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Brooks Will Stick with Roy Moore

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) told the Birmingham News that he is sticking with Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations, arguing that the conservative agenda is “vastly more important” than the claims against Moore. Said Brooks: “Who wil...

Anthony Kennedy to stay on Supreme Court

Monday was a busy day for the Supreme Court. On the justices’ final work day until fall, they issued rulings or otherwise made news in cases involving school choice, religious liberty, birth certificates and President Donald Trump’s travel ban.

Krauthammer: 'Implausible' That Comey Was Fired Over Clinton Comments Last Year

Charles Krauthammer reacted to the firing of FBI Director James Comey, saying that the Trump administration's stated reasoning for his termination is implausible. "According to the letter by the deputy attorney general [Rod Rosenstein], this is about something that occurred on J...

McConnell to Dems: Confirm Gorsuch or Lose More Senate Power

Although the rules of the Senate are in the hands of Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., the Democrats are the ones putting their future numbers at risk if they filibuster Judge Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court confirmation this week and force the senator to invoke the nuclear op...

McConnell: Gorsuch will be confirmed this week

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Mitch McConnellMcConnell: Gorsuch will be confirmed this week Senate must remove one of Obama Administration's most counterproductive measures McConnell: Ru...

The Hill's 12:30 Report

Sign up to receive the 12:30 Report right to your A midday take on what's happening in politics and how to have a sense of humor about it.* The Hill's 12:30 Report: Breaking - Dems delay panel...

Ted Cruz: 'Judge Gorsuch Will Be Confirmed'

Supreme Court nominee Neil Goruch will be confirmed within 60 days – with or without a Senate filibuster, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz predicted Sunday. In an interview on CBS News' "Face The Nation,"...

Bear-poking Obama

In 2011, then-President Obama roasted Donald Trump at the White House Correspondents' Dinner. Obama mocked Trump about his birth-certificate controversy and was boorishly condescending about Trum...

Roberts, target of Trump jabs, meeting Trump at Capitol - World - NZ Herald News

WASHINGTON (AP) " Donald Trump and John Roberts are not likely to rehash Trump's criticism of the chief justice when they meet outside the Capitol at noon. Instead, they will take part in a vener...

Following in Obama’s footsteps, Trump chooses the Lincoln bible for his swearing-in

The US presidential inauguration features several intriguing traditions, including the incoming president’s ability to choose a bible for his (or her) swearing-in. In advance of his own inaugur...

A Suggestion for Reading Trump's Tweets

I’d like to wholeheartedly endorse Jim Geraghty’s post. He’s right — “not every Trump tweet needs to dominate the news cycle for a day.” Indeed, I think there’s a framework for und...

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