Sanders seizes pro-Omar lane in 2020

Sanders seizes pro-Omar lane in 2020

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ reaction to Ilhan Omar’s comments helped solidify his hold on the party’s left wing and dovetailed with his intensified outreach to older African-American voters. | Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images 2020 elections No other presidential candidate came out as quickly — or as forcefully — on the Rep. Ilhan Omar controversy as the Vermont…
Manafort gets 47 months in prison for financial fraud

Manafort gets 47 months in prison for financial fraud

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will also be sentenced next Wednesday on separate charges that he served as an unregistered foreign agent, laundered money and tampered with a witness. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo Legal The sentence is the longest to date for a Trump associate ensnared in the special counsel's investigation, but much shorter…
POLITICO Playbook PM: Democrats plan vote on anti-hate measure, as splits emerge

POLITICO Playbook PM: Democrats plan vote on anti-hate measure, as splits emerge

INCOMING! … SPOTTED: Rudy Giuliani on the 1 p.m. shuttle from LGA to DCA. BULLETIN -- ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER DEM OUT … DANIEL STRAUSS: “Sherrod Brown will not run for president in 2020”: “Brown said in a statement that he was confident other candidates would adopt his political mantra — ‘the dignity of work’ —…
Sherrod Brown will not run for president in 2020

Sherrod Brown will not run for president in 2020

Sen. Sherrod Brown said in a statement that he was confident other candidates would adopt his political mantra — "the dignity of work" — and that he would continue working against President Donald Trump in the Senate. | Charlie Neibergall/AP Photo 2020 Elections The Ohio senator just completed a tour of early 2020 states as…
House to vote on Omar rebuke Thursday

House to vote on Omar rebuke Thursday

Rep. Ilhan Omar sits with fellow Democrats on the House Education and Labor Committee during a bill markup, on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday. | AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Congress House leaders plan to hold a vote on a resolution condemning anti-Semitism on Thursday, even as the text as yet to be finalized. The…
Perdue stands firm with Trump in battleground Georgia

Perdue stands firm with Trump in battleground Georgia

Georgia Sen. David Perdue is pitching himself as the co-pilot of President Donald Trump’s first term. But he doesn’t plan to run solely as a Trump ally. | Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images Elections Republican Sen. David Perdue is sticking with President Donald Trump ahead of a 2020 reelection fight. Some Republicans facing tough 2020 elections…
Sources: Michael Cohen gives House Intel docs showing previous testimony was edited

Sources: Michael Cohen gives House Intel docs showing previous testimony was edited

Michael Cohen said Jay Sekulow, one of Trump’s attorneys, edited his false statement about the Trump Tower Moscow project. Sekulow said that claim was “completely false.” | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images President Donald Trump’s former attorney and fixer Michael Cohen turned over documents to the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday showing that his false 2017 testimony…
GOP strategy on Omar: Let Dems struggle on their own

GOP strategy on Omar: Let Dems struggle on their own

“I would like to see what the Democrats are going to do,” Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said on Wednesday on controversy over Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar. “We’ve already led on this issue.” | AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite House Republicans are sitting back and letting Democrats inflict damage on themselves as they struggle to respond to…
Sanders, Harris condemn House rebuke of Omar

Sanders, Harris condemn House rebuke of Omar

In separate statements, Sens. Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris, who are both running for the Democratic nomination, condemned anti-Semitism but advocated for more discussion surrounding the United States’ policy with Israel. | Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images Two major Democratic presidential candidates on Wednesday condemned House Democrats’ move to rebuke Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) after comments she…
GOP could face emergency vote every 6 months

GOP could face emergency vote every 6 months

Trump made clear that he’s upset his party is threatening to fracture, with most senators opposing the emergency because they fear a future Democratic president will use Trump’s move to institute their own priorities. | Win McNamee/Getty Images President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration on the border will come to a head on the Senate…

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