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Squire Patton Boggs kept working for Saudi Arabia, Qatar during ...

Jenkins gets super PAC backing ahead of W.V. primary.and more »...

When a Candidate Conspired With a Foreign Power to Win An Election

When Nixon's “Southern strategy” threatened to unravel at the Republican National Convention in Miami, with the South's delegates yearning to switch to the more conservative...

Chamber Hill co-founder departs to launch new firm

REPUBLICANS MAY TARGET MORTGAGE INTEREST DEDUCTION: “A tax break popular with homeowners and the real estate industry could take a hit as Republicans look for...

Generals Love Him. Top Democrats Despise Him. Can He Be President Anyway?

Joe Trippi, who worked on the presidential campaigns of Ted Kennedy, Walter Mondale, Gary Hart, Howard Dean and others, was warned by establishment Democrats in...

Trump coy on Sessions' future: 'Time will tell'

Trump has been ramping up his public shame campaign against Sessions, one of his earliest high-profile supporters, even as conservatives and some White House advisers...

GARDEN BRUNCH EDITION -- TRUMP's first 100 days -- North Korea test-fires missile -- BRET STEPHENS' NYT ...

The letter, which is being led by Republican Study Committee Chairman Mark Walker of North Carolina, has already collected more a dozen signatures from conservative...

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

A senior conservative aide said they are particularly pleased with instituting high-risk pools to deal with pre-existing conditions. The hottest policy ..... Joe Manchin, D-W.Va.,...

THE NEW REALITY: The LOST 100 days -- PENCE fails to strike a deal … Late night meeting yields no bill, no way ...

Conservatives in the House Freedom Caucus say Vice President Mike Pence, chief of staff Reince Priebus and budget director Mick Mulvaney sought to win their...

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

A FEW WEEKS LATER, the House Freedom Caucus and the Republican Study Committee -- two conservative caucuses in the House -- are holding a joint...

GOP insiders: Trump's overhaul won't succeed

But criticism of Clinton's response to the story didn't just come from Republican officials and conservative groups — the reliably liberal Boston Globe editorial board...

Trump and Clinton wreck Facebook friendships

The same study also said liberals were about twice as likely to take steps to block, unfriend or hide their friends' postings, compared with moderates...

Conservative group rallies Ryan against Ex-Im rescue

CONSERVATIVE GROUP RALLIES RYAN AGAINST EX-IM RESCUE: Koch-backed advocacy group Freedom Partners urged House Speaker Paul Ryan on Wednesday to block efforts to restore the...

SCENES from HOOVER! -- CRUZ's 400k book payment, 45k in private flights -

- Priebus mulling RNC re-election bid ...PoliticoSIREN -- LANHEE CHEN, Mitt Romney's former policy director and one of the most well-respected conservative policy minds in...

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...

Road to the White House follows the Rust Belt

Clinton will be teaming up with Vice President Joe Biden at a stop in his hometown of Scranton this afternoon, where they'll deliver a joint...

PELOSI warns Dem staffers on hack -- RNC considers cutting off cash to Trump -- HABERBURNS' TRUMP tick-tock on ...

“Sean Spicer, the RNC's top strategist, on Wednesday made that case to 14 political reporters he convened at the organization's Capitol Hill headquarters for an...

How We Killed the Tea Party

An analysis found 10 conservative PACs whose treasurer was Scott MacKenzie spent 92 percent of the $17.5 million they raised on operating expenses, and less...

HACKER releases House DEM cells, emails -

- TRUMP asks for ...PoliticoGood Saturday morning! D.C. weather is beautiful this morning, but it's going to be HOT today. High is 97 in Northwest.

Meet Trump's filthy-rich advisers

“It's typical if you're going to build a coherent economic policy you need to have a wide group of economic advisers,” says Rob Scott of...

Down-ballot donor chase for GOP is on

ADDED AIRTIME — Major outside Senate TV coming to North Carolina: The conservative group One Nation will start airing ads in two key Senate states...

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

NEW HILLARY VIDEO – “Hillary for America is releasing a new web video called 'Even Republicans,' which highlights Republican and conservative voices calling for Donald...

Gary Johnson Has a Plan

Almost accidentally, the candidate has become 2016's last bearer of a whole set of modern conservative ideals, from free trade to entitlement reform; some top...

Walker, Pence tout conservative economic policies at Wisconsin rally

Pence touted Trump's Monday economic address in Detroit as an endorsement of the conservative policies that have long been at the heart of Republican orthodoxy,...

Trump's backdoor tax cut for the rich

Sam Brownback, Kansas has implemented a litany of supply-side, conservative tax policies in the hopes of boosting growth. In 2012, the state fully exempted pass-throughs...

KIRK's COLIN POWELL problem -- NEW AUDIO shows police confusion in PAUL O'NEAL case -- PEOPLE'S MAP ...

Robin Kelly on Chicago Gun Violence, Zika Virus and More,” by Chicago Tonight's Hunter Clauss: “Leaders of three Chicago street gangs have allegedly vowed to...

GOP squirms as Trump tries to clean up

Wall Street JournalAs POLITICO's Michael Crowley reports, from a former Trump butler who posted that President Barack Obama “should be shot as an enemy agent”...

