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Kamala Harris Will Cut Staff and Limit Pay as Campaign Falters

Kamala Harris Will Cut Staff and Limit Pay as Campaign Falters

Kamala Harris plans to cut staff and restructure her presidential effort as her once-ascendant campaign fails to catch on with Democratic voters and she remains locked out of the top tier of
AOC Says Her Bernie Sanders Endorsement Was ‘Authentic Decision’

AOC Says Her Bernie Sanders Endorsement Was ‘Authentic Decision’

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said her move to formally endorse Senator Bernie Sanders on Saturday, weeks after the 2020 Democratic candidate suffered a heart attack, was an “authentic
Biden Tries to Defend Electability Against Trump Ukraine Assault

Biden Tries to Defend Electability Against Trump Ukraine Assault

Joe Biden has framed his campaign around the pitch that he’s the strongest Democrat to take on President Donald Trump. He’s now facing his toughest test yet to prove it.
Trump Says U.S. Will Use ‘Overwhelming Force’ If Iran Attacks

Trump Says U.S. Will Use ‘Overwhelming Force’ If Iran Attacks

President Donald Trump threatened Iran with forceful retaliation for any attack on the U.S. after the Islamic Republic ruled out talks to resolve escalating tensions between the two nations.
Democratic Consultants to Get Dragged Into Paul Manafort Trial

Democratic Consultants to Get Dragged Into Paul Manafort Trial

Several prominent Democrats who once worked with Paul Manafort have been dragged into court filings ahead of his fraud trial, most prominently Tad Devine, the 63-year-old political consultant who ran
Pompeo Caught Between Trump’s Short Fuse and Kim’s Intransigence

Pompeo Caught Between Trump’s Short Fuse and Kim’s Intransigence

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s second day of negotiations in Pyongyang began with a pleasantry that turned into a test of wills.
Trump Awaits Top North Korean Official Carrying Letter From Kim

Trump Awaits Top North Korean Official Carrying Letter From Kim

U.S.-North Korean talks over a possible summit in Singapore shift to the White House on Friday, where President Donald Trump will host a top aide to Kim Jong Un one day after Secretary of State Mike
Trump Uses Indiana Rally to Blast State's Democratic Senator

Trump Uses Indiana Rally to Blast State's Democratic Senator

President Donald Trump basked in the adoration of a Thursday night rally in Indiana, the home state of Vice President Mike Pence, as the two men sought to use the president’s recent moves on North
Trump Calls Foreign Leaders Ahead of Expected Iran Deal Withdrawal

Trump Calls Foreign Leaders Ahead of Expected Iran Deal Withdrawal

President Donald Trump began calling key foreign leaders and scheduled a briefing with members of Congress on Tuesday ahead of a planned announcement of whether he’ll exit the Iran nuclear deal, as he
Quitting Iran Deal a Bad Idea But Not End of World, Condoleezza Rice Says

Quitting Iran Deal a Bad Idea But Not End of World, Condoleezza Rice Says

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal would send a message that the U.S. doesn’t stick to its commitments but wouldn’t be devastating to national
For Pompeo, Senate Confirmation Was the Easy Part

For Pompeo, Senate Confirmation Was the Easy Part

He’s stepping into a job where the shifting demands of a mercurial president proved too much for his predecessor.
Senate Confirms Pompeo as Trump’s Secretary of State

Senate Confirms Pompeo as Trump’s Secretary of State

The U.S. Senate confirmed CIA Director Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state after weeks of heated debate that was as much about growing discord over the Trump administration’s handling of diplomacy as
Pompeo Poised to Win Confirmation Even If Panel Votes Him Down

Pompeo Poised to Win Confirmation Even If Panel Votes Him Down

Mike Pompeo may fail to win approval from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to be the next secretary of state. It would be an unprecedented slight, but it probably won’t matter.
Trump and Xi Wait to See Who Blinks First as Trade Fight Heats Up

Trump and Xi Wait to See Who Blinks First as Trade Fight Heats Up

President Donald Trump said a trade war with China was “lost many years ago” by his predecessors.
Facebook Goes on a Hiring Spree for Washington Lobbyists

Facebook Goes on a Hiring Spree for Washington Lobbyists

Facebook is on a hiring spree in Washington as the social network bulks up its ranks of lobbyists in the midst of a privacy scandal that cuts to the heart of its business model.
Trump Chose Pompeo as Kindred Spirit to Take Over U.S. Diplomacy

Trump Chose Pompeo as Kindred Spirit to Take Over U.S. Diplomacy

“We’re always on the same wavelength.”
Israel, Saudis Find Common Cause in Warning of Iran Expansionism

Israel, Saudis Find Common Cause in Warning of Iran Expansionism

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu used the annual security conference in Munich -- site of the West’s historic appeasement of Hitler before World War II -- to warn of Iran’s alleged attempts
Trump Seeks to Sink Second Lawsuit Saying He Profits From Office

Trump Seeks to Sink Second Lawsuit Saying He Profits From Office

Fresh off a victory in New York, Trump administration attorneys will reprise their argument that the president can’t be sued for benefiting from his business interests by people who can’t prove
Japan Minister's Clean Energy Critique Fuels Abe Succession Talk

Japan Minister's Clean Energy Critique Fuels Abe Succession Talk

A Japanese cabinet minister’s criticism of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s energy policies may say more about his own political prospects than it does about the country’s debate over clean power.
Mike Pompeo Is the Anti-Tillerson

Mike Pompeo Is the Anti-Tillerson

The CIA chief and former Tea Party Republican from Kansas is everything Trump likes in an appointee—decisive, combative, and loyal.