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BRUNCH EDITION -- THE NEW CONCERN on the Hill -- MANAFORT tick tocks -- GOP preps 'break glass' emergency ...

On Sunday, Mr. Trump hastily convened a meeting of paid and unpaid advisers including the pollster Kellyanne Conway; Roger Ailes, the ousted Fox News chairman;...

How Donald Trump lost the summer

Fabrizio, who was joined by Manafort deputy Rick Gates, had just completed a fresh batch of polling and had an urgent message for the candidate:...

'Comemierda' time in CD26 – Jax mayor grilled over Trump ...

PoliticoBy Marc Caputo (mcaputo@politico.com; @MarcACaputo) with Bianca Padró Ocasio (bpadro@politico.com; @BiancaJoanie) and the staff of POLITICO Florida.and more »...

The GOP establishment strikes back

McCain "has let Arizona Republicans down for too long, but now we have Kelli Ward, a bold conservative leader who will fight for our values...

Q&A with Roger Marshall

Conaway told reporters that he looks forward to working with Peterson to craft the 2018 farm bill and that he will be thinking about mothers...

FBI warned CLINTON campaign about potential hack -- Hillary, Kaine on the trail, Trump with family -

Politico- Another Gabe ...PoliticoIn the west, Donald Trump has zeroed in southwestern Pennsylvania's coal country and the blue-collar towns around Pittsburgh, banking on big turnout...

Where's health care? Not at the GOP convention

Ted Cruz and Trump overshadowed the entire evening, with the Texas senator — who once shut down the government in an attempt to halt Obamacare...

Trump camp blasts 'treacherous' Ted Cruz

How Philadelphia Saved its Shipbuilding Tradition. By Mark Peterson and Taylor Gee. Clinton leads by 2 in New Hampshire. 07/21/16 07:12 PM EDT ..... But...

AIRBNB hires Holder -- THIEL's big moment -

Politico- CRUZ steals the ...PoliticoBy Carla Marinucci (cmarinucci@politico.com) and Andrew Weber (aweber@politico.com). Buenos dias and good Thursday morning, Golden State!and more »...

White House hopefuls court early-state kingmakers in Cleveland

Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania, who ran for the GOP nomination both this year and in both 2012. Delegates from South Carolina ... “Common-sense conservative reform...

The Believer

Before Donald Trump took the stage in Dallas on a June evening, a string of warm-up acts—mostly local politicians and conservative personalities—took their turns addressing...

Get Ready: The Next 'Citizens United' Is Coming

Most Americans last heard from conservative lawyer Jim Bopp six years ago when he crafted a case, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, that won...

TRUMP 'MAJOR SPEECH' today: 'What has happened in Orlando is just the beginning ... Appreciate the congrats for ...

If that happens—if Cotton, Ryan, or another canny young conservative becomes the Nixon to Trump's Goldwater—then we will remember Trump for reintroducing overt racism into...

W&M subcommittee to hold ag trade hearing

Experts at the Peterson Institute for International Economics last week argued Brexit means the EU would lose a powerful voice for trade liberalization and completion...

GOP elite line up behind Donald Trump

While a small group of Republicans has wrung its hands raw over the choice between the GOP's nominee and Hillary Clinton, the party's firmament –...

Trump unveils 11 potential Supreme Court nominees

Rick Snyder as an associate justice of Michigan's Supreme Court in 2015. Utah Gov. Gary Herbert appointed Lee to the state Supreme Court in 2010,...

GUEST PLAYBOOKER: POLITICO Florida's Marc Caputo — Trump's Reality Show -- MoDo strikes again -- Rubio's ...

[T]hese Republicans — including commentators William Kristol and Erick Erickson and strategists Mike Murphy, Stuart Stevens and Rick Wilson — are so repulsed by the...

TRUMP'S EMPTY CABINET: Top GOP talent resists serving – FREEZE-OUT for foreign press -- B'DAY: Laura Capps ...

Many conservatives say they will use that vote to keep Trump from reshaping GOP dogma against abortion, for free trade and on other issues. ...

Topic A for lawmakers: What happens next with Part B?

Brad Ashford, Collin Peterson and Kyrsten Sinema — are top targets for Republicans in the 2016 election. (Maryland Rep. .... "The most fiscally conservative presidential...

Cruz can't seal the deal with GOP colleagues

Marco Rubio of Florida says he wants a conservative nominee and that Cruz is the only conservative left. But no, no, he says, that's not...

White House demands super PAC pull Maryland Senate ad

Colin Peterson raised about $155,000 in the first quarter, according to his FEC report, giving him about $469,000 in cash on hand. — NY-19: Democrat...

All aboard for Interior's offshore proposal

That's thanks to resistance from unlikely corners of the mid-Atlantic states (conservative South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford is opposed to rigs off his coast) ...

GOP establishment creeps toward Cruz

Barbour backed Jeb Bush until he dropped out, and before that he supported Rick Perry, another former rival whom Cruz can now count among his...

How Trump happened

FISCAL CONFIDENCE AT 51 — Per release: “As Americans head to the polls and caucuses, the nation's fiscal health remains a top concern, according to...

Cruz rips Rubio for last-minute no-show at conservative conference

(blog) (blog)"This is the final admission that Marco Rubio isn't even going to try to compete for the votes of conservatives in South Carolina...

