Pelosi cranks up campaign to win over freshmen

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi secretly showed up to the Congressional Progressive Caucus’s freshman orientation session on Monday to try to ingratiate herself with about 20 members-elect in attendance. | Jose Luis Magana/AP Photo Nancy…

Amazon’s enemies swarm as its D.C. clout swells

New York Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez decried the "race-to-the-bottom competition" for corporate favors for companies like Amazon. | Mary Schwalm/AP Photo Technology Bezos’ presence in Northern Virginia and New York will enhance his company’s sway. But…

Staff anger spills over at White House

President Donald Trump's aides have faced internal upheaval after the midterms and are preparing for a likely staff reckoning with high profile exits. | Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images Bottled-up hostility in President Donald Trump’s administration flowed…

How Trump’s move to put a loyalist over…

The new constraints on acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker represent a harsh reality check for a White House that helped kick-start his promotion. | Charlie Neibergall, File/AP Photo In choosing Matthew Whitaker to temporarily succeed…

Key midterm races still up for grabs

Republican Brian Kemp currently leads Democrat Stacey Abrams in Georgia's governors race just above the threshold for a recount. | John Bazemore, Pool/AP Photo Elections Florida’s Senate race is still uncalled, along with eight House…