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The Landmine that Just Got Laid for Elizabeth…

M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO 2020 It passed almost unnoticed, but history suggests we just saw a potent political weapon get pointed at two top candidates, Warren and Bernie Sanders. By JEFF GREENFIELD June 27, 2019 Jeff…

Democrats brawl in bid for breakout moment

Ten Democratic candidates took the stage Wednesday in Miami for the first presidential primary debates of the 2020 election. | Joe Raedle/Getty Images MIAMI — Elizabeth Warren had her moments to shine. Beto O’Rourke spoke…

Whose Deaths Aren’t We Seeing?

Julia Le Duc/AP Photo fourth estate The photo of dead migrants was horrifying enough that even the president reacted. But we only got to see it because it steered around an American taboo. By JACK…

Trump ready for tariff truce with China

One source with knowledge of the planning said President Donald Trump's decision to delay additional tariffs was Chinese President Xi Jinping's price for holding the meeting in Osaka. | Getty Images Trade By DOUG PALMER,…

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The Buttigieg Illusion

Sean Rayford/Getty Images opinion By RICH LOWRY June 26, 2019 Rich Lowry is editor of National Review and a contributing editor with Politico Magazine. It would tax even the prodigious powers of the late novelist…

Trump allies pressuring DHS chief to resign

Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan, who took over the post less than three months ago, is under heavy criticism from prominent Trump allies. | Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo Hard-liners inside and outside…