Nancy Pelosi

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Hyper-focused on the presidency, too many people have lost sight of the key upcoming fights in the House and Senate. Read more


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Democrats want stronger enforcement of labor standards in Mexico. The feared death of a union supporter in Guerrero state does not inspire confidence. Read more

Working in America

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The Coalition Against Socialized Medicine, a project of the American Conservative Union, is advertising on Politico Playbook this week. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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Of those supporting the impeachment inquiry, 71 percent want all of Trump’s impeachable offenses brought to a vote, the poll shows. Read more


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The bill, H.R. 3, has gotten considerably stronger from its initial concept, but questions remain. Read more

Health and Social Policy


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Trump has thrown the Democrats a lifeline. Will they take it? Read more

Civil Rights in America


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Congress doesn’t have the resources right now to take on Trump, and Democrats aren’t fighting to acquire them. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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The PAYGO rule not just a relic of another era, but of an era when Democratic assumptions about fiscal politics were revealed as self-deceptions. Read more

Economic Policy