The Washington Post

Weiner says he hasn’t spoken to Pelosi since his resignation


Did Lois Lerner waive her right to invoke the Fifth Amendment?

Jay Carney’s charm offensive

Lois Lerner didn’t say anything today. Why that’s a bad thing for the Obama Administration.

What today’s ‘nuclear option’ fight means for filibuster reform

Anthony Weiner ≠ Mark Sanford

Who is Eric Garcetti?

The search for the best state-based political reporters continues

Anthony Weiner is running for mayor of New York City. But, can he win? And does it even matter?

How do you handle an IG report? Ask an expert.

Jimmy Kimmel on the Los Angeles mayor’s race (VIDEO)

It’s not just Republicans up in arms about Benghazi. That’s a problem for President Obama.


Obama to Oklahoma: President Obama will visit Oklahoma on Sunday to examine damage in the wake of a deadly tornado that hit the state this week.

U.S. acknowledges killing citizens in 'counterterrorism operations': The Obama administration, through Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., for the first time acknowledged killing four U.S. citizens abroad in “counterterrorism operations."

Weiner hasn't spoken to Pelosi: Newly minted mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner told Politicker he has not spoken with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi since he stepped down from Congress in 2011. Pelosi, among others, called for his resignation at the time.

Family feud: Fighting among Senate Republicans over the budget flared up again Wednesday when Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) declared: “Let me be clear: I don’t trust the Republicans. And I don’t trust the Democrats."

Dueling ads in New Jersey: Gov. Chris Christie (R) and state Sen. Barbara Buono (D) released TV ads Wednesday that go after each other. Buono's ad attacks Christie's record on the economy while his spot ties her to former governor Jon Corzine (D).

Tim Murray stepping down: Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Tim Murray (D) will reportedly resign next month and take a job as head of the Worcester Chamber of Commerce. Once viewed as a potential 2014 gubernatorial nominee, Murray announced in January that he would not run, a week before campaign finance regulators found that he had broken the law, according to regulators.

Local reporter who claimed IRS went after him no longer works at news station: Larry Conners, a local news anchor in St. Louis who said the IRS "started hammering" him after an interview he did with President Obama in 2012 is no longer with KMOV, the station for which he worked. "Larry is certainly entitled to his opinion, but taking a personal political position on one of the Station’s Facebook pages creates an appearance of bias that is inconsistent with important journalistic standards," KMOV TV President and General Manager Mark Pimentel wrote in a statement Wednesday.

Ryan writing book: Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is penning a book about politics, policy and his life.


And the crowd goes wild.

Sean Sullivan has covered national politics for The Washington Post since 2012.

The Freddie Gray case

Please provide a valid email address.

You’re all set!

Campaign 2016 Email Updates

Please provide a valid email address.

You’re all set!

Get Zika news by email

Please provide a valid email address.

You’re all set!
Show Comments
The New Hampshire primary is Tuesday. Get caught up on the race.
New Hampshire primary: What to expect
New Hampshire will hold a traditional primary just eight days after the Iowa caucuses. Polling in the Granite state has historically been volatile in the final weeks before the primary. After the Iowa caucuses, many New Hampshire voters cement their opinions.
The Post's Ed O'Keefe says ...
Something has clicked for Bush in New Hampshire in the past few days. What has transpired by no means guarantees him a top-tier finish in Tuesday’s Republican primary here, but the crowds turning out to see him are bigger, his delivery on the stump is crisper and some of his key rivals have stumbled. At the least, the developments have mostly silenced talk of a hasty exit and skittish donors.
The feminist appeal may not be working for Clinton
In New Hampshire, Sen. Bernie Sanders is beating Clinton among women by eight percentage points, according to a new CNN-WMUR survey. This represents a big shift from the results last week in the Iowa caucuses, where Clinton won women by 11 points.
New Hampshire polling averages
Donald Trump holds a commanding lead in the next state to vote, but Marco Rubio has recently seen a jump in his support, according to polls.
New Hampshire polling averages
A victory in New Hampshire revitalized Hillary Clinton's demoralized campaign in 2008. But this time, she's trailing Bernie Sanders, from neighboring Vermont. She left the state Sunday to go to Flint, Mich., where a cost-saving decision led to poisonous levels of lead in the water of the poor, heavily black, rust-belt city. 
55% 40%
Upcoming debates
Feb. 11: Democratic debate

on PBS, in Wisconsin

Feb 13: GOP debate

on CBS News, in South Carolina

Feb. 25: GOP debate

on CNN, in Houston, Texas

Campaign 2016
State of the race

To keep reading, please enter your email address.

You’ll also receive from The Washington Post:
  • A free 6-week digital subscription
  • Our daily newsletter in your inbox

Please enter a valid email address

I have read and agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Please indicate agreement.

Thank you.

Check your inbox. We’ve sent an email explaining how to set up an account and activate your free digital subscription.