NBC News - Top Stories McConnell: Vote on taxes will happen before Jones seated 2017-12-13T21:12:18.000000000-05:00 2010 McConnell: Democrats should postpone health care vote until we seat (new Republican Senator) Scott Brown! 2017 McConnell: We’ll vote on the tax bill before we seat (new Democratic Senator) Doug Jones. Josh Earnest: GOP is "desperate" to undermine Mueller 2017-12-13T20:55:24.000000000-05:00 Republicans' campaign to discredit Special Prosecutor Robert Meuller - no matter how flimsy the evidence - rolls on. Omarosa fired, physically removed from White House 2017-12-13T20:48:03.000000000-05:00 Omarosa reportedly tried to barge into the White House residence to plead for her job after Chief of Staff John Kelly told her it was time to go. Keith Ellison: Trump now is not to be feared by anyone 2017-12-13T20:31:47.000000000-05:00 Donald Trump threw all his political capital behind Roy Moore in Alabama and made the race a referendum on his own presidency. “Women beat” Trump every time – Analysts dissect Alabama loss 2017-12-13T20:21:55.000000000-05:00 Doug Jones stunning victory over Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate special election rattles Trump and the GOP. Trump's own deputy AG defends Mueller 2017-12-13T20:18:20.000000000-05:00 Trump’s own Acting Attorney General Rod Rosenstein defended Bob Mueller from growing GOP attacks on his integrity. Max Boot: "There's a deep, deep sickness in the Republican Party" 2017-12-13T20:15:12.000000000-05:00 Alabama’s Doug Jones is heading to the U.S. Senate as Democrats continue to out-perform in local elections. Conservative Max Boot says despite being a life-long Republican, he hopes “every single Republican running for election next November loses" Ari Melber: Why Voters Rejected Roy Moore and Donald Trump 2017-12-13T20:04:57.000000000-05:00 MSNBC Anchor Ari Melber reports on the path to Doug Jones unusual victory over Roy Moore in red Alabama, but cautions against media narratives that simplify Moore’s loss -- and Trump’s appeal. Black Caucus Leader on how Black Alabama Voters Broke Obama record 2017-12-13T20:03:14.000000000-05:00 Doug Jones’ victory over Roy Moore in Alabama Senate special election is being attributed to the record turnout of African American women. African American voters voted in the state voted in even higher numbers than was seen for Barack Obama in 2012. “Women beat” Trump every time - Analysts dissect Alabama loss 2017-12-13T20:02:45.000000000-05:00 Doug Jones stunning victory over Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate special election rattles Trump and the GOP.