Latest Republican senator publicly embarrasses... 2017-12-15T10:50:13.000000000-05:00 This hasn't been a great week for Donald Trump's judicial nominees. Just ask Matthew Petersen, who was embarrassed yesterday by a Republican senator. Church politicking provision stripped... 2017-12-15T10:03:50.000000000-05:00 The Republican effort to repeal the "Johnson Amendment" has been pulled from the GOP tax plan, but that doesn't mean the idea is dead. Paul Ryan retirement rumors jolt politics... 2017-12-15T09:20:44.000000000-05:00 House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is reportedly eyeing the exits. That may seem surprising, but it makes a lot of sense. Democratic congressman sees party's way forward 2017-12-15T08:52:58.000000000-05:00 Rep. John Delaney, D-Md., discusses the Alabama Senate election, what he says the Democrats should stand for, how Dems can appeal to red state voters and why he's a 'different kind of Democrat'. Trump's 'personal insecurities' impair US response to a security threat 2017-12-15T08:44:03.000000000-05:00 A year after an adversary launched the most important attack on the United States since 9/11, we have a fragile president who not only doesn't want to respond. NYT finds Trump's untruths; one writer challenges list 2017-12-15T08:34:46.000000000-05:00 President Trump told 103 separate untruths his first 10 months in office, according to a new New York Times report, which argues the untruths are damaging to a democracy. The panel discusses. With Rubio balking, future of Republican... 2017-12-15T08:00:24.000000000-05:00 It was widely assumed that the GOP tax plan was poised to pass Congress easily. All of a sudden, thanks in part to Marco Rubio, those assumptions are in doubt. Meet the man considered 'Putin Enemy No. 1' 2017-12-15T07:39:02.000000000-05:00 Bill Browder, an outspoken critic of Vladimir Putin, discusses the death of Sergei Magnitsky, one of his attorneys, Russian sanctions, President Trump and why Putin hates the Magnitsky Act. If Ryan does leave, who would consider Speaker job? 2017-12-15T07:27:51.000000000-05:00 Politico's Tim Alberta discusses new reporting that House Speaker Paul Ryan is eyeing an exit from Congress in 2018. Alberta had three-dozen sources tell him Ryan's plans, which Ryan and WH deny. With Rubio currently a no, what is the tax bill's fate? 2017-12-15T07:15:18.000000000-05:00 President Trump is hoping for a big legislative win before the end of the year in terms of tax reform. Yet Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has announced he's a no for now. What will happen?