Corker’s characterization of the White House underscores the difficulty managing an impulsive president.

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Many federal retirements happen around the end of the year, but capturing the upcoming inflation adjustment isn't a reason to do it.

White House aides see the constant battles as a central part of his appeal.

3 takeaways from the New Yorker profile of Pence

A profile in the New Yorker titled, “The Danger of President Pence,” examines the political ideology of Vice President Pence and his differences with President Trump.

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Why was Trump so quiet after the deaths of four U.S. soldiers in Niger?

Opponents of the president have expressed frustration at his attitude toward an incident in which there is no political hay to be made.

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Trump’s dumbfounding, expansive press conference with Mitch McConnell, annotated

The full transcript, with analysis.

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President Trump and Mitch McConnell’s reality-defying kumbaya at the White House

Both politicians made a lot of claims that don't match up with recent reality.

Presidents get frustrated with legislation and take refuge in what's known as “the administrative presidency.” Can Congress rein them in?

Sen. Murphy (D-Conn.) said tough gun laws dramatically reduce gun violence, but his claim is based on little evidence. Part 2 of a series.

Chicago is often cited as evidence that tough gun laws don't work, but the facts are wrong. Part 1 of a series.

In a thinly veiled critique of President Trump's global stewardship, the senator condemned "people who would rather find scapegoats than solve problems."

Trump quickly backtracked from his claim but is there evidence that Obama called families of soldiers who died in combat?

The data on gun violence is complicated and specific to each city or state's particular complexities making over arching statements dangerous.

The president is backing a sitting governor who faces an insurgent challenge in the GOP primary.

The president’s comments came as Democrats reacted sharply to the report that found the lawmaker helped steer legislation that made it harder for the government to take some enforcement actions against giant drug companies.

The legal challenge involves a dispute between the company and the federal government over data kept on servers in Ireland.

The move comes as owners are caught between players protesting racial inequality and a president demanding that people stand during the song.

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In half the states for which we have data, overdose deaths are outpacing the murder rate.

Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera is running to replace Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.), who is retiring from Congress.

At least 1,100 of the new followers had Russian names and Twitter bios, often consisting of pure gibberish such as “Master of Plastic Shackles” and “to be a little girl."

Summer Zervos, a former contestant on “The Apprentice,” has accused him of assaulting her in 2007.

During a news conference on Oct. 16, President Trump said he has an “outstanding” relationship with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and defended his handling of the situation in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.

He made the comments during a freewheeling Rose Garden news conference.

Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera is running for Florida's 27th Congressional District.

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