Several people familiar with President Donald Trump's transition say Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team has gained access to thousands of private emails sent and received by Trump officials before the start of his administration.
The early exit on Friday of Andrea Ramsey, a leading Democratic candidate in a key congressional race – a woman backed by the deep pockets of liberal Emily’s List – underscores both how unprepared these new candidates are for the unforgiving political scrutiny of a battleground campaign and the difficulty of fully vetting so many recruits.
U.S. District Court nominee Matthew Petersen was interviewed by Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) during his confirmation hearing on Dec. 13, 2017. In the exchange, Petersen acknowledged he had never tried a case in court and struggled to answer some basic questions of law.
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse
U.S. District Court nominee struggles with basic questions of law in confirmation hearing
How California measures ‘road smoothness’ and why it matters
U.S. Sen. Tim Scott: Harmonizing Senate, House tax reform bills will be ‘interesting’
Get to know Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox