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The key Republicans to watch on Trump’s national emergency

Rand Paul, Kentucky I’m disappointed… with the president’s intention to declare an emergency to build a wall. I, too, want stronger border security, including a wall in some areas. But how we do things matters. Over 1,000 pages dropped [...]

Strasbourg Suspect Was on a Watch List: What Are the ‘S Files’?

PARIS — A deadly attack this week at the Strasbourg Christmas market in France by a suspect who was on a watch list as a possible security risk has drawn scrutiny once again to how the authorities handle suspects who have been flagged [...]

POLITICO Playbook: The Playbook Power List: 19 to Watch in 2019

Presented by */ ]]> From the new generation reshaping the Democratic Party to the behind-the-scenes players who keep Congress moving, the Playbook Power List spotlights people to watch in 2019. | Zach Gibson/Getty Images DRIVING [...]

It’s not just Ocasio-Cortez: Here are 7 freshman Democrats to watch

Rep.-elect Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) | Michael Dwyer/AP Photo Congress The list includes the first black woman ever elected to Congress from Massachusetts and an openly-gay Ivy League-educated lawyer from Kansas. By HEATHER CAYGLE 11/24/2018 [...]

How to watch the 2018 midterm elections

We’ll have a team of 20 reporters and editors in six states providing live analysis and commentary all night. | Joe Raedle/Getty Images Elections Welcome to Election Day. Here’s how to keep up with the biggest news of the night. By [...]

Human Rights Watch: Palestinians crush dissent with torture

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) – Security forces of the rival Palestinian governments routinely use torture and arbitrary arrests, among other tactics, to quash dissent by peaceful activists and political rivals, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday. The [...]

5 things to watch for in final Wisconsin US Senate debate

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin and Republican challenger Leah Vukmir meet Friday night for the third and final debate before the Nov. 6 election. With Baldwin leading in the polls , the debate at the Marquette [...]

Capitol Watch: Paroling murderers and drinking water safety

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – In New York state government news, Republican lawmakers want to know more about recent decisions to parole convicted murderers, and environmental groups and residents in areas impacted by water contamination are calling [...]

Capitol Watch: Miner, Molinaro pounce; GOP ‘scared to death’

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – In New York state government news, Stephanie Miner and Marc Molinaro are wasting no time pouncing on Gov. Andrew Cuomo following his big win over Cynthia Nixon in the Democratic primary. The two candidates for governor [...]

What to watch on the last big primary day

Rep. Martha McSally, an Air Force fighter pilot-turned-politician, is entering Tuesday’s primary as the prohibitive front-runner for the GOP Senate nomination in Arizona. | Matt York/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ [...]