Tennessee’s lawmakers this week will discuss a bill that essentially bans abortion as soon as a woman knows she’s pregnant, which at least one Republican lawmaker hopes could escalate into a Supreme Court challenge The legislation, Senate Bill 1236 ...

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President Donald Trump has claimed in private conversations that opponents are conspiring against him to skew economic data and damage his chances of re-election in 2020, reported The New York Times Sunday. According to sources familiar with the matter who ...

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Will Congress pass background check legislation? Here's what you need to know in politics this week... DEMS TO ATTEND FIRST NATIVE AMERICAN ISSUES FORUM Via CBS News Campaign Reporter Zak Hudak: This week, Native American issues are set to get attention in ...

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After Amash Dumped Trump, His District May Do Same to Him FILE - In this May 28, 2019, file photo, Rep. Justin Amash, D-Mich., greets the crowd before holding a town hall meeting at Grand Rapids Christian High School's DeVos Center for Arts and Worship.

Sacramento files lawsuit to ban 7 men from popular business district
SACRAMENTO — The city of Sacramento has filed an unusual lawsuit to ban seven men considered to be a “public nuisance” from a popular business corridor. The lawsuit alleges the men are “drug users, trespassers, thieves … and violent criminals ...   Mercury News  
Anti-Trump vets join Steyer group in pressing Democrats to impeach Trump
A national group of anti-Trump military veterans is joining forces with the organization founded by Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer Thomas (Tom) Fahr Steyer The Hill's Campaign Report ...   The Hill  
Shell workers would have lost pay if they missed Trump speech at plant
Thousands of union workers at a western Pennsylvania petrochemical plant were given a choice last week — show up for President Donald Trump's speech on Wednesday or stay home and lose some of their weekly pay. One of the construction site's contractors ...   NBC News  
Trump slams Fox News over recent polling
President Trump criticized Fox News on Sunday over its recent polling, saying he doesn't "believe" the polls in recent days that have suggested he's losing ground to Democratic rivals and his ...   The Hill  
Trump downplays recession scare as he leaves Jersey after 10 days
President Donald Trump insisted the economy was doing well as he prepared to return to Washington after spending 10 days at his Bedminster golf club. “I don’t see a recession,” Trump told reporters at Morristown Airport before boarding Air Force One ...   NJ.com  
Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Katrina, has died
BATON ROUGE, La. — Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, who led Louisiana through Hurricane Katrina as her state’s first elected female governor, has died. The office of Gov. John Bel Edwards confirmed Blanco died Sunday. She was 76. Story Continued Below Blanco ...   Politico  
Deep-fried politics
The deep-fried Oreos, the funnel cakes, the pork chops on a stick: The news media covers what presidential hopefuls eat on the campaign trail as much as their policy statements. Maybe more. It is a very telling moment when a candidate addresses a corn dog ...   Washington Times  
Sovereignty Is for Suckers
WASHINGTON -- It didn't take long for Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., to throw her grandmother under the bus. On Thursday, Israel had announced it would bar an official visit by Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., the first two Muslim women elected to ...   RealClearPolitics  
Lewandowski on potential NH Senate run: If I run, 'I'm going to win'
Former Trump Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski Corey R. Lewandowski Lewandowski says he's 'happy' to testify before House panel The Hill's Campaign Report: Battle for Senate begins to take shape ...   The Hill  
Defending Free Trade Is Biden’s Best Bet
Joe Biden needs to win Iowa. If Elizabeth Warren or Bernie Sanders beats him in the Democratic caucuses there, they’re also likely to beat him in New Hampshire, which borders their home states, and where Biden has a smaller lead in the polls. If Kamala ...   The Atlantic