JD Vance eases the GOP into his ‘America First’ vision

The Ohio senator introduced himself by leaning heavily on his biography and sidestepping some traditional GOP issues.
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Dispatches from the happiest place on Earth

With the MAGA takeover of the GOP complete, the Republican National Convention is a study in party unity.
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JD Vance channels blue collar roots in RNC speech as GOP VP nominee

Swing state issues, jobs, the border, and China were all key themes in the speech, which drew cheers and chants from the crowd.
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Reports: Biden urged by top Democrats to consider dropping out

Democrats have been increasingly vocal in their dissatisfaction with President Biden’s candidacy, and polls show Democratic voters feel similarly.

Sen. Bob Menendez found guilty of corruption, Democrats call for his resignation

The New Jersey senator will be sentenced on Oct. 29.

Polls show Democratic voters breaking with Biden as nominee

Nearly two-thirds of Democrats now say US President Joe Biden should step aside.

Secret Service under severe scrutiny over Trump’s assassination attempt

With the Secret Service in Congress’ crosshairs, it might help the FBI repair its fraught relationship with Trump.

As Adam Schiff urges President Biden to drop out, eyes turn to Nancy Pelosi

The California Congressman is seen as especially close to the former House Speaker.

Biden says he’d consider dropping out if medical condition surfaced

The president said in an interview he would reevaluate running for reelection if a doctor “came to me and said, you got this problem and that problem.”

Democrats push to nominate Biden before convention

The Democratic Party’s rules committee is urging members to support a virtual vote to nominate Biden — although not next week.

230 progressive Capitol Hill staffers urge bosses to boycott Netanyahu’s speech

“This is not an issue of politics, but an issue of morality. Citizens, students, and lawmakers across the country and the world have spoken out.”