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Virginia to mark pivotal moment when Africans arrived

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – Four hundred years after American slavery and democratic self-rule were born almost simultaneously in what became the state of Virginia, ceremonies will mark the arrival of enslaved Africans in the mid-Atlantic colony [...]

Donald Trump’s Nixon-to-China moment on guns

President Donald Trump takes the lectern following the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. | Alex Wong/Getty Images white house He has an opening to boost his standing in the suburbs heading into 2020. Will he take it? By [...]

Black journalists push media to cover ‘hyper-racial’ moment in politics

Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery told POLITICO about the emotional toll discussions on racism in politics can take on reporters of color. | Kris Connor/Getty Images media ‘Race and politics,’ one reporter said, ‘is really [...]

‘Big moment’: Trump waltzes into North Korea

Presented by */ ]]> President Donald Trump walks on the North Korean side of the border with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone in South Korea on Sunday. | Susan Walsh/AP [...]

Trump’s made-for-TV moment in North Korea

poster=”http://v.politico.com/images/1155968404/201906/2040/1155968404_6054012404001_6054013759001-vs.jpg?pubId=1155968404″ true White House In 2017, Trump tried to go to the DMZ to thump his chest at North Korea. [...]

Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren stakes high while others seek breakout moment at debate

With the stages now set for the first Democratic presidential debate next week, leading candidates like former Vice President Joseph R. Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren will look to back up their statuses as the best-polling candidates on their [...]

Iowa has a senior moment

Former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump exchanged barbs in Iowa, needling on each other’s long presence on the public stage. | Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images 2020 elections The showdown between [...]

Netanyahu Lands in U.S., but New Scandal Could Mar His Big Moment

“The sale of submarines, or to give permission to sell submarines to a neighboring state, this is not a special operation in the middle of the night,” he told reporters. “This is going to affect us for many years to come, and it [...]

After Mosque Massacre, New Zealand Has Its Gun-Debate Moment

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — When the prime minister announced plans to ban semiautomatic rifles following Friday’s mass shootings, it seemed to be the bold response that many New Zealanders wanted — until the country’s attorney [...]

‘Breakthrough moment’: Anti-Trump fires forge historic field of 2020 women

Sens. Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar and Kirsten Gillibrand, as well as Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, are all vying for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. | Politico Illustration/AP, Getty Images, and iStock Share on [...]