Congress

Pelosi floats above Democrats’ civil war

After indecisive results last week, two Georgia races that will decide the fate of the Senate are headed to runoffs in January. POLITICO’s Elena Schneider breaks down how both parties plan to win — and how Trump’s refusal to concede could shape the campaigns. For the last decade, Pelosi has had the same post-election routine: […]

Defense

Will the NDAA survive a lame duck Trump?

The White House also opposes a bevy of other provisions, detailed in a formal veto threat against the House-passed NDAA. That includes bipartisan efforts to constrain his plans to remove thousands of U.S. troops from Germany and precipitously withdraw forces from Afghanistan. Trump shows no signs of backing down after he fired Esper in a […]