5 big questions that will get answered at tonight’s debate
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5 big questions that will get answered at tonight’s debate

Arguably the most important impact of the debates may not relate to the candidates’ performances but to the Democratic National Committee’s. | Paul Sancya/AP Photo Good news: all…

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‘My time is growing near’: John Lewis dangles impeachment announcement
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‘My time is growing near’: John Lewis dangles impeachment announcement

Most Democrats acknowledge that Rep. John Lewis' imprimatur could move the needle on impeachment proceedings in ways that even prominent endorsements from other House leaders haven't. | Alex…

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Behind the curtain of Andrew Yang’s crazy, totally novel debate prep session
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Behind the curtain of Andrew Yang’s crazy, totally novel debate prep session

Scott Eisen/Getty Images 2020 Elections The entrepreneur brings his outside-the-box method to a well-worn political exercise. For the #YangGang, the first rule of debate club is you do…

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Democratic plan could block Trump’s tariff-aid payments to farmers
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Democratic plan could block Trump’s tariff-aid payments to farmers

A worker packs sweet potatoes in Arkansas in 2017. | Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images House Democrats are weighing a short-term spending plan that could temporarily freeze the Trump administration’s…

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Speaker Pelosi holds her ground on impeachment
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Speaker Pelosi holds her ground on impeachment

poster="http://v.politico.com/images/1155968404/201909/2063/1155968404_6085709065001_6085703631001-vs.jpg?pubId=1155968404" true Next Video House Judiciary Committee takes next step in impeachment investigation with resolution

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Trump team rushes to find escape hatch for China tariffs
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Trump team rushes to find escape hatch for China tariffs

President Donald Trump's standoff with China has rocked markets throughout the past two years, and the latest debate inside the Trump administration is fueling more volatility with warring…

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Trump administration rolls back landmark water protections
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Trump administration rolls back landmark water protections

Drew Angerer/Getty Images The Trump administration will on Thursday repeal one of the Obama era's most sweeping environmental rules — a set of pollution protections for small streams…

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House Judiciary Committee approves guidelines for Trump impeachment probe
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House Judiciary Committee approves guidelines for Trump impeachment probe

Zach Gibson/Getty Images The House Judiciary Committee approved the parameters for its impeachment investigation into Donald Trump on Thursday — the most significant step Democrats have yet taken…

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‘Why Are You Pissing In Our Face?’: Inside Warren’s War With the Obama Team
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‘Why Are You Pissing In Our Face?’: Inside Warren’s War With the Obama Team

Elizabeth Warren was in the president’s head. From the summer of 2010 through summer of 2011, the usually unflappable Barack Obama spent long hours agonizing over the then-Harvard…

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Israel accused of planting mysterious spy devices near the White House
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Israel accused of planting mysterious spy devices near the White House

The U.S. government concluded within the last two years that Israel was most likely behind the placement of cell-phone surveillance devices that were found near the White House…

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