The Daily 202: How Mike Bloomberg scared off Anthony Weiner from challenging him in 2009

Six hardball tactics that might come in handy for 2020.

The Daily 202: Trump resists limiting Saudi arms sales amid growing diplomatic crisis over journalist’s disappearance

Congress pushes POTUS to take a harder line, but the crown prince is a key ally.

The Daily 202: Following in Bush 41’s footsteps? Five takeaways from Nikki Haley’s departure as U.N. ambassador.

Dina Powell is the early favorite in what will be covered as a gauge of Trump’s foreign policy.

The Daily 202: Kanye West coming to White House, after Trump disses Taylor Swift, underscores celebrification of politics

The Clintons, the Bushes and Hope Hicks show how politicians are becoming more like entertainers.

The Daily 202: Kavanaugh fight foreshadows a wild lame-duck session and crazy 2019 in Congress

Four things that could cause drama after the midterms.

The Daily 202: How Senate Republicans could win the battle and the war on Kavanaugh

The FBI turns over its report to the Senate, and McConnell schedules a procedural vote.

The Daily 202: Trump’s mockery of Christine Blasey Ford underscores his scorn for the #MeToo movement

The FBI is treading carefully in a push to quickly wrap up its probe.

The Daily 202: Expanded FBI probe into Kavanaugh allegations shows the leverage of three undecided GOP senators

NBC gets texts, the Times finds a police report and Harvard cancels Kavanaugh’s class.

The Daily 202: Limited FBI investigation of Kavanaugh offers road map for how Trump could try to constrain Mueller

If Rosenstein or Sessions goes, the scope of the special counsel’s probe could be limited. And we wouldn’t necessarily know.

The Daily 202: Senate GOP forging ahead with Kavanaugh vote today shows why Ford sought to stay silent

The seven most memorable moments from the hearing.

The Daily 202: Tribalism fuels GOP embrace of Kavanaugh

Susan Collins is wavering. Trump is willing to drop his nominee if the hearing goes poorly. McConnell has another “Maalox moment.”

The Daily 202: Trump’s attacks on Kavanaugh’s second accuser show why the GOP hired a woman to question Ford

More Yale classmates allege the Supreme Court nominee was a much heavier drinker than he admits.

Tom Steyer intends to spend on Senate races if Rosenstein is fired

The billionaire was primarily focused on the House.

The Daily 202: Kavanaugh’s memory of himself in high school is very different than his portrayal in the yearbook

Supreme Court nominee’s defiant interview risks contributing to a credibility gap.

The Daily 202: Can Kavanaugh survive? 10 questions after a second woman accuses him of sexual misconduct.

Four Republicans to watch as Christine Blasey Ford prepares to testify on Thursday.

The Daily 202: Conservatives divided over Kavanaugh allegations, mostly along gender lines

A husband and wife on the right react differently to Christine Ford’s allegations.

The Daily 202: Trump’s FBI attacks laid groundwork for GOP to reject probe of Kavanaugh sexual assault allegation

The president’s insistence that the bureau cannot look into Ford’s story is incorrect, fact checkers and former officials say.

The Daily 202: Senate Republicans playing hardball with accuser in push to swiftly confirm Kavanaugh

Supreme Court nominee rehearses for the hearing during a two-hour “murder board.”

The Daily 202: Polarization poses problems for Kavanaugh as he prepares to testify in his defense

Many voters won’t give the Supreme Court nominee the benefit of the doubt, partly because they loathe Trump.

The Daily 202: Kavanaugh allegations test the staying power of the #MeToo movement

Echoes from the previous Year of the Woman — 27 years after Anita Hill.