Pundits on Obama’s New Wins and the Tricks Up Clinton’s Sleeve

• John Hood thinks the Clinton campaign has a few things going for it, at least in their minds: They still think they can get John Edwards and seat Michigan and Florida at the convention, and they’ve convinced the media to wait for the big March states before calling the race. And in the end, […]

Twitter’s massive attack: What we know after Apple, Biden, Obama, Musk, and others tweeted a bitcoin scam

Late in the evening, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey wrote, “Tough day for us at Twitter. We all feel terrible this happened. We’re diagnosing and will share everything we can when we have a more complete understanding of exactly what happened.” Product chief Kayvon Beykpour also released a public statement on his personal account, writing, “Our […]

What’s in a mispronunciation of a name? Ask Kamala Harris

WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 29: Fox News host Tucker Carlson discusses ‘Populism and the Right’ during the National Review Institute’s Ideas Summit at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel March 29, 2019 in Washington, DC. Carlson talked about a large variety of topics including dropping testosterone levels, increasing rates of suicide, unemployment, drug addiction and social hierarchy […]

AP FACT CHECK: Trump skews record on Biden-Harris, economy

THE FACTS: It is highly unlikely that economic growth would be enough to offset the loss of the payroll tax. Trump has a record of making wildly improbable growth projections. He suggested that his 2017 income tax cuts would propel economic growth as high as 6% annually. That never happened. Growth reached 3% in 2018, […]

Cabinet roles, Senate seats: What could be next for the women Biden didn’t choose

“There is no question that the vetting helped,” Sebelius said. “First of all, the vetting you go through as vice president is so much more rigorous than anything I had ever been through even though I had run for office. … You get your profile a bit elevated, but you also have all of the […]

U.S. loses Iran arms embargo bid as Putin pushes summit to avoid nuclear deal showdown

In a U.N. Security Council vote, Russia and China opposed extending the weapons ban, which is due to expire in October under a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers. Eleven members abstained, including France, Germany and Britain, while Washington and the Dominican Republic were the only yes votes.

Delaware thrust into unlikely starring role in 2020 campaign

Biden spent decades riding Amtrak on commutes between Washington and Delaware. The train station in Wilmington now bears his name. He once took President Barack Obama to a well-known Wilmington diner, the Charcoal Pit, and Biden hit Gianni’s Pizza after announcing his latest presidential run last year. On the city’s east side is a pool […]

Newsweek apologizes for Kamala Harris op-ed

Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerJared Kushner denies Trump ‘promoting’ questions about Kamala Harris The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Trump goes birther again; no deal on COVID-19 package 5 takeaways from Israel and UAE opening diplomatic ties MORE, the president’s son-in-law, who holds significant sway in both the White House and Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign, […]

Postal service warns states of delays to mail-in ballots for US election 2020

The Postal Service changes and the Trump administration’s decision to withhold funding “is alarming and should be of grave concern to us all, particularly with the general election only months away,” Louisville, Kentucky, Mayor Greg Fischer said in a statement on Saturday. Fischer, a Democrat, is president of the nonpartisan U.S. Conference of Mayors.

Q&A: What’s happening at the US Postal Service, and why?

In June, Louis DeJoy, a Republican donor and logistics company executive, took over as the new postmaster general and Trump tasked him with trying to make the Postal Service more profitable. Doing so would also squeeze businesses such as Amazon. Its chief executive, Jeff Bezos, has come under criticism from Trump because of the coverage […]