The key to Trump’s Iran plan is his harshest congressional critic

With the president threatening to blow up the nuclear deal unless he gets his way, Sen. Bob Corker’s challenge is to find middle ground. [ Read Entire Post: The key to Trump’s Iran plan is his harshest congressional critic... ]

‘It’s not my war; this is our war’: Bannon threatens McConnell, Corker and GOP incumbents

The former White House chief strategist (again) vows war against the GOP establishment. [ Read Entire Post: 'It’s not my war; this is our war': Bannon threatens McConnell, Corker and GOP incumbents... ]

Trump Tweets Approval After Health Care Stocks ‘Plunged’

President Trump cut off subsidies to cover insurance costs for low-income people, and some health care stocks fell. He cheered. [ Read Entire Post: Trump Tweets Approval After Health Care Stocks ‘Plunged’... ]

4 Ways Trump Has Moved to Undo His Predecessors’ Legacies

President Trump has promised sweeping changes to health care, immigration, the Iran deal and trade. Here’s a look at where things stand now. [ Read Entire Post: 4 Ways Trump Has Moved to Undo His Predecessors’ Legacies... ]

Fed’s Rosengren warned ‘large policy mistakes’ could come from setting a specific rule for setting policy

Forcing the Fed to hew to a specific rule for setting monetary policy could lead to "large policy mistakes," a U.S. central banker argued. [ Read Entire Post: Fed's Rosengren warned 'large policy mistakes' could come from setting a specific rule for setting policy... ]

US retail sales bounce back from August, highest in 2 ½ years

U.S. retail sales were lower than expected in September but recovered from the prior month's 0.2 percent slide. [ Read Entire Post: US retail sales bounce back from August, highest in 2 ½ years... ]

After Las Vegas, Democratic House members donate their past NRA contributions

Reps. Tim Ryan and Tim Walz, who both held “A” ratings, gave tens of thousands of dollars from their campaign funds. [ Read Entire Post: After Las Vegas, Democratic House members donate their past NRA contributions... ]

Scalise and McCain faced death in the mirror. It didn’t change their views on two major policy issues.

The shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and Sen. John McCain’s brain tumor have shown that in matters of life and death, most politicians don’t change stripes. [ Read Entire Post: Scalise and McCain faced death in the mirror. It didn’t change their views on two major policy issues.... ]

‘The New Washington’: Once Racing to Flee the Senate, Marco Rubio Now Digs In

Mr. Rubio, Republican of Florida, seems determined to shrug off the disappointment of a failed presidential race and show he is serious about the Senate, making up for lost time. [ Read Entire Post: ‘The New Washington’: Once Racing to Flee the Senate, Marco Rubio Now Digs In... ]

Our Changing Climate Mind-Set

Global warming rejecters like President Trump and Scott Pruitt are having more and more difficulty defending their position. [ Read Entire Post: Our Changing Climate Mind-Set... ]