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Feb 08, 2023

Michael Cohen says Manhattan DA case against Trump is ‘ready to take off'
"I believe that there is a case," Cohen said outside Manhattan state court Wednesday before meeting with prosecutors for District Attorney Alvin Bragg.

Politico
Feb 08, 2023

DeSantis on Trump's attack: ‘I don't spend my time trying to smear other Republicans'
On Tuesday, Trump reposted a message on social media sarcastically insinuating DeSantis is grooming teenage girls.

Politico
Feb 08, 2023

Biden on Republicans: ‘Their dream is to cut Social Security and Medicare'
The president seized on his battle with GOP lawmakers over the entitlement programs.

Politico
Feb 08, 2023

Balloon was part of wider Chinese snooping effort, Pentagon says
The surveillance balloon program has been operating "for several years," Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder told reporters at the Pentagon.

Politico
Feb 08, 2023

Opinion | Republicans Can't Succumb to Fantasy on Ukraine
What conservative populists get right and wrong about Russia's war.

Politico
Feb 08, 2023

UK may send fighter jets to Ukraine over 'long-term' after Zelenskyy plea
The prime minister's official spokesperson said Defense Secretary Ben Wallace is now "actively looking at whether we send jets" to Ukraine.

Politico
Feb 08, 2023

Estimate of misspent Covid unemployment payments leaps to $191B
Federal officials acknowledge that they cannot precisely identify how much federal aid was wrongfully sent out.

Politico
Feb 08, 2023

Hope fading as deaths in Turkey, Syria quake pass 11,000
Experts said the survival window for those trapped under the rubble of collapsed buildings was closing rapidly.

Politico
Feb 08, 2023

Ukraine's army discipline crackdown sparks fear and fury on the front
Critics say new legislation that punishes deserters and rule-breakers more harshly contravenes human rights and demotivates military personnel.

Politico
Feb 08, 2023

We annotated all 73 minutes of Biden's speech. Here's what stood out.
See the full transcript and our reporters' analysis of it all.

Politico
Feb 08, 2023

GOP laughs, gripes follow Biden's SOTU oil line
Joe Biden got some unexpected GOP laughs and applause when he said the country would need oil and gas for "at least another decade."

Politico
Feb 08, 2023

Appeals court backs N.C. attorney general in battle to avoid criminal libel prosecution
The 4th Circuit says the state's law criminalizing false statements related to political candidates is likely unconstitutional.

Politico
Feb 08, 2023

'He rope-a-doped them': Democrats celebrate GOP jeers at SOTU
The president's speech at the Capitol on Tuesday night began without much theatrics but slowly escalated over the roughly 75 minutes to GOP heckling.

Politico
Feb 08, 2023

‘He rope-a-doped them': Democrats celebrate GOP jeers at SOTU
The president's speech at the Capitol on Tuesday night began without much theatrics but slowly escalated over the roughly 75 minutes to GOP heckling.

Politico
Feb 08, 2023

Europe moves from anger toward acceptance of U.S. climate law
After meeting with U.S. officials, ministers from France and Germany said the need for Europe to respond with its own subsidy package is clearer than ever.

Politico
Feb 08, 2023

House GOP hauls in former Twitter execs. The larger target: Biden
In the first of a series of hearings, House Republicans want answers about the handling of the Hunter Biden laptop story.

Politico
Feb 08, 2023

House GOP's Twitter hearing entangles FBI political bias accusations
Republicans' Wednesday Twitter hearing was a who's who of the party's major targets: Hunter Biden, big tech and the FBI.

Politico
Feb 08, 2023

House Republicans' wanted list: Hunter Biden, big tech and the FBI
Republicans' Wednesday Twitter hearing was a who's who of the party's major targets.

Politico
Feb 08, 2023

Hunter Biden's laptop will be the star of the GOP's Twitter hearings
In the first of a series of hearings, House Republicans want answers about the handling of the Hunter Biden laptop story.

Politico
Feb 08, 2023

Blue Dogs say they're ready to help on eve of McCarthy-Biden debt talks
"It is our hope that these conversations result in good faith negotiations that avoid the partisan standoffs of the past," the group said.

Politico
Feb 08, 2023

Zelenskyy in surprise London visit to meet Sunak and King Charles
The visit is the second time the president of Ukraine has left his country since Russia's invasion.

