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Scandal overrides good news for Trump

For President Donald Trump, this is a best-of-times, worst-of-times moment. So far. The president was up early Saturday celebrating the Senate’s overnight passage of a sweeping tax overhaul package that puts him on the cusp...

Republicans can’t handle bi-partisanship

President Donald Trump was in the mood to celebrate after cutting a big deal with opposition Democrats. Joshing with Northeastern officials in the Cabinet Room, Trump hailed New York Democrat Andrew Cuomo as “my governor”...

Trump’s tweets escalate debt crisis

Fanning the flames of GOP discord, President Donald Trump is accusing Republican congressional leaders botching efforts to avoid an unprecedented default on the national debt. “Could have been so easy-now a mess!” Trump tweeted. The...

Pence’s role in Trump’s debacles

Vice President Mike Pence has tiptoed gingerly through the chaos engulfing the White House — offering loyalty to his boss, while trying to avoid the spreading stain of scandal. It hasn't been easy, and it's...

Leadership shakeup disrupts unity

Democrats are opening their national convention in Philadelphia eager to show off a forward-looking party united behind Hillary Clinton, but they face lingering bitterness among supporters of defeated rival Bernie Sanders and a fresh...

Bernie attacks Hillary over liberal causes

Bernie Sanders sharpened the contrast with Hillary Rodham Clinton on a bevy of liberal causes on Saturday, casting himself as a principled progressive before thousands of Iowa Democrats in an appearance that could set...