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‘It’s Like a Beehive Coming After Me’: Portraits From a Political Spectacle

DES MOINES—Every four years, politics and pork chops collide in a uniquely Iowan tradition, when a parade of presidential hopefuls turn an iconic state fair into a national spectacle. For the hundreds of thousands of Iowans who congregated [...]

In Tlaib’s Ancestral Village, Grandmother Weathers a Global Political Storm

BEIT UR AL-FAUQA, West Bank — In a small stone house on the edge of a sleepy Palestinian village, a 90-year-old woman ran a string of wooden prayer beads through her gnarled fingers on Friday, silently reciting the 99 names of Allah, [...]

State Department watchdog details political retaliation against ‘disloyal’ staffers

Another report from State Department Inspector General Steve Linick on the broader topic of alleged political retaliation is expected to focus on staffers who worked directly for the secretary of state’s office. | Alex Wong/Getty [...]

‘Corey is a political hack’: Lewandowski Senate bid hits backlash in N.H.

Corey Lewandowski speaks during a Michigan rally for President Donald Trump in April 2018. | Scott Olson/Getty Images elections Republicans in the state fear Donald Trump will talk up a potential run by his bombastic former aide during [...]

Political leaders demand answers in Epstein death

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez expressed concern about the impact of Epstein’s death on the pending criminal case against him and on his alleged victims. | Win McNamee/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Political [...]

MLS teams navigate new ‘no political display’ policy

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Major League Soccer’s new policy that bans political displays at matches is stirring controversy in the Pacific Northwest, where supporters’ culture is often intertwined with politics and social issues. The Seattle [...]

Fury grows over delayed probe of Trump aides’ alleged political retaliation

House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Eliot Engel and colleagues requested an inspector general’s investigation after diplomats and other State Department employees said they believed Donald Trump’s appointees were targeting [...]

POLITICO Playbook: Trump’s his own worst political enemy after tragedy

Presented by */ ]]> The White House and President Donald Trump’s allies will invariably complain about the coverage of his trip to El Paso and Dayton. But no one asked the president to focus on his political foes. He did it himself. [...]

Trump could stay ‘out of the political fray’ for only so long

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive at El Paso International Airport to meet with people affected by the El Paso mass shooting. | Evan Vucci/AP Photo White House For most of the day, the president was largely [...]

US grabs almost $1.5M for ties to NC political bribery case

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Federal authorities have grabbed nearly $ 1.5 million that a North Carolina insurance magnate intended to use as political donations, arguing the funds may be forfeited for an attempt to bribe the state’s top insurance [...]