Politico
Feb 08, 2023

Republicans Turn Themselves into Props for Biden
In a polarized era, the president retains far more power to frame the debate.

Politico
Feb 08, 2023

The U.S. mpox emergency is over, but the disease simmers south of the border
Mexico and much of Latin America have refused the vaccines that worked here.

Politico
Feb 08, 2023

Chicago's messy, caustic mayor's contest has Democrats feuding over crime
The party strife has made the Chicago mayor's race a crucible for how high-profile Democrats are threading their messages around policing, violence and racial justice.

Politico
Feb 08, 2023

House GOP's under-the-radar Hunter Biden problem: DOJ got there first
Any indictment of President Joe Biden's son, who's long been under investigation, would effectively close off certain paths for Republicans.

Politico
Feb 08, 2023

Inside the messy one-issue contest for Chicago's top job
The party strife has made the Chicago mayor's race a crucible for how high-profile Democrats are threading their messages around policing, violence and racial justice.

Politico
Feb 08, 2023

Mpox is simmering south of the border, threatening a resurgence
Mexico and much of Latin America have refused the vaccines that worked here.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Opinion | Why Biden's Speech Worked
He had a clear political message, and his populist outrage sounded genuine.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

What Biden said — and what he meant
Reading between his lines about bipartisanship and unity tells a more revealing story about his State of the Union speech.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Red carpet war as Ukrainians and Russians fight over Oscar nominations
A film about a Russian opposition leader is competing with a documentary about a Ukrainian frontline orphanage — angering many Ukrainians.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Elon Musk goes to war with researchers
Social media could cut academics' access to its data, which would mean a blow to misinformation and hate speech watchdogs.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Biden pokes the elephant
See the full transcript and our reporters' analysis of it all.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Biden pledges to protect America after Chinese balloon incident
The balloon traversed U.S. and Canadian airspace last week before it was shot down off the coast of the Carolinas on Saturday, just days before Biden addressed Congress.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

The 9 big policy ideas that Biden hit during his speech
Biden used his State of the Union to tout two years of progress — and push for Congress to get plenty more done

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Biden goes long: Speech beat last year's by about 11 minutes
He stayed largely on script, but true to form, he often added short off-the-cuff quips.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Biden calls for ban of online ads targeting children
The president's State of the Union address also called for legislation to stop tech companies from collecting data on kids and teenagers

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Biden on police killings: ‘We can't turn away'
Biden on Tuesday called for additional resources for law enforcement training; accountability for law enforcement; and additional investment in communities, including housing, mental health and addiction treatment.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

The debt moment when Biden's State of the Union turned spicy
What it looked like on the House floor after the president warned that some GOP lawmakers were playing with fire on the nation's bills.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Santos and Romney exchange words at State of the Union
The veteran senator appeared to have some stern words for the embattled representative.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

'An embarrassment': Romney on his sharp words for Santos
Asked if he was disappointed that Speaker Kevin McCarthy isn't pressing the New Yorker to resign, the GOP senator said "yes."

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Labor Secretary Walsh tapped to be Tuesday night's designated survivor
He plans to leave the administration to head the NHL Players' Association.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Biden makes his pitch
With a likely re-election campaign ahead, Biden will tout his administration's successes even as he faces a rough road with a divided Congress, GOP-led investigations, the battle for Ukraine, furor over policing, the threat of China and the risk of a recession.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Sarah Huckabee Sanders attacks ‘left-wing culture war' in SOTU response
Tuesday's event is set to mark the rapid elevation for Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who was sworn into elected office for the first time just weeks ago.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Judicial vacancies trigger suspension of trials in some parts of New Jersey
There are not enough judges in six counties to conduct civil or matrimonial trials, Chief Justice Stuart Rabner announced.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

DOJ says end of health emergency will terminate Title 42 policy and moot Supreme Court case
The Tuesday submission comes just a week after the administration formally announced its plan to end the public health emergency.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

European Union to launch platform to fight Russian, Chinese disinformation
EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell warned of a "new wave" of disinformation.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

In from the coal: Australia sheds climate pariah status to make up with Europe
Europe needs our energy and we're happy to help, Australian Climate Minister Chris Bowen tells POLITICO.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

