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The Only Impeachment Guide You’ll Ever Need

*/ ]]> It’s been barely a week since Democrats took control of the House of Representatives, and already the I-word is flying around Washington. “We’re going to impeach the motherfucker,” Rashida Tlaib declared jubilantly mere hours [...]

Moscow Dispatch: Stalin’s Soaring Moscow Towers Sorely Need Body Work

MOSCOW — Mikhail Posokhin still remembers the lip-smacking displays in Grocery Store No. 5 from his boyhood, when in 1955 his family moved into one of Moscow’s seven new, gothic skyscrapers. More cathedral than marketplace, the [...]

Donald Trump threatens to close U.S.-Mexico border ‘permanently if need be’

President Trump threatened Monday to “close the Border permanently if need be” and called on Mexico to deport members of the migrant caravan after skirmishes broke out between border agents and migrants at the Southern border this weekend. Mexico [...]

New Mexico voters to decide on need for ethics commission

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – It will be up to New Mexico voters to approve a constitutional amendment that would allow for the creation of an independent ethics commission. The proposal is on the ballot this year, after many years of debate [...]

Canada Is Legalizing Cannabis. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Canada is poised on the edge of a cultural revolution and dramatic social experiment as it prepares to legalize marijuana on Wednesday. Although the move has been planned since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was elected in 2015, the [...]

Libertarian says Trump, Democrats need a swing-vote senator

TUCUMCARI, N.M. (AP) – The nation rejected him in 2016 as an offbeat alternative to Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton. The rest is not yet history as Gary Johnson, a former governor of New Mexico, seeks a seat in the U.S. Senate as a Libertarian [...]

Murkowski: ‘We need healing’

Lisa Murkowski, the only Republican senator to oppose Brett Kavanaugh‘s nomination to the Supreme Court, called Congress “pretty contentious, partisan, pointed, divisive.” | Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP photo Share on Facebook [...]

Mazie Hirono breaks Democrats’ silence on Ellison, says abuse charges ‘need to be investigated’

Sen. Mazie Hirono broke Sunday the Democratic Party’s silence on domestic-abuse allegations leveled a month ago against Rep. Keith Ellison, saying that they “need to be investigated.” “As far as Keith Ellison, these allegations need [...]

‘It’s the only excuse they’ll need’: Legal blows fuel impeachment fears

*/ ]]> President Donald Trump and his allies were armed with a quick response to former campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s guilty verdict – it had nothing to do with Russian collusion, and nothing to do with Trump. But Michael Cohen’s [...]

POLITICO Playbook Power Briefing: Everything you need to know about Trump and Putin’s joint appearance

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin shake hands at the beginning of their summit in Helsinki. | Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo CNN’S ANDERSON COOPER on PRESIDENT [...]