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Trump’s economic rhetoric just took another big hit

Aug 22, 2019 • 2:16 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

One out of every 11 jobs reportedly created during his presidency — …

Kansas judge rules that immigration law is unconstitutional

Aug 22, 2019 • 1:55 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - A federal judge in Kansas has ruled that a law making it a crime to "encourage" or "induce" immigrants to enter the country …

Federal prison suicides were quietly rising before Jeffrey Epstein's death in a New York detention center

Aug 22, 2019 • 1:11 PM ET Politics USA TODAY  

The number of suicides in federal prisons has been rising, drawing allegations of short-staffing and neglect. Now the system is under new scrutiny.   …

After dropping White House bid, Gov. Inslee announces he is seeking a third term as Washington governor

Aug 22, 2019 • 1:10 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

“I want to continue to stand with you in opposing Donald Trump and rejecting his hurtful and divisive agenda,” the Washington governor said in a …

Democrats call for a Senate vote on elections reform package

Aug 22, 2019 • 1:02 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Democratic congressmen are trying to pressure Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell into allowing a vote on …

San Francisco turns felons into 'returning residents' by scrubbing 'dehumanizing' labels

Aug 22, 2019 • 12:37 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

That tough customer with the teardrop tattoo is no longer an ex-con: He's a "formerly incarcerated individual," a "returning resident," or simply …

The Democratic field is winnowing — and is still as big as the 2016 fields from both parties combined

Aug 22, 2019 • 11:59 AM ET Politics The Washington Post  

Some perspective on the uniqueness of the 2020 Democratic …

Wisconsin governor calls GOP concerns over gun bills 'BS'

Aug 22, 2019 • 11:34 AM ET Politics The Washington Times  

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The argument from Republicans and gun-rights advocates that universal background checks and "red flag" laws will lead to the …

GOP candidate for Louisiana governor says there are only 2 genders and 'that’s the truth’

Aug 22, 2019 • 11:25 AM ET Politics USA TODAY  

Rep. Ralph Abraham, a Republican candidate for governor of Louisiana, took aim at the LGBT community in a campaign video: "there are only two …

Man Crushed to Death by Elevator in Manhattan Building

Aug 22, 2019 • 11:21 AM ET Politics The New York Times  

The Manhattan Promenade, a residential tower in the Kips Bay neighborhood, was recently fined for unsafe elevator …

Bernie Sanders unveils $16.3 trillion Green New Deal that will 'pay for itself'

Aug 22, 2019 • 11:19 AM ET Politics The Washington Times  

Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled Thursday his own Green New Deal, setting a goal of 100% renewable energy by 2030 with a sweeping climate and …

Sarah Sanders to join Fox News as a contributor

Aug 22, 2019 • 11:10 AM ET Politics USA TODAY  

Fox says Sarah Sanders will "provide political commentary and analysis across all of FOX News Media," and will make her first appearance on Fox and …

Sarah Huckabee Sanders joining Fox News as political analyst

Aug 22, 2019 • 10:59 AM ET Politics The Washington Times  

Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is joining Fox News as a contributor for political commentary and analysis, the network …

What Jay Inslee’s departure says about climate change and the Democratic primary

Aug 22, 2019 • 10:38 AM ET Politics The Washington Post  

Given a moment in the spotlight, Inslee didn't convey the urgency he said powered his …

McConnell offers fresh defense of Senate filibuster, warns Democrats could pass ‘socialist policies’ if they take control

Aug 22, 2019 • 10:11 AM ET Politics The Washington Post  

In an op-ed, the Senate majority leader touted the rights of the minority party in his chamber and said, “America needs the Senate to be the …

Mitch McConnell warns Dems not to change filibuster: 'You'll regret this'

Aug 22, 2019 • 10:09 AM ET Politics The Washington Times  

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell warned Democrats Thursday against doing away with the filibuster, saying they may not be happy with the …

Hickenlooper announces Senate bid in a video while playing pool, calls self 'straight shooter'

Aug 22, 2019 • 9:38 AM ET Politics USA TODAY  

"When they play games in Washington D.C., Coloradans take the hit," Hickenlooper says in a video announcing his candidacy, as he makes a break shot. …

Indian court orders ex-finance minister held for questioning

Aug 22, 2019 • 9:26 AM ET Politics The Washington Times  

NEW DELHI (AP) - An Indian court on Thursday ordered that a former finance minister belonging to the opposition Congress party be held for four days …

Kentucky gay-rights activist arrested during protest

Aug 22, 2019 • 9:22 AM ET Politics The Washington Times  

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A prominent gay-rights activist was arrested Thursday during a protest at the Kentucky Farm Bureau's Country Ham Breakfast and …

Joe Walsh is not your anti-Trump savior

Aug 22, 2019 • 9:12 AM ET Politics The Washington Post  

The one-term congressman is getting a push to run in a primary against Trump. Before his turn as a Trump critic on social media, he was calling Barack …