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Ted Kennedy, 'liberal lion of the Senate,' dies at 77, Aug. 25, 2009

On this day in 2009, Edward “Ted” Kennedy, the youngest brother of President John F. Kennedy and one of the longest-serving senators in U.S. history...

THE HILL'S GIFT to Melania -- HACK ATTACK: Macron confirms 'massive' hack before election -

- TRUMPCARE ...PoliticoEven though the Senate still has to act, Republicans now largely own a measure that would curtail, and in some cases take away...

The Senator and the Mogul: A 9/11 Diary

POLITICO MagazineHours after terrorists piloted hijacked jets into the World Trade Center's twin towers, Donald Trump agreed to do a live phone interview on local...

How Hillary Clinton tamed her friends

It's a diverse club that includes everyone from the Democratic nominee's kindergarten playmates, to Bill Clinton's Rhodes Scholar chums, to former White House, Senate and...

The White House grapples with the rise of AI

He's slated to speak on the Senate floor at 11 a.m. EST. Cruz and other ... At 4 p.m., officials from Verizon, Sprint, and the...

Commander-in-Chief forum follies

McCONNELL AIMS FOR SHORT-TERM CR — “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing for his chamber to pass a continuing resolution that keeps the government...

DE BLASIO sticking with J'Ouvert -- GRETCHEN CARLSON settles Ailes suit -- TRUMP, CLINTON not attending 9/11 ...

A bill proposed by Senator Kemp Hannon would provide access to EpiPen generics. http://bit.ly/2cmLz5N. SCHOOL DAZE -- Suspensions, diversity and the “moral compass” of NYC...

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

'Most donors go away; they go on vacation, they don't want to talk about politics and they don't want to write checks,' Steven Law, executive...

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

“GOP Senator: Trump May Not Be The Right Messenger For The Party: Republicans should be prepared to try and find ways to work with Hillary...

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

SPOTTED IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE -- Paul Manafort and his wife Kathleen, and Tom Barrack -- a close Trump friend who spoke in Cleveland...

The Coast Guard's flawed icebreaker plan

PoliticoAs ice melts in the Arctic, military and business leaders increasingly worry that the U.S. is falling behind Russia and other countries seeking to exert...

TRUMP is sorry -- NRCC Chair in Playbook Interview: We won't lose the House -- INSIDE Airbnb HQ -- Manafort's other ...

Mr. Trump's string of inflammatory statements in the weeks since his nominating convention last month has sent him tumbling in nearly every state with a...

CPD's Johnson wants seven officers gone — KIRK's Trump motivation questioned — Dems pushing DURBIN to head ...

Kirk Stresses Importance Of Senate Vote Due To Unpopular Presidential Candidates,” by WBEZ Chicago's Tony Arnold: “Speaking with reporters at the Illinois State Fair, Kirk...

Why Murphy's going dark on TV – Rubio's $15m boost – FL Republicans bracing for Trump loss – Zika hits Miami ...

COMING STORM -- “Senate Leadership Fund pledges $15 M. more for Rubio,” by POLITICO Florida's Marc Caputo: The fund, a super PAC forbidden from coordinating...

Republicans nominate George HW Bush for second term in the White House, Aug. 19, 1992

Gov. Bill Clinton of Arkansas and Sen. Al Gore of Tennessee defeated the Bush-Quayle ticket in November. SOURCE: “MARCHING IN PLACE: THE STATUS QUO PRESIDENCY...

Knowing STEVE BANNON -- New CLINTON ad on Trump's taxes -- Ryan, Scalise to tailgate in GREEN BAY -

Politico- SEAN ...PoliticoParis Dennard, legislative director at Thurgood Marshall College Fund and a Bush 43 WH and RNC alum ... Holly Kuzmich, executive director of...

DISRUPTING WINE -- PELOSI'S 'obscene' calls -

Politico- The MOST SELF-DESTRUCTIVE Tech FounderPolitico“California's US Senate race looks lopsided despite matchup: With less than three months until Election Day, Loretta Sanchez is running...

