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Biden: ‘I regret that I am not president,’ but ‘it was the right decision’ for family – ABC News

Washington ExaminerBiden: 'I regret that I am not president,' but 'it was the right decision' for familyABC NewsJust over two years ago, then–Vice President Joe Biden announced that he would not run to succeed President Barack Obama in 2016. This week he admitted he regrets that he doesn't occupy the Oval Office, given the potential he sees in the United States.Joe Biden: … [Read more...]

Tax troubles mount for Republicans – Washington Post

Washington PostTax troubles mount for RepublicansWashington PostThe GOP tax bill was already the object of fierce criticism from Democrats, conservatives, fiscal hawks and business interests — in other words, practically everyone. Tuesday's elections then handed Republicans historic losses. (In 100 years, Virginia ...Democrats Win Phase One of the Redistricting WarsThe AtlanticWhy Virginia Is … [Read more...]

Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping tout growing friendship at opulent state dinner – ABC News

Washington PostTrump and Chinese President Xi Jinping tout growing friendship at opulent state dinnerABC NewsDespite their language barrier, the two have been regularly seen through the president's state visit laughing together in exchanges and repeatedly emphasizing a growing friendship and mutual respect. Trump beamed with pride as he showed off a video ...In Beijing, Trump declines to … [Read more...]

OBAMA excluded from JURY just in time for PAID speech — RAHM walks out on CHANCE the RAPPER — RAUNER’s … – Politico

OBAMA excluded from JURY just in time for PAID speech — RAHM walks out on CHANCE the RAPPER — RAUNER's ...PoliticoFormer President Barack Obama showed up for jury duty while across the street, hometown hero and national rap star, Chance the Rapper, was addressing Chicago's city council even as Mayor Rahm Emanuel walked out on him. ... “Senate overrides Rauner's ...and more » … [Read more...]

The clock is ticking for Republicans – CNN

CNNThe clock is ticking for RepublicansCNNRight now, the GOP controls every lever of power in Washington -- the White House and both houses of Congress. ... That's how President Barack Obama went from a filibuster-proof Senate majority to a slim majority and a Republican house after just two ...The Democrats are finally beginning their march to relevanceThe GuardianDemocrats picked up 2 seats … [Read more...]

Hillary Clinton is finally making her way to Wisconsin – Fox News

Fox NewsHillary Clinton is finally making her way to WisconsinFox NewsShe'll connect with audiences in a conversation about a story that's personal, raw, detailed, and surprisingly funny," the website for Hillary Clinton Live reads. "She'll take you with her on her journey and talk about What Happened, what's next, and ...Election Rattles Congressional Republicans, and … [Read more...]

Democrats are weaponizing the health care debate – CNN

CNNDemocrats are weaponizing the health care debateCNNNortham got a boost on the health care front from President Donald Trump in mid-October, when the administration announced plans to stop some federal subsidies to insurers. In a statement then, Northam called the decision "unconscionable" and ...It's not just Virginia: Maine has a crucial lesson for DemocratsVoxElection … [Read more...]

In need of a win, Senate Republicans unveil their own tax plan – CNN

CNNIn need of a win, Senate Republicans unveil their own tax planCNNOn policy, Thursday will be the first opportunity to see how wide a gap exists between the House and Senate tax bills. Republican senators will be briefed on the GOP tax plan Thursday mid-morning. While the Senate finance committee is expected to ...Senate GOP plan would delay corporate tax cut until 2019, breaking with … [Read more...]

As Democrats in Suburbs Take Victory Lap, Focus Shifts to 2018 – New York Times

New York TimesAs Democrats in Suburbs Take Victory Lap, Focus Shifts to 2018New York TimesWhat if all this suburban anger toward President Trump still couldn't unseat Republicans in the New York suburbs? ... And in Albany, the election results heightened pressure to dismantle the Independent Democratic Conference, the coalition of rogue ...and more » … [Read more...]

Barack Obama has to report to jury duty, too. (He didn’t get picked.) – Washington Post

Washington PostBarack Obama has to report to jury duty, too. (He didn't get picked.)Washington PostFormer president Barack Obama appeared for jury duty in Chicago on Wednesday, but he was not chosen to serve. ... Joe Biden was called for jury duty in Delaware in January 2011 while he was serving as vice president but was not chosen to be a juror.Obama reports for jury duty in Chicago and is … [Read more...]

Conservatives mount opposition to Trump’s deal with Democrats, but derailing it seems unlikely – Washington Post

Washington PostConservatives mount opposition to Trump's deal with Democrats, but derailing it seems unlikelyWashington PostConservative lawmakers voiced their opposition to President Trump's deal with Democratic congressional leaders, arguing the three-month government spending bill that also raises the debt ceiling should not be passed because it does not include federal ...and … [Read more...]

Trump Sided With The Democrats. Whaaaaat? – FiveThirtyEight

FiveThirtyEightTrump Sided With The Democrats. Whaaaaat?FiveThirtyEightPresident Trump struck a deal with Democratic congressional leaders on Wednesday to increase the debt limit and finance the government until mid-December, blindsiding his own Republican allies as he reached across the aisle to resolve a major dispute ... … [Read more...]

For Conservatives, Trump’s Deal With Democrats Is Nightmare Come True – New York Times

New York TimesFor Conservatives, Trump's Deal With Democrats Is Nightmare Come TrueNew York TimesIf Mr. Trump's agreement with the two Democratic leaders, Senator Chuck Schumer and Representative Nancy Pelosi, to increase the debt limit and finance the government for three months did not yet represent the breaking point between the president and ...and more » … [Read more...]

Democrats dread Hillary’s book tour – Politico

PoliticoDemocrats dread Hillary's book tourPoliticoPresident Donald Trump may be the only person in politics truly excited about Hillary Clinton's book tour. Democratic operatives can't stand the thought of her picking the scabs of 2016, again — the Bernie Sanders divide, the Jim Comey complaints, the ...By bashing Bernie Sanders in her new book, Hillary Clinton proves she still … [Read more...]

The First White President – The Atlantic

The First White PresidentThe AtlanticAfter his cabal of conspiracy theorists forced Barack Obama to present his birth certificate, Trump demanded the president's college grades (offering $5 million in exchange for them), insisting that Obama was not intelligent enough to have gone to an ...and more » … [Read more...]

Trump Jr. Set To Meet With Senate Judiciary Committee Investigators – NPR

NPRTrump Jr. Set To Meet With Senate Judiciary Committee InvestigatorsNPRSpecifically, the Senate Judiciary Committee is likely to use the closed-door interview to grill Trump Jr. on his meeting in June 2016 with a Russian contingent that was described as offering dirt on his father's rival, Hillary Clinton. President Trump ...Trump Jr. Says He Wanted Russian Dirt to Determine Clinton's … [Read more...]

Hill Democrats score a seat at the table, but they’re still looking for a legislative win – Washington Post

Washington PostHill Democrats score a seat at the table, but they're still looking for a legislative winWashington PostFor the first time this year, Democrats can envision playing offense, possibly securing victories on immigration and health issues that eluded them in the last years of President Barack Obama's tenure. [Trump sides with Democrats on fiscal issues ...Democrats threaten … [Read more...]