All the lowlights from a barely functioning Washington.Does This Man Know More Than Robert Mueller?
The journalist’s war on the Russia investigation.Government-Shutdown Liveblog, Day One
All the latest developments from an even-more-dysfunctional-than-usual Washington.What Could Bob Mueller Want From Steve Bannon?
Bannon has little left to lose by telling the special counsel everything he knows.Neighbor’s Assault on Rand Paul Was All About Yard Maintenance
Paul apparently stacked some brush too close to his neighbor’s property, enraging him.Government Shuts Down After Senate Rejects GOP Spending Bill
Lawmakers said they’re still talking, but the midnight deadline passed without a deal on spending or DACA.Police Release New Details About Las Vegas Shooter, But Still No Motive
Stephen Paddock’s computers revealed that he researched other locations for the shooting and possessed child pornography.What’s the Government Shutdown ‘About’?
If it’s “about” dysfunction, Democrats win; if it’s “about” immigration, maybe Republicans win.Justice Department to Retry Senator Menendez in Corruption Case
This complicates his reelection plans.No One Will Remember This Government-Shutdown Fight by November
It took three weeks for voters to forget “grab ’em by the pussy.” A shutdown is not going to swing an election ten months from now.
It’s a terrible time to force furloughs and funding interruptions on an already overwhelmed agency.Some Wall Street Traders Preparing for ‘Big, Fat Zeroes’ in Bonus Season
Break out the tiny violins.Rereading Trump’s Inaugural Address, One Year Later
It’s been a year in which quite a lot happened, except anything he promised.How U.S. Foreign Policy Is Being Shaped by Trump’s Tweets
Tillerson & Co. jump through hoops to turn the president’s random assertions into a coherent diplomatic strategy.#MeToo and the Taboo Topic of Nature
The new breed of feminists — and liberals in general — are going to have to choose between reality and ideology.Leaked Memo Shows White House Doesn’t Really Want a Dreamer Deal
Staffers at the Justice Department and Homeland Security blasted last week’s bipartisan proposal as a plan to “cripple border security.”After Resigning, Trump Appointee Is Sorry for Racist, Sexist, Anti-Muslim, and Anti-Gay Comments
“I don’t like gay people. I just don’t,” Carl Higbie said.Trump Fears Sharks Because He’ll Believe Anything TV Tells Him
A porn star’s very credible account of her affair with the future couch potato in chief.The Resistance Is Turning Its Fire on a Conservative Democrat
Congressman Dan Lipinski voted against Obamacare, the DREAM Act, and gay rights. Now, a progressive challenger may get him voted out of office.Trump’s Strategy for Avoiding a Shutdown: Head to Mar-a-Lago
He’s traveling to Florida for a campaign-fundraising gala just hours before the shutdown deadline, but he’ll be available to okay deals via tweet.