Democrats have a problem with Latino voters

    Summary
    House forecast: Democrats will win 228 seats (and the House majority) while Republicans will win just 207 seats. A Democratic win of 204 seats and 263 seats is within the margin of error.

    Donald Trump's 2020 fundraising haul is totally and completely unprecedented

    Summary
    On Monday night, President Donald Trump's 2020 re-election campaign announced that it had raised in excess of $18 million over the past three months, a haul that means the incumbent has already raised $106 million for a race that is more than two years away.

    Rubio: No amount of money could 'purchase back our credibility on human rights' if US doesn't take action after Khashoggi's disappearance

    Summary
    Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio said the United States will lose its credibility on human rights if it does not take action against Saudi Arabia after the apparent death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

    Elizabeth Warren might have actually made things worse with her DNA gambit

    Summary
    Twenty-four hours after Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren shocked the political world with a five-minute video (and a mountain of documentation) aimed at putting to bed the controversy over her claims of Native American heritage, it's becoming increasingly clear the strategy amounts to a swing and a miss.

    Trump resumes 'Pocahontas' moniker after Warren DNA test

    Summary
    President Donald Trump resurfaced his "Pocahontas" nickname for Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday, a day after the Massachusetts senator released a DNA test.

    Speaker: Commons needs new body to investigate bullying

    Summary
    An independent body is needed to investigate bullying, harassment and sexual misconduct allegations in the Commons, says John Bercow.

    Bullying claims: Maria Miller tells John Bercow to quit

    Summary
    The Commons needs new leadership, after a report finds bullying and harassment not being dealt with, says the women and equalities committee chairwoman.

    REPLAY: Bercow shows he is in charge

    Summary
    Speakers of the House have developed a bruising and robust style to put errant MPs in their place.

    REPLAY: Order! Order! Speaker running PMQs

    Summary
    The Speaker often makes the news for his manner of dealing with noisy MPs in the House of Commons.

    John Bercow 'to quit as Speaker next summer'

    Summary
    John Bercow tells friends he wants to leave after 10 years in the job, the BBC understands.

    Senate will not vote on new North America trade pact in 2018: McConnell

    Summary
    The U.S. Senate's top Republican said on Tuesday that senators will not vote to approve a revised North American trade pact in 2018, leaving the issue to the next Congress.

    U.S. Senate will not vote on new North America trade pact in 2018: McConnell

    Summary
    The U.S. Senate's top Republican said on Tuesday that senators will not vote to approve a revised North American trade pact in 2018, leaving the issue to the next Congress.

    U.S. Senate leader says needs facts in Khashoggi case before acting

    Summary
    U.S. lawmakers need to find out what happened in the case of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi before taking any steps against Saudi Arabia, Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mcconnell told Bloomberg News on Tuesday, calling U.S.-Saudi relations "not great."

    Leading U.S. senator accuses Saudi prince of ordering Khashoggi killing

    Summary
    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, a Republican close to President Donald Trump, on Tuesday accused Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of ordering the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and called him a "rogue crown prince" who is jeopardizing relations with the United States.

    In Texas Senate showdown, Beto O'Rourke faces off against Ted Cruz

    Summary
    Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke faces a key test on Tuesday when he faces off in his second debate with U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, as recent opinion polls show the Republican incumbent pulling away from his liberal challenger for the Texas seat.

    Nikki Haley Resigns as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations

    Summary
    A representative of the Republican mainstream, Ms. Haley had criticized Mr. Trump’s demeanor. But her appointment was seen as an olive branch.

    Iran Widens an Already Huge Rift Between Europe and U.S.

    Summary
    Since President Trump announced that he would pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, European leaders are actively working to help Tehran get around new sanctions.

    Justice Kavanaugh Takes the Bench on the Supreme Court

    Summary
    On Tuesday, Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh heard his first Supreme Court arguments, all concerning enhanced sentences for gun crimes.

    Kavanaugh Uproar in Senate Fuels G.O.P. Races for Governor and House

    Summary
    Republicans are working to harness outrage over the confirmation hearings among their voters in races where a surge of energy from the left is a threat.

    On Politics: Trump Campaign Aide Sought to Create Fake Online Profiles

    Summary
    The aide requested proposals in 2016 from an Israeli firm to create fake online identities and to gather intelligence on opponents.

    ‘A well-oiled, fully-weaponized battle station’: Trump reelection campaign has $100 million head start over Democrats

    Summary
    President, who began raising money for 2020 shortly after he won the presidency, has received more than half from individual donors who are giving $200 or less.

    Why the Cherokee Nation’s rebuke of Elizabeth Warren matters

    Summary
    The Nation issued a blistering statement Monday, marking a reversal -- in tone at least -- from where it stood in 2012.

    ‘He had this guy murdered’: Lindsey Graham pins blame on Saudi crown prince for missing journalist

    Summary
    In a television interview, the senator from South Carolina said Mohammed bin Salman “has got to go,” suggesting the country needs a new presumptive leader.

    Whether Trump has financial interests *in* Saudi Arabia, he has plenty *with* the country

    Summary
    Earlier this year, the crown prince's entourage made one of Trump's hotels profitable.

    Trump calls Warren a ‘phony’ and ‘fraud’ in latest shots over her heritage

    Summary
    The president’s tweets opened a second day of sparring about the senator’s claims of Native American ancestry.

    Trump demands Warren apologize for ancestry ‘fraud,’ mocks ‘bogus’ DNA test

    Summary
    President Trump demanded Sen. Elizabeth Warren apologize Tuesday for claiming Native-American heritage as part of what he called a "fraud" against the public, mocking her newly released DNA test as "bogus."

    Mattis hits back at Trump’s ‘Democrat’ claim: ‘I’ve never registered for any political party’

    Summary
    Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis rejected the notion that he was aligned with one political party, pushing back after President Trump questioned his future plans at the Pentagon because he is "sort of a Democrat."

    Trump raises more than $100 million for his 2020 reelection bid

    Summary
    President Donald Trump has raised more than $100 million toward his 2020 reelection campaign, according to new filings made public by the Federal Election Commission on Monday evening.

    Citizen of Cherokee Nation slams Warren's political ambition

    Summary
    Senator Elizabeth Warren’s long-standing assertion of Native American heritage was called into question Monday after the results of her DNA test were made public.

    Carter page sues DNC for alleged defamation stemming from Steele dossier

    Summary
    Former Trump campaign official Carter Page announced on Monday a defamation lawsuit against the Democratic National Committee (DNC) over the salacious dossier that claims he has ties to Russia.

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