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News You Need to Know

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Jake Sherman, Rachael Blade
Arizona Rep. Trent Franks allegedly made unwanted advances toward female staffers in his office and retaliated against one who rebuffed him, according to House GOP sources with knowledge of a complaint against him.
Ed O'Keefe, David Weigel
The Washington Post
The Democratic Party drew closer Friday to revamping how it nominates presidential candidates, with proposals of sweeping changes to how a nominee is selected and how voters participate in caucuses and primaries.
Nancy Youssef
The Wall Street Journal
The Pentagon plans to keep some U.S. forces in Syria indefinitely, even after a war against the Islamic State extremist group formally ends, to take part in what it describes as ongoing counterterrorism operations, officials said.