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How a 2007 Clinton Campaign Memo Foreshadowed the Rise of Donald Trump  Mother Jones

When Mark Penn visited the White House last month to advise President Donald Trump on polling, it wasn't exactly a surprise. The former strategist for Bill and ...

Why Trump Keeps Attacking John McCain  The New York Times

To the Editor: In “McCain Death Hasn't Silenced a Trump Feud” (front page, March 21), you report that Senator Mitt Romney wrote on Twitter that he couldn't ...

Hillary Clinton asks Trump why he's so 'obsessed' with her after announcing no 2020 bid  USA TODAY

The rivalry between President Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton was on full display once again after Trump took to Twitter to comment.

Liberals Are Hyping a Nuclear Option to Prevent Another Trump  Vanity Fair

Democrats are getting sick of losing. More specifically, Democratic candidates are beginning to ask why, in two of the last five presidential elections, they won ...

Trump Supporter Sobs as He Describes Mailing Bombs to Obama, Clinton and Other Democrats  The New York Times

Cesar Sayoc pleaded guilty to sending a series of mail bombs last fall to prominent Democrats, as well as George Soros, Robert De Niro and CNN.

Analysis | Your Guide to Understanding the Trump-Russia Saga  Washington Post

By now, few American leaders -- other than President Donald Trump, on occasion -- dispute that Russia interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Joe Biden Is Hillary Clinton 2.0 — Democrats to Nominate Him?  The Intercept

Biden backed the Iraq War, is friendly with Wall Street, supported mass incarceration, and has twice run for president unsuccessfully.

Mueller Laid Out the Dots. His Report May Show If They Connect  Bloomberg

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has left little doubt in detailed court filings that Russians interfered in the 2016 presidential election and tried to help Donald ...

Cesar Sayoc pleads guilty to mailing explosive devices to Trump critics  The Washington Post

Cesar Sayoc, the Florida man accused of mailing explosive devices to more than a dozen politicians and media figures who have been critical of President ...

President Trump 'was faux-Bernie Sanders in order to beat Hillary Clinton' in 2016, Sanders campaign says  MassLive.com

Bernie Sanders spent much of 2016 talking of revolution. In 2019, he's turned to a subject that's a bit more pragmatic: electability.

President Trump, Hillary Clinton square off over Stacey Abrams  WSB Atlanta

ATLANTA - President Donald Trump gave himself credit for Democrat Stacey Abrams' defeat in last year's race for Georgia governor. Hillary Clinton said Abrams ...

Donald Trump once called the electoral college ‘a disaster for democracy.’ Now he says it’s ‘far better for the U.S.A.’  The Washington Post

In late-night tweets, the president defended the institution that helped get him elected amid calls from Democrats to abolish it.

Trump retweets QAnon conspiracy theorist, via Larry the Cable Guy, to slam the TSA  The Washington Post

From a QAnon conspiracy theorist to actor James Woods to comedian Larry the Cable Guy to the leader of the free world. Thus travels information in the age of ...

'SNL' Weekend Update Wants to See a Hillary vs. Trump Rematch  Rolling Stone

Comparing the not-gonna-happen rematch of President Donald Trump versus Hillary Clinton in upcoming 2020 presidential election to the movie Rocky, ...

Clinton predicts Trump's North Korea deal will be like putting 'lipstick on a pig'  POLITICO

Hillary Clinton said this week that she has little faith in President Donald Trump's ability to negotiate for North Korean denuclearization, and speculated that any ...

Trump's Caddy Will Put You in a Chokehold If You Criticize His Boss  POLITICO

What the president's staffers can learn from the ex-Marine who carries his golf clubs and another former caddy in Trump's orbit.

The Democrats' choice problem: Which candidate can beat Trump in 2020?  The Boston Globe

Fifteen hopefuls (so far) are vying for the chance to face President Trump in 2020. If the field remains big for too long, though, it could benefit the same candidate ...

Fact-checking Trump's tweets on Lisa Page testimony  CNN

As President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman sat in a federal courthouse Wednesday morning awaiting news of his prison sentence on conspiracy ...

Sen. Klobuchar on Mueller report, Trump/Time Warner, and Hillary Clinton  MSNBC

Democratic Senator and Presidential Candidate Amy Klobuchar joins Andrea Mitchell for a one-on-one interview.

