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‘He’s on edge’: Roger Stone silencing expected after barbed comments

Even before his Monday afternoon Instagram post, Roger Stone was already shaping up to be anything but a conventional defendant. | Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images Legal Even Stone’s friends expect a sweeping gag order after [...]

Sanders campaign takes aim at doubters who say he’s too extreme to win

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ team is convinced the Vermont senator’s appeal to independent voters, the white working class, and people of color is an under-appreciated strength. | Duane Prokop/Getty Images 2020 elections Critics argue [...]

Sonia Sotomayor on Neil Gorsuch: ‘He’s a lovely person’

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor said Thursday the high court is a prime example of how people who disagree can actually get along with one another and even have some fun together, saying she has particular respect for her colleague Justice [...]

Trump says he’s ‘not happy’ with bipartisan deal to avert shutdown

Republican leaders are trying to convince President Donald Trump, center, to sign off on the deal, which would avert a government shutdown due to start on Friday. | Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images White House By POLITICO STAFF 02/12/2019 [...]

Cory Booker didn’t announce first. But that doesn’t mean he’s behind.

Sen. Cory Booker and his team have carefully planted the seeds for a White House run over the past year. | Jose Luis Magana/AP Photo 2020 Elections The New Jersey senator has already generated considerable goodwill in the early presidential [...]

Black conservative Robert George on why he’s Never Trump

Is there hope for the Republican party after Donald Trump is gone? Longtime black conservative Robert George isn’t so sure. George was an early “canary in the coal mine,” warning about problems with the GOP all the way back to Trent [...]

Russia Says He’s a Spy. His Lawyer Says He Just Wanted Photos of a Cathedral.

MOSCOW — A former United States Marine who was arrested in Moscow on spying charges had been handed a flash drive that he thought contained pictures of churches but was instead loaded with classified information, his lawyer said on [...]

POLITICO Playbook: Trump says he’s willing to give ‘amnesty’ in ‘much bigger deal’

Presented by */ ]]> “Amnesty will be used only on a much bigger deal, whether on immigration or something else,” President Donald Trump tweeted on Sunday. | Alex Brandon/AP Photo DRIVING THE DAY TODAY is the second-year [...]

POLITICO Playbook: Trump on whether he’s worked for the Russians: ‘Most insulting thing I’ve ever been asked’

Presented by */ ]]> President Donald Trump didn’t answer yes or no when asked Saturday if he was working or had ever worked for Russia. | Juan Mabromata/AFP/Getty Images DRIVING THE DAY SUNDAY SIREN — WAPO’S GREG MILLER: [...]

Trump owns the shutdown. And he’s OK with that.

Amid all the disarray, President Donald Trump is resuming a partisan mantle he views as a unifier for the right: border warrior. | Evan Vucci/AP Photo Government Shutdown The president spent the weekend digging in on his position, and [...]