• Colorado's Supreme Court justices expressed repeated skepticism Wednesday during oral arguments seeking to prevent former President Trump from appearing on the 2024 ballot.Driving the news: The high court questioned whether Section 3 of the 14th Amendment, which prohibits those who engage in insurrection from holding office, covers the presidency and whether the Jan. 6 attack […]
  • Tonight's GOP presidential debate will test whether Nikki Haley can build on the momentum she's built in the first three debates, which helped her rise from the pack to challenge Ron DeSantis as the leading alternative to frontrunner Donald Trump.Why it matters: The former UN ambassador's rise in the polls has come as she has […]
  • JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon ramped up his years-long opposition to bitcoin and other digital currencies on Wednesday, suggesting that lawmakers should move to ban cryptocurrency altogether.What they're saying: "If I was the government, I'd close it down," Dimon said at a Senate hearing alongside seven other big bank CEOs.Why it matters: Dimon, of course, is […]
  • Data: Census Bureau; Map: Erin Davis and Alice Feng/AxiosFifty is the new 25, at least when it comes to living alone.Why it matters: That's about the average age of a solo U.S. renter, according to the latest census data. Many young Americans are splitting steep rents that eat into their income.Meanwhile, more baby boomers have […]
  • The UN Security Council is expected to meet on Friday to discuss the war in Gaza after Secretary-General António Guterres in a rare move formally urged the 15-member council to "use all of its influence" to prevent "a humanitarian catastrophe" in the enclave.The big picture: It is the first time Guterres has invoked Article 99 […]


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Featured Political Stories



  • Former Republican congressman George Santos is capitalizing on his fame after expulsion by quadrupling the price of his videos on Cameo, a celebrity message platform — even attending a private meeting with the CEO of the platform. CNN's Sunlen Serfaty reports.
  • Republicans in Iowa speak with CNN's Jeff Zeleny about their views on the presidential candidates ahead of the first GOP caucus.
  • CNN's Anderson Cooper speaks with former Republican congresswoman Liz Cheney, who explains her suspicions about why Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) wants to blur footage of the January 6 riot to protect rioters' identities.
  • During a Fox town hall with Sean Hannity, former President Donald Trump refused to say no when asked to promise he would never abuse power as retribution against anybody. Tim Alberta, author of "The Kingdom, the Power, and the Glory" and staff writer for The Atlantic, joins CNN's Abby Phillip to discuss.

The Guardian

  • Immigration minister quits saying small boats crisis doing ‘untold damage’ to the countryHugo Keith KC is questioning Johnson.He asks if Johnson’s approach has been to give all relevant material to the inquiry.I understand the feelings of these victims and their families and I am deeply sorry for the pain and the loss and suffering of […]
  • Ex-immigration minister and other rightwing rebels fear deportation policy will face more legal challengesUK politics live – latest updatesRishi Sunak’s government was plunged into further crisis when the immigration minister quit just hours after the prime minister tabled a bill to save his Rwanda deportation policy.Robert Jenrick stood down after it was revealed that the […]
  • Departing immigration minister will join Suella Braverman on backbenches as another standard-bearer for the rightRobert Jenrick was appointed immigration minister just over 12 months ago by his close political ally Rishi Sunak. At the time, the assumption was that he had been put there as a Downing Street stooge to keep a close eye on […]
  • The former PM is scheduled to be questioned for two days. Here is what happened at his first session at the inquiryUK politics live – latest updatesThe UK’s former prime minister Boris Johnson has issued a series of apologies about mistakes made during the pandemic.But, on the first of his two days of evidence to […]
  • Former prime minister denies he made major mistakes and defends top team during full day of questioning Boris Johnson has admitted that there were decisions that his government “could and should have” made to stop the spread of coronavirus but denied he had made major mistakes and attempted to defend the chaotic and abusive culture […]


The Hill

  • Presented by Contraceptive Access Initiative — The fourth GOP debate takes place just over a month before the first nominating contest of 2024 {beacon}   Evening Report PRESENTED BY     © Associated Press The final GOP debate of 2023 The fourth GOP debate takes place at 8 p.m. ET., just over a month before…
  • Senators in both parties are calling for President Biden and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) to take a more active role in negotiations over a package to fund Ukraine and Israel and secure the U.S.-Mexico border after GOP senators voted unanimously Wednesday to block a motion to proceed on the $110 billion bill.  Biden’s…
  • The Biden administration is delaying a decision on whether to ban menthol flavored cigarettes amid intense lobbying from critics including the tobacco industry, industry-backed groups and some Black criminal justice advocates. The delay is alarming public health groups, which fear that the White House could cave to pressure and delay the rule indefinitely, especially against…
  • House Republicans on Wednesday advanced a resolution to censure Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-N.Y.), teeing up a final vote on reprimanding the New York Democrat for falsely pulling a fire alarm in a House office building in September. The chamber defeated a Democratic-led motion to kill the legislation in an 201-216-1 vote, a sign that the legislation will…
  • The House on Wednesday voted in favor of blocking a Biden administration rule that’s expected to shift car sales in the U.S. significantly toward electric vehicles. The vote was 221-197. The rule in question could move car sales as far as to reach two-thirds electric by 2032. The bill approved by House Republicans on Wednesday…

Five Thirty Eight

  • Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly-ish polling roundup. It’s officially impeachment season again. On Tuesday, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced that he’s directing three House committees to start investigating whether President Biden benefited from his son Hunter’s business dealings overseas. McCarthy accused the Biden family of “a culture of corruption,” saying that the Biden administration […]
  • The second Republican presidential primary debate is less than two weeks away, so time is running out for GOP contenders to meet the Republican National Committee’s qualification criteria. To make the Sept. 27 debate, each candidate must have at least 3 percent support in two qualifying national polls, or at least 3 percent in one […]
  • On Wednesday, Utah Sen. Mitt Romney announced he would not run for reelection in 2024. On the surface, the electoral impact of Romney’s decision is minimal — his seat should stay safely in Republican hands. But it’s still notable because it represents the departure of one of the few remaining Republican senators who had a […]
  • Welcome to FiveThirtyEight’s politics chat. The transcript below has been lightly edited. nrakich (Nathaniel Rakich, senior elections analyst): For a long time, the economy has been seen as a big liability for President Biden in his reelection bid. Inflation soared in 2021 and 2022, culminating at a rate of 9.1 percent last June. The same […]
  • Among the most politically tuned-in, last week saw the kind of hand-wringing and accusations of bias surrounding the polls that you’d usually expect from the final two months of a campaign, not the final year and two months of a campaign. The focus was largely on general election polls: Whether a Wall Street Journal poll […]

Political Wire

  • “Fulton County prosecutors could call several senior officials who served in the Trump administration and Georgia’s top elected leaders as witnesses during the trial for their election interference case,” the […]
  • “The Biden administration has determined that it has the authority to seize the patents of certain high-priced medicines, a move that could open the door to a more aggressive federal […]
  • “In a keynote speech to a gathering of Christian nationalist lawmakers Tuesday night, House Speaker Mike Johnson compared himself to Moses, leading the GOP conference — and America — through […]
  • “A Nevada grand jury has indicted the six Republicans — including the chair of the Nevada Republican Party — who falsely pledged Nevada’s electoral votes to Donald Trump following the […]
  • Former Nashville Mayor Megan Barry (D) is running for Congress in Tennessee’s 7th congressional district, challenging incumbent Rep. Mark Green (R-TN), the Tennessean reports. Barry resigned from the office in […]

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