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Skullduggery: Washington think tank says ‘no’ to Saudi funds

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 08:44:50 -0400

A prominent Washington think tank that two years ago received a $2 million grant from the Saudi Embassy will stop taking money from the kingdom and is pulling out of cultural programs funded by the Gu....
Red-tide awakening: How Florida’s environmental woes could hurt GOP’s Scott in Senate race

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 05:00:44 -0400

By 8:30 a.m. last Monday, the temperature on the fishing pier had already risen above 90 degrees. On the bright side, the rancid stench born of a yearlong red tide, and the abundance of dead sea life....
Red brother vs. blue brother

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 05:00:42 -0400

Midterm races are fertile territories for family feuds.....
In new book, a White House correspondent takes the Trump presidency seriously

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 05:00:29 -0400

A new book by veteran CBS News journalist Major Garrett — “Mr. Trump’s Wild Ride” — examines President Trump's legacy.....
Trump praises Gianforte, recounting his assault on reporter

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 21:54:03 -0400

"Never wrestle him," Trump said of the Montana congressman who pleaded guilty to physically assaulting a reporter.....
Cory Booker says the U.S. needs to ‘reexamine’ its ‘entire relationship’ with Saudi Arabia

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 17:13:44 -0400

The Democratic New Jersey senator said the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi is just one of many concerns he has about Saudi Arabia and America's close ties to the Gulf country.....
New Jersey House race tests the limits of the backlash against Trump (and Pelosi)

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:11:42 -0400

If we want to understand this year’s midterm elections — the deeper forces at work, and the shifts they could set off — there may be no better contest to keep an eye on than NJ-03, says Andrew Romano.....
The Republican who shocked the world 4 years ago could lose because of redistricting

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:11:27 -0400

The Virginia congressional district that Dave Brat took in 2014 is now less favorable to the GOP.....
Unfiltered: ‘We’re the psychic twins.’

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:30:00 -0400

Twins Terry and Linda Jamison first learned about their psychic abilities in high school, when they would predict when their friends would get into relationships with boys — and when they would break ....
Trump administration sued over border wall waiver of environmental protections

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:22:42 -0400

Environmental groups sued the Trump administration Thursday for waiving dozens of environmental protection laws to expedite border-wall construction.....
Why the Khashoggi case is a battle over leadership of the Islamic world

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:17:09 -0400

The presumed death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul two weeks ago has deep roots in a battle for regional hegemony.....
President Avenatti? Lawyer for Stormy Daniels and Julie Swetnick wants the 2020 Democratic nomination, arguing that no one will swing harder at Trump

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 08:41:21 -0400

Michael Avenatti would like to turn his newfound fame into political power, in order to take down the man who did precisely that two years ago.....
The downside of infamy: Donations pour in to fund Steve King’s challenger

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 08:17:16 -0400

For the fourth consecutive quarter, the Democratic challenger to Iowa Rep. Steve King has raised more money than King has.....
Donald Trump is destroying the American brand

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 05:00:27 -0400

Trump makes no pretense of balancing moral imperatives, or even military objectives, against the economic agenda that is his only real priority.....
Republican candidates trying to have it both ways on Obamacare

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 05:00:04 -0400

Some GOP candidates running this cycle who have or are trying to gut Obamacare are still running on the importance of protecting people with pre-existing conditions.....
On the stump, Paul Ryan blasts 'Montclair Mikie' Sherrill. (If you lived in N.J., you’d know what he means.)

