Open thread for night owls. Pro-Publica: Navy failed to deal with issues that led to Iran stand-off
Megan Rose, Robert Faturechi, and T. Christian Miller at Pro-Publica write— Trump Keeps Talking About the Last Military Standoff With Iran — Here’s What Really Happened: Just before sunset on Jan. 12, 2016, 10 American sailors strayed into Iranian territorial waters in the Persian Gulf, a navigation error with potentially grave consequences. On their way to a spying mission, the Americans had s...
House border funding bill in doubt after liberal Democrats raise sharp concerns
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) called a meeting Monday evening with members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.
Trump accuser E. Jean Carroll voices frustration about lack of consequences for repeated allegations of sexual misconduct
Kellyanne Conway says Democrats seeking testimony on Hatch Act violations are retaliating against her politically
‘Green New Deal’ for Seattle? City Council members make pledge, details to come
Council members signed a support letter but haven't yet worked out what particular policies they may pursue.
Presidential debates set to turn Democrats on each other
The unwritten rules that have so far prevented the Democratic presidential contest from devolving into all-out conflict are about to be tested
The House and Senate Have Separate Plans for Border Aid. Here’s What’s Different.
Both chambers have put forward their own versions of legislation that would allocate $4.5 billion and fulfill the Trump administration’s request for funds.
Trump privately talks about ending Japan defense treaty: Bloomberg
U.S. President Donald Trump has recently spoken privately about withdrawing from the defense treaty with Japan as he is of the view that the postwar pact treated the United States unfairly, Bloomberg reported late on Monday.
HHS Secretary: Congress must act on border crisis, blasts 'false narrative' about shelters
Congress must act to fix the crisis at the southern border and "false narratives" about the Department of Health and Human Services' work must stop, according to Secretary Alex Azar.
Will Anti-Wall Street Pressure Force Centrist Democrats to Back Impeachment?
It may not be a coincidence that Rep. Jim Himes came out for a formal inquiry after being targeted for a primary challenge.