Fri. Aug 23rd, 2019

Politics

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The alt-right manifesto that has Trumpworld talking

An alt-right supporter marches in Portland, Oregon. | Karen Ducey/Getty Images The most important political book of the past year just might be a grammatically challenged manifesto in favor of nude sunbathing written under the pen name Bronze Age Pervert. W…

Women usher in new era for presidential campaigns

Sen. Elizabeth Warrens senior management team is majority female, with seven women and six men. They are all paid the same annual salary of $156,000. | Mario Tama/Getty Images A transformation is underway in presidential politics. After decades of taking ho…

White House backs off foreign aid cuts

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo The White House will not move forward with a more than $4 billion proposal to cut foreign aid, according to multiple sources. Lawmakers from both parties objected to the plan, complaining that it would hurt foreign aid p…

Why Is Andrew Yang Still in This Race?

Michael Kruse is a senior staff writer for Politico. BEAUFORT, S.C.Andrew Yang was sitting here in a rented silver Suburban outside a black chamber of commerce surrounded by five members of his rapidly growing campaign staff when he saw a new Fox News poll i…