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:56:52 -0400

Paul Ryan put down Democrat Mikie Sherill as “Montclair Mikie” and a Nancy Pelosi clone at a rally for Republican Jay Webber in New Jersey.....
Julián Castro says he's 'likely' to run for president in 2020

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 15:36:48 -0400

Julián Castro, former San Antonio mayor and U.S. secretary of housing and urban development in the Obama administration, was unusually open about his political ambitions in an interview with Yahoo Fin....
Trump says he expects answers on Saudi reporter’s disappearance by ‘end of the week’

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:58:20 -0400

The president also rejected the notion he's covering for Saudi Arabia.....
Beto goes negative on Cruz in new ads

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:13:00 -0400

Democratic Senate hopeful Beto O’Rourke is running new ads in which he criticizes his Republican opponent, Sen. Ted Cruz.....
Rand Paul and Dana Rohrabacher are doing Russia's bidding, Bill Browder says

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 05:00:07 -0400

The billionaire investor and anti-Putin activist, who believes the California congressman is compromised, now wonders if the Kentucky Republican is too.....
Stoned, woke and almost out of bed: 'Chapo Trap House' does revolution, Brooklyn hipster style

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 05:00:01 -0400

Do take a listen to "Chapo Trap House," the ostentatiously incoherent, overweeningly sarcastic podcast on which “The Chapo Guide to Revolution: A Manifesto Against Logic, Facts, and Reason&q....
O’Rourke, trailing Cruz in Texas Senate race, comes out swinging in final debate

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 00:13:48 -0400

Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke took off the gloves in his final debate with Sen. Ted Cruz, questioning the Republican's truthfulness and motivations.....
A 'looooong shot for Democrats' against powerhouse Rep. Jim Jordan just got a little bit shorter

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 17:14:36 -0400

Some congressional races look a bit less solid than they did just a few weeks ago.....
Indiana Sen. Donnelly backs border wall in new ad, and GOP pounces

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:04:16 -0400

Republicans hoping to take back a Senate seat in Indiana said an ad by Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly, backing the idea of a wall on the Mexican border and supporting ICE, showed the Democrat was becomi....
Jared Kushner 'deeply involved' in White House response to Khashoggi’s disappearance

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:48:16 -0400

Jared Kushner is leveraging his close relationship with the Saudi crown prince to facilitate communication between the White House and the Gulf kingdom.....
Trump coins a new nickname for Stormy Daniels after he wins in court

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 12:13:16 -0400

The battle between President Trump and Stormy Daniels, the actress who says she slept with him in 2006, took a predictable turn on Tuesday in an exchange of insults on Twitter over her looks and his a....
Trump calls Elizabeth Warren 'Pocahontas' again after she reveals DNA results

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 08:58:33 -0400

President Trump on Tuesday revived his nickname for Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who released a DNA test showing evidence she has Native American ancestry.....
In Senate race, GOP Rep. Blackburn accuses her opponent of being a Democrat

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:47:39 -0400

In the Tennessee Senate race, Rep. Marsha Blackburn has struggled to hold on to GOP moderates who lean toward her Democratic rival, Phil Bredesen.....
Will Rick Scott’s playbook withstand a potential Democratic wave?

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 18:46:46 -0400

Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a Republican, is trying to unseat incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson, a Democrat serving his 18th year in the Senate. Can he do it?....
Think tanks reconsider Saudi support amid Khashoggi controversy

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:31:04 -0400

The push to disassociate from Saudi Arabia has proven complex for Washington’s most prominent public policy institutions.....
Blue states' rights: California’s 'Queen of Green' fights Trump to set stricter pollution rules

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:17:47 -0400

Mary Nichols, the chair of the California Air Resources Board, is engaged in a tense feud with the Trump administration over her state’s ability to regulate its air quality.....
Facing doubts from women voters, Tennessee’s Phil Bredesen opens up about his wife's kidnapping

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 13:16:46 -0400

The centrist Democrat speaks out about his wife's kidnapping, explaining that protecting women is very personal to him.....
Warren releases DNA test showing 'strong evidence' of Native American ancestry

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:12:36 -0400

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday released the results of a DNA test that the Massachusetts Democrat said proves she has Native American ancestry.....
Bernie Sanders is not a fan of ‘disruptive and rude’ Democratic protesters

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 12:59:56 -0400

The former presidential candidate said he would much rather see progressives voice their outrage through the ballot box.....
Rubio: U.S. credibility is undermined if we don’t condemn allies that murder