KIRK ad slams DUCKWORTH on national security — U.S. Senate ...

By Mark Guarino (markguarino10@gmail.com; @markguarino with Bianca Padró Ocasio (bpadro@politico.com; @BiancaJoanie). Happy Monday, Illinois!and more »...

Claire McCaskill: Trump and Putin are the founders of the Islamic State

“So you can say Trump and his friend Putin are the founder of ISIS, which probably would be more accurate than calling out the commander...

HACKER releases House DEM cells, emails -- TRUMP asks for 'election observers' -- SCOOP: Kevin Brady making ...

Ullyot, who was deputy chief of staff and communications director for middle-of-the-road senators like Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania and John Warner of Virginia, is based...

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

YOU CAN'T MAKE IT UP -- On Thursday, Hugh Hewitt tried to get Donald Trump to explain why he was calling Barack Obama and Hillary...

GOP insiders: Trump can't win

One Pennsylvania Democrat cited an old political axiom, attributing it to former astronaut-turned-senator John Glenn (D-Ohio). “From Sen. Glenn, there are only two ways to...

Trump adviser: 'We need to revamp the farm bill'

A Senate-passed measure would repeal the 2008 and 2014 farm bill provisions that set up the USDA program, returning inspection authority to the FDA. Congress...

What millions will read about TRUMP -- BUZZ: Leading contenders ...

BREAKING: MORE REPUBLICANS FOR HILLARY -- Via the Clinton campaign, a slew of new big-name GOP endorsements: former Bush 43 Commerce ...and more »...

Primary day for Minnesota, Vermont

Minnesota's 7th Congressional District: Voters in the 7th District have a choice between author Amanda Lynn Hinson and Republican Party-endorsed candidate Dave Hughes, an Air...

GOP defense hawks take on Trump

TIMEIn the wrongful-death lawsuit, Patricia Smith and Charles Woods allege that the attack that killed four Americans, including their sons, Sean Smith and Tyrone Woods,...

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

McCAUL FOR SENATE? Critics of Sen. Ted Cruz have been looking for a primary challenger to take on the Texas firebrand in 2018, especially after...

PENSION AMENDMENT dead -- GUN REGULATION rollback held up? -

Politico- FULOP and BARAKA cement alliancePoliticoAs the deadline passed to put the constitutional amendment on the ballot this November, public workers continued their new crusade...

DEMS rally behind HEALEY at last -- DEVAL PATRICK on race, policing -- What's POTUS been up to?

... Alex Pratt, Amelia Peloquin, Ana Morales, Bryan Barash, Christine Tron, David Perelman, David Perelman, Gena Frank, Jake Rubenstein, Jacquelyn Ryan, Jay Rivera, Jeremy Comeau,...

Kaine vs. Pence

Similarly, on NBC's “Meet the Press,” Kaine said Fox News's Chris Wallace and Clinton had been “talking past each other” when asked if Clinton erred...

TRUMP'S LA money man -- KAMALA's $1 M SuperPAC -

Politico- ZIKA-related birth defects in two California infantsPolitico“Super PAC raises $1M to boost Kamala Harris for U.S. Senate,” by SacBee's Christopher Cadelago: “The PAC, called...

Those times Scott cut mosquito-fighting money – Wasserman Schultz agrees to Canova face-off – Rep. Castor: Tampa ...

Jeff Clemens, D-Atlantis, says his Democratic Senate primary challenger, state Rep. Irving Slosberg, should resign his House seat because Slosberg moved out of that district...

Insiders to Trump: Drop out

“I'd rather take our chances with nearly anyone else than continue with this certain loser who will likely cost the Senate and much more,” said...

TRUMP getting TROUNCED in Mich., NH, Pa. -- POINT-COUNTERPOINT: Will Trump drop out? -

Politico- Steve LaTourette ...Politicoattempting to tie six GOP senate candidates to Trump: Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Roy Blunt of Missouri, Richard...

