The acting attorney general worked for the group for three years.

(Yuri Gripas / Reuters)
  • Analysis

Republicans often suggest they were just one vote from victory. But there were negotiations and many more votes to come, with the outcome in doubt.

Sen. Lindsey O. Graham’s warning comes as both parties excoriate Trump for defending Saudi denials that the crown prince ordered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s killing.

The appointed Republican senator and the former Democratic congressman exchanged criticisms during their sole debate before the Nov. 27 runoff election.

Sarah Palin mocks Ocasio-Cortez’s ‘basic civics’ knowledge, falls into Twitter ratio abyss

A ratio is what happens when a tweet’s endorsements — as measured in retweets and likes — are vastly outnumbered by criticism in the form of replies.

  • Analysis

The Supreme Court agreed to hear the census citizenship case. Here’s why that matters.

Why the census citizenship question lawsuit matters, as Trump tries to halt it and the Supreme Court agrees to hear it.

  • Analysis

Trump’s very problematic logic on Saudi Arabia and Jamal Khashoggi

Almost everything about Trump's justification is either wrong or vastly over-simplified.

Trump says Republican's comment was made “in jest” and predicts that she will still win the Mississippi runoff for her seat.

"I can’t imagine anybody else other than Trump, can you imagine anybody else other than Trump?” he said.

In a White House statement Tuesday, President Trump again said that the U.S.-Saudi security partnership should continue to protect jobs at U.S. defense contractors, despite the killing and dismemberment of a Saudi journalist at the hands of Saudi operatives.

The inquiries only include a portion of the questions that Mueller has sought to pose to Trump for nearly a year, when he first requested an interview with president.

The former president said he was “not going to wade into House Democratic caucus politics” but proceeded to deliver what amounted to an unqualified endorsement.

Officials in the inspector general’s office are concerned staff cut corners in a hasty effort to reduce VA’s claims and appeals backlog.

  • Analysis

The president’s declaration that he won’t hold Riyadh accountable for the killing of Jamal Khashoggi shows his transactional, personalized approach to foreign affairs.

Trump had criticized Love and other defeated Republicans, suggesting they lost because they did not sufficiently “embrace” him.

  • Analysis

Once combatants, Reps. Pelosi, Hoyer and Clyburn have set aside old rivalries as they look to quash a rebellion from a dissident group seeking new leadership.

  • Perspective

As hate crimes increase under President Trump, the largest federal union warns of “an alarmingly growing trend” of racial incidents in places ranging from an African Burial Ground Monument in a New York federal park to government offices in Washington.

  • analysis

In this edition: Reader questions get answered, Mississippi airwaves get nasty, John Delaney talks about 2020, and Tom Steyer heads to primary states.

  • Analysis

The latest controversy surrounding Mississippi’s Republican Senate candidate may be the least damaging.

In a statement, the president said, “we may never know all the facts” surrounding the journalist’s killing.

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