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Trump says impeachment would help him win re-election

President Donald Trump's supporters have been trying to use impeachment talks to their advantage, even though the president called impeachment a "dirty, filthy, disgusting word" late last month. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images President Donald Trump…

Durbin: 94 crime bill was worst vote I…

Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin said that years later, he came to view his vote as a mistake and now supports legislation to roll back some of the mandatory minimum sentencing set in the law.…

Boston rains cash on Mayor Pete

Pete Buttigieg raised close to $1 million Thursday during a visit to Boston, according to several people familiar with his fundraising. | Brynn Anderson/AP Photo Boston is raining cash on Pete Buttigieg’s presidential campaign, despite…

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Trump cant hide from Senate debate on Iran

Senate Democrats, led by Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York, are seizing on rising tensions with Iran to temper President Donald Trump's ability to use military force in the Middle East. | Tom Brenner/Getty…

Trump dismisses new sexual assault allegation

President Donald Trump rejected allegations of sexual assault by writer E. Jean Carroll. | Alex Wong/Getty Images President Donald Trump on Friday rejected an allegation by journalist E. Jean Carroll that he sexually assaulted her…

With Iran, Trump Wants to Be Arsonist and…

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Fourth Estate The president loves to intensify a crisis and then declare victory by ending it. By JACK SHAFER June 21, 2019 Jack Shafer is Politico’s senior media writer. Proving his excellence…

Iran is trying to jack up oil prices.…

An oil tanker on fire in the sea of Oman on June 13. Several recent events, including explosions on six oil tankers, have raised tensions between the U.S. and Iran. During the Iran hostage crisis,…