The Manchin Calculus
“ I’m sure Ms. Cortez means well, but there’s almost an outstanding rule: Don’t attack your own people.”
— Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO), on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Politico, 1/11.
Gillibrand Takes Multiple Steps Toward 2020 Run
The New York senator is planning a trip to Iowa, hired a few top staffers, and has secured office space.
Possible Primary Challengers May Decide Next Steps in June
Trump's campaign manager said the wall is swing voters' top reason to vote for the president.
Graham Says Trump Should Use Emergency Powers for Wall
His comments came after the president reportedly killed a compromise proposal crafted by Graham and other Senate Republicans.
Number of GOP Shutdown Defectors Grows to 12
Democrats have continued to pass piecemeal legislation to open the government.
Buck Won't Resign From Congress if He Makes State Party Bid
The congressman is considering a run for state party chairman.
Resolution of Election Fraud Scandal Could Take Months
The state board of elections will be reestablished on Jan. 31.
State Dems File Ethics Complaint Against Stapleton
They argue he campaigned from the Secretary of State's office.