Democrats retain their strength in suburban areas, but Trump’s rising approval and the fight over Kavanaugh are boosting GOP candidates in conservative and rural districts.

(Andrew Harnik / AP)

President Trump’s son-in-law and White House adviser said he has advised Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to be “fully transparent.”

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Trump has long admired authoritarians' strength. But letting them kill a journalist for an American newspaper with little recourse would be a tacit admission of his own weakness.

In a series of tweets, the president also again blamed Democrats for immigration woes in the United States.

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Why did Alaska’s governor abruptly drop out of the race?

There aren't any clear answers, but here are some clues.

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Guardian reporter calls GOP congressman who hit him a coward — and calls Trump something worse

Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs responded to Trump's praise of Rep. Greg Gianforte (R-Mont.), who pleaded guilty to assaulting him.

Michigan governor’s race shows the left’s willingness to rally behind anyone with a “D” after their name in 2018.

Both political parties can get behind offshore wind.

Ron DeSantis, the Republican, touted his ties to the administration, while Andrew Gillum, the Democrat, called the president a bully.

But don't bet they'll follow through on their rhetoric.

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Democracies are falling into disarray, and the U.S. isn't helping any.

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Experts say agencies need contingency plans that do not rely on the Internet.

Michigan and North Dakota will vote on legalizing pot for recreational use. Utah and Missouri will vote on medical marijuana.

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Sure, they're running for office . . . but how many will win?

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A government study says almost two-thirds of low-income adults in states that did not expand Medicaid had "unmet medical needs."

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Keeping Zip codes together would help citizens find their representatives — and make it hard to gerrymander.

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It's a parallel world.

The president has mostly stayed away from the suburban battlegrounds that will determine control of Congress in November.

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Trump said Saudi military deals will add 450,000 U.S. jobs. Then it was 500,000, and even 600,000. None of those numbers are remotely credible.

The strength of the Saudi operation is now being tested amid a global condemnation of the killing of Washington Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi.

The president told a reporter he “would be very inclined to be against” storing the waste near Yucca Mountain. His administration has designated $120 million for the project.

Prosecutors are closely examining both Stone’s public comments and alleged private assertions in 2016 suggesting he had a way to reach WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, according to people familiar with the probe.

How four Democratic women in Virginia aim to spark a blue surge.

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