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Georgieva wins EU nomination for IMF boss in…

Kristalina Georgieva | Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images Contentious procedure raises questions about Europe’s grip on the global economic watchdog. By John Rega 8/2/19, 9:46 PM CET Updated 8/3/19, 12:10 AM CET World Bank chief…

Puerto Rico governor resigns, names successor

Pedro Pierluisi speaks during his confirmation hearing at the House of Representatives, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Friday. | Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo/AP Photo elections By ASSOCIATED PRESS 08/02/2019 05:26 PM EDT SAN JUAN,…

Russia probe’s price tag nearly $32 million, DOJ…

Alex Wong/Getty Images The Justice Department says spending in the Russia investigation for the duration of special counsel Robert Mueller’s work hit nearly $32 million, according to a government report released Friday. That total covers…

Is Joe Biden Too Old?

AP Photo/Carlos Osorio Fourth Estate Journalists are suddenly willing to ask questions about the Democratic front-runner’s age. But they’re still unwilling to answer them. By JACK SHAFER August 02, 2019 Jack Shafer is Politico’s senior…

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Gravel and his campaign teens end presidential run

Former Alaska Sen. Mike Gravel’s official Twitter wrote that “the #Gravelanche is not over. We're gonna keep going.” | Alex Wong/Getty Images Former Alaska Sen. Mike Gravel is ending his quixotic bid for president, which…

Emails show Stephen Miller pressed hard to limit…

White House senior adviser Stephen Miller's previously undisclosed emails could raise legal questions about whether the public charge rule was rushed to completion. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images immigration One former Trump official said White House…