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Guilty: U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah Sr. Convicted Of Political Corruption

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 2:32pm

Federal prosecutors say the Pennsylvania Democrat and his associates took part in several schemes to enrich themselves using federal, charitable and campaign funds.

Clinton Stings Trump On Economy: 'We Can't Let Him Bankrupt America'

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 12:58pm

Hillary Clinton delivered a stinging indictment today of Donald Trump's business record and his economic policy, an effort to undermine what he has billed as one of his chief qualifications.

3 Campaigns With More Money Than Trump's: Sanders, Cruz And Even Carson

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 9:33am

The latest fundraising figures for Trump are astounding — astounding in how low they are.

Celebrities, Lies, And Outsiders: How This Election Surprised One Political Scientist

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 5:00am

Marty Cohen cowrote "The Party Decides" — The Book that policy nerds were reading in the run-up to the 2016 election. Here's what he thinks about the election so far.

Senate Rejects 4 Gun Measures Sparked By Orlando Shooting

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 4:11am

The measures were introduced following a 15-hour talk-a-thon in which Democrats demanded new controls on gun sales following the shootings in Orlando, Fla.

Evaluating The State Of Donald Trump's Presidential Campaign

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 4:11am

Donald Trump dismissed his campaign manager on Monday after weeks of tension within his staff. Meanwhile, Trump is meeting with hundreds of evangelical leaders in New York City on Tuesday.

Trump Fires Campaign Manager Who Got Him Through The Primaries

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 4:11am

Donald Trump fired Corey Lewandowski on Monday — in what may be a symptom of much larger dysfunction inside his campaign. David Greene talks to Rick Tyler, ex-spokesman for Ted Cruz for his opinion.

Donald Trump's Problems Are Much Deeper Than A Campaign Manager

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 3:31am

Struggling candidates looking to fix their campaigns can usually start by looking in the mirror. That's certainly true here.

Trump's Fundraising Lags Far Behind Clinton's

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 10:57pm

As of May 30, Trump's campaign had just $1.3 million compared to Clinton's $42 million. Many Republican senators with tough re-election fights have more money than their party's presumptive nominee.

Man Arrested At Rally Wanted To "Shoot And Kill" Trump, Court Documents Show

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 6:07pm

Michael Steven Sandford tried to take a gun from a police officer at a Trump rally in Las Vegas on Saturday. He was charged in a federal court on Monday.

GOP Rep. On 911 Redaction: 'How In The ___ Does Censoring This ___ Make Us ___?'

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 1:42pm

Republicans in Congress are calling for the the full transcripts of the Orlando shooter's conversations with police to be released after the FBI released partial transcripts.

Here Are The 4 Gun Proposals The Senate Is Voting On (Again)

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 9:43am

Just over a week after the deadly nightclub rampage in Orlando, the Senate will take up four amendments today. But there's little reason for optimism as previous versions of have failed.

Embattled Trump Campaign Manager Out

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 9:27am

Corey Lewandowski's departure appears to be a reaction to the presumptive GOP nominee's sagging poll numbers and weeks of difficulty as he prepped for a tough fight with Hillary Clinton.

Politics In The News: Monday Roundup

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 4:02am

David Greene examines the state of the GOP and what next month's Republican convention might bring, with commentator and columnist Cokie Roberts and Robert Costa of The Washington Post.

Sen. King On How 2016 Is Different From Other Presidential Campaigns

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 4:02am

David Greene talks to Sen. Angus King of Maine about what he calls "dog whistle rhetoric." Specifically, Donald Trump alienating American Muslims and insinuating that President Obama aided terrorists.

In 2016, Talking Politics Can Make Things Uncomfortable At Work

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 3:37am

This presidential election, many workers and employers say political vitriol is carrying over into the workplace — making it a potentially hostile environment.

U.S. And China Both Agree On 'Brexit': U.K. Should Stay In EU

Sun, 06/19/2016 - 4:24pm

As United Kingdom voters prepare to vote on whether to remain in the European Union, President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping both think leaving is a bad idea for the economy.

Why 'Decent People' Could Vote For Trump

Sun, 06/19/2016 - 4:24pm

Bloomberg View's Megan McArdle argues in a new column that there are real reasons why "decent people" could vote for Donald Trump, even if they disagree with many of his statements.

A 'Moral Obligation' To Protest Trump, Says Michael Eric Dyson

Sun, 06/19/2016 - 4:24pm

Professor Michael Eric Dyson argues in a New Republic article that people "have a positive moral obligation to protest the nomination of this racist demagogue" at the GOP convention. He explains why.

Political Reaction To Orlando: Gun Bills, Clinton And Trump

Sun, 06/19/2016 - 4:24pm

The Orlando shooting and Donald Trump's reaction scrambled campaign politics and complicated Trump's relationship with the Republican Party. Meanwhile, senators will vote on gun legislation Monday.

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