Almost two dozen demonstrators arrested at Kavanaugh hearing

Almost two dozen demonstrators arrested at Kavanaugh hearing

A protestor from Code Pink is escorted out as Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh attends the first day of his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill. | Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images By POLITICO STAFF 09/04/2018 11:41 AM EDT Capitol Hill police say they arrested almost two dozen protesters who disrupted Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing on Tuesday. The…
Trump on Woodward: ‘It’s just another bad book’

Trump on Woodward: ‘It’s just another bad book’

President Donald Trump said he never spoke to journalist Bob Woodward, adding that “I probably would have preferred to speak to him, but maybe not.” | Cliff Owen/AP Photo By REBECCA MORIN 09/04/2018 03:32 PM EDT Updated 09/04/2018 07:30 PM EDT 2018-09-04T07:30-0400 President Donald Trump on Tuesday pushed back against Bob Woodward’s scathing new account…
While Washington mourns McCain, Trump leaves town

While Washington mourns McCain, Trump leaves town

John McCain’s casket arrives at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Thursday. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images white house Supporters at the raucous rally didn’t seem to mind that Trump had been snubbed by the McCain family. By LORRAINE WOELLERT 08/30/2018 10:16 PM EDT As Washington prepared a last hero’s welcome for Sen. John McCain Thursday…
POLITICO Race Ratings: GOP grip on House continues to slip

POLITICO Race Ratings: GOP grip on House continues to slip

The Democratic Party’s position in the battle for the House appears stronger now than at any other point since losing the chamber eight years ago. | John Shinkle/POLITICO Voting in the 2018 midterm election is now underway. Yes, it’s still September, but voters began casting ballots Friday in Minnesota. It’s the first state to begin…
‘This is march or die’: Kavanaugh urged to hit back hard

‘This is march or die’: Kavanaugh urged to hit back hard

The uncertainty surrounding Brett Kavanaugh's nomination has Republicans and Democrats alike headed into the week raising the stakes of its outcome to a make-or-break moment for their chances of victory in the midterm elections. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images Kavanaugh Confirmation Allies push for an aggressive offense even as some concede that confirmation to the Supreme…
Massive Twitter data release sheds light on Russia’s Trump strategy

Massive Twitter data release sheds light on Russia’s Trump strategy

Twitter and Facebook have been widely criticized since the 2016 election for not doing more to stem the abuse of their platforms by Russians and other foreign actors hoping to manipulate the American political landscape. | Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images Twitter on Wednesday released a trove of 10 million tweets it says represents the full scope…
Mississippi Runoff Election Results 2018: Live Midterm Map by County & Analysis

Mississippi Runoff Election Results 2018: Live Midterm Map by County & Analysis

By Andrew Briz, Tyler Fisher, Beatrice Jin, Jon McClure, Lily Mihalik. Election results provided by the Associated Press. Additional data from U.S. Census Bureau, MIT Election Lab, Daily Kos, the CityLab Congressional Density Index and POLITICO reporting.
Trump’s deep throat saga continues

Trump’s deep throat saga continues

THE BIG PICTURE -- “Echoes of Watergate in Trump tumult,” by AP’s Calvin Woodward and Nancy Benac: “The White House seethes with intrigue and backstabbing as aides hunt for the anonymous Deep (state) Throat among them. A president feels besieged by tormentors — Bob Woodward is driving him crazy — so he tends his version…
POLITICO Playbook: Inside Washington’s money machine

POLITICO Playbook: Inside Washington’s money machine

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi doubled her personal DCCC dues goal and has contributed $1.6 million to the DCCC from her campaign accounts. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images PLAYBOOK EXCLUSIVE: INSIDE WASHINGTON’S MONEY MACHINE 60 DAYS BEFORE ELECTION DAY … In the next few grafs, we’re going to take you inside the money machines powering the…
Biden hits the trail like he’s running

Biden hits the trail like he’s running

“If I were to run for president, I’d be here a lot,” Joe Biden said at the end of the parade route, standing in front of the United Steelworkers Building in Pittsburgh. | John Minchillo/AP Photo Elections The former vice president spends Labor Day courting midterm voters in Pittsburgh, but also doing his own gut…

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