Cheerleaders: Retired Officer

"The rumor mill was that he liked young girls."
23/11/2017 8:19 AM AEDT
The U.S. Capitol building is reflected in a puddle at sunrise in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. The Senate early next week will consider the motion to proceed to legislation to repeal Obamacare without finding a replacement for two years after a setback for Republicans' efforts this week to repeal and replace the bill. Senate Majority Leader McConnell said he's scheduling the vote at the request of President Trump and Vice President Pence. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Why It's Harder To Take Down Sex Abusers In Washington Than In Hollywood

Politics is only part of the story.
22/11/2017 7:25 AM AEDT
House Speaker Paul Ryan holds a news conference last week. He announced on Tuesday that members of the House and staff will have to undergo mandatory training regarding sexual harassment.

Paul Ryan Announces That U.S. House Will Mandate Sexual Harassment Training

WASHINGTON ― House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Tuesday announced that members of the House of Representatives and staff will have to undergo mandatory training regarding sexual harassment. "Going fo...
15/11/2017 8:32 AM AEDT
U.S. President Donald Trump reacts as he and First Lady Melania Trump (not pictured) give out Halloween treats to children at the South Portico of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 30, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Trump Dismisses Campaign Adviser As 'Young, Low Level Volunteer'

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump on Tuesday downplayed the role of his former foreign policy adviser, George Papadopoulos, calling him merely a "young, low level volunteer," whom he claimed "few pe...
01/11/2017 12:53 AM AEDT