Theresa May’s offer to the DUP

18 March 2019 6:33 am

The prime minister’s frantic last attempt to persuade Northern Ireland’s DUP to back her third meaningful vote on Tuesday involves…

What the EU will say when Theresa May asks for a Brexit extension

16 March 2019 1:30 am

Now that Parliament has backed an extension to the Brexit process, the ball is effectively in the EU’s court. Whether…

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Has Trumpism hit the wall?

15 March 2019 8:54 am

The normally sober Associated Press is reporting the Senate’s vote to overturn Trump’s declaration of emergency in the southern border as…

Are things finally looking up for Theresa May?

15 March 2019 6:47 am

Theresa May’s week just got a little less bad. This evening the Government managed to successfully defeat a string of…


Beta O’Rourke

15 March 2019 3:08 am

Beto O’Rourke is about to launch a presidential campaign off the back of a failed Senate bid. He’s not the…

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The question isn’t if Joe Biden will screw up: it’s when

15 March 2019 2:46 am

Joe Biden seems on the verge of announcing he will run for president. He begins in a strong position, leading…

Why a Brexit extension spells trouble for the EU

14 March 2019 11:55 pm

Now that Theresa May’s deal has been decisively defeated again, the message from Brussels has been clear: the Brexit impasse…

Meaningful vote 3 in the next seven days

14 March 2019 8:36 am

Theresa May’s extension motion makes clear that she intends to bring her deal back for another vote in the next…

The latest government shambles could help May pass her deal

14 March 2019 8:10 am

This evening Theresa May’s week went from awful to terrible. After her deal was heavily defeated for a second time…

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The Chinese must be furious. Imagine blowing $1.3m on Jeb!

14 March 2019 1:56 am

Jeb! We hardly knew ye. The 2016 election seems soooo long ago. There was a time, for about 15 minutes,…

The Brexiteers have blown it

13 March 2019 10:41 pm

If, as Rod Liddle says, Brexit has been killed there is no shortage of suspects. 75 of them, in fact.…

Brexit is now dead

13 March 2019 7:45 am

And that, my lovely friends, is it for Brexit. You kippers and ERGers who think we’ll leave with no deal,…

We’re now heading for a no-deal Brexit – but not just yet

13 March 2019 7:26 am

A member of the Cabinet uttered just one word to me about this latest humiliating defeat for the Prime Minister…

Why we could be heading for a third vote on May’s Brexit deal

13 March 2019 7:10 am

Late last night, there was a sense of optimism among ministers that the government’s revised deal might have a chance.…

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If Joe Biden is so manly, why can’t he just admit he’s running?

13 March 2019 3:40 am

Has Joe Biden finally made up his mind? The former vice president has told a House lawmaker that he is…

What Theresa May needs to go right today to avoid another historic defeat

12 March 2019 6:55 pm

In order to turn things around with her Brexit deal, Theresa May needs a domino effect. She needs to somehow…

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Vice vs vice: Cheney barbecues Pence in Georgia

12 March 2019 12:13 pm

It was no cakewalk for Vice President Mike Pence. He had showed up in Sea Island, Ga., reckoning that he…

Is there any way that May’s deal could pass on Tuesday?

9 March 2019 10:18 pm

The government’s efforts to get changes to the backstop have run into a brick wall in Brussels. The EU thinks,…

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To win, the Democrats need to be more like Trump

9 March 2019 4:11 am

Here is the tragedy of the Democratic party in 2019: its partisans are left to hope that personal hatred of…


Why the Democrats have gone off Israel

8 March 2019 11:57 pm

Not so long ago in America, immediately after a Democratic politician announced a run for president, he or she would…

How can the government avoid defeat this week?

25 February 2019 8:54 pm

Theresa May begins the week with a chunk of her party growing increasingly frustrated with her handling of Brexit. The…