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POLITICO Playbook: BREAKDOWN: Talks to keep government open stall, with deadline just days away

Presented by */ ]]> “I’m hoping we can get off the dime later today or in the morning because time’s ticking away,” Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby said. | Andrew Burton/Getty Images DRIVING THE DAY THE [...]

How Trump gave away his secret war zone trip

President Donald Trump has been broadcasting the possibility of an upcoming trip to a war zone for weeks, both in public and in private. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images White House The president’s trip to Iraq was supposed to be [...]

Missionary’s Killing Reignites Debate About Isolated Tribes: Contact, Support or Stay Away?

The recent killing of an American missionary by members of an isolated tribe on a small island in the Indian Ocean has reignited questions about the fate of the last few groups of people living off the grid. In an era when people across [...]

‘Pretty ballsy’: How McConnell and Trump blew away Senate Democrats

President Donald Trump’s personal investment in the Senate along with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s decision to fight on friendly territory sealed the deal. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo The Senate leader made an early tactical [...]

As Trump fumed about immigration, some media outlets cut away

President Donald Trump has been leaning heavily into immigration and nationalism just days before the election. | Susan Walsh/AP Photo Media By JESUS RODRIGUEZ 11/01/2018 06:42 PM EDT Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> President [...]

Is Trump Driving Women Away From the GOP for Good?

*/ ]]> President Donald Trump has historically low favorability among women, with the Pew Research Center now reporting that 63 percent of women disapprove of how he is doing his job—compared with 30 percent who approve. That might not [...]

10-Foot Tsunami Sweeps Away Houses in Palu, Indonesia

A tsunami smashed into Sulawesi island in Indonesia on Friday, destroying buildings in the city of Palu shortly after the region was struck by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake. . Authorities estimated the tsunami’s waves to be about 10 [...]

Trump stays away from Senate Kavanaugh fight

President Donald Trump introduces U.S. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh, who stands with his family, as his Supreme Court nominee in the East Room of the White House on July 9. But Trump has stayed mostly behind the scenes as Kavanaugh’s [...]

The Latest: Kavanaugh explains turning away from handshake

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 10:10 p.m. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says he would have shaken the hand of a man whose daughter was killed in a Florida high school shooting [...]

Rick Scott plays ‘keep away from Trump’

With an eye on the November elections, Florida GOP Gov. Rick Scott has put distance between himself and President Donald Trump. | Evan Vucci/AP Photo florida The Florida governor seldom mentions the president anymore. By MARC CAPUTO 09/10/2018 [...]