Political Editors / Dec. 13, 2017

Wednesday Top Headlines

Defense budget signed, Franken's replacement coming, GOP eyes 21% corporate rate, and more.

  • Trump signs $700 billion military budget into law (Associated Press)

  • Alabama Senate election: Doug Jones defeats Roy Moore (The Hill)

  • Minnesota governor to name Al Franken’s replacement Wednesday (Washington Examiner)

  • More than 100 Democrats demand House investigation of Trump sexual misconduct allegations (Washington Examiner)

  • “F TRUMP”: Texts between ex-Mueller team members emerge, calling Trump “loathsome human,” “an idiot” (Fox News)

  • GOP eyes cut for top end, 21% corporate rate (Bloomberg)

  • Immigration chief: Visa lottery used by NYC suspect open to “pretty much anybody on the planet” (The Washington Times)

  • NIJ report: Opioid crisis is a driver of homicide boom (The Washington Free Beacon)

  • College presidents making $1 million rise with tuition and student debt (Bloomberg)

  • Half of Americans approve of banning Nazi speech on campus, with definition of “Nazi” expanding (The Washington Times)

  • Russia sharply expanding nuclear arsenal, upgrading underground facilities (The Washington Free Beacon)

  • American Spirit: Anonymous donor pays off layaway items for 200 families (Associated Press)

  • Policy: It’s not discriminatory to prohibit transgenders from joining the military (The Daily Signal)

  • Policy: Russia’s unfinished business in Ukraine (American Enterprise Institute)

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