Trump’s ex-campaign manager cites traffic stop in a Rolls-Royce as example of ‘real guy’ experience

Corey Lewandowski said Trump was pulled over about four years ago for talking on his phone.

Clearinghouse for Kavanaugh documents is a Bush White House lawyer, angering Senate Democrats

4 in 10 Republicans think foreign election interference would be a minor problem — or no problem at all

An estimated 12.1 million Republicans think interference in 2018 wouldn’t be a problem at all.

Just how big of a deal has Trump been in Republican primaries anyway?

We break down high-profile races where Trump’s presence had a major influence and not-so-major influence

Appointed leader resigns from foreign aid agency used to give jobs to Trump supporters

Robert Blau stirred controversy with openly partisan statements to co-workers at the Millennium Challenge Corporation.

In a crackdown, FEMA chief Long wants to ‘set the standard’ for dealing with sexual misconduct

Current and former FEMA leaders acknowledge the agency for years had an ineffective system for dealing with complaints of harassment and other workplace misconduct.l

For Pawlenty, defeat in Minnesota in a party dominated by Trump

The former governor was the heavy favorite for the GOP gubernatorial nomination. It turned out he was the wrong candidate in the wrong year.

A Pearl Jam poster depicting a dead President Trump draws controversy in Montana Senate race

It’s Trump’s party, yes — but it’s also conservative media’s

Tim Pawlenty’s not wrong about the change in his party, though it may not explain his loss.

DO NOT DENY: More and more, Trump’s own spokesmen refuse to vouch for him

The Trump team’s conspicuous new M.O. on questions about racism, collusion and conspiracies.

VA required thousands of ‘unwarranted reexaminations’ for vets getting disability benefits

The Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General found medical reexaminations were unnecessary in 37 percent of the cases studied, wasting millions of dollars and potentially more than $100 million over five years.

The White House seems to think it’s impossible for Trump to be racist if black unemployment is low

While jobs and the economy are high priorities for black voters, they are not the only priorities.

The president’s objective economic advisory team dumps deeply misleading numbers on the public

The bad math behind Sarah Huckabee Sanders’s totally incorrect jobs numbers.

The Energy 202: When’s a good time to talk climate change? Trump officials say: Not during a natural disaster

Ryan Zinke is the latest one to eschew such questions.

House leadership super PAC highlights arrest record of Randy Bryce, the Democrat seeking Paul Ryan’s seat

A radio ad by the Congressional Leadership Fund takes aim at Bryce, who prevailed in Tuesday’s primary.

Not even Republicans buy the Trump team’s ‘collusion isn’t a crime’ defense

A new poll shows 69 percent of Republicans think it’s never okay to accept opposition research from a hostile foreign power.

The Finance 202: The GOP’s tax cut hasn’t delivered a pay bump yet. Defenders say: Just wait for it

Tax Foundation’s new report says it will take years.

The Health 202: Senate Democrats stay focused on health care even during short August recess

It’s at the heart of their midterm strategy.

Winners and losers from Tuesday’s primaries: Once again, Trump is a big winner

But Trump-like candidates winning in primaries doesn’t necessarily equate to winning in November. In fact, some Republicans fear it could be the opposite.

The Daily 202: Republicans try to make ‘liberal’ attack line stick in new ad campaign

It’s a strategy straight out of the 1990s. The question is whether it has mileage this century.