Politics
Theresa May should spend any political capital she has left on mental health

Over half a million young people might miss out on mental health support. Reform would be a worthwhile legacy“I’ve contemplated killing myself a few times.” Sensing the...

The Guardian Politics
Hyper-partisan Corbynite websites show how the left can beat the tabloids online

If I were a young Tory looking forward to a long career, I’d be worried. Despite their best efforts during the election campaign, the Sun, Daily Mail, Telegraph and...

New Statesman
Brexit Big Brother is watching: how media moguls control the news

I know the Daily Mail and the Daily Telegraph well, and I don’t care to see them like this. It would take a heart of stone now not to laugh at an illustration of...

New Statesman
After a year of chaos, MPs from all parties are trying to stop an extreme Brexit

The Greens are calling for a cross-party commission on Brexit. One year ago today, I stood on Westminster Bridge as the sun rose over a changed country. By a narrow ma...

New Statesman
Melania Trump Hires White House Chief Usher From the Family Business

Melania Trump has picked the director of rooms at the Trump International Hotel in Washington to be the chief White House usher...

New York Times Politics
Senate Health Plan Falls Short of Promise for Cheaper Care, Experts Say

Health Secretary Tom Price meeting with people from Missouri and elsewhere in the White House on Wednesday to discuss their objections to the Affordable Care Act...

New York Times Politics
State Dept. Moves to Shut Office Planning Afghanistan Strategy

The office of the special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, created in early 2009, will be folded back into a State Department bureau...

New York Times Politics
How dogs shape politics on Capitol Hill

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Trump Signs Bill Meant to Restore Trust in V.A.

Michael Verardo, who lost his leg in Afghanistan in 2010, spoke during the bill-signing event...

New York Times Politics
OSHA to Roll Back Rules on Toxic Mineral at Construction Sites

The Hudson Yards construction site in New York. Under new rules from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, shipyards and construction sites would be exempt from s...

New York Times Politics
A.T.F. Memo Indicates Agents’ Off-the-Books Account Was Against the Rules

Officers from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms investigating a shooting at a Chicago elementary school this month...

New York Times Politics
Justice Department, FBI seem at odds over budget

To hear McCabe describe it, Trump’s budget would require significant belt-tightening across the law enforcement agency...

Politico
The GOP’s one-man fire brigade

After four special election wins, Republicans are relying on the Congressional Leadership Fund’s Corry Bliss to safeguard the House majority...

Politico
How Medicaid Works, and Who It Covers

One of the biggest flash points in the debate over Republican health care legislation is the future of Medicaid. Here are some basic facts about the 52-year-old program...

New York Times Politics
White House Press Corps Pushes Back on Changes to News Briefings

The White House Correspondents’ Association president met with Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, on Thursday to discuss the issue...

New York Times Politics
The Incredible Shrinking White House Briefing

The White House Correspondents’ Association is pushing back against Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, and his new, less informative briefings...

New York Times Politics
Hundreds of English rivers drained below sustainable levels despite looming drought crisis

'If we have a dry summer, our green and pleasant land could become as parched as some of the Mediterranean'...

Independent Politics
When Shots Ring Out From One Ball Field, a Times Reporter Practicing on Another Races to Cover Them

Baseball equipment left at the Eugene Simpson Stadium ball field on June 14 in Alexandria, Va., after Representative Steve Scalise, the House majority whip, and others were sh...

New York Times Politics
Jo Cox's children to unveil memorial plaque in parliament

Coat of arms – designed by Cuillin, 6, and Lejla, 4 – will be installed as part of a ‘family day’ in Commons on SaturdayJo Cox is to be honoured by having a coat of ar...

The Guardian Politics
3 key changes between the House and Senate Obamacare repeal bills

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G.O.P. Senator Rejects Health Bill: ‘It’s Not the Answer’

Senator Dean Heller, Republican of Nevada, announced on Friday that he would not support the current version of the Senate health care bill...

New York Times Politics
Values Revealed: The Health Debate Shows What Both Parties Care About Most

In March 2009, President Obama and others listened to Mitch McConnell, then the Senate minority leader, at a White House forum on health care...

