Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith has faltered over remarks seen as racially insensitive. Mike Espy, a black Democrat and former congressman, appears poised to take advantage.

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Rep. Michele Bachmann and former governor Mitt Romney say Obama’s health care law cut $500 billion from Medicare. So why are Republicans keeping those cuts in their own budget?

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Trump won’t believe his own intelligence community — again

A new CIA report says Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally ordered the killing of Jamal Khashoggi. Trump still doesn't want to believe it.

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Half of the opposition to Pelosi is from her non-incumbent right flank

It could be a harbinger of what's to come in 2020

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Trump actually admitted a mistake — mostly

In an interview with Fox News, he says, "I should have" visited Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day.