The secret Saudi plan to buy the World Cup
The crown prince privately promised to pay for all Greece's infrastructure, in exchange for Athens signing up to the joint 2030 bid.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Biden to urge GOP lawmakers to ‘finish the job'
The State of the Union will be a renewal of a classic Biden approach: trying to emphasize progress over performance.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Biden urges GOP lawmakers to ‘finish the job' and takes a few swipes at them too
The State of the Union was a renewal of a classic Biden approach: trying to emphasize progress over performance. But it also showed the limits of it.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Chinese defense minister refused to talk to Austin after balloon downing, Pentagon says
"Lines between our militaries are particularly important in moments like this," a top spokesperson said.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Fears grow for untold numbers buried by Turkey earthquake
The death toll in Syria and Turkey has topped 7,700.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Kevin McCarthy, the GOP's State of the Union face
The new Republican speaker is vowing no Pelosi-style viral moments as he sits behind President Joe Biden. But no matter what he does, he'll be closely watched.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

The state of Biden's union with a GOP Congress: It's tense
After Speaker Kevin McCarthy promised his Republicans would avoid "playing childish games," the night highlighted again just how tough it will be for him to corral them.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

DeSantis continues broadsides against the media ahead of likely 2024 run
During Tuesday's discussion, DeSantis didn't detail any specific laws he wanted enacted but pressed Florida legislators to "protect" Floridians.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Santos constituents call for resignation on Capitol Hill
"What's his incentive to resign? It's going to have to come from the top," Rep. Dan Goldman asked.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Michael Cohen to meet with Manhattan DA amid Trump grand jury
Cohen said he will be meeting with District Attorney Alvin Bragg on Wednesday.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Michael Cohen to meet with Manhattan DA amidst Trump grand jury
Cohen said he will be meeting with District Attorney Alvin Bragg on Wednesday.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

‘Wake-up call': Top Republicans sound alarm over China's nuclear expansion
The warnings come amid news that China now has more ICBM launchers than the U.S.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

How Zelenskyy's ‘secret' Brussels trip became the talk of the town
Leaks, a tweet and a Brussels blame game expose a clandestine plan and put the Ukrainian leader's trip in jeopardy.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Russia's oil revenues plunge as EU's oil war enters round 2
Dire Russian budget numbers signal a "bad start" to the fiscal year, says an energy analyst.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Marty Walsh to depart from Biden cabinet for job atop hockey players' union
Walsh's departure comes amid a wider shakeup within the Biden administration.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Inside the first hearing of the House GOP's politicized-government probe
Republicans will use their first politicized-government panel hearing to delve into longstanding FBI grievances and other "accountability failures."

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Before spy balloon dropped, trade with China soared
Two-way trade between the United States and China set a new record in 2022.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

What cold war? U.S. trade with China hits new high
Two-way trade between the United States and China set a new record in 2022.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Biden State of the Union guests include Nichols family, Ukraine ambassador and Bono
The announcement comes ahead of the address on Tuesday evening, where he's expected to touch on key efforts of his administration and soft-launch a 2024 reelection campaign message.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Biden's 2022 State of the Union report card: Where he delivered — and fell flat
The president promised a lot last year. Here's how we graded him on some of those pledges.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Florida Republicans help DeSantis clean up legal and political dilemmas
Three of the measures state legislators are expected to pass in the next two weeks center on actions that have given Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis plenty of national headlines.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Klobuchar rising: Leadership path opens for Minnesota Dem
As the Midwesterner joins top party leadership, she could soon face a choice between further testing her clout inside the Capitol and another White House bid.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Opinion | Cancel the State of the Union
Instead of the interminable public spectacle, Biden should send an email.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Sarah Huckabee Sanders gets a SOTU spotlight. Trump gets the affirmation.
Arkansas newest governor gets a prime speaking gig. The ex-president gets proof that his imprint on the GOP endures.

Politico
Feb 07, 2023

Texas attorney accidentally shot by Cheney during 2006 hunting trip dies
Harry Whittington was sprayed with birdshot pellets to his face, neck and chest by the vice president.

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

Rishi Sunak is haunted by ghosts of prime ministers past
The return of Liz Truss to the political fray is a reminder of the British PM's weakness within his party.