New York Times Politics
Intelligence officials worry State Dept. going easy on Russian diplomats

Lawmakers have also voiced concern that State is not preparing to crack down on diplomats’ illicit travel inside the U.S...

Politico
Brexit: Theresa May's plans for EU citizens' rights under intense pressure for not doing enough

The Prime Minister even appeared to take a weaker position on the European Court of Justice...

Independent Politics
As U.S. Kills ISIS Leaders, a Notorious One Remains Elusive

American officials say they have no concrete evidence on whether the most well-known Islamic State leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the target of a long manhunt, is alive or dead...

New York Times Politics
Brexit: Andrea Leadsom says broadcasters need to be patriotic

Tory MP Andrea Leadsom says broadcasters need to be more patriotic while reporting the UK's Brexit negotiations...

BBC Politics
Brexit: Tory MP Leadsom says broadcasters should be patriotic

Coverage of Brexit could be more "helpful", Tory MP Andrea Leadsom tells Newsnight's Emily Maitlis...

BBC Politics
Brexit: Andrea Leadsom says broadcasters should be patriotic

Tory MP Andrea Leadsom gives Newsnight's Emily Maitlis her view on coverage of Brexit...

BBC Politics
Magistrate fines Kobach but won’t release Trump meeting memo — yet

Despite the ruling, the memo Kobach took into the meeting with Trump may well wind up in the public domain eventually...

Politico
Hard Brexit under threat as MPs from all parties plan alliance to defeat Theresa May's plans

'Certainly, the threat of losing a vote will weigh very heavily on the Government's mind,' says Tory MP Anna Soubry...

Independent Politics
Pro-Trump group to target GOP Sen. Heller over health care bill

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Scalise transferred out of intensive care unit

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Republican Senator Vital to Health Bill’s Passage Won’t Support It

Senator Dean Heller, Republican of Nevada, at the White House in March...

New York Times Politics
Encounters: YouTube Star Randy Rainbow Brings Sass to His Trump Bashing

Randy Rainbow, the parody-singing, Trump-bashing, unabashedly gay satirist, has nearly 650,000 followers on Facebook...

New York Times Politics
Heller comes out against Senate GOP health care bill

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Politico
5 things Trump did while you weren't looking: Week 3

Including a little-noticed executive order on immigration...

Politico
Macron’s EU charm offensive stops at Eastern Europe

Everyone loves the new French president, don’t they?...

Politico
May’s rights offer falls flat on its face

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Can Brexit be stopped? The answer is in our hands | Jonathan Freedland

One year on, the certainties of the leave case are collapsing. We’re no longer shackled to that verdictOne year on, the political weather has changed and suddenly a once unt...

The Guardian Politics
White House names Trump hotel employee to be chief usher

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Martin Rowson on the anniversary of the vote for Brexit – cartoon

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The Guardian Politics
Planned Parenthood Battle Could Sway Fortunes of G.O.P. Health Bill

Planned Parenthood’s pink army rallied on Wednesday in Washington. Since the election, the organization has held over 2,200 events, published almost a million petitions and...

New York Times Politics
C.I.A. Set Up Secret Back Channel With Syria to Try to Free U.S. Hostage

A YouTube video showed Austin Tice, an American journalist and former Marine who disappeared in Syria in 2012...

New York Times Politics
Questions, not answers

Readers' questions while the EU and UK negotiate over the status of millions of people...

BBC Politics
Labour did well and can do even better | Letters

The Labour party is at its best when it knows electoral victory and progressive legislation are within reach, says David WinnickMartin Kettle’s piece on the electoral suppor...

The Guardian Politics
The Guardian view on Brexit: Wrong then, wrong now, wrong in the future | Editorial

Twelve months after the EU referendum, Theresa May’s latest Brussels trip reveals that the EU is leaving Britain behind, not the other way roundIn one of the several low poi...

The Guardian Politics
The Guardian view on al-Jazeera: muzzling journalism | Editorial

In the Arab world, freedom of speech is being curbed to stop old and new media from raising questions about the way in which countries are run. This is wrongIn the conservativ...

