Trump’s Culture Warriors Go Home

Trump’s Culture Warriors Go Home

In February of this year, at the close of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference outside Washington, the pro-Trump blogger Mike Cernovich trekked to the Capitol Hill townhouse that serves as the personal headquarters for former White House adviser Steve Bannon. The inconspicuous brick building, once the unofficial Washington bureau for Breitbart News, had grown…
Obama rallies California Dems as state GOP licks its chops

Obama rallies California Dems as state GOP licks its chops

A day after giving his first head-on speech indicting President Donald Trump’s record, former President Barack Obama was nowhere near as hard-hitting. | Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP Photo Elections As the former president lends gravitas and glamor to seven House candidates, both parties insist they can use his embrace to energize their voters. By DAVID SIDERS…
Democrats could control trade deal’s fate

Democrats could control trade deal’s fate

"We are many, many months from having these answers," Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) said of the prospects of a vote for the USMCA trade deal coming anytime soon. | John Shinkle/POLITICO Trade Congress’ vote on Mexico-Canada pact unlikely this year By ADAM BEHSUDI 10/12/2018 05:06 AM EDT Congress is unlikely to have the time or…
‘They’re Bold and Fresh’: The Millennials Disrupting Boston’s Transit System

‘They’re Bold and Fresh’: The Millennials Disrupting Boston’s Transit System

BOSTON—One Sunday night two years ago, Marc Ebuña and Ari Ofsevit stayed up past 1 a.m. to watch the city’s transit system grind to a pointless halt. Sitting in their respective apartments, they were monitoring a website that tracks Boston’s rapid-transit trains in real time. “I live-tweeted the late-night ballet, the last-trains ballet,” Ebuña says.…
New Yorker under fire over latest Kavanaugh allegations

New Yorker under fire over latest Kavanaugh allegations

TV interviewers pressed Ronan Farrow (pictured) and Jane Mayer, the authors of the New Yorker report with new allegations about Brett Kavanaugh. | Ben Gabbe/Getty Images for The Association of Magazine Media Media The magazine faced questions from conservative and mainstream outlets about the lack of corroborating eye-witnesses to support a new claim about Kavanaugh's…
Republicans boot their headaches until after midterms

Republicans boot their headaches until after midterms

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other party leaders are seeking to make as few political errors as possible before November. | John Shinkle/POLITICO Elections But if the House or Senate flip, Washington won't be focused on the GOP agenda. By BURGESS EVERETT and RACHAEL BADE 09/23/2018 06:52 AM EDT Updated 09/23/2018 09:45 AM EDT…
White House mounts full-throated defense of Trump’s rhetoric

White House mounts full-throated defense of Trump’s rhetoric

"I'll remind you the very first thing the president did was condemn the attacker and the very first thing the media did was blame the president,” Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images White House As the nation recovers from the mail bomb scare and synagogue shooting, Trump and his aides are trying to…
Trump demands Dems return to spending negotiations ‘now’

Trump demands Dems return to spending negotiations ‘now’

Although President Donald Trump criticized Democrats for their travel over the weekend, he will be on the road Monday in New Orleans to deliver a speech to the American Farm Bureau Federation. | Alex Wong/Getty Images President Donald Trump on Monday kept up his calls for Democrats to immediately restart funding negotiations, pushing the argument…
POLITICO Playbook PM: Trump opens up on U.S./Saudi relations

POLITICO Playbook PM: Trump opens up on U.S./Saudi relations

President Donald Trump speaks before departing for California on Nov. 17. | Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool via Getty Images PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: DID THE CROWN PRINCE KNOW ABOUT THE KHASHOGGI MURDER? …. MAYBE SO, MAYBE NOT … THE PRESIDENT on Saudi Arabia: “The crime against Jamal Khashoggi was a terrible one, and one that our country…
Trump reverses course, tells Pentagon to boost budget request to $750 billion

Trump reverses course, tells Pentagon to boost budget request to $750 billion

President Donald Trump, seen with Naval Academy Superintendent Vice Adm. Ted Carter at the Army-Navy football game Saturday, suggested the new figure as a “negotiating tactic," according to a source. | Susan Walsh/AP Photo Defense The president had previously called for a cut in defense spending. By WESLEY MORGAN 12/09/2018 01:39 PM EST President Donald…

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