David Kurtz

David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.

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Manafort-connected super PAC that’s caught up in two different aspects of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe didn’t report to the FEC a $1 million contribution until more than two years after the 2016 election. Josh Kovensky and Allegra Kirkland report.

President Trump now policing anti-Semitism.

I urge you to read Josh Kovensky’s account of how Robert Mueller’s team came to suspect Paul Manafort was not living up to his plea agreement but was instead playing for a pardon from President Trump.

In a press conference still underway. Virginia Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam insisted that he wasn’t in the racist photo on his med school yearbook page – then disclosed that he had “darkened my face” on another occasion around the same time, to dress up as Michael Jackson in a dance contest.

Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) acknowledges and apologizes for “clearly racist and offensive” yearbook photo of him from 1984. Oddly, the statement from the governor doesn’t say whether he’s the one in KKK garb or the one in blackface.

Trump administration tries to bypass appeals court and go straight to Supreme Court to get greenlight for adding citizenship question to the 2020 census.

The gadfly of the political dark arts was arrested this morning in Fort Lauderdale after being indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury in Washington, D.C., according to a press release from special counsel Robert Mueller’s office.

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