The Guardian Politics
Labour MPs will back Nicky Morgan for Treasury select committee chair

Remainer is thought to be favourite of MPs wanting to block prominent Brexiter Jacob Rees-Mogg from role during EU talksLabour MPs are set to back former cabinet minister Nick...

The Guardian Politics
White House Correspondents Unhappy With Limits on News Briefings

The group’s president, Jeff Mason of Reuters, met with Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, on Thursday to discuss the issue to no avail...

New York Times Politics
Grassley, Feinstein want answers from Loretta Lynch

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Europe and Japan Near Trade Deal as U.S. Takes Protectionist Path

A construction site near a container terminal in Tokyo. Japan wants Europe to eliminate a 10 percent tariff on Japanese cars...

New York Times Politics
Full video: What Works, Miami

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Justices Side With Immigrant Who Got Bad Legal Advice

Justice Neil M. Gorsuch and Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. outside the Supreme Court this month...

New York Times Politics
Gowdy: Oversight panel won't pursue Russia, obstruction probes

His approach differs sharply from that of outgoing Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz, who is resigning at the end of June...

Politico
'Would I still vote Leave?'

A year on from the EU Referendum one Leave supporter reflects on the historic vote...

BBC Politics
Fears for residents as cladding on 14 tower blocks fails fire tests

Camden, Manchester and Plymouth among nine local authorities where buildings failed safety tests after Grenfell Tower blazeCouncils have been ripping down cladding from tower...

The Guardian Politics
Fears for residents as cladding on 14 tower blocks fail fire tests

Camden, Manchester and Plymouth among nine local authorities where buildings failed safety tests after Grenfell Tower blazeCouncils have been ripping down cladding from tower...

The Guardian Politics
Who Killed Otto Warmbier?

Visiting North Korea can be safe. But the tour company that lost an American student made key mistakes, people on the trip say...

Politico
Northern Ireland’s women deserve equality. That’s why I’m challenging abortion law | Stella Creasy

This week the supreme court upheld an anomaly that means Northern Ireland’s women have to pay for terminations in England and WalesThe fight for equality isn’t just about...

The Guardian Politics
Shulkin: New VA law essential for reform

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Headliner David Miliband fails to turn Ed's show into radio gold | John Crace

Miliband brothers’ long-distance reunion goes from Eve of Destruction to nuclear apocalypse – but otherwise escapes conflict Toilets and death metal had only been the warm...

The Guardian Politics
The rise of the green mayor – Sadiq Khan and the politics of clean energy

At an event at Tate Modern, Sadiq Khan pledged to clean up London's act. On Thursday night, deep in the bowls of Tate Modern’s turbine hall, London Mayor...

New Statesman
Boris Johnson for PM? David ‘bra size’ Davis? Or the Fox? Place your bets | Marina Hyde

Is Britain trapped in a never-ending Conservative leadership race, or could it all turn out to be a bad dream?There is some dispute as to who first described the male libido a...

The Guardian Politics
Trump administration dissolves Afghanistan-Pakistan unit

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Trump administration defends Texas anti-sanctuary-city law

The first suit against the law was filed last month by the small border city of El Cenizo...

Politico
Skam, interrupted: why is the phenomenally popular teen drama ending before its peak?

The show has been building towards high school graduation – but now it’s ending before its lead characters finish school. “Have you heard they started their bus...

New Statesman
Jeremy Corbyn: Teen workers should get £10 an hour

Leader suggests Labour's £10-an-hour living wage pledge should extend to 16-year-olds...

BBC Politics
The Gallows Pole's ultra-violence turns reading into a kind of dare

Author Benjamin Myers's capacity for the grotesque is constantly threatening to breach your tolerance of it. Here is a tip for the squeamish when reading a...

New Statesman
Brexit talks 'will not consume EU', Angela Merkel warns Britain

EU leaders dismiss Theresa May’s offer on citizens’ rights as inadequate while summit seeks to focus on terrorism and defenceThe German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has warn...

The Guardian Politics
De Blasio: I'm 'much less hopeful' about working with Trump

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Conaway: Trump tweets don’t satisfy Comey tapes request

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UK centrists who want to emulate Emmanuel Macron do not have far to look

En Marche's UK operation successfully targeted French expats in London through new ideas and intelligent tactics...