Trump's long dalliance with violent rhetoric

By Katherine Clarke and Will Parker .... Rejecting calls that she drop out of the Democratic primary race in May 2008, Hillary Clinton cited the...

Ted Strickland apologizes for 'insensitive' Scalia comment

The high court has remained split along ideological lines since the conservative justice's death in February. While unclear, Strickland was likely alluding to a deadlocked...

Just what's going on with that Martha's Vineyard water?

Exxon has asked two separate courts to quash Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey's demand for the company's communications with industry and conservative groups. "While our...

A play-by-play preview of the day's congressional news

Gordon Humphrey penned a letter pleading with the RNC to dump Trump, calling his Second Amendment comments the “last straw.” Nick Gass: ... MORE RACE...

100 days of Donald Trump

POLITICO reports that Trump has tasked two conservatives, Larry Kudlow and Stephen Moore, with rewriting his tax plan. ... The Washington Post posts audio of...

OBAMA, CURRY golf buddies -- 'RECALL GAVIN' website -

Politico- GRID PLAN on holdPoliticoJerry Brown's plan for a regional electricity grid is being put on hold this year, and lawmakers are no longer expected...

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

ARTICLE OF THE DAY -- STEVEN BRILL on the cover of September's Atlantic, “Since 9/11, the United States has spent $1 trillion to protect the...

TRUMP to paint CLINTON as politician of yesteryear -- SCOOP: Clinton campaign to announce Republicans for Hillary ...

“Conservative group launches $4.8M campaign against Medicare changes,” by Dan Diamond on Pro: “The American Action Network [today] is announcing a three-pronged, $4.8 million...

Trump back in Florida after Clinton this week – Weekend whoppers: Gov. Scott and Wasserman Schultz -

- How ...PoliticoMAYBE NOT TRUMP -- “Many of Tampa Bay's most prominent Republicans won't vote for Trump or won't say,” by Tampa Bay Times' Adam...

Did Obama win the judicial wars?

Obama argued that with the ideological balance of the Court at stake after the death of conservative Justice Antonin Scalia, Senate Republicans would undoubtedly reject...

Where Are All the Republican Women?

POLITICO MagazineThere are fewer Republican women in Congress now than in 2006. The trend repeats at every level of government.and more »...

Trump tries to TURN THE PAGE -- Great NYT on Khans' life -- GERRY BAKER's 'oddly truncated' memo – SARAH ...

Inside today's POLITICO Playbook, presented by Vote4Energy: Trump tries to TURN THE PAGE -- Great NYT on Khans' life -- GERRY BAKER's 'oddly truncated' memo...

The MEG WHITMAN effect -- DE LEON: 'Not There Yet' on legal marijuana -

- KAMALA HARRIS adds to teamPoliticoJohn McCain during his 2008 campaign and worked hard to fundraise for Mitt Romney in 2012, will clear the way...

Donald Trump's man on Israel

The group's only other officially announced member is Dr. Richard Roberts, a conservative pro-Israel donor from New Jersey. ... He's remarkably brilliant when it comes...

GOP leaders fret at Trump's tough week

New York TimesMike Pence told Fox News … that he 'strongly' backs the House Republican leader, adding that the Republican presidential nominee himself encouraged Pence...

Trump is right: It's time to rethink NATO

In Cleveland to formally accept the Republican nomination for president two weeks ago, Donald Trump—as ever—made waves. The controversy this time stemmed from remarks made...

Primary Day in Kansas, Washington, Michigan, Missouri

MISSOURI — Republicans have a four-way primary to face Democratic AG Chris Koster for governor. ... The ads, which are targeted towards union members and...

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

Politico- Another Gabe ...PoliticoFew questions more reliably divide conservatives from liberals. ... But as liberals also rightly note, countless others have those same qualities yet...

Trump and Pence begin counterstrike

Trump's targets also included New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and retired four-star general John Allen, both of whom offered full-throated endorsements of Clinton and denounced...

McCain's Delich to FWD.us, Brian Noyes to Direct Impact, Scalise's Achord to Amazon

Henry Bonilla, now a Normandy Group lobbyist. Others include former House Appropriations Chairman Bob Livingston of Louisiana; Allen Martin, a lobbyist for the Livingston Group;...

OBAMA's message to Dem faithful: 'YES WE STILL CAN' -- Parallel between Biden '16, Bill '08 -

Politico- What HILLARY should ...PoliticoOVERHEARD: As Kelly walked into the pricey CNN space, one onlooker said, “that's the Planned Parenthood lady,” presumably referring to Cecile...

BULLETIN: 2 killed, as many as 17 shot in FL nightclub -- HOW TO FIX the DNC -- BUZZ: Schriock is frontrunner post ...

MOOD MUSIC – “How Donald Trump Broke The Conservative Movement (And My Heart),” by BuzzFeed's Katherine Miller: “This is the end of the conservative movement.

Insiders: Obama, Warren will outshine Clinton in Philly

And few, just 10 percent, thought Kaine would have trouble motivating more liberal voters behind Clinton's candidacy. “He is the most qualified to take over...

Brexit's most dangerous frontier

Most Irish nationalists and liberal pro-U.K. unionists supported continuing EU membership. ... “Brexit all of a sudden puts you in a box,” said Jonny Byrne,...