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For the second time in two days, a building called ‘Trump Place’ decides to take down the president’s name

56 min 55 sec ago
In 2016, there were six buildings called Trump Place on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Now, there will be none.

The White House insists it’s the first to condemn violence while not condemning violence

1 hour 53 sec ago
Trump condemned the media Friday morning while staying mute about an alleged plan for a mass shooting.

Sarah Sanders says White House confident about Mueller report, that Trump had no reason to collude with Russia

1 hour 52 min ago
During a television appearance, Sanders said Trump didn’t need help from Russia in 2016 because he was the “infinitely better” candidate.

House Democrats set Tuesday vote on overturning Trump emergency declaration

2 hours 2 min ago
The House is expected to pass the measure rejecting the president’s bid to beef up border wall funding, but its prospects in the GOP-controlled Senate remain uncertain.

Roger Stone takes the stand — and much ridiculousness ensues

2 hours 8 min ago
Stone's shifting arguments didn't convince the judge, and it's not difficult to see why.

The slowly written Mueller report that’s sitting in plain sight

2 hours 12 min ago
The 300-odd pages of indictments and information documents make up much of what any report would say anyway.

Judge: Prosecutors’ deal with Jeffrey Epstein in molestation case violated law, misled victims

2 hours 24 min ago
The ruling is sharply critical of how prosecutors, including future Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, handled a non-prosecution agreement with billionaire Jeffrey Epstein.

Hogan blasts RNC for ‘unprecedented’ steps to shield Trump from a primary

2 hours 28 min ago
RNC spokeswoman responds: “President Trump doesn’t need any assistance to protect him from primary challengers.”

The Daily 202: Will supporting reparations become a new litmus test for Democrats in 2020?

2 hours 58 min ago
Four presidential candidates have now expressed openness to the idea.

The Technology 202: Trump's call for '6G' becomes a punchline in Silicon Valley

4 hours 18 min ago
It was a missed opportunity for White House to tout work on 5G.

The Energy 202: Oregon pushes sweeping climate bill after Democrats win big in 2018

4 hours 54 min ago
Its emissions were already low. Democrats want them even lower.

District’s VA Medical Center in bottom 10 percent of agency hospitals

6 hours 3 min ago
The latest report from the inspector general is enough for District Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) to declare she is "fed up.” She plans to call for congressional hearings into the facility, which has been dogged by difficulties for years.

In this dystopian novel, the Wall gets built — and the emergency is real.

6 hours 4 min ago
John Lanchester’s “The Wall” is a nightmare vision of a near-future Britain.

Power Up: Democrats are unafraid to inhale in 2020's Pot Primary

6 hours 51 min ago
The electorate has changed on federal legalization.

China and Russia have deep financial ties to Venezuela. Here’s what’s at stake.

7 hours 4 min ago
It's a tale of two creditors — each with distinct foreign policy goals.

Trump’s repeated claim that China is paying ‘billions’ in tariffs to the Treasury

10 hours 4 min ago
Over and over, President Trump says the Treasury is earning "billions" from tariffs. But Americans, not China, pay the tariffs and so far, it's a net loser for the government.

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee wore Confederate uniform in 1980 yearbook photo

Thu, 2019-02-21 20:15
Lee, who won election in November, said in a statement to the Tennessean that he regretted wearing the uniform at an “Old South” party while a student at Auburn University.