Independent Politics
Spicer hits back at Obama: Obamacare is dead

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Grenfell Tower: Fire started in Hotpoint fridge-freezer, say police

Police say outside cladding and insulation failed safety tests, and manslaughter charges will be considered...

BBC Politics
House to vote on illegal immigration bills next week

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House to vote on immigration bills next week

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Benefits freeze set to continue despite rising inflation, says Welfare and Pensions Secretary

David Gauke also refuses to commit to keeping the triple lock beyond 2020...

Independent Politics
Can May's minority government last? Politics Weekly podcast

Jessica Elgot is joined by Anne Perkins, Dawn Foster and Rafael Behr to discuss Theresa May’s modest legislative agenda and the government’s faltering response to the Gren...

The Guardian Politics
Playback: The Senate health care bill is like Barry White

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The GOP's trillion dollar tax problem

With the border tax near death, Hill Republicans and the White House face tough choices...

Politico
Brexit: EU leaders says UK offer could 'worsen situation'

Donald Tusk says offer to EU nationals could "worsen the situation" as Theresa May defends her plan...

BBC Politics
Love the idea of a universal basic income? Be careful what you wish for | Ellie Mae O’Hagan

Yes, UBI could be an important part of a radical agenda. But beware: its proponents include neoliberals hostile to the very idea of the welfare stateFor some time now, the rad...

The Guardian Politics
Ed Miliband interviews brother David as guest-presenter on Radio 2

Brothers discuss refugee crisis and their own family history but not their relationship or LabourEd Miliband has conducted a reflective interview with his brother David, at th...

The Guardian Politics
Ed Miliband interviews brother David as guest presenter on Radio 2

Brothers discuss refugee crisis and their own family history but not their relationship or LabourEd Miliband has conducted a reflective interview with his brother, David, at t...

The Guardian Politics
W.H. Correspondents' Association: We are not satisfied with off-camera briefings

"We are not satisfied with the current state-of-play," Mason says...

Politico
Donald Tusk says May's offer on EU citizens is 'below our expectations' - as it happened

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenPolice reveal Grenfell insulation and tiles failed safety testsTheresa May makes ‘fair and serious’ of...

The Guardian Politics
As the Brexit vote turns one, leaving has never been more uncertain | Dan Roberts

A year after the UK voted to leave the EU, the way forward is murky and the path to Brexit could turn into slippery slope to no exitOne year on from Britain’s vote to leave...

The Guardian Politics
The three avoidable mistakes that Theresa May has made in the Brexit negotiations

She ignored the official Leave campaign, and many Remainers, in pursuing Brexit in the way she has. We shouldn’t have triggered Article 50 at all before agreeing an...

New Statesman
Brexit: Donald Tusk says Theresa May's offer to EU citizens will make their situation 'worse'

'The UK's offer is below our expectations and risks worsening the situation for our citizens'...

Independent Politics
Brexit: Donald Tusk says Theresa May's offer to EU citizens will make things 'worse'

The European Union has torpedoed Theresa May's offer on the future rights of 3m EU citizens in the UK, warning it would make their situation &quot...

Independent Politics
May hints that The Hague could guarantee EU citizens' rights

PM appears to suggest using international court of justice, not the ECJ, as the arbiter for those in the UK after Brexit Theresa May has hinted at a compromise over the vexed...

The Guardian Politics
Theresa May reaffirms migration controls as key aim of Brexit

Prime minister tells Brussels that voters wanted UK to ‘establish our own rules on migration’ when they chose to leave the EUTheresa May has reaffirmed the importance of c...

The Guardian Politics
Who really controls the Labour Party now?

Jeremy Corbyn's allies will struggle to achieve their ambition to remove general secretary Iain McNicol. Jeremy Corbyn's advance at the general...

New Statesman
Who really controls Labour now?

Jeremy Corbyn's allies will struggle to achieve their ambition to remove party general secretary Iain McNicol.  Jeremy Corbyn's advance at the...

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