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44 ex-senators warn U.S. is 'entering a dangerous period'

The senators stressed the importance of casting aside party differences in confronting impending challenges.

“We are on the eve of the conclusion of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation and the House’s commencement of investigations of the president and his administrat...

Mueller report PSA: Prepare for disappointment

President Donald Trump's critics have spent the past 17 months anticipating what some expect will be among the most thrilling events of their lives: special counsel Robert Mueller’s final report on Russian 2016 election interference.They may be in for a disappointment.That’s the word POLITICO ...

Kent Sorenson Was a Tea Party Hero. Then He Lost Everything.

This, at last, is when Sorenson’s outrage turns to guilt. It’s not that he could have done more from the inside; it’s that he should have done more from the outside, when he had the power, when he was a policymaker with authority and influence, before he became just another discarded member of...

Trump’s trade wars start biting GOP ahead of midterms

As fresh U.S. tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports take effect Monday, surveys show consumers growing increasingly worried about higher prices this fall. Giant retailers such as Walmart are warning of price increases for manufactured goods. And smaller businesses in swing states and dist...

Mueller seeks to push back Flynn sentencing again

The court asked for an update on a sentencing timeline for Flynn by Aug. 24, but the parties asked for that date to be pushed back 30 days.

“Due to the status of the investigation, the Special Counsel’s Office does not believe that this matter is ready to be scheduled for a sentencing ...

Cuomo: America was ‘never that great’

“We’re not going to make America great again — it was never that great,” said Cuomo, a Democrat seeking a third term. “We have not reached greatness. We will reach greatness when every American is fully engaged. We will reach greatness when discrimination and stereotyping against women — 51 pe...

Manafort trial Day 9: Trial resumes after mysterious delay

The bank- and tax-fraud trial of former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resumed Friday afternoon without any public explanation for an unusual delay in the proceedings, but quickly produced revealing testimony suggesting that Manafort's role managing the Trump campaign helped him ...