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04/25/2019   Reuters Politics
U.S. authorities on Thursday executed search warrants at the home and offices of Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, Maryland's Republican governor said on Thursday, prompting further calls for the Democratic city leader to resign.
04/25/2019   Washington Post Politics
And don't get us started on the turkey.
04/25/2019   Reuters Politics
U.S. House of Representatives Democratic committee chairmen on Thursday sought documents related to Trump administration firings of top Department of Homeland Security officials, saying they were concerned the dismissals were prompted by the officials' refusal to break the law.
04/25/2019   Washington Post Politics
President Trump’s daughter-in-law, a senior adviser to his reelection campaign, said the United States should avoid following in Germany’s footsteps.
04/25/2019   Reuters Politics
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden entered the 2020 Democratic presidential field on Thursday as an instant front-runner, drawing momentum away from other leading candidates and putting new pressure on underperformers to find ways to stay relevant.
04/25/2019   Washington Post Politics
The president’s blanket resistance to allowing former and current aides to testify forces Democrats to consider multiple contempt citations and months-long civil litigation.
04/25/2019   Washington Post Politics
Biden is making his third bid for the Democratic nomination, having run in 1988 and 2008.
04/25/2019   Washington Post Politics
In a morning tweet, the president sought to blame the media for an episode detailed in the special counsel’s report.
04/25/2019   Washington Post Politics
History doesn't suggest a walk to the nomination.
04/25/2019   Washington Post Politics
The term means far less in 2020 than in most presidential years.
04/25/2019   Washington Post Politics
The term means far less in 2020 than in most presidential years.
04/25/2019   Reuters Politics
The White House has refused a request for President Donald Trump's top immigration aide to testify to Congress, its latest salvo against efforts by Democratic lawmakers to examine the policies of the Trump administration.
04/25/2019   Washington Post Politics
In his announcement video, the former vice president attacked President Trump's legacy on race.
04/25/2019   Washington Post Politics
In his announcement video, the former vice president attacked President Trump's legacy on race.
04/25/2019   Washington Post Politics
The former vice president made Trump the centerpiece of his announcement. No other Democratic candidate has done that.
04/25/2019   Washington Examiner Politics
Twitter is adding a feature that will help users identify misleading election content as the 2020 presidential campaign heats up in the U.S.
04/25/2019   Washington Examiner Politics
Federal agents raided Baltimore City Hall and the home of Mayor Catherine Pugh Thursday as the criminal investigation into her financial dealings ramps up.
04/25/2019   Washington Examiner Politics
Symone D. Sanders arrives at the 2018 EBONY Power 100 Gala at the Beverly Hilton on Nov. 30, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
04/25/2019   Reuters Politics
U.S. President Donald Trump denied on Thursday that he had ordered then-White House counsel Don McGahn to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller from the Russia investigation, moving to undermine McGahn's credibility ahead of a possible congressional testimony.
04/25/2019   Reuters Politics
The U.S. Defense Department's inspector general on Thursday concluded acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan did not seek preferential treatment of Boeing Co, his former employer, while at the Pentagon. The decision potentially opens the door for U.S. President Donald Trump to formally nominate Shanahan to be defense secretary.
04/25/2019   Washington Post Politics
Franklin Graham is out of step with most Americans — including Christians — on LGBT issues.
04/25/2019   Washington Post Politics
Franklin Graham is out of step with most Americans — including Christians — on LGBT issues.
04/25/2019   Washington Post Politics
The president pledged to “end the opioid crisis once and for all” in a speech at a drug summit in Atlanta. Critics have argued his efforts are too little, too late.
04/25/2019   Washington Post Politics
Modernizing and renovating, the most powerful business lobby in D.C. shifts its strategy.
04/25/2019   Reuters Politics
The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination.
04/25/2019   Washington Post Politics
A look at the demographics and ideology of Democrats -- and Democratic primary voters.
04/25/2019   Washington Post Politics
Critics say the rally underscores need for tougher crackdown on the social network
04/25/2019   Washington Post Politics
The candidates are divided.
04/25/2019   Washington Post Politics
Other candidates have focused mostly on policy and even made overtures to Trump voters. Biden's announcement is a complete departure.
