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Maryland Gov. Hogan leaves the door open for primary challenge against Trump

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, shown delivering his annual State of the State address in Annapolis on Jan. 30, is not ruling out a primary challenge to President Donald Trump in 2020. | AP Photo/Patrick Semansky Share on Facebook Share [...]

Rift Between Trump and Europe Is Now Open and Angry

MUNICH — European leaders have long been alarmed that President Trump’s words and Twitter messages could undo a trans-Atlantic alliance that had grown stronger over seven decades. They had clung to the hope that those ties would [...]

How a ‘No-Deal’ Brexit Could Open a Path to Irish Unity

LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland — Gary Donnelly, a city councilor in Londonderry, has fought for years to end British rule in Northern Ireland. After the 1998 peace agreement many of his allies put aside the struggle to expel the British [...]

Turkey’s Mass Trials Heal Some of Coup’s Wounds and Open Others

SILIVRI, Turkey — Turkish courts are just weeks from concluding some 300 mass trials intended to draw a line under the most traumatic event of Turkey’s recent history: the failed 2016 coup that killed 251 people, mostly civilians, [...]

POLITICO Playbook: BREAKDOWN: Talks to keep government open stall, with deadline just days away

Presented by */ ]]> “I’m hoping we can get off the dime later today or in the morning because time’s ticking away,” Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby said. | Andrew Burton/Getty Images DRIVING THE DAY THE [...]

Democrats’ divisions bust open as 2020 primary heats up

Though tame compared to the 2016 primary, the skirmishes over health care and taxes have come unexpectedly early to the 2020 contest. | Michael Reynolds/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> That didn’t take long. Barely [...]

Shutdown Day 26: Trump dubs Democrats ‘party of open border and crime’

President Trump on Wednesday slammed what he called “Radical Democrats” for refusing to negotiate on border security as the partial government shutdown entered its 26th day. “It is becoming more and more obvious that the Radical Democrats [...]

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 [...]

The Latest: Polls open in New Jersey, Senate major race

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – The Latest on Election Day in New Jersey (all times local): 6 a.m. Election Day in New Jersey is off to a foggy and drizzly start. Polls opened at 6 a.m. Tuesday and will close at 8 p.m. Forecasters say there is a [...]

Donald Trump signs spending bill to keep government open

President Trump signed an $ 854 billion spending bill Friday that will keep the federal government open into the new fiscal year that begins Monday, Senate Republicans said. The legislation funds most federal agencies through fiscal year 2019 [...]