Donald Trump Jr.: U.K.'s Prime Minister Should Have Listened To My Father  NPR

With just over a week to go until the deadline for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, the son of President Trump says that everything would be on ...

Trump lashes out at 'Weirdo' Democratic donor Tom Steyer in late-night Twitter barrage  Washington Post

On Tuesday, billionaire Democratic donor Tom Steyer debuted ads targeting two of President Trump's staunchest allies in Congress: Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) ...

What Do We Know About Trump’s Re-election Chances So Far?  FiveThirtyEight

Welcome to FiveThirtyEight's weekly politics chat. The transcript below has been lightly edited. sarahf (Sarah Frostenson, politics editor): With all eyes on 20…

Former Clinton Adviser Mark Penn Arrives at His Inevitable Destination: Trump’s GOP  New York Magazine

Mark Penn's meeting with Donald Trump this week capped a long journey he's made from being adviser to Bill and Hillary Clinton to a regular opponent of ...

Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman discusses hacking and how to beat Donald Trump in 2020  ABC News

Hillary Clinton's former campaign chairman John Podesta, who had his emails hacked by Russian agents in 2016, discusses the weaponisation of intelligence ...

Tom Ford on Melania Trump: A fake quote went viral on Twitter  Vox.com

Tom Ford is trending on Twitter for allegedly refusing to dress Melania Trump — except he never said the quote that was attributed to him in a now-viral tweet ...

The Daily 202: Trump brings TMZ politics to Washington. And he likes it that way.  The Washington Post

Attacks on John McCain and George Conway are a feature, not a bug, of the Trump presidency.

Everything Trump Attacked Over a Wild Weekend on Twitter  New York Magazine

Donald Trump spent his weekend tweeting attacks at everyone from Democrats to autoworkers and even some Fox News anchors.

How Bernie’s 2020 Map Might Change Without The #NeverHillary Vote  FiveThirtyEight

Bernie Sanders picked up support in some unusual places during his 2016 campaign to be the Democratic presidential nominee. The self-described democratic ...

Trump on his campaign: No collusion. Trump on Democrats: Yes collusion — lots and lots of collusion.  The Washington Post

“We use the word 'collusion' very loosely all the time,” President Trump said Tuesday. It was meant as a complaint. The president has said there was “no ...

Dana Milbank: So what if it's a witch hunt? There's a witch abroad  Press Herald

President Trump is right. This is a witch hunt. Monday morning, he used the term for the 261st time as president (according to the Factba.se database), this time ...

Bernie Sanders Is Hiring a Former Hillary Clinton Staffer As Research Chief  New York Magazine

The Vermont senator's campaign is bringing on a veteran of Hillary Clinton's research department who helped pull together the former secretary of state's ...

Colbert, Seth Meyers Gleefully Rip Trump’s “Deranged Twitter Bender”  Vanity Fair

“Well, it's another Monday,” said Seth Meyers, “and that means once again, the president of the United States had a quiet, normal weekend full of hard work and ...

Hillary Clinton met with Biden, Klobuchar on 2020  CNN

Hillary Clinton held meetings in early February with former Vice President Joe Biden and Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar to talk about the 2020 presidential ...

“Beto Is in His Own Lane”: The Democratic Money Guys Like What O’Rourke Is Selling  Vanity Fair

On Wall Street, the donor class is keeping a close eye on who's got the business acumen to go the distance. “I thought Bernie's number was crazy amazing, and ...

Trump spent Friday morning offering sympathy to himself  The Washington Post

After offering his condolences to the victims of the mass shootings at two mosques in New Zealand, President Trump on Friday morning lamented the fate of ...

What progressives should know about Trump voters  CNN

Progressives wonder how in the world could anyone still support President Donald Trump. So here are ten reasons why more than 40% of the electorate ...

Democratic super PAC launches $50 million effort to weaken Trump with core supporters  NBC News

WASHINGTON — One of the largest Democratic super PACs, American Bridge, is embarking on a $50 million effort designed to soften President Donald ...

AP FACT CHECK: O'Rourke on climate, Trump on 'no collusion'  Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Beto O'Rourke opened his Democratic presidential campaign this past week with a call to action on global warming that misrepresented ...

