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Democrats Try to Reassure Latinos Over Trump’s Socialism Cry

Democrats Try to Reassure Latinos Over Trump’s Socialism Cry

Democrats seeking to counter President Donald Trump’s use of “socialism” as a slur can look to a yearlong effort to fight back now underway in Florida.
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
Trump Falls Back on Insurgent's Rage in Kicking Off 2020 Bid

Trump Falls Back on Insurgent's Rage in Kicking Off 2020 Bid

For one night in a packed arena in Orlando, President Donald Trump tried to recapture the insurgent energy and anything-might-happen feel of the campaign that fueled his bid for the White House four
Pentagon Chief Sees No Need to Probe USS John McCain Incident

Pentagon Chief Sees No Need to Probe USS John McCain Incident

The Pentagon doesn’t need to investigate a White House directive for the U.S. Navy to move the warship USS John S. McCain from view before President Donald Trump’s recent trip to Japan, Acting Defense
Democrats Short on Recruits for Bid to Retake Senate in 2020

Democrats Short on Recruits for Bid to Retake Senate in 2020

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer’s attempt to wrest the chamber from Republicans in 2020 is growing harder as he and the party confront early recruiting disappointments and an electoral map with
Trump Says Republicans ‘Blew It’ on Health Care

Trump Says Republicans ‘Blew It’ on Health Care

President Donald Trump said Republicans “blew it” on health care and will lose the 2020 election if they don’t devise a plan to repeal Obamacare that protects coverage for people with pre-existing
Trump Claims Credit for Booming Job Market That Fed Let Run Hot

Trump Claims Credit for Booming Job Market That Fed Let Run Hot

It’s the best U.S. job market in decades, and Donald Trump is clearly proud of it. What’s less certain is how much responsibility he can claim.
Faulty Elevators on $13 Billion Warship Draw Key Senator's Ire

Faulty Elevators on $13 Billion Warship Draw Key Senator's Ire

The head of the Senate Armed Services Committee is demanding monthly status reports from the Navy on the first in a new class of aircraft carriers until the elevators needed to bring weapons up to its
Trump Taunts Romney After Critical Op-Ed, Asks, ‘Is He a Flake?’

Trump Taunts Romney After Critical Op-Ed, Asks, ‘Is He a Flake?’

President Donald Trump responded to Mitt Romney’s scathing criticism by calling on the incoming Republican senator to be a “team player” instead of emulating another party member who challenged him --
The Myth of John McCain

The Myth of John McCain

John McCain is dead. How will he be remembered? How should he be remembered? These are two separate questions, which is fitting, because there were always two John McCains: the vision of a selfless,
Trump Signs Bill Named for McCain Without Saying Senator's Name

Trump Signs Bill Named for McCain Without Saying Senator's Name

President Donald Trump signed defense legislation named for Senator John McCain in a splashy ceremony at an upstate New York Army base on Monday without once mentioning the ailing Arizona Republican’s
Manchin Says He’s Undecided on Kavanaugh After Two-Hour Meeting

Manchin Says He’s Undecided on Kavanaugh After Two-Hour Meeting

Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia became the first Democrat in the chamber to meet with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, and after the two-hour private session Monday the senator said he
Trump Tries to Change the Subject as Russia Fallout Rattles GOP

Trump Tries to Change the Subject as Russia Fallout Rattles GOP

President Donald Trump is changing the subject -- but it’s not clear how easily Republicans in Congress will be able to move on.
Trump Nominee Retreat Foreshadows Kavanaugh Document Fight

Trump Nominee Retreat Foreshadows Kavanaugh Document Fight

President Donald Trump’s drive to move federal courts in a conservative direction hit a rare setback Thursday, when a Republican senator’s revolt over an appeals court nominee’s controversial college
Trump’s Refusal to Condemn Putin on Poll Meddling Sparks Outrage

Trump’s Refusal to Condemn Putin on Poll Meddling Sparks Outrage

Standing next to Vladimir Putin at a news conference on Monday in Helsinki, U.S. President Donald Trump offered a surprising analysis of his own government’s allegations that Russia meddled in the
Republicans Call Trump Summit Remarks ‘Shameful’ and ‘Bizarre’

Republicans Call Trump Summit Remarks ‘Shameful’ and ‘Bizarre’

A growing number of Republican lawmakers harshly criticized President Donald Trump’s performance at a Monday news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, with House Speaker Paul Ryan saying
Trump Calls Mueller Probe ‘Disaster’ While Standing Next to Putin

Trump Calls Mueller Probe ‘Disaster’ While Standing Next to Putin

President Donald Trump called Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian election meddling a “disaster” as he stood next to Vladimir Putin at a news conference in Helsinki on Monday.
Trump Pressed to Confront Putin After Mueller's Indictments

Trump Pressed to Confront Putin After Mueller's Indictments

Whatever Donald Trump had hoped to get out of his summit with Vladimir Putin, Robert Mueller changed the game.
Trump Forging Ahead With Putin as Democrats Demand He Cancel

Trump Forging Ahead With Putin as Democrats Demand He Cancel

President Donald Trump will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin as planned despite Friday’s indictment of 12 Russian spies in the hacking of Democratic Party computer systems and calls from
Trump Says Not to Expect ‘Perry Mason’ Moment With Putin

Trump Says Not to Expect ‘Perry Mason’ Moment With Putin

President Donald Trump said not to expect a “Perry Mason” moment when he again confronts Vladimir Putin on Monday over Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election, but promised to tackle the issue head-on.