Florida in a time of Zika – Grayson's mysterious bus tour – Poll: Garcia in tight race with Taddeo – Perkins ...

THE HUSH-HUSH BUS -- “Alan Grayson's semi-secret bus tour,” by POLITICO Florida's Marc Caputo: Fearing rival “trackers,” Congressman Alan Grayson's U.S. Senate campaign is keeping...

Primary Day in Kansas, Washington, Michigan, Missouri

Politico - POLITICOPoliticoRepublicans senators stick with Trump — Some Dems eager to hit the trail with Bernie.and more »...

PENSION AMENDMENT in danger -

- ATTORNEY GENERAL ...PoliticoBy Matt Friedman (mfriedman@politico.com; @mattfriedmanNJ). Good Tuesday morning! Story Continued Below. QUOTE OF THE DAY: “Amen” — Lt. Gov.and more »...

'Have You No Sense of Decency, Mr. Trump?'

Brian Duffy, head of the 1.7-million-member Veterans of Foreign Wars, joined in, saying it was unacceptable for Trump to question the right of a Gold...

HILLARY Returning to CA -- BLUM Diagnosis: Lung Cancer -- SHERYL SANDBERG's New Book

Former SF Supervisor, State Senator, and Superior Court Judge Quentin Kopp is back -- at 87, by SFChronicle's Matier and Ross: “The legendarily cantankerous Quentin...

THE CANDIDATE WHO SHALL NOT BE NAMED – Warren and Sanders: A tale of two senators – FLAKE TRAPPED IN ...

NEW THIS A.M.: A TALE OF TWO SENATORS—Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders both left their marks on the presidential election and used the campaign...

Full transcript: POLITICO's Glenn Thrush interviews Jeff Weaver

THRUSH: And then, when was the first time you really saw--like, what was a formative experience in terms of negotiating either in the Senate or...

EXCLUSIVE -

Politico- TRUMP starts building transition committee -- 100 ...PoliticoGood Sunday morning. Enjoy the last day of July! We're 100 days from Election Day 2016 and...

EXCLUSIVE: DEM super PAC launching new $10m campaign ...

Good Friday morning from the city of brotherly love and welcome to the general election. Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton will consume power centers across...

DUCKWORTH shames TRUMP -

- RAUNER revamps lottery -- PROPERTY TAX shockerPoliticoDUCKWORTH SHAMES TRUMP -- “U.S. Senate hopeful Tammy Duckworth used her moment in the spotlight at the Democratic...

Insiders: Hillary's speech was a winner

Other speeches earned lower marks from Democrats: Few insiders said Bill Clinton (4 percent), Vice President Joe Biden (4 percent) and Vermont Sen. ... Dennis...

Democratic donors huddle in Philly

Chris Coons, Kirsten Gillibrand, Bill Nelson, Jack Reed, Sheldon Whitehouse and Ron Wyden; House Leaders Steny Hoyer, James Clyburn and Joseph Crowley; Roger Altman; Glenn...

Doing the math on Clinton's health plans

Across the day, speakers vowed that Democrats would make progress on a slew of public health priorities if Clinton was elected to office. · Connecticut...

SENATE PRO TEM on Trump: 'Pete Wilson on Steroids' -- BROWN on Trump: 'Liar,' fraud on Climate -

- NEWSOM on ...Politico“California's race for governor percolates in Philadelphia,” by SacBee's David Siders: “While the Democratic National Convention focused attention on the nomination of...

Obama looks to hand off to Clinton

ABC NewsTHE THREE BIG GUNS who spoke before Obama — VP Joe Biden, former NYC mayor Mike Bloomberg and VP nomineeTim Kaine — all took...

Tim Kaine Could Be the Second Coming of Joe Biden

But in choosing Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her running mate, Hillary Clinton has come much closer than most people appreciate to offering America a...