Dec. 21, 2017

With a government shutdown looming, here’s a reminder that we’ve been here before — 18 times

If the government shuts down on Friday, it will be the 19th time a funding gap has occurred since 1976.

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Nov. 21, 2017

The problem with the letter female ‘SNL’ staffers wrote in support of Al Franken

Thirty-six female 'SNL' colleagues say the embattled comedian-turned-lawmaker was a "pleasure" to work with. "We send our support and gratitude to Al and his family."
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July 25, 2017

Yes, Donald Trump can fire Robert Mueller. Here’s how he can do it.

It's a complicated process, and it could get messy, but he can do it.
July 25, 2017
July 24, 2017

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe ahead of Drive for Our Lives tour: “Health care is a right”

Progressives are coming out to speak against dismantling Obamacare.
July 18, 2017

Straight Obamacare repeal vote could expose GOP senators’ true feelings about the health care law

Without President Barack Obama to save them with a veto, Senate Republicans will show whether their Obamacare repeal vote was for real, or just a political ploy.

July 17, 2017

Ethics watchdog group will release Mar-a-Lago visitors log

The watchdog group CREW will obtain the logs as part of their lawsuit against the administration.
July 16, 2017

Under siege on Russia and health care, Trump’s White House plans more “theme weeks”

The White House will stage three weeks of events around "Made in America," "American Heroes" and "American Dreams."
July 16, 2017

Trump’s six-month approval rating hits record low for any president in last 70 years, poll shows

The second historic low for President Donald Trump.
July 16, 2017

The Democrats’ biggest donor says the party is blowing it and should get behind Bernie’s platform

Billionaire Tom Steyer believes that the establishment left needs to embrace the issues championed by Sanders or face bleak prospects in 2018 and 2020.
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July 15, 2017

White House hires attorney Ty Cobb to coordinate Russia response

The White House is adding the criminal defense attorney to its legal team as the investigations into President Donald Trump's Russia ties intensify.

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July 15, 2017

American Medical Association and other health groups still oppose the Republican’s health care bill

"This legislation would have a profoundly negative impact on Americans."
July 14, 2017

One of Jared Kushner’s lawyers is dropping off of the Russia case

The prominent lawyer is known to run in primarily Democratic circles in Washington.
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July 14, 2017

Report: Former Soviet spy accompanied Russian lawyer in meeting with Donald Trump Jr.

Some U.S. officials believe the spy-turned-lobbyist still has ties to Russian intelligence.
July 13, 2017

Revised GOP health plan slammed by Democrats, faces uncertainty from Republicans

The revised Better Care Reconciliation Act faces an uncertain path forward.
July 13, 2017

4 key ways the revised GOP health plan is different than the original

It includes a version of the controversial "Cruz Amendment" allowing insurers to sell cheap, minimal-coverage plans.

July 13, 2017

The new Republican health care bill looks very similar to the old one

A key Republican senator: "The bill has not changed." So, how will it pass?
July 13, 2017

Kellyanne Conway held up signs on Sean Hannity’s show and Photoshop hilarity ensued

Never hold up a white sheet of paper on television.
July 13, 2017

Donald Trump Jr.’s Russia scandal is sabotaging the White House’s agenda

"It's sucking the oxygen out of the room, everybody knows that," Sen. John McCain told CNN.
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July 12, 2017

Sean Hannity says Democrats colluded with the Ukraine for dirt on Trump. Is he right?

“The details of the alleged Ukrainian collusion are completely different,” one expert said.

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July 12, 2017

House Democrat introduces article of impeachment against Donald Trump

Brad Sherman has made the first formal move toward removing Trump from the White House.
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July 12, 2017
July 11, 2017

The White House seems to have abandoned Donald Trump Jr. for now

Reports suggest Trump Jr. has earned the nickname of "Fredo" in the administration.
July 11, 2017

How eating ice cream became a political power play

The national dessert is a uniting force in American history.
July 11, 2017

5 questions we have for Donald Trump Jr.

The scandal around Trump's eldest son grows.

July 11, 2017
July 10, 2017

Navigating Trump’s Twitter: Here’s how we know which stories get under Trump’s skin

Big developments in the Trump-Russia probe are often followed by an erratic series of tweets about something — anything — else.
July 10, 2017

No, criticizing Ivanka Trump doesn’t make you a bad feminist

David Bossie, former deputy campaign manager to the president, said women who criticize Trump are "feminists in name only."
July 10, 2017

Trump tried to drag Chelsea Clinton into the Ivanka G20 drama. Chelsea wasn’t having it.

Chelsea Clinton said her parents would never have her sit in for them at a G20 Summit meeting.