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Trump Again Defends Doral Selection, Dismisses Constitution’s ‘Phony Emoluments Clause’

Oct 21, 2019 • 3:54 PM ET Politics The New York Times  

The president compared himself to George Washington, who he said operated a business while he was …

Wildfire Threatens Homes in Pacific Palisades, California

Oct 21, 2019 • 3:48 PM ET Politics The New York Times  

A quick-moving brush fire consumed an estimated 30 acres on Monday, the authorities …

At Amácita, Tex-Mex Deftly Adapts to Los Angeles

Oct 21, 2019 • 3:35 PM ET Politics The New York Times  

The chef Josef Centeno illuminates the joys of a complex and often maligned cuisine at his Culver City …

Wrecked Japanese Carriers, Lost in WWII, Are Found in Pacific Depths

Oct 21, 2019 • 3:26 PM ET Politics The New York Times  

Deep sea explorers aboard a research vessel have used sonar images to pinpoint the location of the Akagi and Kaga, two carriers that took part in the …

How the Butterfly Discovered Daylight

Oct 21, 2019 • 3:24 PM ET Politics The New York Times  

Nocturnal moths evolved into daytime butterflies not to escape bats, as biologists once thought, but to enjoy an abundant new drink: the nectar of …

It’s not just Giuliani: The intertwining team focused on Trump and Ukraine

Oct 21, 2019 • 3:19 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

A look at Rudolph Giuliani’s extended …

Trump isn’t ‘bringing our soldiers back home’ from Syria — not hardly

Oct 21, 2019 • 3:19 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

It's his No. 1 justification for a hasty Syria withdrawal. But it's making less and less sense -- especially now that those troops are going to Iraq, …

The Latest: Republicans' lawyer defends lame-duck laws

Oct 21, 2019 • 3:11 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Latest on the Wisconsin Supreme Court hearing oral arguments in a challenge to Republicans' contentious lame-duck laws (all …

Bernie Sanders says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will work in his administration if he's president

Oct 21, 2019 • 2:53 PM ET Politics USA TODAY  

Bernie Sanders was asked in a joint interview if he would consider Ocasio-Cortez to be his running mate. The congresswoman answered for him: "I think …

Elizabeth Warren calls for billions of new dollars to reform pre-K-12 schools and fight privatization. Here’s how she plans to pay for it.

Oct 21, 2019 • 2:45 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

Warren said she would fund her education vision with a proposed “wealth tax.” It would levy a 2 percent tax on wealth above $50 million and 3 percent …

Donald Trump mocks 'emoluments' clause of U.S. Constitution that bans foreign gifts

Oct 21, 2019 • 2:40 PM ET Politics USA TODAY  

President Donald Trump slams Constitution's “phony” Emoulments clause barring federal office holders from accepting gifts from foreign governments.   …

Nearly half a dozen Democrats consider bids to replace Cummings as House Oversight chairman

Oct 21, 2019 • 2:39 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

Reps. Carolyn B. Maloney, William Lacy Clay, Gerald E. Connolly and Jackie Speier have emerged as early contenders in the race to seize the Oversight …

Julian Castro, cash-strapped White House hopeful, throws financial Hail Mary

Oct 21, 2019 • 2:16 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

Former Housing Secretary Julian Castro on Monday became the latest 2020 presidential contender to send out a financial SOS, warning that if he can't …

Donald Trump calls for public identification of Ukraine whistleblower

Oct 21, 2019 • 2:15 PM ET Politics USA TODAY  

Railing against impeachment, President Trump called for the identification of the whistleblower who accused him of improperly pressuring Ukraine.     …

POLL IMMIGRATION

Oct 21, 2019 • 2:00 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

The Movement Is Strong

Oct 21, 2019 • 1:45 PM ET Politics The Nation  

Shirley Ngozi Nwangwa Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorsed Bernie Sanders on Saturday before a crowd of 20,000 supporters calling for …

Why Republicans are trying to censure Adam Schiff

Oct 21, 2019 • 1:42 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

He paraphrased Trump's phone call to …

'Trump is thinking outside the box': Graham now 'impressed' with White House handling of Syria

Oct 21, 2019 • 1:40 PM ET Politics USA TODAY  

Graham now says he was impressed by Trump's "thinking outside the box" in Syria after previously decrying the decision to pull out as …

Netanyahu Fails to Form a Government. Israel Turns to Gantz.

Oct 21, 2019 • 1:36 PM ET Politics The New York Times  

Israel’s president will offer the chance to form a government to Benny …

Trump's cabinet meeting devolves into 71 minutes of gripes and grievances

Oct 21, 2019 • 1:26 PM ET Politics Los Angeles Times  

President Trump, trying to dig out from two new political holes of his own making on top of the expanding House impeachment inquiry, held forth for …