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Democratic pollster Pat Caddell speaking at CPAC 2011 in Washington, D.C. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Pinkerton: The Pat Caddell I Knew

Pat Caddell, who died on February 16, was to me one of the nicest—and most interesting—people I have ever met in politics.  

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Fashion Notes: Melania Trump Struts in Monochromatic Italian Luxury

First Lady Melania Trump strutted out of the White House in a rich chocolate brown, monochromatic ensemble of Italian luxury. Mrs. Trump has been exceptionally monochromatic in her looks this week, opting for all-one-color outfits rather than prints, patterns, and

Pat Caddell speaking at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Pat Caddell – Pollster, Populist, and Patriot – Dies at 68

Veteran pollster Pat Caddell passed away Saturday at his home in Charleston, SC, at the age of 68. His willingness to challenge conventional political wisdom – combined with his decades of campaign experience – set him apart as a political strategist who got things right when so many others got them wrong. This was strikingly obvious in 2016, when Caddell was the sole pollster to understand Donald Trump’s voters and the New York builder’s path to victory.

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Heather Nauert Out as Pick for U.N. Ambassador

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says Heather Nauert, picked by President Donald Trump to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations but never officially nominated, has withdrawn.

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GOP Sen. Johnson: I’m Not Sure How I’ll Vote on Emergency Declaration

During a portion of an interview set to air on Sunday’s broadcast of NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) said he’s not sure how he’ll vote on a resolution disapproving of President Trump’s national emergency declaration. Johnson said, “I’m

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Brooks: Emergency Declaration Is Trump ‘Giving Himself a Performance Trophy’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that President Trump’s national emergency declaration is the president “giving himself a performance trophy” after he lost the government shutdown. Brooks said, “Yeah, well, this is awful. You know, I don’t