04/25/2019   Washington Post Politics
Ex-Clinton and Romney aides want to help campaigns combat foreign hackers
04/25/2019   Reuters Politics
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday formally announced his entry into the race for the Democratic party's presidential nomination for the 2020 election.
04/24/2019   Reuters Politics
Many left-leaning Americans regarded Special Counsel Robert Mueller as a paragon of courage and toughness, an unflinching prosecutor who would stop at nothing to ensure justice was served to President Donald Trump.
04/24/2019   Washington Examiner Politics
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow will co-host a fundraiser for 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg during a May campaign stop in California.
04/24/2019   Reuters Politics
A merit-based immigration proposal being put together by White House senior adviser Jared Kushner could lead to an increase in U.S. visas for highly skilled workers, sources familiar with the effort said on Wednesday.
04/24/2019   Reuters Politics
The U.S. Congress does not arrest and detain people for ignoring its subpoenas anymore, but it still has significant power to demand witnesses and documents, and Republican President Donald Trump is putting that power to the test.
04/24/2019   Reuters Politics
U.S. President Donald Trump touted progress in the fight against opioid abuse on Wednesday and promised to hold drugmakers accountable for their part in the crisis, a day after his administration brought its first related criminal charges against a major drug distributor and company executives.
04/24/2019   Washington Examiner Politics
President Trump’s star on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood, Calif., often a target of vandals, was defaced again Wednesday.
04/24/2019   Reuters Politics
The Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Oversight Committee on Wednesday accused President Donald Trump of a "unprecedented, and growing pattern of obstruction" after he ordered federal employees not to comply with congressional investigations.
04/24/2019   Reuters Politics
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that U.S. talks with North Korea would be "bumpy," but expressed hope there would be several more chances to discuss how to move forward to the country's denuclearization.
04/24/2019   Washington Examiner Politics
President Trump’s former 2016 opponent Hillary Clinton warned Democrats against immediately starting to talk about impeachment after the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report.
04/24/2019   Reuters Politics
Despite new criticism from top Democrats for comments denigrating women and the Midwest, economic commentator Stephen Moore still has the backing of U.S. President Donald Trump for a seat at the Federal Reserve Board.
04/24/2019   Reuters Politics
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday again threatened to close part of the southern border and send more "armed soldiers" to defend it if Mexico did not block a new caravan of migrants traveling toward the United States.
04/24/2019   Reuters Politics
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will announce on Thursday that he is seeking the Democratic Party's presidential nomination for the 2020 election, a source familiar with the plans said on Tuesday.
04/24/2019   Reuters Politics
The Democratic chairman of the House Oversight Committee accused the Trump administration of a "massive, unprecedented, and growing pattern of obstruction" for ordering federal employees not to comply with congressional investigations.
04/24/2019   Washington Examiner Politics
Good news for those subjecting themselves to the toxic atmosphere on Twitter and lamenting the downfall of civilization. A new study reveals that the social media platform is not particularly representative of the broader population.
04/24/2019   Reuters Politics
Former Vice President Joe Biden, expected to declare his run for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Thursday, leads all other candidates in the race and draws his strongest levels of support from minorities and older adults, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll.
04/24/2019   Reuters Politics
A federal judge in the U.S. state of Oregon will block a move by the Trump administration to cut off federal money to family planning clinics that offer abortion or refer women to abortion providers, activists and media reports said late on Tuesday.
04/24/2019   Washington Examiner Politics
It was an accident, a simple act of muscle memory that pulled up the tweets about the black hole.
04/23/2019   Washington Examiner Politics
Who are the rich and famous funneling their money to this election cycle?
04/23/2019   Washington Examiner Politics
Former Vice President Joe Biden may be the only person who can beat President Trump in 2020. All six senators running for president have co-sponsored a $93 trillion Green New Deal, and five of them have endorsed the nationalization of one-fifth of the economy and abolition of the private health insurance industry with "Medicare for all." Countless candidates have backed legalizing abortion up until the point of birth, and now supposed front-runner and actual socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and totally-not-a-cop Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., have enthusiastically vowed to let terrorists like the Boston bomber vote from maximum security prison.