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How did unfettered business become a bipartisan issue? Professor Luigi Zingales explains why Democrats and Republicans are both pro-business parties, ...

"It's very bad when, as policymakers, we confuse the interests of a businessman with the interest of the market itself," said the finance professor.
George Kent, the deputy assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs listens to William Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, testify during a House Intelligence Committee public hearing in the impeachment inquiry against U.S. President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 13, 2019.

Devin Nunes and Jim Jordan led the Republican attack against Democrats and impeachment witnesses on the first day of public hearings

Republicans attempted a wide variety of defenses and lines of questioning during the first day of impeachment hearings.

Trump-world is still determined to out the Ukraine whistleblower, but it’s too late for it to matter

The whistleblower's identity is irrelevant now that the impeachment inquiry has gathered evidence that corroborates the complaint and goes beyond it.
President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Lexington, Kentucky

Forget Kentucky and Virginia, the worst election news for Republicans came out of suburban Pennsylvania

Republicans lost big in the suburbs in Tuesday's elections. That should be a cause of great concern for their 2020 prospects.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi walks out with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer to speak with reporters after meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington on October 16, 2019.

Republicans want to force Democrats to stand up and announce their impeachment vote on the House floor to make the process more ‘painful’

The GOP wants House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to force members of Congress to stand up and announce their vote on the impeachment resolution on Thursday.
GOP Reps (from left) Lee Zeldin, Kelly Armstrong, Jim Jordan, and Scott Perry speak outside the deposition of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman,

Democrats accused Republicans of trying to trick an impeachment witness into naming the whistleblower

In a closed-door deposition, Republicans questioned Lt. Col. Vindman on whom he had discussed trump's Ukraine call with, alarming Democrats.
U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) speaks to members of the media outside the hearing Michael Cohen, former attorney and fixer for President Donald Trump, testifies at before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform at Rayburn House Office Building February 27, 2019 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

Trump is getting battered on all fronts as Congress, the courts, and even his own officials eviscerate him

Congress, the courts, and even at times Trump's own officials are handing him defeat after defeat that threaten his presidency.
Sen. Lindsey Graham

Republicans have reeked of desperation while stumbling through a disastrous week defending Trump

The walls are closing in on President Donald Trump, and he's dragging Republican members of Congress into his mess.
White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham in the Oval Office on July 26, 2019.

White House press secretary says Republicans who oppose Trump deserve to be called ‘human scum’

President Donald Trump on Wednesday referred to "Never Trumper Republicans" as "human scum" while facing criticism over a slew of scandals.
House Minority Whip Steve Scalise and House Republicans on Capitol Hill on October 23, 2019.

12 Republicans who stormed closed-door impeachment proceedings already had permission to attend

More than 30 Republicans forced their way into a closed hearing on Wednesday. They now face allegations of risking national security.