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

Crews release toxic chemicals from derailed tankers in Ohio
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro both pushed local residents to evacuate.

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

GOP leaders push bipartisan resolution about China balloon incursion
"I think our greatest strength is when we speak with one voice to China," Speaker Kevin McCarthy said.

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

Disney drops ‘Simpsons' episode in Hong Kong that mentions forced labor in China
Episode in question is no longer available on Disney platform.

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

Powerful quake rocks Turkey and Syria, kills more than 3,400
The quake piled more misery on a region that has seen tremendous suffering over the past decade.

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

Race to find survivors as quake aid pours into Turkey, Syria
With the damage spread over a wide area, the massive relief operation often struggled to reach devastated towns.

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

Rescuers scramble in Turkey, Syria after quake kills 4,000
The quake piled more misery on a region that has seen tremendous suffering over the past decade.

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

Lawyers for U.S., Navy Seals battle over revoked Covid-19 vaccine mandate
5th Circuit hears arguments on whether to wipe out injunctions against policy Congress overturned last year over Biden's objection.

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

Finding his Voice? George Santos' brush with reality TV
A copy of an audition ticket from 2013 suggests the New York Republican may have pursued his 15 minutes on NBC.

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

Biden to push for universal insulin price cap in State of the Union
The president will call for finishing the reforms that the Inflation Reduction Act started. But legislative prospects for it are remote at best.

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

Zeldin dumps campaign treasurer he shared with Santos
The New York Republican is planning to launch a new federal PAC without Nancy Marks.

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

What the end of the public health emergency means for Title 42
Ahead of the State of the Union, the White House struggles to explain the fate of the policy being used to curb immigration.

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

White House struggles to explain the fate of Title 42
Ahead of the State of the Union, the White House is finding it difficult to clarify the status of the policy being used to curb immigration.

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

Heads roll in Ukraine graft purge, but defense chief Reznikov rejects rumors he's out
Zelenskyy wants to show he's taking a hard line, but losing his defense minister in the middle of a war would deliver a bad signal.

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

Cap Police mum amid new Santos ethics allegations from potential employee
The complaints filed with the Hill's police department and the House Ethics Committee allege sexual harassment by the New York Republican.

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

Planes involved in Austin near-miss came within 100 feet of each other
Both the Federal Aviation Administration and NTSB are probing the event, which happened over the span of roughly two minutes.

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

Federal judge says constitutional right to abortion may still exist, despite Dobbs
The judge said the Supreme Court's ruling concluded only that the Fourteenth Amendment included no right to abortion, but stopped short of definitively ruling out other aspects of the Constitution.

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

Military begins efforts to recover Chinese spy balloon
Meanwhile, a lawmaker says he has more questions for the Pentagon after a briefing this weekend.

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

Top general says Trump-era spy balloons flew over the U.S. undetected
Gen. Glen VanHerck cited a "gap" in capability that caused the DoD to miss the incursions.

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

Pair charged with plotting racially fueled attack on Baltimore power grid
Florida-based neo-Nazi leader and Maryland woman arrested for alleged plan to cause widespread blackouts.

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

Pair charged with plotting racially-fueled attack on Baltimore power grid
Florida-based neo-Nazi leader and Maryland woman arrested for alleged plan to cause widespread blackouts.

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

Opinion | Why I Welcome Our Future AI Overlords
Who's afraid of ChatGPT?

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

Opinion | Who's Afraid of ChatGPT?
Why I welcome our future AI overlords.

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

House Republican's planned State of the Union boycott is latest in a series
Lawmaker boycotts of the president's annual address date back to 1971.

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

U.S. promises swift aid to Turkey and Syria after deadly earthquake
The 7.8 magnitude earthquake toppled hundreds of residential buildings in Turkey and Syria, and has so far left 1,900 dead.

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

Powerful quake rocks Turkey and Syria, kills more than 1,900
Hundreds were still believed to be trapped under rubble, and the toll was expected to rise.

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

Pot is making people sick. Congress is playing catch-up
Now that a growing body of evidence says marijuana is bad for you, more regulation is in the offing.

Politico
Feb 06, 2023

Pot is making people sick. Congress is playing catch-up.
Now that a growing body of evidence says marijuana is bad for you, more regulation is in the offing.

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