John Delaney on drug prices, why Clinton lost, biking across Iowa

JOHN DELANEY ON DRUG PRICES, WHY CLINTON LOST, BIKING ACROSS IOWA

Former Rep. John Delaney spoke to POLITICO Thursday as part of a series of interviews with Democrats seeking to challenge President...

'He doesn't have any new ideas': John Delaney bashes Biden

'HE DOESN'T HAVE ANY NEW IDEAS': JOHN DELANEY BASHES BIDEN

Joe Biden has the fundraising muscle, the lead in the polls and the cachet with voters from his years as Barack Obama's No. 2. But...

 
 
 
Democrats' ban on lobbyists' cash isn't as strict as it seems

DEMOCRATS' BAN ON LOBBYISTS' CASH ISN'T AS STRICT AS IT SEEMS

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren and other leading Democratic presidential candidates have sworn off contributions from Washington...

Donald Trump's Code Switch

DONALD TRUMP'S CODE SWITCH

Nobody understands the attention economy better than President Donald Trump. Whenever he slips from his coveted position as Topic A...

 
 
 
Trump likely to tap Scalia's son for Labor chief

TRUMP LIKELY TO TAP SCALIA'S SON FOR LABOR CHIEF

President Donald Trump is likely to nominate Eugene Scalia, son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to be the next Labor...

House Dem impeachment support gains new momentum

HOUSE DEM IMPEACHMENT SUPPORT GAINS NEW MOMENTUM

Public support among House Democrats for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump is growing despite Speaker Nancy Pelosi's...

 
 
 
House Democratic factions end their Twitter feud

HOUSE DEMOCRATIC FACTIONS END THEIR TWITTER FEUD

House Democrats moved to de-escalate lingering tensions between the party's factions on Thursday, in a bid to unify the caucus in its...

BIDEN CHALLENGES TRUMP: 'CONDEMN WHITE SUPREMACISTS'

 
 
 
Hope Hicks' testimony gets second look after Cohen document dump

HOPE HICKS' TESTIMONY GETS SECOND LOOK AFTER COHEN DOCUMENT DUMP

Newly released court documents are raising questions about whether former White House communications director Hope Hicks misled House...

Trump says U.S. warship destroyed Iranian drone

TRUMP SAYS U.S. WARSHIP DESTROYED IRANIAN DRONE

President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the U.S. had downed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, the latest escalation...

 
 
 
'Come on man, what's that about?': Cummings assails DHS chief over border facility conditions

'COME ON MAN, WHAT'S THAT ABOUT?': CUMMINGS ASSAILS DHS CHIEF OVER BORDER FACILITY CONDITIONS

House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings ripped into the acting head of Homeland Security Thursday, upbraiding Kevin McAleenan over...

Trump pledges to 'look' at $10B Pentagon contract amid complaints about Amazon

TRUMP PLEDGES TO 'LOOK' AT $10B PENTAGON CONTRACT AMID COMPLAINTS ABOUT AMAZON

President Donald Trump pledged to "take a very strong look" at the $10 billion cloud computing contract the Pentagon plans to award...

 
 
 
New York takes lead in climate change fight

NEW YORK TAKES LEAD IN CLIMATE CHANGE FIGHT

ALBANY - Move over California and Massachusetts, New York has emerged as a national leader in battling climate change. With the Trump...

WATCH HEATED CLASH BETWEEN PUERTO RICAN PROTESTORS AND POLICE IN SAN JUAN

 
 
 

POLITICO PLAYBOOK PM: WHAT REPUBLICANS ARE SAYING IN PRIVATE ABOUT ILHAN OMAR AND ‘SEND HER BACK'

And Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says an overall deal on spending levels has been reached.

Trump disavows 'send her back' chant from his rally

TRUMP DISAVOWS 'SEND HER BACK' CHANT FROM HIS RALLY

President Donald on Thursday disavowed the “send her back” chant that broke out at his rally on Wednesday night. "I was not happy with...

 
 
 
Trump's North Carolina Supporters Were Ready to Unload

TRUMP'S NORTH CAROLINA SUPPORTERS WERE READY TO UNLOAD

GREENVILLE, N.C.-Whatever President Donald Trump was planning to do at his rally here Wednesday night, the crowd outside Minges Coliseum...

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle

HOUSE VOTES TO RAISE MINIMUM WAGE, UNITING DEMS AFTER MONTHS-LONG STRUGGLE

The House on Thursday passed legislation to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, following through on a key Democratic...

 
 
 
Booker says he felt disrespected in his verbal tussle with Biden

BOOKER SAYS HE FELT DISRESPECTED IN HIS VERBAL TUSSLE WITH BIDEN

Sen. Cory Booker said Thursday that he felt disrespected by Joe Biden's counterattack after Booker condemned the former vice president...

Flynn had $4.6M unpaid legal tab, records show

FLYNN HAD $4.6M UNPAID LEGAL TAB, RECORDS SHOW

Michael Flynn built up unpaid legal bills of more than $4.6 million during the Trump-Russia investigation, before parting ways with...

 
 
 



Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden

Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden

It will be “Biden and Harris Round 2” at the second Democratic debates. The lineups for the Democratic presidential primary debates at the end of the month were drawn at random... Read more ...

Trump to nominate Eugene Scalia, son of former Supreme Court justice, for...

Trump to nominate Eugene Scalia, son of former Supreme Court justice, for labor secretary

President Donald Trump tweets that Scalia "is highly respected not only as a lawyer, but as a lawyer with great experience working with labor and everyone else." Read more ...

Woman confuses sculpture of Spider-Man hands for devil horns

Woman confuses sculpture of Spider-Man hands for devil horns

What a tangled web a Nebraska woman weaved about a sculpture she thought depicted devil horns - but is actually Spider-Man's hands. “It is a sculpture of two hands open... Read more ...

Strasburg hits and pitches Nationals to 13-4 win over Braves

Strasburg hits and pitches Nationals to 13-4 win over Braves

ATLANTA - Stephen Strasburg had a three-run homer among his three hits and set a franchise-record for a pitcher with five RBIs, as the surging Washington Nationals beat the... Read more ...

Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never...

Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never learned about NASA's Apollo 11 mission

Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to walk on the moon . In the years since, behind-the-scenes... Read more ...

Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein's bail request, so the wealthy financier will...

Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein's bail request, so the wealthy financier will have to wait in jail for his trial on sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy charges

US District Judge Richard Berman announced his decision to deny wealthy financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein 's bail request Thursday morning in the US District... Read more ...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted of woman's murder

Jurors deliberated less than an hour before reaching a guilty verdict. Read more ...

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

President Trump has picked one of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's five sons as his next secretary of labor. "I am pleased to announce that it is my intention to... Read more ...

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House Democrats approved legislation to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade. Read more ...

Stocks are jumping after two Fed officials signal rate cuts are coming - 'it...

Stocks are jumping after two Fed officials signal rate cuts are coming - 'it pays to act quickly'

World stocks jumped on Friday after comments from two Federal Reserve officials cemented traders' expectations of a cut to interest rates later this month. "You don't need to... Read more ...