Democratic leaders walked out of a White House meeting Wednesday after what they described as an insulting and “nasty diatribe” by President Trump during which he called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a “third-rate politician.”

(Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post)

House impeachment investigators are hearing from the U.S. ambassador to the European Union. Trump is urging lawmakers to censure House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam B. Schiff.

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Sondland said he "did not understand, until much later, that Mr. Giuliani’s agenda might have also included an effort to prompt the Ukrainians to investigate Vice President Biden or his son." It had been big news in the weeks before.

The president cites his 2016 victory as a mandate for abandoning Kurdish allies.


Experts say the debate’s ‘Ellen question’ was asked for a good reason. Except it flopped.

The “unexpected personal question” is starting to become a debate staple.

Castro keeps beating the drum on police shootings, an issue some say other candidates are ignoring

The former housing secretary isn't doing well in the polls but is leading the conversation on police violence.

Congress and the nation have "lost a champion for justice, a fighter for good, an honorable and zealous leader,” said Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-Tex.).

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A look at a less-noticed line from Trump's letter to Erdogan.

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USMCA ship may have already sailed.

ActBlue donations are on track to exceed $1 billion in 2019 alone, signaling a banner election cycle for small-dollar fundraising on the left.

Bank of America, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs are getting an earful.

The conference marks a rare cooperation between Cybercom and ethical hackers.

Republicans are irate.

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Alliances are based on trust, not just U.S. assistance.

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"The last people who should be talking about the blurred lines of family names and political influence are the people currently running their home office from the White House,” Comedy Central host Trevor Noah said Thursday.

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It's not exactly a party in the city where the heat is on.

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A look at third-quarter spending relative to the polls.

The endorsements of Sanders by Ocasio-Cortez and Omar suggest that despite Warren’s rise, the battle for the allegiance of the Democratic Party’s liberal wing is far from over.

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) says the “principal reason” for jobs losses is trade policy, not automation. But economists aren’t so sure.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and other Democratic leaders left the meeting after what she described as the president’s “meltdown.”

After a fierce debate, the Democratic presidential race narrows its focus as challenges to the front-runners arise on the left and among moderates.

The Senate majority leader said that the trial could begin as soon as Thanksgiving and that the Senate would likely meet six days a week.

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