FROM Tina Daunt
Obama Fundraiser Expected to Raise a Record $12 Million President Barack Obama's first campaign event since his declaration on same-sex marriage is tonight at actor George Clooney's home in Studio City. With a combination of high-rolling Hollywood figures and an online sweepstakes, it could be the biggest political fundraiser in US history. That's according to Tina Daunt, contributing editor for politics at the Hollywood Reporter .
White House budget proposal slashes and burns President Trump's first budget request is considered dead on arrival in Congress — a familiar development in Capitol Hill. We hear what it reveals about the priorities of the new administration. What's likely to die… and what might survive?
The longest US war: Will Trump send more troops to Afghanistan? The Trump White House is divided over the Pentagon's request for more troops in Afghanistan—where the US has been fighting for the past 16 years. Is there a formula -- either for "victory" or a political settlement? Is there an end in sight for America's longest war?
The Trump agenda: where's the beef? President Trump says big things are happening. After celebrating a House bill on health care, he doesn’t yet have Senate agreement. With James Comey’s public testimony scheduled tomorrow, the President today tweeted his selection of a new FBI Director. Is the Chief Executive all style and no substance? Later, terror attacks in Iran and conflicting claims about who’s behind them.