Bill Weld’s barely breathing primary challenge

Bill Weld’s barely breathing primary challenge

The uneven start of Bill Weld's 2020 campaign is a far cry from the 1990s, when as a popular, two-term Massachusetts governor, he drew mention as a contender for the GOP nomination. | Molly Riley/AFP/Getty Images 2020 Elections Aside from a few TV hits and public events, the ex-Massachusetts governor isn’t putting up much of…
Trump tears into House Democrats’ corruption probe: They’ve ‘gone stone cold CRAZY’

Trump tears into House Democrats’ corruption probe: They’ve ‘gone stone cold CRAZY’

President Donald Trump has tried to spin this trying moment of his presidency as one that is “off-script” and purposefully so by design. | Oliver Contreras-Pool/Getty Images White House The president has suffered a series of setbacks — but his poll numbers remain surprisingly resilient. By NANCY COOK and CAITLIN OPRYSKO 03/05/2019 09:11 AM EST Updated…
Top Miami Democrat blasts DNC’s ‘massive’ convention delay

Top Miami Democrat blasts DNC’s ‘massive’ convention delay

“We were told this would happen in January, and it’s March and we still don’t know where the convention is going to be," former Miami Beach, Fla., Mayor Philip Levine said. | Aaron Davidson/Getty Images For SOBEWFF 2020 Elections Organizers wanted to raise millions of dollars in the first quarter for the primary, but they…
White House tells Dems it won’t hand over Kushner security clearance docs

White House tells Dems it won’t hand over Kushner security clearance docs

White House Counsel Pat Cipollone balked at the House Oversight Committee’s demand for information specific to Jared Kushner. | Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images The top White House lawyer on Tuesday said the Trump administration will refuse to provide Congress with information about senior adviser Jared Kushner’s security clearance, slamming House Democrats for “overly intrusive document requests.”…
Ocasio-Cortez balks at Dem leadership’s rebuke of Omar

Ocasio-Cortez balks at Dem leadership’s rebuke of Omar

The debate over if — and how — to reprimand Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar has exposed sharp divides within the caucus along generational, religious and ideological lines. | AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite A vote on a resolution condemning anti-Semitism in response to controversial comments by Rep. Ilhan Omar is set to slip past Wednesday amid…
Graham: Trump says GOP senators opposing him are ‘playing with fire’

Graham: Trump says GOP senators opposing him are ‘playing with fire’

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham said his meeting with the president focused mostly on the border and the number of illegal crossings as Trump faces certain bipartisan defeat on his emergency declaration in the Senate. | Alex Wong/Getty Images President Donald Trump said Senate Republicans considering opposition to his emergency declaration on the border are…
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to step down

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to step down

"I'm confident that the FDA will continue to advance all these efforts, and many other goals," FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb wrote in his resignation letter. | Zach Gibson/Getty Images FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, an unusually activist regulator in the Trump administration whose agenda touched everything from tobacco to trans-fats, will step down in a month,…
Bloomberg says he won’t run for president in 2020

Bloomberg says he won’t run for president in 2020

In his announcement, Michael Bloomberg said he’s launching a new climate change initiative and will invest more in gun control and education efforts as well. | AP Photo/John Locher Billionaire Michael Bloomberg announced Tuesday he would not run for president in a crowded Democratic primary where he had little chance, and instead would focus on…
Democrats plan to demand Trump’s tax returns in about two weeks

Democrats plan to demand Trump’s tax returns in about two weeks

Trump’s personal returns will likely be easier to digest than his business ones, which could be exceedingly complicated. | Win McNamee/Getty Images Congress By BRIAN FALER 03/05/2019 03:45 PM EST Updated 03/05/2019 04:55 PM EST 2019-03-05T04:55-0500 House Democrats plan to formally demand President Donald Trump’s tax returns in about two weeks, a key lawmaker said…
Trump calls controversial Omar comments ‘a dark day for Israel’

Trump calls controversial Omar comments ‘a dark day for Israel’

President Donald Trump said Rep. Ilhan Omar’s comments, which accused pro-Israel lawmakers of showing “allegiance to a foreign country,” were “a dark day for Israel!” | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images President Donald Trump said Monday that Rep. Ilhan Omar's suggestion that pro-Israel lawmakers have an allegiance to a foreign country marks a "dark day for Israel,"…
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Looming 2020 deadline triggers wild chase for cash

Rival campaigns acknowledge they have little hope of competing with Beto O’Rourke (above) and Sen. Bernie Sanders, the field’s fundraising pacesetters. | Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP Democratic presidential candidates are on a white-knuckle ride to March 31, the quarterly reporting deadline that will signal who’s rolling in cash and who’s scraping just to…

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