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Democratic surge in suburbs forecasts a potentially rough 2018 for Republicans

Republicans awoke Wednesday facing a tortuous road ahead for their candidates in the 2018 elections, particularly in suburban areas where animosity toward President Trump overwhelmed his party in Tuesday’s elections. In the northern Virginia suburbs near Washington, Democrat R...

Analysis | Tuesday’s elections offer fresh evidence that the ground is shifting beneath the GOP

Republicans awoke Wednesday to a series of aftershocks following Democratic victories across Virginia and other local elections that far exceeded either side’s expectations. That performance, particularly in key suburban battlegrounds across the nation, validates a strategy th...

Threatened medical deduction seen as valuable, versatile

As Trump prepares for Asia trip, US considers returning North Korea to list of state sponsors of terrorism As Trump prepares for Asia trip, US considers returning North Korea to list of state sponsors of terrorism US considering returning NKorea to list of terror sponsors US c...

Trump, Warren say Democratic primary was ‘rigged’

Hillary Clinton | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Trump, Warren say Democratic primary was ‘rigged’ In a pair of posts on Twitter, Trump said ‘Crooked H’ had ‘bought and paid’ for Democratic primary. ...

Donald Trump mocks Kim Jong Un with 'Rocket Man' nickname

WASHINGTON — With President Donald Trump, a good enemy deserves a good nickname. In his debut appearance before the U.N. General Assembly Tuesday, Trump embraced his latest label — calling No...

White House Tepid on GOP Leaders After Bannon ‘War’ Declaration

President Donald Trump shakes hands with Speaker Paul D. Ryan as Vice President Mike Pence looks on at the GOP Congressional retreat in Philadelphia on Jan. 26. Those were warmer days for the Rep...

9/7 PoliticsPA Playbook

Simmons announces his primary challenge to Dent, Murphy admits to an affair, Toohil announces she is not running for Congress in the 11th and puts her support behind Meuser, Republican state Hous...

Trump fuels doubts over GOP’s agenda

Republicans are facing serious doubts about their ability to enact big portions of their agenda in the wake of the collapse of their ObamaCare repeal effort and turmoil at the White House. A wee...

Republican campaign chief: Dems have "moral victories" but GOP has "real victories"

Democrats can have their “moral victories" from closer-than-expected losses in red district special elections. Republicans are winning “real victories,” said the man leading House Republica...

Who is Christopher Wray, Trump's pick to replace Comey as FBI director?

Former agents describe the justice department veteran as qualified and uncontroversial, but he’s likely to face questioning over his independence After Donald Trump’s abrupt firing of the FB...

Who is Christopher Wray, Trump's pick to replace Comey as FBI director?

After Donald Trump’s abrupt firing of FBI director James Comey last month, former agents said the bureau’s rank-and-file wanted one thing: a fiercely independent replacement who would restore...

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