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Trump makes low energy push to halt GOP border revolt

President Donald Trump’s laid-back reaction to an internal rebellion against his move to redirect billions in military construction funds for his border wall stands in stark contrast to some of his previous policy defeats. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty [...]

Miami makes last-ditch convention pitch

Underpinning Miami’s pitch: Iit’s the heart of the largest Democratic county in the nation’s biggest swing state. | Lynne Sladky, File/AP Photo Florida Florida Democrats are mounting a furious lobbying blitz to block Milwaukee’s [...]

Adam Schiff makes no apologies for investigating Trump, sees no conflict with Robert Mueller probe

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Sunday said he doesn’t think his decision to restart and expand the Russian-meddling investigation conflicts with special counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing probe. “We have a separate [...]

Pope Francis Makes ‘Historic’ Gulf Tour Amid Yemen Crisis and Christian Repression

Bishop Hinder said he had been unable to reach Yemen because of the war, but that working on specific cases “behind the curtain” sometimes yielded positive results. He added that a public statement by Francis on Yemen was possible, [...]

Newsom makes health care the centerpiece of California’s resistance to Trump

California Gov. Gavin Newsom at his Jan. 7 inauguration announced he wants California to be the first state to extend Medicaid coverage to undocumented adults, | Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images Health Care If his health care innovations [...]

Beijing Dispatch: In the Heart of Beijing, a Taiwanese Pop Idol Makes Fans Swoon

The Beijing restaurant, which is officially recognized by Ms. Teng’s family in Taiwan, also includes a museum, on the first floor, displaying some of Ms. Teng’s dresses, pianos and clocks. On the second floor is the performance hall, [...]

‘They heard the message’: Castro makes a play for the Obama coalition

Julián Castro is embracing his distinction as likely the only major Latino candidate in what’s expected to be a diverse field of Democratic 2020 candidates. | Edward A. Ornelas/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> When [...]

Trump makes surprise appearance in briefing room to defend the shutdown

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The survivor: Nancy Pelosi makes history — again

“She’ll cut your head off and you won’t even know you’re bleeding,” Alexandra Pelosi declared about her mother, Nancy Pelosi. | M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> The past seven [...]

Trump Makes Surprise Visit to American Troops in Iraq

But on Wednesday, about 100 American servicemen and women, some of whom were wearing red “Make America Great Again” caps, greeted Mr. Trump with a standing ovation in Al Asad Air Base’s dining facility, which had been decorated for Christmas. [...]