GOP RACE NARROWING to 3 – JEB, sporting new look, buffeted by Hurricane Haley – CRUZ, RUBIO attack Obama's ...

MAYOR OF THE WORLD -- USA Today 1A, above fold, “BLEAK OUTLOOK FOR BLOOMBERG INDEPENDENT RUN: Chances of former mayor winning are small, according to...

New Hampshire Primary … today

NEW HAMPSHIRE STAKES — DONORS RAPIDLY COALESCING IN INVISIBLE PRIMARY, via Campaign Pro's Scott Bland: Ted Cruz supporters called for conservatives to unite behind their...

Will Ted Cruz surprise in New Hampshire?

Cruz has long said that he'll emerge as the conservative consensus candidate if he can bring together Christian conservative, libertarian and tea party activists —...

Cruz takes shot at Branstad over ethanol family ties

But polls in Iowa can be misleading, says Bruce Rastetter, an Iowa agribusiness mogul who has long contributed to conservative campaigns and organized the much-publicized...

The Bush blame game begins

They think he wasted money on everything from an iPad-sized video mailer to direct mail for donors in states that don't yet matter. They think...

Governor lunges for control of Chicago schools, teachers union

But his play for power is another political collision between the governor, eager to prove himself as a Scott Walker-style conservative, and Chicago Mayor Rahm...

Sarah Palin endorses Trump for president

Washington PostCruz spokesman Rick Tyler told CNN's "New Day” that he would be “deeply disappointed” if Palin backed Trump. Palin had backed Cruz for Senate...

House to vote on omnibus

Rick Boucher. Katz served most recently as senior health policy adviser to Sen. Barbara Boxer. She was also the principal health adviser to Sen. Ron...

Rubio baiting Cruz on immigration was months in the making

“We turned the corner this morning,” said Rick Tyler, Cruz's campaign communications director. “All day, conservative media have been rallying to our side and defending...

Mike Huckabee cuts salaries of senior staff

Huckabee has also been eclipsed by other conservatives angling for the evangelical vote, especially Sen. Ted Cruz, who recently bagged the endorsement of influential Iowa...

Trump's next target: Ted Cruz

“He can't afford to look weak, and I don't think he will,” said Katon Dawson, former chair of the South Carolina GOP who earlier this...

Decision coming for key Dem House recruit

Mary Landrieu and state party Chairwoman Karen Carter Peterson — privately tried to convince John Bel Edwards to drop out of the race and run...

Clinton and Sanders split-screen moment

TRANSGENDER 'LUNACY': BuzzFeed: “During an appearance on conservative radio show Louder With Crowder, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz addressed ... So do CARLY FIORINA, MIKE HUCKABEE,...

POLITICO Illinois Playbook: RAHM touts company's Chicago move -

- QUINN ...PoliticoThis conservative wants to see him refuse to concede again!” SPIKE LEE'S ... 211 officials back a 'flat' property tax levy,” by the...

Winning Isn't Everything

One was a former client, Rick Snyder, according to people close to the Michigan governor, who was considering a presidential bid, and Weaver wooed him...

Ben Carson vs. Ben Carson

On issue after issue, Carson's positions conflict, a collection of statements, assertions and pronouncements that are often out of step with a conservative electorate whose...

POLITICO Florida Playbook: Clinton fundraiser's 'email fiasco' fret; Harry ...

Trump's involvement in expanding Florida gaming—an effort that regularly fails in the state Capitol due to the influence of conservative lawmakers—is well-known among state capital...

13 things to know about the GOP debate

Rick Perry, who had been scheduled to join the earlier debate, suspended his campaign last week. Former Virginia Gov. ... CNN's Jake Tapper will moderate,...

POLITICO Playbook, presented by Comcast – SABATO at Labor Day: Trump 'has all ...

“Conservative Catholic Web sites warn about 'Catholicism lite.' . ... BRITCHES COMING BACK -- WashPost, bottom of Capital Business page, “Iconic Georgetown menswear brand to...

Mike Allen's must-read briefing on what's driving the day in Washington

Mark Meadows, the combative conservative who made waves this summer with his threat to try to boot John Boehner as speaker, acknowledged that his former...

TRUMP-FREE EDITION RNC CHAIR tells his candidates to knock it off -

- SEE RAND ...PoliticoBush's dominance in the Granite State,” by Eli Stokols in North Conway, N.H.: “If he catches on here, Kasich poses the biggest...

NEW CAN OF WORMS ON HILLARY SERVER: hundreds of potentially classified emails ...

--ABC's “This Week”: Attorney General Loretta Lynch, interviewed on tape by Pierre Thomas ... Sen. Lindsey Graham ... Roundtable: Matthew Dowd, Ana Navarro, Rep. Keith...

Playbook: JAZZ BRUNCH EDITION HILLARY CLINTON on Charleston

Rick Perry (R-TX); Archbishop of Washington, DC Cardinal Donald Wuerl; political roundtable with former Bush White House senior adviser and Fox News contributor Karl Rove,...

REAL HILLARY -

- CLINTON FOUNDATION admits mistakes -- OBAMA Anger ...PoliticoConservatives fear leaders soft on Obamacare .... Rick Perry made a Biblically inspired plea for a second...

T-minus one week to Election Day, campaigns release final ads, fundraising ...

The MN-07 ad hits Democrat Collin Peterson for his lengthy Washington tenure. The spot is supported by a $500,000 buy and is running through Election...