Here's why Hillary Clinton 4.0 is a terrible idea  CNN

On Sunday, two former advisers to Hillary Clinton made a bold claim in a Wall Street Journal op-ed. Here it is:

'Like I said: A puppet,' Hillary Clinton tweets after recent reports about Trump, Russia  USA TODAY

President Donald Trump's vanquished 2016 Democratic opponent appears to be relishing his recent difficulties with news reports about his relationship with ...

Before you run against Trump, you have to run against Hillary (if you're a woman)  The Washington Post

For potential female candidates, running for president leads to demands about likability.

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Hillary?  POLITICO

In recent months, some reporters who cover the Trump White House have received phone calls from the last person they would expect: Hillary Clinton. The 2016 ...

Hillary Clinton zings Trump, GOP for ripping off her 2016 campaign slogan  NBC News

Hillary Clinton accused Republicans and President Donald Trump on Tuesday of cribbing her 2016 presidential campaign slogan "Stronger Together."

The Clintons Have a Broadway Date Night During Trump’s “Ridiculous” Speech  Vanity Fair

Hillary and Bill Clinton opted to go to the opening night of Choir Boy during the president's Oval Office address, but it didn't keep the former secretary of state off ...

Power Up: Why are we still talking about Hillary Clinton?  The Washington Post

She's Trump's bogeyman. And there's no clear successor.

Trump Hired Whitaker to Lock Up Hillary Clinton  New York Magazine

At the second presidential debate, Donald Trump pointed at Hillary Clinton and issued a chilling threat. “If I win,” he warned, “I am going to instruct my Attorney ...

Borrowing from Hillary Clinton, Trump says we're 'stronger together'  MSNBC

At his Texas rally, the president said something that a lot of people had heard before... from Hillary Clinton. Kimberly Atkins and Anita Kumar join to discuss.

6 similarities between Ivanka Trump and Hillary Clinton's email excuses  CNN

The incredible thing is not so much that Ivanka Trump used a personal email address for public business; it's that she did it after her father and boss, President ...

Hillary Clinton was exactly right about Trump being Putin's puppet  CNN

Anushay Hossain is a writer and political commentator based in Washington. For more, visit AnushaysPoint.com. The views expressed are her own. View more ...

Trump and Clinton both ignored the #MeToo message this week  CNN

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both rejected #MeToo in favor of their own power recently, says Holly Thomas. In defending her husband's actions with ...

Hillary Clinton to Donald Trump: 'You asked Russia to hack me'  USA TODAY

WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton reacted incredulously Thursday to President Donald Trump's assertion that she conspired with the Russians to interfere in the ...

Hillary Clinton charges that President Trump has launched five 'assaults' on democracy  USA TODAY

Hillary Clinton blasts President Donald Trump in a new essay for launching five major "assaults" on democracy and creating a national "crisis."

Hillary Clinton: "Civility Can Start Again" When Democrats Take The House And Or The Senate  RealClearPolitics

Hillary Clinton discusses President Trump, Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and civility in politics with CNN's Christiane Amanpour. CHRISTIANE ...

Trump's new acting attorney general said Hillary Clinton should've faced prosecution in email probe  CNN

Washington (CNN) The man now in charge of the Justice Department previously argued that Hillary Clinton should have been prosecuted in the investigation ...

If Trump believes Hillary's emails were the 'biggest political scandal since Watergate,' what now?  NBC News

WASHINGTON — The central argument that Donald Trump used against Hillary Clinton in the last two weeks of the 2016 campaign — the central argument that ...

Clinton in 2013 did not say Trump should run for office  PolitiFact

There's no evidence that Hillary Clinton once said she'd like to see "people like Donald Trump run for office." The widely debunked claim features a picture of ...

Opinion | Why Hillary Clinton's comments were even more painful than Trump's  The Washington Post

Between the man who is president and the woman who ran against him, there is, for me, no contest; Hillary Clinton would have been a far better president than ...

Trump illegally asked Russia to help him win in 2016. He shouldn't get away with it.  USA TODAY

Trump's public request for Russian help in finding Hillary Clinton's emails was a violation of US law. There are ways to hold him accountable.

Clinton trolls Trump ahead of Putin summit with World Cup tweet  CNN

Hillary Clinton took aim at President Donald Trump's much-anticipated meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, calling into question her former ...

