Top donors were welcomed with a traditional gift bag, stocked with gold White House cuff links, an inaugural blanket, a commemorative plate and other goodies. And they were invited to an array of exclusive receptions and meals, wher...
According to the new Washington Post/ABC News poll, Donald Trump will take the oath of office with the lowest approval rating of any president in 40 years — and little better than half the approval rating that President Obama enjoyed when he took office eight years ago. In his familiar fashion, Trump responded to reports about […]
PHOENIX — Donna Brazile, the outgoing interim chair of the Democratic National Committee, kicked off a series of “future forums,” which will select her replacement, by apologizing for the party's 2016 defeats. “I'm not going to sugarcoat it: We failed,” Brazile said. “We made some serious mistakes and some strategic errors. We got cocky about […]
A bipartisan group of ethics advocates lobbed a second letter to President-elect Donald Trump on Monday evening warning him that he needs to do more to separate himself from his family business interests. The letter comes after Trump announced some changes in his business empire, with more expected before Inauguration Day. The letter signers include two conservative allies of Trump […]
In 2004, the last time that Democrats comprehensively lost a national election, an argument broke out about how the party should reform. John F. Kerry had been just one state — Ohio — away from victory. Democrats had lost Senate seats in red states, but held their own in the House and in state legislatures. (Republicans […]
On Nov. 2, six days before the general election, the political world paused to watch a live stream from the campus of Marquette Law School in Milwaukee. Charles Franklin, director of the school's election poll, talked through the release of its final numbers. After days of awful headlines about the FBI probe of her email […]