POMPEO RIPS RUSSIA: 'THEY HAVE NOT PROVEN HELPFUL'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday criticized Russia for its failure to cooperate with the U.S. on the world stage despite...

TRUMPWORLD DIVIDED ON ROSENSTEIN - NOT WHETHER TO FIRE HIM, BUT WHEN

Fox News anchor Laura Ingraham, once a top recruit to serve as White House press secretary, was early out of the gate on Friday with...

 
 
 

KAVANAUGH ACCUSER ACCEPTS SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE'S REQUEST TO TESTIFY

Christine Blasey Ford has accepted the Senate Judiciary Committee's request to testify on Ford's allegation that Supreme Court nominee...

ROSENSTEIN'S HILL TORMENTORS SURPRISINGLY CAUTIOUS AFTER BOMBSHELL REPORT

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's critics on Capitol Hill aren't calling for his head - at least for now. President Donald Trump's...

 
 
 

HOLD-YOUR-BREATH SATURDAY

HOLD-YOUR-BREATH SATURDAY... It feels like we're all watching the same season of a television show, and we're in between episodes,...

FEMA CHIEF TO REIMBURSE GOVERNMENT FOR PERSONAL USE OF FEDERAL VEHICLES

FEMA Administrator Brock Long has been forced to reimburse the government for improper personal use of federal government vehicles...

 
 
 

CRUZ, O'ROURKE CLASH IN RAUCOUS TEXAS SENATE DEBATE

Sen. Ted Cruz hammered Rep. Beto O'Rourke as an ultra-liberal out of step with his state and O'Rourke trashed Cruz as a slick politician...

JUDGE RULES ROSS CAN BE DEPOSED OVER CENSUS CITIZENSHIP QUESTION

A federal court ruled that a Cabinet secretary must provide, for the first time in 19 years, a deposition in a civil case. The Cabinet...

 
 
 

PR FIRM HELPED WHELAN STOKE HALF-BAKED KAVANAUGH ALIBI

It turns out that the Keystone Cops detective work by conservative legal activist Ed Whelan - which set Washington abuzz with the promise...

HILL LEADERS CONSIDER $1.5 BILLION IN AID TO CAROLINAS

Capitol Hill leaders are in talks to send more than $1.5 billion in immediate disaster aid to North and South Carolina as early as...

 
 
 

O'ROURKE RAISED OVER $9M ONLINE IN AUGUST

Rep. Beto O'Rourke raised nearly $9.1 million online for his Senate bid in August, according to a new campaign finance filing, increasing...

SCOOP: BEN AND JERRY JUMP INTO BATTLE FOR THE HOUSE

Ben and Jerry want a new flavor in Congress - and they'll be fighting for it by the pint. The famous co-founders of Ben & Jerry's ice...

 
 
 

POLITICO PLAYBOOK PM: GEORGETOWN PREP RESPONDS

FALLOUT AT GEORGETOWN PREP... The Rev. James Van Dyke, president of Georgetown Prep, where Brett Kavanaugh went to high school, has...

KELLYANNE CONWAY: DON'T CONFLATE THE METOO MOVEMENT AND KAVANAUGH ALLEGATIONS

Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway cautioned on Friday against conflating the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court...

 
 
 

‘TRUMP WON'T BACK DOWN': US PRESIDENT PLANS TO MAKE TRADE WAR UNBEARABLE FOR CHINA AND BIGGER THAN EVER, STEVE BANNON SAYS

This story is being published for Pros as part of a content partnership with the South China Morning Post. It originally appeared on...

TRUMP: KAVANAUGH ACCUSER SHOULD HAVE FILED CHARGES IF ASSAULT 'WAS AS BAD AS SHE SAYS'

President Donald Trump said Friday that Christine Blasey Ford should have filed charges against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh...

 
 
 

POLITICO PLAYBOOK: THE CASE FOR TRUMP TO SHUT DOWN THE GOVERNMENT

THE POLITICAL CASE FOR PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP TO SHUT DOWN THE GOVERNMENT... If you're Trump, is there any cogent case to NOT shut...

HOW TRUMP GOT TALKED OUT OF HITTING BACK AT CHRISTINE BLASEY FORD

It's time for a new episode of Nerdcast, POLITICO's podcast on the White House and politics. Tune in each week to geek out with us...

 
 
 

STEYER TARGETS COMPETITIVE HOUSE DISTRICTS IN NEW ROUND OF TV ADS

Tom Steyer is going up with another round of ads - but this time he's easing up on the impeachment talk and aiming them at top-target...

DEMS BREAK OPEN GOP HOLD ON MIDWEST GOVERNORSHIPS

Democrats are surging back in the Midwestern states where President Donald Trump cut deepest into their old coalition in 2016, led...

 
 
 



Kavanaugh accuser will testify against him

Kavanaugh accuser will testify against him

The woman who has roiled the U.S. Senate with sexual assault accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will testify against him, after all. Attorneys for... Read more ...

Longtime lawmaker quits re-election race amid daughter's inappropriate...

Longtime lawmaker quits re-election race amid daughter's inappropriate touching allegations

The Minnesota state representative called the claims "indescribably hurtful" and said he dropped out of the race so he could work toward healing his family. Read more ...

Father, son accused of killing neighbor over dispute about box spring

Father, son accused of killing neighbor over dispute about box spring

Police said a father and son who killed a neighbor were taken into custody again Friday after a court reviewed their bonds and raised them to $250,000 each. Read more ...

Braves clinch first NL East title since 2013

Braves clinch first NL East title since 2013

The Braves beat the Phillies to clinch their first NL East title since 2013. Read more ...

Trump promises to rid Justice Dept. of 'lingering stench'

Trump promises to rid Justice Dept. of 'lingering stench'

President Donald Trump has issued a warning about the Justice Department and the FBI, promising further firings to get rid of a "lingering stench." Read more ...

Anthony Joshua delivers emphatic answer to Alexander Povetkin's heavyweight...

Anthony Joshua delivers emphatic answer to Alexander Povetkin's heavyweight challenge

Alexander Povetkin drew blood from Anthony Joshua, but the unified heavyweight champion responded with a seventh-round barrage that produced a TKO victory. Read more ...

Comcast wins Sky auction with $39B bid

Comcast wins Sky auction with $39B bid

LONDON - British regulators say Comcast has beat 21st Century Fox in a rare auction that allowed both sides to bid for European broadcaster Sky. After three rounds of bidding... Read more ...

Iowa State honors murdered golf star before game

Iowa State honors murdered golf star before game

AMES, Iowa - Iowa State honored slain golf star Celia Barquin Arozamena with an elaborate ceremony ahead of the Cyclones' game against Akron on Saturday. Iowa State's band used... Read more ...

Real Madrid leads La Liga thanks to goal on video review

Real Madrid leads La Liga thanks to goal on video review

MADRID - Video review helped Real Madrid beat Espanyol 1-0 and go to the top of the Spanish league on Saturday. Read more ...

Senate Judiciary Committee aide resigns over sex harassment claim

Senate Judiciary Committee aide resigns over sex harassment claim

An aide for the Senate committee overseeing hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh resigned after a sexual harassment allegation against the staffer resurfaced. The... Read more ...