Tenants and landlords can agree on this

With help from Shawn Ness New from New York Happening now: The fight over good cause evictions. Adams visits NAN. A push to close the Medicaid gap. A law to protect horses is taking effect.  DAYS THE BUDGET IS LATE: 10 UNLIKELY FRIENDS: Negotiations over a state budget are struggling to get to the finish … Read more

Greene meets with Johnson as speaker ouster threat remains

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene met with Speaker Mike Johnson as she continues to openly discuss her motion to vacate the chair. Greene (R-Ga.) said following the meeting that Johnson made “a lot of excuses” and that the speaker gave her no guarantees on how he would proceed on foreign aid and a controversial surveillance program. … Read more

Surveillance bill implodes amid GOP infighting in latest blow to Johnson

House Republicans brought down their own speaker’s third attempt to reauthorize a controversial spy power on Wednesday, marking a fresh blow to the perpetually embattled Speaker Mike Johnson. Now, GOP leaders are scrambling to find a new plan to reauthorize the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act after 19 House Republicans voted to block a plan to … Read more

Trump and Johnson gear up for joint event at Mar-a-Lago

Speaker Mike Johnson and former President Donald Trump are preparing for a Friday appearance together at Mar-a-Lago, according to two people with direct knowledge of the planning. The side-by-side comes as Trump, now the GOP’s presumptive presidential nominee, continues cementing his influence over congressional Republican policymaking — and as Johnson grapples with the resulting effects … Read more

Senate GOP campaign arm names key Daines aide to lead major ad spending

Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.) is tapping a trusted political aide from his own orbit to lead the National Republican Senatorial Committee’s independent expenditure operation in 2024. Brock Lowrance will set the strategy and spending decisions for tens of millions of dollars worth of ads as part of the GOP’s drive for the Senate majority. Republicans … Read more

Famed photographer quits Ford board over Liz Cheney snub

A Pulitzer Prize-winning political photographer resigned Tuesday from the board of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation, blasting the group for cowardice in rejecting Trump critic Liz Cheney as the recipient of its top yearly award. David Hume Kennerly claimed in a letter to fellow trustees that Cheney’s nomination for the Gerald R. Ford Medal … Read more