Partisan battles erupt as Judiciary begins final phase of impeachment

Democrats many of them freshmen also repeatedly told very personal stories of being an immigrant or a minority to explain how Trump's alleged abuses, and the idea of holding even the most powerful officials to account, were so important to all Americans. P… [+5440 chars]

12 people and things that ruined British politics

Tunku Varadarajan is executive editor at Stanford Universitys Hoover Institution. He is a contributing editor at POLITICO Europe. On December 12, the United Kingdom will conclude the tawdriest election in memory which is saying a lot, given how inglorious th… [+10888 chars]

The left nukes Buttigieg over McKinsey work

Hes not going to win Michigan, said Rep. Rashida Tlaib, a Detroit-born member of Congress so-called Squad who has endorsed Sanders. Michigan wants someone who doesn't take corporate money and isn't bowing to corporations. Somebody who comes from corporate ind… [+6900 chars]

Senate Republicans defend FBI director after Trump lashes out

Ive got confidence in the FBI director, said Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.). Chris Wrays processed what I think is very legitimate concerns about the way the bureau handled things and I think hes in the process of realigning proc… [+3871 chars]