• Mark Zuckerberg courts the powerful in D.C By Politico   -   Sep 21, 2019

    MARK ZUCKERBERG COURTS THE POWERFUL IN D.C

    Mark Zuckerberg's Washington tour this week represents a new approach to politics for him: low-key, closed-door but highly solicitous...

    Tech, Congress, Donald Trump, Industry
  • De Blasio turns back to New York after his longshot campaign By Politico   -   Sep 20, 2019

    DE BLASIO TURNS BACK TO NEW YORK AFTER HIS LONGSHOT CAMPAIGN

    For at least one day, Mayor Bill de Blasio was in a New York state of mind. Far from the Iowa farms and South Carolina churches he...

    Democrats
  • Pentagon to beef up defenses in Saudi Arabia By Politico   -   Sep 20, 2019

    PENTAGON TO BEEF UP DEFENSES IN SAUDI ARABIA

    The U.S. military is dispatching an undetermined number of additional forces to Saudi Arabia to beef up its air and missile defenses...

    U.S., Donald Trump
  • Biden calls for release of Trump's phone call with Ukraine By Politico   -   Sep 20, 2019

    BIDEN CALLS FOR RELEASE OF TRUMP'S PHONE CALL WITH UKRAINE

    Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Friday called on President Donald Trump to make public a July phone call at the center...

    Donald Trump, Democrats
  • Trump allies jolt into action to deflect Ukraine-whistleblower scandal By Politico   -   Sep 20, 2019

    TRUMP ALLIES JOLT INTO ACTION TO DEFLECT UKRAINE-WHISTLEBLOWER SCANDAL

    Here we go again. President Donald Trump sits at the center of another brewing scandal - this one over his communications with Ukraine's...

    Donald Trump, Congress
  • Ben Carson defends transgender remarks, blames media 'mischaracterizations' By Politico   -   Sep 20, 2019

    BEN CARSON DEFENDS TRANSGENDER REMARKS, BLAMES MEDIA 'MISCHARACTERIZATIONS'

    Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson defended his comments about transgender people this week in an agency-wide email...

  • Iowa Dems pitch out-of-state caucuses By Politico   -   Sep 20, 2019

    IOWA DEMS PITCH OUT-OF-STATE CAUCUSES

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Iowa Democrats could hold some of their 2020 primary caucuses outside of the state - perhaps as far away as Arizona...

    Democrats
  • Pelosi backs changing the law to allow a sitting president to be indicted By Politico   -   Sep 20, 2019

    PELOSI BACKS CHANGING THE LAW TO ALLOW A SITTING PRESIDENT TO BE INDICTED

    Speaker Nancy Pelosi endorsed changing federal law to specify that a sitting president can be indicted, even as she indicated she was...

    Election, Donald Trump, Congress
  • By Politico   -   Sep 20, 2019

    ANDREW YANG STANDS BY COMEDIAN AFTER SNL FIRING FOR RACIST JOKES

    Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang is sticking by his calls for forgiveness for Shane Gillis, the 31-year-old comedian who...

    Democrats
  • Facebook announces 'tens of thousands' of app suspensions By Politico   -   Sep 20, 2019

    FACEBOOK ANNOUNCES 'TENS OF THOUSANDS' OF APP SUSPENSIONS

    Facebook today announced that its internal probe of application developer conduct has led to tens of thousands of app suspensions,...

  • Warren to headline major DNC fundraiser By Politico   -   Sep 20, 2019

    WARREN TO HEADLINE MAJOR DNC FUNDRAISER

    Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will headline a big-ticket fundraising event for the Democratic...

    Election, Democrats, Barack Obama
  • By Politico   -   Sep 20, 2019

    POLITICO PLAYBOOK PM: THE PRESIDENT VS. THE WHISTLEBLOWER

    And the U.S. announces new sanctions on Iran's central bank.

    U.S.
  • Top Commerce trade official resigns By Politico   -   Sep 20, 2019

    TOP COMMERCE TRADE OFFICIAL RESIGNS

    Gilbert Kaplan, the Commerce Department's top trade enforcement official, resigned Thursday, further underscoring the turmoil that...

  • By Politico   -   Sep 20, 2019

    TRUMP ANNOUNCES 'HIGHEST SANCTIONS EVER' TARGETING IRAN'S CENTRAL BANK

    President Donald Trump on Friday shared details of his administration's newest sanctions on Iran, targeting the Islamic Republic's...

    Industry, World, Donald Trump
  • Advocacy group slams Ben Carson over reported slur of trans people By Politico   -   Sep 20, 2019

    ADVOCACY GROUP SLAMS BEN CARSON OVER REPORTED SLUR OF TRANS PEOPLE

    The Human Rights Campaign excoriated Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson over a report that he disparaged transgender...

  • Buttigieg campaign hires California state director By Politico   -   Sep 20, 2019

    BUTTIGIEG CAMPAIGN HIRES CALIFORNIA STATE DIRECTOR

    South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg's presidential campaign has hired Cecelia Cabello, a former operative for Los Angeles Mayor...

    Travel, Cycling, Running
  • By Politico   -   Sep 20, 2019

    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE U.N. GENERAL ASSEMBLY

    Hacking the U.N. - Navigating the maze - Official narratives vs. corridor talk

  • 'There was nothing said wrong': Trump denies making inappropriate comments to foreign leader By Politico   -   Sep 20, 2019

    'THERE WAS NOTHING SAID WRONG': TRUMP DENIES MAKING INAPPROPRIATE COMMENTS TO FOREIGN LEADER

    President Donald Trump on Friday again denied making inappropriate comments to a foreign leader amid an ongoing dispute between the...

    Donald Trump, Democrats
  • Trump trolls de Blasio after mayor's withdrawal from presidential race By Politico   -   Sep 20, 2019

    TRUMP TROLLS DE BLASIO AFTER MAYOR'S WITHDRAWAL FROM PRESIDENTIAL RACE

    President Donald Trump on Friday taunted Bill de Blasio within minutes of the New York City mayor's withdrawal from the 2020 White...

    Democrats, Donald Trump, Election
  • By Politico   -   Sep 20, 2019

    THE NATION'S CARTOONISTS ON THE WEEK IN POLITICS

    Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture...

    World, Entertainment