Betsy Woodruff

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Betsy Woodruff is a political reporter for the Daily Beast. She is a former staff writer for Slate.

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Will they or won't they? With no deal, Congress edges closer to the deadline to avoid a government shutdown.

A shutdown looms, again

Will they or won't they? With no deal, Congress edges closer to the deadline to avoid a government shutdown.

from Left, Right & Center

President Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, appeared in court today on charges including money laundering to evade taxes.

Manafort indicted, adviser pleaded guilty for lying to FBI

President Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, appeared in court today on charges including money laundering to evade taxes.

from To the Point

Wisconsin’s Scott Walker is a political anomaly, a Republican governor in a blue state.

Scott Walker Race

Wisconsin’s Scott Walker is a political anomaly, a Republican governor in a blue state.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke says people cannot afford to live near where they work right now, so the country needs more federal funding for affordable housing, but it should…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There’s been some interesting movement in the polls as the candidates parade through Iowa.

from Left, Right & Center

President Trump got ready to attack Iran and then, at the last minute, called it off.

from Left, Right & Center

Don’t worry: there’s a lot to discuss that’s not about Alex Jones this week.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

America is politically polarized, and the US Supreme Court is also divided. In a few days, it will answer two questions. Will non-citizens be counted in the next census?

from To the Point

President Trump is finally fulfilling his campaign pledge to undo the Obama Clean Power Plan.

from To the Point

So, we’re going to hear from Robert Mueller after all.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

A California Supreme Court decision last year created a new test to determine whether someone is an employee or an independent contractor.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

One of the wealthiest and most liberal states in America has created a humanitarian emergency that only those who caused it can truly fix.

from Scheer Intelligence