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Defiant Pelosi Says She’s Staying: ‘I Can Take the Heat’

WASHINGTON — Nancy Pelosi is the chief villain of Republican campaign ads. The leader some Democrats promise to vote against. The subject of much speculation that her grip on power is coming to an end. "This is not anything to make a big fuss over, it's pol...
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Primary Night: Dems Go for Diversity, GOP for Trump Choices

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Democrats embraced diversity Tuesday in a primary night of firsts, while Republicans in Minnesota rejected a familiar face of the GOP old guard in favor of a rising newcomer aligned with President Donald Trump. In Vermont, Democrats rallie...

Kavanaugh’s Views of Presidential Power Drawing Questions

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's past writings that a president should not be distracted by lawsuits and investigations could become a flashpoint in what's already shaping up to be a contentious confirmation battle. With special counsel ...

Zakaria: Is Immigration a Trap for Democrats?

President Trump's reversal of his administration's policy of separating immigrant families apprehended crossing the U.S. border may feel like a win for Democrats, but they should temper their celebration, says ...

Bloomberg Says He’ll Spend $80 Million To Elect Democrats

Billionaire and former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg will spend $80 million to help elect Democrats to the House of Representatives, the New York Times reports. Writer Alexander Burns speculates Bloomberg will target more urban areas where President...