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Trump Tells Pentagon Chief He Does Not Want War With Iran

WASHINGTON — President Trump has told his acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, that he does not want to go to war with Iran, according to several administration officials, in a message to his hawkish aides that an intensifying [...]

House Republicans want Mueller to testify despite Trump opposition

“I think Mueller should testify,” said Rep. Doug Collins, the top Republican on the Judiciary Committee. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> House Republicans say they’re eager for [...]

Want to Fix Presidential Elections? Here’s the Quickest Way.

Edward B. Foley, an Ohio State University law professor, is the author of Presidential Elections and Majority Rule, to be published later this year by Oxford University Press. */ ]]> When Senator Elizabeth Warren recently called for [...]

‘I Want Him on Everything’: Meet the Woman Behind the Buttigieg Media Frenzy

David Freedlander writes about politics and culture. He lives in New York. */ ]]> If you read through the many, many profiles written of presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg in the past several months, it’s hard not to notice just [...]

Inside the Beltway: Trump: Immigrants ‘want a piece’ of the economy

Ever-vigilant President Trump had much to say about immigration Sunday, noting that the thousands of would-be immigrants who continue to flood the southern border have targeted the U.S. economy. “Everybody wants a piece of it. They’re wiling [...]

Trump aides want payback after Mueller finds no collusion

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday that President Donald Trump should set a precedent for how not to handle an investigation into the president. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images White House The president’s [...]

Maine senators want a bump in work visas due to tight market

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine’s U.S. senators are working with a bipartisan group of colleagues to call for an increased number of work visas to help small businesses find seasonal workers. Republican Susan Collins and independent Angus [...]

Church Sex Abuse Survivors Want Reform Now. Here’s Why That Might Not Happen.

VATICAN CITY — In parts of the vast Catholic world, some bishops view clerical sexual abuse as more of a sin than a crime. Others attribute it to homosexuality or question that it exists at all. Where Catholics are a minority, as [...]

Groups want offshore drilling tests to cease during lawsuit

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – Conservation groups suing President Donald Trump’s administration over plans to conduct offshore drilling tests want a judge to halt preparatory work for the drilling until their case is heard in court. A motion [...]

Conservatives want more permanent exit from Paris climate accord

President Trump has announced the U.S. is withdrawing from the Paris climate accord negotiated by President Obama, but some activists say Republicans should do more and truly put the spike into it. They fear that if Mr. Trump was able to withdraw [...]