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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An interesting moment in the prosecution’s opening statement in the trial of Paul Manafort: The judge in the case interrupted the prosecutor, who was going on about Manafort’s lavish lifestyle, to note that it’s not a crime to be rich and implore him to focus on the alleged crimes. Our full report from Caitlin MacNeal.

The federal judge in Virginia overseeing the Paul Manafort trial seems to be making quick work of jury selection.

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With election year blowback over his trade wars, President Trump is proposing an aid package for American farmers to offset their losses from his trade policy, the Washington Post reports:

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