Trump on Hillary Clinton: "Let's See If She Gets Away With It"  RealClearPolitics

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: You can have the biggest story about Hillary Clinton -- I mean, look at what she's getting away with. But let's see if she gets away ...

Analysis | The red flags on Trump's new attorney general pick, William Barr  The Washington Post

President Trump insisted when he made Matthew G. Whitaker his acting attorney general that he wasn't familiar with Whitaker's past commentary critical of ...

Hillary Clinton says Trump turned Kavanaugh ceremony into a ‘political rally’  The Washington Post

Hillary Clinton chided President Trump on Tuesday, accusing him of turning the ceremonial swearing in of new Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh into a ...

F.B.I. Refutes Trump Tweet Alleging China Hacked Hillary’s E-Mails  Vanity Fair

The F.B.I. has not found any evidence the servers were compromised,” the agency said in a rare rebuttal.

Colbert roasts Trump for using Hillary Clinton's slogan  CNN

Late-night comics took aim at President Trump claiming progress on his border wall.

FACT CHECK: Is The Ex-SEAL Commander Attacked By Trump A 'Hillary Clinton Fan'?  NPR

President Trump dismissed criticism from retired Adm. William McRaven, calling the former special operations commander a "Hillary Clinton backer." He's not.

Clinton rejects Trump comparisons to her husband  CNN

Responding to a question about allegations of misconduct against her husband, Hillary Clinton says that he faced a long investigation, and that if Republicans ...

Trump, Pence and other political leaders condemn bombs sent to Hillary Clinton, Obama, CNN  CNN

President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and other political leaders on Wednesday denounced the bombs sent to 2016 Democratic presidential ...

Hours after mail bomb arrest, Trump attacks 'Crooked Hillary,' media  NBC News

President Trump abandoned initial calls for unity at a campaign rally in North Carolina Friday night, attacking the media and Democratic leaders who were ...

Omarosa releases new secret tape of Trump discussing Hillary Clinton and Steele dossier  NBCNews.com

Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former contestant on "The Apprentice" who became a White House aide, released a new secret recording on Monday in which ...

Please, Hillary, don't do it  CNN

While many republicans are rejoicing a recent op-ed suggesting that Hillary Clinton will run for president in 2020, her candidacy would create a schism in the ...

Donald Trump refers to Hillary Clinton's loss to him as her 'funeral'  USA TODAY

President Donald Trump, who often mentions 2016 Democratic rival Hillary Clinton at his rallies, invoked her name again during a North Dakota trip.

The Other Way the National Enquirer Helped Elect Trump  The Atlantic

In addition to a secret agreement to bury the story of an alleged affair, the tabloid publisher AMI also published a stream of outlandish attacks on Hillary Clinton.

Donald Trump's incomplete list of everyone he believes should be in jail  Washington Post

It seems that if you are on the president's bad side, jail or prison is where you should be heading.

Trump says Google results are 'rigged' against him but here's what happens when you search for Hillary Clinton  USA TODAY

If President Donald Trump thinks his Google results are bad, he should take a look at what comes up when you search for Hillary Clinton.

Ivanka Trump’s email controversy, explained  Vox

If Hillary Clinton's emails mattered so much, why shouldn't Ivanka's?

Roger Stone's indictment reveals plan to discredit Hillary Clinton's health  Quartz

Stone knew WikiLeaks was spreading rumors about Clinton's health, according to prosecutors.

Trump 2020: Hillary Clinton’s press secretary on why he’s hard to beat  Vox.com

With the 2018 midterms in the rearview mirror (mostly), the Washington conversation has moved on to analyzing what the results mean for President Trump's ...

Hillary Clinton remains the Democrats best chance to defeat Trump in 2020  Chicago Sun-Times

There is a greater determination than ever, across the nation, to elect the first women president, thanks to Donald Trump and the Me-Too movement.

Be Glad Trump, Not Hillary, Is Protecting the Border  RealClearPolitics

There it is, in plain language, in Article IV of the United States Constitution: “The United States shall guarantee to every state in this union a republican form of ...

Hillary Clinton: Trump 'left unchecked' in midterms could do lasting damage  CNN

Washington (CNN) Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that if there isn't a "very big rejection" of President Donald Trump's ...

