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Dem organizing groups to donors: 2024 is already here

“We can’t rest on our laurels here,” Lauren Baer, the managing partner of Arena, said on the call, to which a POLITICO reporter was granted access. “We had better than expected results this year, but 2024 starts today.” A constellation of liberal organizations flooded legislative races with money in 2022, and Democrats did not lose …


Holiday shoppers spend more on credit cards despite high interest rates

Despite sky-high interest rates, Americans are charging record amounts to their credit cards as the holiday shopping season heats up, risking hefty fees and credit score fallout that personal finance experts say can be mitigated with a little planning. Inflation, which was running at 7.7% in October, shows some signs of slowing but still hovers …


The latest victim from House GOP’s election night: impeachment

Greene is aiming for a seat on the Oversight Committee, which would give her a high-profile foothold into the party’s investigative strategy. Republicans have no shortage of targets, including Hunter Biden, a coronavirus “origins” probe, the withdrawal from Afghanistan, the FBI and Justice Department and the administration’s handling of the border. And during a closed-door …


Zeldin moves closer to bid for GOP chair

“It is time for our party to retool, transform, win back the Presidency in 2024, expand our number of Republican held seats in Congress, and elect the maximum number of down ballot races across the country,” Zeldin said in the message. “The Republican Party needs to be all in to do everything in its power …


The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics

Cartoon Carousel Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors are hundreds of cartoons that entertain and enrage readers of all political stripes. Here’s an offering of …