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Trump campaigned on defeating the opioid crisis. It’s hard to tell if he’s winning.

Demonstrators protest the federal government’s policies related to pharmaceutical opioids in front of the Health and Human Services headquarters on April 5, 2019. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ [...]

Even if Roe is upheld, abortion opponents are winning

Demonstrators gather during a protest vigil outside of the Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, D.C., Carol Whitehill Moses Center in January. | Zach Gibson/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Abortion [...]

Opposition Leader Is Seen by Church as Winning Congo Vote

LONDON — The Catholic Church, one of the few trusted institutions in Congo, has determined that a leading opposition candidate won this week’s presidential elections, a senior Western official and a presidential adviser said on [...]

Is Tom Cotton’s winning streak about to end?

“We’re getting a lump of coal for Christmas,” said one political ally of Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.). | M. Scott Mahaskey/ POLITICO Congress The first-term senator has defeated a series of bills he despises. But he may not be able [...]

Who’s Winning the Battle of Ideas — Keynes, Marx or Adam Smith?

“America is trapped in a slow-growth iron cage. But it has all the keys that it needs to open the iron cage. The great question is, does it have the political will to turn them?” — Alan Greenspan I just finished reading “Capitalism [...]

McCarthy hits hard at Dems after winning minority leader post

Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has vowed to help lead Republicans back to the majority in 2020. | M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> House Republicans immediately resumed a wartime posture Wednesday [...]

Jeff Flake congratulates Kyrsten Sinema on winning his Senate seat in Arizona

Outgoing Sen. Jeff Flake congratulated Kyrsten Sinema Monday night, after she edged out Republican rival Martha McSally to win his vacant Arizona Senate seat. Congratulations to @kyrstensinema on a race well run, and won. It’s been a wonderful [...]

Who’s Winning the Democrats’ Wonk Primary?

*/ ]]> The 2020 Democratic primary has already been underway for months, with the likely candidates jockeying for email sign-ups and positioning themselves against the 800-pound gorilla in the White House: Donald Trump. Prominent Democrats [...]

Dem Senate hopes shift from winning majority to limiting losses

Indiana, represented by Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly, has become the epicenter of the fight for the Senate’s long-term future. | Darron Cummings/AP Photo Elections Republicans could lock up a multi-cycle Senate majority by winning [...]

Trump Was Winning. Until Tuesday.

*/ ]]> Michael Cohen walked into a courthouse in Manhattan on Tuesday and told a federal judge under oath that he committed a felony and that his former client, President Donald Trump, directed him to do so. In that moment, Cohen upended [...]