Tlaib getting help from Working Families super PAC

The Working Families Party, a left-wing group, told POLITICO it is launching a super PAC to help support Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s reelection campaign. Tlaib (D-Mich.), a member of the so-called “Squad” along with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), is facing a primary challenge from...

Trump undermines new virus strategy by hiding experts and facts

President Donald Trump’s new political self-preservation effort to show he has a grip on a pandemic that is killing hundreds of Americans every day is being exposed by his refusal to share the stage with scientific experts — or the facts. Link...

State Department Insiders Ask: What Is Susan Pompeo Really Up To?

Five years ago, a young Kansan named Jakob Provo had almost gotten a job working for ambitious Congressman Mike Pompeo. He’d aced the interview, he thought, and he was certainly qualified. But there was just one snag: Pompeo’s wife, Susan, noticed that he had put a comma in the...

Barr calls reaction to George Floyd’s death ‘extreme’

Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday criticized what he called “extreme reactions that have demonized police” in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, which he blamed for “a significant increase in violent crime in many cities.” Link...

No triumph for Italy’s leader in Rome

ROME — For Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, the marathon EU budget negotiations ended on a high note, after he announced Italy would be the biggest beneficiary of the €750 billion coronavirus recovery fund. But his victory, celebrated with a triumphant fist bump in the early hours of Tuesday...

Small, opposing protests face off outside Utah Capitol

An Insurgence USA protester, bottom right, films and shouts at Utah Citizens’ Alarm members at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News An Insurgence USA protester, bottom right, films and shouts at Utah Citizens’ Alarm members at the Capitol...