TRUMP'S NEW MIDTERM THREAT: A TRADE WAR SMACKING VOTERS

President Donald Trump's trade wars could become a major political drag for Republicans, with job losses and price increases piling...

REPUBLICANS SOFTEN ZTE BAN IN CONCESSION TO TRUMP

Republicans have agreed to water down legislation designed to punish Chinese telecom giant ZTE, delivering a victory to President Donald...

 
 
 

CHARLOTTE TO HOST 2020 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION

The Republican National Committee has officially selected Charlotte, North Carolina, as the site of its 2020 Republican National Convention....

GIULIANI SAYS COHEN RECORDED TRUMP DISCUSSING PAYMENTS TO FORMER PLAYBOY MODEL

Michael Cohen, the longtime lawyer of President Donald Trump, secretly recorded a 2016 conversation between the pair about payments...

 
 
 

BROIDY ACCUSES EX-DIPLOMAT OF BEING SECRET QATARI AGENT

Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy accused a former high-ranking United Nations diplomat of serving as an undeclared agent of Qatar...

POLITICO PLAYBOOK POWER BRIEFING: THERE ARE TAPES: MICHAEL COHEN TAPED TRUMP TALKING ABOUT PAYMENTS TO A PLAYBOY MODEL

JUST ASKING... PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP keeps complaining that people are going “crazy” about his summit with VLADIMIR PUTIN in Helsinki,...

 
 
 

DIPLOMATS SCOLD TRUMP FOR TOYING WITH IDEA OF RUSSIA INTERROGATION SWAP

Two groups representing U.S. diplomats scolded President Donald Trump for entertaining the idea of handing former ambassador Michael...

JUNCKER ‘NOT COMMUNICATING VIA TWITTER' AHEAD OF TRUMP MEETING

‘President Juncker is not communicating via tweet with President Trump,' Commission spokesperson says.

 
 
 

DEMS PLAN LONGSHOT GAMBIT TO FORCE ACTION ON MUELLER PROTECTION BILL

House Democrats are moving Friday to force Republicans to hold a hearing on a measure that would prevent President Donald Trump from...

CALIFORNIA DEMOCRATS URGE BROWN TO SPEARHEAD GAS TAX REPEAL FIGHT

California Governor Jerry Brown, heading into his last months in office, is staring down a capstone political challenge - an unexpectedly...

 
 
 

POLITICO PLAYBOOK: WHAT WE'VE LEARNED THIS WEEK

‘JUST POSTED - “Bill Shine, Trump's Top Communicator, Was Questioned by Federal Prosecutors,” by NYT's Elizabeth Williamson and Emily...

WHY I'M NO LONGER A RUSSIAGATE SKEPTIC

When I wrote , back in February, that I was skeptical that President Donald Trump would ever be proved to have secretly colluded with...

 
 
 

MCCONNELL ISSUES SUPREME COURT ULTIMATUM

Mitch McConnell has a warning for Democrats demanding copious documents on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh: Be careful what you...

WHITE HOUSE MORALE TANKS AMID HELSINKI FALLOUT

President Donald Trump's disastrous performance since his press conference alongside Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin has sent West...

 
 
 

OBJECTIONS ERUPT AT UVA OVER APPOINTMENT OF TOP TRUMP AIDE

University of Virginia professors, alumni and others are up in arms over the school's plan to hire President Donald Trump's former...

EVENT AIMS TO SAFEGUARD ELECTION RESULTS BY TEACHING KIDS HOW TO HACK THEM

Hackers plan to teach children how to break into state election-results websites, hosting a workshop in Las Vegas to demonstrate states'...

 
 
 

‘I WAS JUST DOING MY JOB,' COATS SAYS, DEFENDING RUSSIAN ELECTION MEDDLING FINDINGS

ASPEN, Colo.-Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats explained on Thursday he felt obligated to “correct the record” when he issued...

TRUMP'S INTELLIGENCE CHIEF ON UPCOMING PUTIN VISIT: 'THAT'S GONNA BE SPECIAL'

President Donald Trump's intelligence chief mocked the White House's invitation to have Russian President Vladimir Putin visit Washington...

 
 
 

WHY RUSSIA WILL HELP THE DEMOCRATS NEXT

The Director of National Intelligence, Dan Coats, warned last week that the nation was under sustained cyberattack from foreign adversaries...

JEFFRIES WEIGHS BID FOR DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS CHAIRMAN

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, the three-term lawmaker from New York and one of Democrats' rising stars, is considering jumping in the race...

 
 
 



Disney fires 'Guardians of the Galaxy' director after controversial tweets...

Disney fires 'Guardians of the Galaxy' director after controversial tweets surface

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Mega Millions jackpot reaches $433 million

Mega Millions jackpot reaches $433 million

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Father of 2 Parkland school shooting survivors is shot and killed during a...

Father of 2 Parkland school shooting survivors is shot and killed during a robbery

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9 members of the same family are among the 17 victims in Missouri duck boat...

9 members of the same family are among the 17 victims in Missouri duck boat capsizing

Nine members of the same family were among the 17 killed when a duck boat capsized in Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri, on Thursday. The boat's driver was also among the 17... Read more ...

Dentist has patients flocking for teeth cleanings after 'In My Fillings'...

Dentist has patients flocking for teeth cleanings after 'In My Fillings' challenge

A Greenville, South Carolina dentist has officially won the Drake-inspired "In My Feelings" challenge with a twist. Read more ...

It's been 49 years since first humans set foot on the moon

It's been 49 years since first humans set foot on the moon

Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin went where no one had gone before. Read more ...

Michael Cohen recorded Donald Trump discussing payments to Playboy model...

Michael Cohen recorded Donald Trump discussing payments to Playboy model during election

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's longtime lawyer, secretly taped a conversation he had with Trump regarding payments to former Playboy model Karen McDougal, in the... Read more ...

Baby born at Chick-fil-A receives free meals for life, job offer​

Baby born at Chick-fil-A receives free meals for life, job offer​

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Bristol Palin joining 'Teen Mom: OG' cast

Bristol Palin joining 'Teen Mom: OG' cast

Sarah Palin's daughter will reportedly be replacing well-known cast member Farrah Abraham. Read more ...

Michael Cohen recorded Trump discussing payment to ex-Playmate

Michael Cohen recorded Trump discussing payment to ex-Playmate

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