Is Holding Normal Party Conventions amid the COVID-19 Pandemic a Good Idea?

We’ll know more clearly in the coming weeks, as the epidemiological data on the George Floyd protests come in.

Trump to Seek Alternate City to Host RNC after N.C. Gov. Says He Cannot Guarantee “Full Capacity” Event

“Governor Cooper is still in Shelter-In-Place Mode, and not allowing us to occupy the arena as originally anticipated and promised,”

D.C. Mayor Slams ‘Shameful’ Decision to Disperse Protesters with Tear Gas for Trump Church Visit

Federal park police used rubber bullets and tear gas to clear protestors from Lafayette Square.

Police Disperse Protesters with Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets Outside White House as Trump Addresses the Nation

President Trump promised that he “will fight to protect” the nation in an address from the Rose Garden Monday night

Trump Admin. Plans to Expel Grad Students Affiliated with China’s Military

The proposed expulsion would affect roughly 3,000 individuals, a small percentage of the 360,000 Chinese students currently in the U.S.

Zuckerberg, Dorsey Spar over Twitter’s Trump Fact-Check

Zuckerberg criticized Twitter for its fact-check of Trump’s prediction that mass voting-by-mail would lead to fraud.

Trump Admin. to End Waivers that Allow Some Foreign Businesses to Work on Iranian Nuclear Sites

It is unclear if the companies involved in work at Iran’s nuclear sites would cease their involvement in response to

Outside groups help Biden close the digital ad gap with Trump on Facebook

(Mark Makela/Getty Images) High-powered super PACs are helping presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden make up ground on social media against

Conservative ‘dark money’ network rebranded to push voting restrictions before 2020 election

President Donald Trump and Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh (Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) This story was reported in

N.C. Gov Says Reopening Relies on ‘Data and Science’ after Trump Threat to Move Republican National Convention

North Carolina entered phase two of its reopening on Friday, when Cooper allowed more businesses including hair salons and restaurants to

Trump Deems Houses of Worship ‘Essential,’ Threatens to ‘Override’ Governors if They’re Not Permitted to Open

The president lacks the authority to override state decisions regarding closures of businesses and institutions.

Presidential candidates court wealthy donors while Trump dominates small-dollar fundraising

(SAUL LOEB,JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images) Each of the leading presidential campaigns are courting wealthy donors to boost their bottom

Biden statement guides donors from one super PAC to another

(Scott Olson/Getty Images) Unite the Country, a super PAC supporting Joe Biden’s White House bid, saw its donations disappear after

Trump Threatens to Make World Health Organization Funding Cut Permanent

The WHO must “actually demonstrate independence from China” and “commit to major substantive improvements,” the president said.

‘Grossly Incompetent’: Trump Attacks Obama in Response to Criticism of His Handling of Pandemic

In a speech to graduates on Saturday, the former president leveled thinly-veiled criticism at his successor.

Jerry Nadler Says House Judiciary Will Hold Hearings on DOJ Decision to Drop Flynn Case

Last week, the DOJ moved to withdraw its case against Flynn, after an outside examination of the case yielded previously-undisclosed

Graham Pushes Back on Trump’s Demand That He Call Obama to Testify on Flynn Probe

The president’s urging comes after a newly declassified memo named the Obama administration officials who requested that Flynn’s identity be

China Telecom spending on foreign influence amid Trump admin crackdown

President Donald Trump and FCC Chair Ajit Pai (Tom Brenner/Getty Images) Chinese telecommunications operators poured hundreds of thousands of dollars

Trump campaign spending unprecedented sums on legal fees as lawsuits pile up

(Drew Angerer/Getty Images) President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign is spending unprecedented amounts of donor dollars on lawsuits and case-and-desist orders

Amash presidential bid gives GOP an edge in Michigan House race

Rep. Justin Amash (Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) Democrats’ hope for a three-way race in Michigan’s 3rd Congressional

Top Senate Republicans Dismiss Trump’s Tax-Cut Wishes

The president tweeted on Tuesday that “Payroll Taxes, and perhaps Capital Gains Taxes, must be put on the table.”

Congress invested in real estate, then it gave tax breaks to real estate investors

(FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images) The story is part of a series about lawmakers’ personal financial disclosures. OpenSecrets recently

Influential Republican super PAC makes its return to boost Trump

(NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images) After lying low for several election cycles, influential Republican super PAC American Crossroads is jumping

Trump-tied companies receive millions in small business aid

President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speak during a briefing on the coronavirus pandemic. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Companies

Federal Appeals Court Rules Against Trump Admin. Move to Block Funding from Sanctuary Cities

The decision diverged from one made by the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in February, that sided with the Trump

GOP challengers outraised in race to unseat sole Utah Democrat in Congress

Rep. Ben McAdams (D-Utah) speaks at a Problem Solvers Caucus press conference in February. (Michael Brochstein / Echoes Wire/Barcroft Media

Steele Claims Clinton Lawyer Provided Tip about Trump Campaign Contacts with Russian Bank

Steele said in the same deposition that he had no records of any conversations with his primary sub-source.