Photo: Donald Trump listens as Hillary Clinton answers a question from the audience. (Rick Wilking/Reuters)
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Fellow Republicans say that House Speaker Paul Ryan will focus on maintaining the GOP majority in Congress, rather than campaigning with Donald Trump or defending his comments. Shane Goldmacher, senior reporter at Politico, has more on Ryan's latest announcement and the infighting within the Republican Party.
America's founding fathers accused each other of crimes, hypocrisy and sexual misbehavior, but times had changed — until last night in St. Louis. As expected, Donald Trump’s comments about groping women, recorded some ten years ago, came up early last night in St. Louis. It was billed as a Town Hall, but some of the toughest questions came from the moderators.
Karen Tumulty, Washington Post (@ktumulty)
Mona Charen, Ethics and Public Policy Institute / National Review Online (@monacharenEPPC)
Ed Kilgore, New York magazine / Democratic Strategist (@ed_kilgore)
Rick Wilson, Republican strategist and media consultant (@TheRickWilson)
Jennifer Mercieca, Texas A&M University (@jenmercieca)
Justin S. Vaughn
Why are some bloody conflicts all but ignored, while others are continually making the news? This weekend in Sana'a, capital city of Yemen, hundreds of mourners were paying their respects to a family after the death of its patriarch. The funeral was suddenly shattered by an aerial bombardment that killed more than 100 people.
Yemen researcher and analyst Sama'a Al-Hamdani, a fellow at the Sana'a Center for Strategic Studies, says the reasons the Yemeni conflict is overlooked, are often misunderstood.
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Restoring public confidence in our institutions Are President Trump and allies in Congress eroding public trust in democratic government? Even a former Republican governor warns that attacks on Special Counsel Robert Mueller have gone too far. A constitutional scholar and a former FBI agent see real threats to both federal law enforcement and national security.
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