‘Wrong on most everything’: GOP smacks down Biden’s bipartisanship

‘Wrong on most everything’: GOP smacks down Biden’s bipartisanship

As centrist Republicans winnow out, Joe Biden's cross-aisle appeal may decline with them. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images Joe Biden is making his bipartisan bona fides a centerpiece of his presidential campaign, boasting recently that he persuaded three Republican senators to support the economic stimulus that helped save the country from catastrophe. “It was my job…
Fox News town halls divide 2020 field, but Dem voters say OK

Fox News town halls divide 2020 field, but Dem voters say OK

Democratic candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks at a Fox News town hall. | Jessica Hill/AP Photo Fox News’ presidential town halls have the Democratic primary field at odds over whether it’s permissible to appear on conservatives’ preferred network, but most voters say they’re fine with it. More than 60 percent of Democrats said they think…
Pelosi preaches caution on impeachment as pressure builds

Pelosi preaches caution on impeachment as pressure builds

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has repeatedly urged her colleagues not to pursue impeachment without bipartisan support. | Zach Gibson/Getty Images Speaker Nancy Pelosi is trying to hold the line — no impeachment. At least not yet. It’s a familiar message for Pelosi, who will deliver it once again at a closed-door meeting of House Democrats…
Pelosi faces rising pressure to launch impeachment inquiry

Pelosi faces rising pressure to launch impeachment inquiry

Speaker Nancy Pelosi will hold a closed-door meeting Wednesday to fully brief members on the House Democrats’ sprawling oversight efforts and investigations. | Zach Gibson/Getty Images Speaker Nancy Pelosi doesn’t want to impeach President Donald Trump, but a growing number of her members are trying to drag her there. Despite repeated pronouncements from the California…
No miracle deal on budget as talks continue

No miracle deal on budget as talks continue

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's assessment came amid a breakneck pace of talks on Tuesday afternoon to finish an agreement to avoid blunt spending cuts and a potential debt default. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Congressional leaders and the Trump administration finished a round of breakneck budget talks on Tuesday with no resolution but a…
Dems struggle to secure testimony from a wary Mueller

Dems struggle to secure testimony from a wary Mueller

Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee confirmed that Democrats remain open to both public and private testimony with special counsel Robert Mueller. | Alex Wong/Getty Images House Democrats are scrambling to secure Robert Mueller’s public testimony amid concerns from the special counsel and his staff about what he can share publicly related to his Russia investigation,…
Vulnerable Democrats split as impeachment pressure mounts

Vulnerable Democrats split as impeachment pressure mounts

“We’re just getting closer and closer to a point where we have to do something,” said freshman Rep. Katie Hill. | Zach Gibson/Getty Images congress The rift demonstrates the near-impossible balance for Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her allies as they try to keep focus on their legislative agenda. By LAURA BARRÓN-LÓPEZ and SARAH FERRIS 05/21/2019…
Biden caps cash dash with big Florida haul

Biden caps cash dash with big Florida haul

Joe Biden’s huge two-day financial haul highlights the still-ample power of big donors in a Democratic primary field that has put more emphasis on digital dollars. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images 2020 elections Miami and Orlando were the latest stops on the former vice president's nationwide high-dollar fundraising tour. By MARC CAPUTO 05/21/2019 06:21 PM EDT…
Trump campaign and Senate GOP clash over president’s pollster

Trump campaign and Senate GOP clash over president’s pollster

Trump strategist John McLaughlin cut ties with a primary challenger to North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis (right) after Senate Republican officials reached out to the administration. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo 2020 elections Pollster John McLaughlin's work for a Republican aiming to unseat GOP Sen. Thom Tillis angered Senate GOP officials. On Tuesday, he cut ties.…
DOJ renews counteroffer to Schiff over unredacted Mueller report

DOJ renews counteroffer to Schiff over unredacted Mueller report

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff got another counteroffer from the Justice Department in response to a request for the full Mueller report. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo The Justice Department on Tuesday reiterated its counteroffer to the House Intelligence Committee to view an unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report in a last-ditch…

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