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    Trump's U.N. Trip Draws Spotlight to Nikki Haley

    By Caitlin Huey-Burns As President Trump prepares to deliver his maiden speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, his visit to the Manhattan headquarters also places a spotlight on his top ambassador, Nikki Haley, who has emerged as a high-profile player on the foreign policy stage. The former South Carolina governor has seen […]

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    What Will Your Rabbi Talk About This Week?

    By Dennis Prager Tomorrow night is Rosh Hashana, one of the two High HoIy Days of Judaism, or “Days of Awe,” as they are called in Hebrew. The other High Holy Day, nine days later, is Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. Just as there are many Christians who only go to church on Christmas […]

  • Meet the Leader of the Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy

    By isaac@politico.com (Edward-Isaac Dovere) Almost no one knows who he is, but Jeff Merkley thinks there’s a spot for him on the left flank of the 2020 Democratic primary—whether or not Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren run. He’s already beaten Warren to Iowa, and spent more time in Des Moines this month than Sanders has […]

  • Pentagon reporters frustrated by Mattis

    By Jason Schwartz Pentagon reporters are complaining of decreased access to Defense Secretary James Mattis, as well as a reduction in journalists allowed to travel on official trips, at a time when the Trump administration is dealing with national security challenges from the Middle East to North Korea. Under Mattis, the Defense Department has become […]

  • Political campaigns prep for battle with hackers

    By sbland@politico.com (Scott Bland) Candidates are quizzing prospective campaign managers on anti-hacking plans. Democratic committees like the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, which was breached last year, have switched internally from email to encrypted messaging apps. And both parties are feverishly trying to spread advice and best practices to new campaigns before they become targets. The […]