Bernie Sanders staffs up for 2020

Bernie Sanders staffs up for 2020

Sen. Bernie Sanders is poised to enter the 2020 Democratic primary field with a digital operation and social media army that outpaces virtually any other candidate, at least for now. | Stephanie Keith/Getty Images 2020 Elections The Vermont senator is making additions to his digital operation, which already surpasses the rest of the field. By…
Ex-lawmakers ‘scrambling and looking’ for lobbying gigs

Ex-lawmakers ‘scrambling and looking’ for lobbying gigs

“Former Republican congressmen are a dime a dozen right now,” said former Rep. Tom Davis (R-Va.), who left Congress a decade ago and is now a lobbyist for Holland & Knight. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Lobbying So many former House Republicans are considering heading to K Street that not all of them are likely…
Kavanaugh hangs over Barr confirmation fight

Kavanaugh hangs over Barr confirmation fight

Even amid the latest spikes of polarization, the Senate Judiciary Committee has stood out for holding some of the Senate’s most vitriolic battles during Donald Trump’s presidency, including the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh. | Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court tore the Senate Judiciary Committee apart. Now the panel is trying…
It’s Already Collusion

It’s Already Collusion

Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images Analysis We don’t need news reports to tell us that Trump is giving Putin what he wants. Take it from this longtime Russia hand: It’s staring us in the face. By STROBE TALBOTT January 13, 2019 On Friday, the New York Times revealed an FBI investigation whether Candidate Trump had colluded—the word…
Judge freezes Trump administration contraception rule

Judge freezes Trump administration contraception rule

The administration's efforts reignited a fierce battle over one of the health care law's most controversial provisions and quickly prompted legal challenges. | Rich Pedroncelli, File/AP Photo A federal judge in California blocked a Trump administration rule that was set to go into effect Monday — one that would have allowed virtually any employer to…
Forget Mexico, Democrats turn focus to porous Canadian border

Forget Mexico, Democrats turn focus to porous Canadian border

The U.S. border crossing post at the Canadian border between Vermont and Quebec, Canada, at Beecher Falls, Vt, as seen in 2017. | Wilson Ring/AP Photo Canada While the White House is asking for more money and manpower at the southern border, staffing at the U.S.-Canada boundary is floundering. By LAUREN GARDNER 01/13/2019 06:55 AM…
Pentagon recruits rejected scientist for massive pollution fight

Pentagon recruits rejected scientist for massive pollution fight

The scientist, Michael Dourson, withdrew from consideration to be an assistant administrator at the Environmental Protection Agency in December 2017 following bipartisan opposition to his past research that downplayed the risks of a chemical found in consumer products like Teflon and firefighting foam used by the military. | Scott Olson/Getty Images defense Michael Dourson has…
Democratic governors steer party to left for universal health care

Democratic governors steer party to left for universal health care

California Governor Gavin Newsom said he wants an individual mandate with revenues used to expand Obamacare subsidies. | Eric Risberg/AP Photo Health Care Democrats at the state level, especially those eyeing 2020, are unlikely to abandon their more sweeping ‘Medicare for All’ goals anytime soon. By DAN GOLDBERG 01/13/2019 07:19 AM EST Gov. Gavin Newsom…
Republicans taking messaging hit on shutdown

Republicans taking messaging hit on shutdown

Hill Republicans are now stuck in a situation where their lead messenger's appeal is designed for base voters and isn't speaking to the broader American public. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo President Donald Trump and Republicans are losing the messaging war on the government shutdown. The shutdown is now the longest government shutdown in U.S. history,…
‘They heard the message’: Castro makes a play for the Obama coalition

‘They heard the message’: Castro makes a play for the Obama coalition

Julián Castro is embracing his distinction as likely the only major Latino candidate in what’s expected to be a diverse field of Democratic 2020 candidates. | Edward A. Ornelas/Getty Images When Julián Castro laid out his vision as a presidential candidate Saturday, the language was subtle but unmistakable. The same held true for the optics…

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Trump’s bloody hand injury attracts armchair doctors

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FA Cup third round: Stoke City 2-3 Shrewsbury

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Mark Williams: World champion beaten 6-3 by Neil Robertson at the Masters

Mark Williams: World champion beaten 6-3 by Neil Robertson at the Masters

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