At a Monitor Breakfast, Senator Brown of Ohio talked about a possible presidential run - and how his favorite Russian author informs his progressive politics.
Many candidates are embracing sweeping liberal policies that would have been considered extreme just a few years ago. But in picking a nominee, Democratic voters may prioritize electability.
Invoking a decades-old resolution, the House passed a bill Wednesday that would force the Trump administration to withdraw US troops from Yemen – a rebuke of the administration's foreign policy and a sign that attitudes might be shifting in Washington.
Trade talks continue this week between the United States and China, the outcome of which will help decide whether President Trump will raise tariffs on Chinese imports to slow the spread of their technologies – the latest move in an ongoing struggle for power in the global market.
The Democratic senator from the critical battleground state of Ohio would focus his campaign on the concerns of working people – and says his rumpled authenticity is a plus in the industrial Midwest. He plans to make a decision in March.
Eager to avoid another government shutdown, congressional negotiators have reached a tentative agreement that will finance new barriers along the US-Mexico border – though with less fencing than President Trump previously demanded.