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White House threatens veto of House border bill,…

Scott Eisen/Getty Images The White House tonight threatened to veto the $4.5 billion emergency border funding package introduced by the House last week, in addition to the chamber’s fiscal 2020 Financial Services spending bill. In…

McConnell stiff-arms Democrats on Iran

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell shut down the possibility of a vote on an amendment that would require congressional approval for the use of military funds in Iran. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Senate Democrats…

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Julián Castro can’t catch a break

Part of the problem is that Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro’s campaign is relatively lean compared to other operations. | Chris Carlson/AP Photo 2020 Elections Castro is often first to lay out detailed policy proposals,…

‘If you don’t get this right, nothing else…

Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg's response to a police shooting in South Bend, Indiana, could offer a window into how he would lead the country, his supporters say. | Win McNamee/Getty Images Pete Buttigieg is facing…

Houses pay raise in doubt as GOP wavers

“This ought to be done in an overwhelmingly bipartisan fashion,” House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told POLITICO on Monday night about the prospects of the proposal. “We’re working on it.” | Alex Wong/Getty Images The…