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Trump says he’s ‘proud’ to shut down government during fight with Pelosi and Schumer

poster=”http://v.politico.com/images/1155968404/201812/3970/1155968404_5978243965001_5978228446001-vs.jpg?pubId=1155968404″ true Congress The president battled with the Democratic leaders over his border wall in [...]

North Carolina Republican leader says he’s open to a new election if fraud is proven in the 9th Cong

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – North Carolina Republican leader says he’s open to a new election if fraud is proven in the 9th Congressional District. Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC. The Washington Times Comment Policy The [...]

‘He’s going through a pretty rough time’: Avenatti crashes and burns

The most serious threat to Michael Avenatti’s political ambition is a still-pending domestic violence case in Los Angeles. | Mario Tama/Getty Images 2020 Election Some of the attorney’s most loyal supporters question whether he [...]

Beto O’Rourke changes his mind: He’s not ruling out 2020 anymore

If he elects to run, Beto O’Rourke would be forced to catch up to Democrats who have already begun courting donors and political operatives in key primary states. | Paul Ratje/AFP/Getty Images 2020 Election The Texas Democrat said [...]

Mueller got some answers, but he’s not done with Trump

Legal experts say Robert Mueller may have enough information from documents, presidential tweets and witnesses to wrap up the obstruction of justice portion of his investigation. | Alex Wong/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ [...]

‘He’s Barack Obama, but white’: Beto O’Rourke blows up the 2020 Democratic primary

The ascent of Rep. Beto O’Rourke reflects the volatility of a 2020 presidential primary that has flummoxed Democratic donors and activists for months. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images 2020 Elections Top party donors and operatives [...]

The Latest: Espy says he’s better for women than Hyde-Smith

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The Latest on Mississippi’s U.S. Senate runoff (all times local): 2 p.m. Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Mike Espy is telling a gathering of Democratic women that he’s a better choice to aid women in Mississippi [...]

Congressional Candidate In Virginia Admits He’s A Pedophile

Nathan Larson also ran online forums for pedophiles and misogynists. By Jesselyn Cook and Andy Campbell Nathan Larson is running for Congress as an independent in Virginia. In an interview with HuffPost, he was open about his pedophilia. Nathan [...]

Ex-Salt Lake mayor says he’s dropping ’02 Olympics suit

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – A former Salt Lake City mayor is dropping a lawsuit claiming the National Security Agency conducted “blanket” surveillance in Salt Lake City during the 2002 Winter Olympics in Utah. Rocky Anderson said in court [...]

Trump says it’s not fair to count thousands of Hurricane Maria deaths. Researchers say he’s wrong.

President Donald Trump accused unnamed Democrats of adding deaths “for any reason, like old age” to the death count. | Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images By MATTHEW CHOI 09/13/2018 05:31 PM EDT Share on Facebook Share on [...]