Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders is resigning, he said in a message sent to agency employees, amid the dramatic increase in the number of undocumented migrants crossing the border and a fight over how to address it.
The US military conducted a major cyberattack on an Iranian proxy group with forces in Iraq, Syria and inside Iran in the days after Iran shot down a US drone, according to two US officials with knowledge of what happened.
Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled a plan to cancel $1.6 trillion of student loan undergraduate and graduate debt for approximately 45 million people. His ambitious plan has no eligibility limitations and would be paid for with a new tax on Wall Street speculation.
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin outlined the new sanctions against Iran, saying "these sanctions are all very important for recent activities" and will "lock up billions of dollars more in assets" that support the office of the Ayatollah Khomeini.
Former Vice President Joe Biden is facing criticism for pointing to two segregationist senators as examples of colleagues he could work with during an era where "at least there was some civility" in the Senate.
Biden and Harris ramp up their time in Iowa, new ways for campaigns to raise money, figuring out what went wrong for Democrats in Florida in 2018, how to survive in a GOP primary, and the changing Republican Party under Donald Trump. That and more in this week's Inside Politics forecast.