Mon Aug 3, 2015 AT 2:12 PM EDT
Politico reports Sen. Chuck Schumer is getting it 8 ways from Sunday from opponents of the Iran deal. More than 10,000 phone calls in two weeks and seven figures in TV ads later and Schumer’s feeling squeezed, staring down the barrel of the most precarious vote of his political career.
Mon Aug 3, 2015 AT 11:55 AM EDT
After a week away from the campaign trail, Politico reports Jeb Bush will hunker down this weekend in Miami with top advisers for what aides described as “intense debate preparation” — paring his renowned policy wonkishness into sharper, cleaner responses that fit the first debate’s 90-second time limit. Trump, for his part, tweeted Wednesday that he’s heading to his Turnberry, Scotland, resort, which is hosting the Women’s British Open — no word on when or if he’s prepping for Thursday night’s debate. “I am what I am,” he said Tuesday.
Thu Jul 30, 2015 AT 8:16 AM EDT
Sen. Rand Paul believes Republicans have 58 votes in the Senate to defund Planned Parenthood. That’s not enough to break a filibuster, and, as a result, Politico reports it may lead to a government shutdown led by Sen. Ted Cruz.