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Second sexual assault claim triggers call for Fairfax impeachment

The allegation is the second claim of sexual assault this week against Democratic Virginia Gov. Justin Fairfax. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images Politics Top Democrats are calling on Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax to resign. He has denied [...]

Pennsylvania meltdown triggers Republican alarms

GOP Rep. Lou Barletta, who tied himself closely to President Donald Trump, lost by nearly 700,000 votes in his November challenge to Democratic Sen. Bob Casey. | Matt Rourke/AP Photo 2020 Election A GOP collapse threatens to torpedo [...]

Trump’s trade war triggers recession fears

President Donald Trump could be running a “Morning in America” midterm campaign strategy, bragging about an economy growing as consistently as it has in over a decade with an unemployment rate tied for the lowest level in [...]
War inside Trump trade team triggers global angst
President Donald Trump’s abrupt decision Thursday to slap steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, Mexico and the European Union capped a whipsaw week that reflected not just the deep divisions among his top economic advisers but the changeable [...]
Cohn exit triggers GOP alarm
GOP angst is reaching new heights with Gary Cohn’s departure from the White House, as congressional Republicans lose a key check on Donald Trump’s proclivity for protectionism. The outgoing economic adviser to Trump is one of Hill Republicans’ [...]
Trump’s uncontrollable tweeting triggers deeper anxiety among advisers
It took nearly 24 hours for President Donald Trump to tweet about the news that his former national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to FBI agents — a delay that Trump’s advisers said was not uncommon for the president, [...]
Donald Trump’s attack on San Juan mayor triggers angry tweets from Lin-Manuel Miranda, others
Critics tore into President Trump after he targeted the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, with “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda among the loudest lashing back in response to the president’s Saturday morning Twitter rant. “You’re [...]
Trump triggers flood of Democratic candidates
Fueled by antipathy toward President Donald Trump and high expectations about their party’s fortunes in the 2018 midterms, Democrats are lining up to run for House seats, creating crowded primary fields in some of the most competitive races [...]