How World War II shaped John Paul Stevens’s approach to the death penalty
John Paul Stevens, the third-longest-serving justice on the court before he retired in 2010, died July 16 at a hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He was 99 years old.
Trump’s incendiary rhetoric is met with fading resistance from Republican and corporate leaders
President Trump recently tweeted that four minority congresswomen should “go back” to their countries of ancestry. A handful of Republican lawmakers spoke out against the comments. But most have stayed quiet.
Mulvaney is building a fiefdom as acting White House chief of staff
Mick Mulvaney wields a growing influence over the White House. One official says Mulvaney is building “his own fiefdom” centered on pushing conservative politics.
Inside Trump’s takeover of the GOP
A new book that’s coming out next week details how a number of top Republicans who once criticized President Trump – publicly and privately – changed their tune after his election and struck a Faustian bargain to gain power.
Tensions between Trump and Pelosi cause uncertainty on debt ceiling and trade votes
Jolted by a new report that shows the Treasury Department running out of cash much faster than previously forecasted, the White House is pushing congressional leaders to strike a spending deal and increase the debt limit in the next two or three weeks.