The Senate is emerging as Democrats’ most promising recruiting ground for a presidential candidate in 2020 — in part because of the party’s deep losses in gubernatorial mansions.  The ranks of Democratic governors have been hit, with a string of losses reducing their numbers to a paltry 16. That’s leavingContinue Reading

A report conducted by three international war crimes prosecutors and released to news organizations Monday claims to provide “clear evidence” of “industrial-scale killing” of 11,000 detainees at the hands of the Syrian government. The report pulls from a trove of government photographs and documents, as well as testimony provided byContinue Reading

Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpSenate advances public lands bill in late-night vote Warren, Democrats urge Trump to back down from veto threat over changing Confederate-named bases Esper orders ‘After Action Review’ of National Guard’s role in protests MORE aide Kellyanne Conway on Sunday said the president-elect “absolutely respects” the intelligence community.Continue Reading

In its largest capital project in history, Enbridge plans to do what Transcanada so far can’t — ship more than half a million barrels of heavy oil across the U.S. border without President Barack Obama’s direct approval. Late Monday evening, Enbridge announced plans for its largest capital project in history— a $7 billionContinue Reading

A top government ethics watchdog says that it is not involved in President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpSenate advances public lands bill in late-night vote Warren, Democrats urge Trump to back down from veto threat over changing Confederate-named bases Esper orders ‘After Action Review’ of National Guard’s role in protests MORE’sContinue Reading