Styx: Hillary Clinton Has Gone Literally Insane; Says Trump is a White Nationalist, Compares 2016 to 9/11  RealClearPolitics

Vermont political analyst Tarl Warwick, who goes by the name Styxhexenhammer666 on YouTube, BitChute, Twitter, and more, discusses how Hillary Clinton ...

Hillary Clinton: Bill's Affair With Monica Lewinsky Was Not An Abuse Of Power, What About Trump?  RealClearPolitics

Hillary Clinton said her husband, former President Bill Clinton, did not abuse power when he entered into a relationship with Monica Lewinsky. In an interview ...

Awkward: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton share same pew at Bush funeral  SFGate

The moment couldn't have been more awkward: Two fierce political rivals forced to share the same pew at the funeral of former President George H.W. Bush.

Trump on Clinton: 'Look at what she’s getting away with'  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Hillary Clinton seemed to be on the mind of President Donald Trump in the last month more so than at...

Trump shakes hands with the Obamas – but not with the Clintons – video  The Guardian

At George HW Bush's funeral in Washington, the president and his predecessor came face to face for the first time since January 2017. Trump and Melania ...

Fact check: Hillary Clinton's misleading comments  CNN

CNN's Jake Tapper, in partnership with FactCheck.org, looks at Hillary Clinton's misleading comments about President Trump's actions to deter Russian election ...

Analysis | Trump's clear double standard between Hillary Clinton's emails and his own cell phones  The Washington Post

Basically nothing was sacred to Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign, except Hillary Clinton's email account. This was the one thing he insisted ...

Fox News is still obsessed with Hillary Clinton nearly 2 years after the election  Vox.com

With Trump fighting off scandals, Fox News still needs the "Hillary" villain.

Are Hillary Clinton and Ivanka Trump emails the same thing?  MSNBC

"You can't lock up one woman and the other one gets a pass." Sophia Nelson, former House GOP Committee Counsel to Kayleigh Mcenany, RNC ...

Bombshell: Trump ordered Hillary Clinton, James Comey prosecution  MSNBC

A New York Times report reveals President Trump wanted to order the Justice Department to prosecute two of his biggest political adversaries: Hillary Clinton ...

US media must 'get smarter' to tackle Trump, says Hillary Clinton  The Guardian

Hillary Clinton has criticised the US media over its coverage of Donald Trump, calling on the press to “get smarter” about holding to account a president who is a ...

Hillary Clinton Isn’t On The Ballot. But Donald Trump Is Still Campaigning Against Her Like It’s 2016.  BuzzFeed News

In the final days before the midterm elections, Trump is tying Democrats to Clinton in states that he won.

Melania Trump and Hillary Clinton praise LeBron James after Donald Trump’s slam  The Washington Post

President Trump slammed LeBron James this weekend, questioning the NBA great's intellectual prowess — but first lady Melania Trump had nicer things to say ...

Kirsten Powers: Voting For Trump Because You Didn't Like Hillary Clinton "Doesn't Make You Not Racist"  RealClearPolitics

CNN contributor Kirsten Powers said just because you voted for Donald Trump in 2016 because you didn't like Hillary Clinton "doesn't make you not racist.

Hillary Clinton blasted Trump on Twitter before his meeting with Putin  Vox.com

Hillary Clinton took a jab at President Donald Trump on Twitter just hours before his highly anticipated meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday ...

Hillary Clinton Talks Trump And Russia Summit At NYC Fest  NPR

At a festival appearance in New York City's Central Park, Hillary Clinton spoke against President Trump's apparent reluctance to accept intelligence showing that ...

Why Is Trump Is So Obsessed With Hillary Clinton?  Rolling Stone

President Trump is tweeting memes again. It began Tuesday night, just as Cindy Hyde-Smith won the special election runoff in the Mississippi senate race.

President Admits Trump Tower Meeting Was Meant to Get Dirt on Clinton  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Sunday that a Trump Tower meeting between top campaign aides and a Kremlin-connected lawyer was designed to ...

Hillary Clinton tells friends she's leaving 2020 door open  CNN

Washington (CNN) Here are the stories our panel of top political reporters will be watching for in the days ahead in this week's "Inside Politics" forecast.