• Politics & News
    Dem Rep. Jackie Speier: I Wouldn’t Be Surprised If Flynn Is A “Witting Agent” For Russia

    KATE BOLDUAN, CNN ANCHOR: Joining me now from Capitol Hill, Democratic Congresswoman Jackie Speier of California. She, of course, sits on one of those committees investigating the Russia probe, with the Russia probe, conducting the Russia probe, Senate intelligence — the House Intelligence Committee. I just gave you a promotion, Congresswoman. It’s great to see […]

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    Stop the GOP from Sabotaging Our Health Care System

    By Eugene Robinson WASHINGTON — This is a week to keep focused on the most urgent question in domestic policy and politics: Will Republicans snatch health insurance from millions of Americans and slash the vital Medicaid program by nearly $1 trillion, all to enable massive tax cuts for the wealthy and powerful? Plenty of other […]

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    Perry: Trump Is Revving Up U.S. Energy Potential

    By Alexis Simendinger It is “energy week” at the White House, which turns out to be less about detailed policy and more about thematic aspirations. White House advisers — eager to counter-program President Trump’s preoccupation with the Russia investigations and the bumpy GOP efforts to fashion a health care bill — decided June would showcase […]

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    The Fate of the Democrats' Future May Lie in Georgia

    By Salena Zito In the middle of the last century, Ringgold, Georgia, was the town that expedited the formation of an institution that built the country in that era, namely, early marriage. At the time, you could get married at the age of 15 — provided you had the consent of your parents or guardian […]

  • Senate GOP seethes at Trump impulsiveness

    By jdawsey@politico.com (Josh Dawsey) Top GOP officials and senators say White House chaos and impulsiveness are crippling efforts to expand the Republican Senate majority in 2018, unraveling long-laid plans and needlessly jeopardizing incumbents. There’s a widespread sense of exasperation with the president, interviews with nearly two dozen senior Republicans reveal, and deep frustration with an […]