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 11:07:58 -0400

Sen. Marco Rubio said America would need to call out Saudi Arabia if it’s proven that its government was behind the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.....
Trump touts his dealmaking skills after meeting American pastor freed from Turkey

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 22:25:06 -0400

President Trump, welcoming the Rev. Andrew Brunson on his return to the United States after a two-year imprisonment in Turkey, took credit for his release and blamed President Obama for not getting hi....
Devastated by Hurricane Michael, Florida starts recovery

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 18:00:20 -0400

The scope of the Hurricane Michael's fury has become clearer after nearly a week of missing-persons reports and desperate searches of the Florida Panhandle neighborhoods devastated by the most po....
March to the Polls rally in Chicago draws thousands

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 17:48:39 -0400

Thousands of people have marched through downtown Chicago to express their displeasure at President Donald Trump and encourage voters to go to the polls for next month’s midterm election.....
Planned Parenthood plans for a post-Roe future

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 10:26:40 -0400

Abortion-rights advocates are preparing for the likelihood that the Supreme Court in the near future may curtail, or completely overturn, Roe v. Wade. Their strategy focuses on securing abortion right....
In Iowa, Cory Booker's early work sets him apart

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 09:33:52 -0400

Cory Booker has begun laying extensive groundwork in the key presidential primary state ahead of many of the other high-profile potential 2020 hopefuls.....
Post-Kanye, Trump says 'we're going to get the African-American vote'

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 21:04:16 -0400

After hosting rapper Kanye West in the Oval Office, the president tells an Ohio rally that his goal is in reach.....
GOP candidate threatens Pa. governor: 'I'm going to stomp all over your face with golf spikes'

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 16:33:26 -0400

As the national debate over violent rhetoric rages among politicians, pundits and President Trump, the Republican candidate for governor in Pennsylvania offered the latest case study in partisan ranco....
'Outside agitators,' a phrase from the civil rights era, resurfaces in Georgia governor’s race

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:53:22 -0400

Republican Brian Kemp, in a tight race with Democrat Stacey Abrams for Georgia governor, resurrects the civil rights era charge that “outside agitators” are behind her campaign.....
Scott Senate campaign calls opposition ad 'dangerous' in light of hurricane

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:45:50 -0400

An ad produced by a political action committee supporting Bill Nelson claims the Florida governor cut funding to education while giving tax breaks to the rich.....
Aerial photos show the devastation left in the path of Hurricane Michael

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 12:00:32 -0400

Rescuers used heavy equipment and search dogs on Friday to look for people trapped or killed in the Florida Panhandle towns devastated by Hurricane Michael, amid expectations the death toll of 12 from....
Turkey sets free American pastor

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 10:37:43 -0400

IZMIR, Turkey — American Pastor Andrew Brunson walked out of court a free man today after spending 24 months in a Turkish prison.....
Khashoggi friend says journalist angered Saudi government with column during its 'charm campaign'

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 09:00:24 -0400

Jamal Khashoggi's friend Khaled Saffuri tells the Yahoo News podcast "Skullduggery" what the Washington Post columnist may have done to provoke the ire of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salm....
'Good chance' Turkey will release American pastor tomorrow

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 18:58:37 -0400

Andrew Brunson, a Christian preacher from North Carolina, became the center a diplomatic row between Ankara and Washington after Turkey jailed him on terrorism charges two years ago.....
Unfiltered: ‘There’s a sort of black market in insulin’

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 17:15:06 -0400

When insulin was first developed as a medical treatment in the early 1900s, it cost the equivalent of about $25 a month. For some of the 7 million diabetic Americans who depend on insulin and can’t a....
Democratic Congress would hold EPA accountable on climate change, senator says

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 16:32:47 -0400

Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., said Democrats would hold EPA leadership accountable for protecting the environment and taking climate change seriously if they win back Congress.....