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Exclusive: GOP reaches landmark agreement to juice small-dollar fundraising

President Donald Trump’s political team and top Republican officials have reached a landmark agreement to reshape the party’s fundraising apparatus and close the financial gap ...

Exclusive: GOP reaches landmark agreement to juice small-dollar fundraising

President Donald Trump’s political team and top Republican officials have reached a landmark agreement to reshape the party’s fundraising apparatus and close the financial gap ...

How Bloomberg plans to create his own lane in 2020

White. Male. Old. A Wall Street billionaire. At first glance, Michael Bloomberg would seem to have zero appeal in a Democratic Party where progressive populism ...

Inside Kamala Harris’ 2020 campaign plan

Kamala Harris’ Democratic opponents are already telegraphing that they plan to make her law-and-order background an enormous vulnerability with voters on the left. But the ...

POLITICO Playbook: First words in Kamala’s launch video: Truth, justice, decency

And today is day 31 of the government shutdown.

Political shifts, sales slump cast shadow over gun industry

When gunmakers and dealers gather this week in Las Vegas for the industry’s largest annual conference, they will be grappling with slumping sales and a ...

Pelosi 'playing chess on 3 boards' with health care

WASHINGTON (AP) – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is laying out her strategy on health care and first up is improvements to “Obamacare” and legislation to ...

Trump's proposal to break budget deadlock falls flat

WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Republicans have released a measure designed around President Donald Trump’s proposal for breaking a budget impasse, its centerpiece his demand for ...

Judge weighs GOP victory claim in disputed N. Carolina race

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – A North Carolina judge is considering a demand to order the victory of the Republican in the country’s last undecided congressional ...

@2020fight suspended by Twitter after helping Covington Catholic incident go viral

Twitter has suspended the account suspected of making go viral the misleadingly edited video of the Lincoln Memorial confrontation involving some Catholic high-school students, an ...

‘Only with Nancy’: How Schumer and Pelosi stuck together on the shutdown

A few days before Washington staggered into what would become the longest shutdown in U.S. history, Chuck Schumer received a request from Donald Trump. The ...

A temporary DACA fix for a permanent wall? Trump proposal gathers more Dem resistance

A day after President Donald Trump’s proposal to reopen the government put the ball back in Democrats’ court, some Republicans on Sunday said the offer ...

Senate GOP adds disaster aid, spending stopgap to Trump’s immigration offer

Senate Republicans plan to include $12.7 billion in disaster aid and government funding through the end of the fiscal year in their bill to advance ...

Mark Meadows, Trump whisperer

When Mark Meadows didn’t get President Donald Trump’s chief of staff gig, he wasn’t losing out on much. Just 10 days later, the powerful conservative ...

Pompeo discussing a run for Kansas Senate seat

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is slated to meet with veteran Republican strategist Ward Baker on Sunday afternoon to discuss a possible 2020 run for ...

Shutdown goes on as Trump offer doesn't budge Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) – Thirty-one days into the partial government shutdown, Democrats and Republicans appeared no closer to ending the impasse than when it began, with ...

Pope visit to CentAm highlights church ministry to migrants

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) – When Pope Francis visits Panama this week, he arrives not only as the first Latin American pontiff to visit Central America ...

Democrats stand firm on ending shutdown

Democrats showed no signs Sunday of taking up President Trump’s compromise proposal on border security, even as the partial government shutdown entered its fifth week ...

Donald Trump yields on 3 immigration policies

President Trump’s latest immigration proposal marks a retreat on three areas of policy in what the White House said was a “good faith” effort to ...

Mike Pence, Jared Kushner: Immigration deal rests with Democrats

Chances for a broader immigration deal in the future rest on Democrats’ ability to negotiate over the border wall and the government shutdown, top White ...

'Theater of the absurd': How the shutdown's bleakest week unfolded for Trump

President Donald Trump met with a group of House lawmakers on Wednesday to talk about ending the month-long government shutdown. But he was more focused ...

Trump to make 'major announcement' on border, government shutdown

President Donald Trump will make a “major announcement” Saturday afternoon on border security and what the administration has termed a “humanitarian crisis” on the U.S.-Mexico ...

Mueller team disputes aspects of Buzzfeed report on Trump, Cohen

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office is denying aspects of a blockbuster BuzzFeed news report that President Donald Trump instructed his former personal attorney Michael Cohen ...

White House pushes long odds strategy for wall

The White House has a new, long-shot idea for getting President Donald Trump’s border wall: persuading the Senate to take up the president’s wall request ...

Week 87: Did BuzzFeed Drop a Bombshell or Just Bomb?

Knocked out just last week by the informed speculation that Donald Trump might be a Russian spy or a dupe, Russia-scandal watchers received another cranial ...

Trump plans 'major announcement' on border, longest shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump said he’ll be making a “major announcement” on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon as ...

4 convicted of entering refuge in quest to aid migrants

PHOENIX (AP) – A federal judge has found four women guilty of entering a national wildlife refuge without a permit as they sought to place ...

Peru medical board says Fujimori fit to return to jail

LIMA, Peru (AP) – A medical board has determined that former Peruvian strongman Alberto Fujimori is healthy enough to return to jail and finish a ...

Judge: Honolulu corruption trial to go on, despite shutdown

HONOLULU (AP) – Despite the U.S. government shutdown, a federal trial on corruption-related charges must go on against a now-retired Honolulu police chief and his ...

Mueller disputes accuracy of BuzzFeed report on Trump, Cohen

WASHINGTON (AP) – Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office on Friday issued a rare public statement disputing the accuracy of BuzzFeed News’ report that said President ...

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