Anita Kumar

White House reporter and associate editor for Politico

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For weeks, President Trump has been criticizing vote-by-mail in the leadup to this fall’s presidential election.

Fights, fears, and lawsuits over voting by mail this November

For weeks, President Trump has been criticizing vote-by-mail in the leadup to this fall’s presidential election.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Speaking with reporters today, President Trump said Congress does have the votes to impeach him, but predicted he would win in a trial in the senate.

Text messages about Ukraine by White House officials: Do they show quid pro quo?

Speaking with reporters today, President Trump said Congress does have the votes to impeach him, but predicted he would win in a trial in the senate.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump has promised to keep guns away from people who suffer mental illness.

The NRA in turmoil: financial scandals, power struggle at the top

President Trump has promised to keep guns away from people who suffer mental illness.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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