Jennifer Bendery

Jennifer Bendery


Senior politics reporter for HuffPost. Veep of Washington Press Club Foundation. ?️‍? Tips: jen.bendery@huffpost.com

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Sen. Tom Udall is leaving Congress after 20 years (!). Does he want to be Interior secretary? Of course. We talked to him about that -- and the need for Biden to make Native American tribes central to his conservation + climate goals. w/ @c_m_dangelo 

Another day, another chance for McConnell to advance another one of Trump's judge picks. Today it's Kathryn Davis. The Senate will vote to advance her nomination to a 15-year seat on the U.S. court of federal claims.

Here's Davis, Trump's nominee to a 15-year-seat on the Court of Federal Claims, responding to Dick Durbin's question about her experience with the court. Welp!

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Still laughing at this. I may look at this every day when I need a lift.

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Parents of 628 migrant children separated at border still have not been found, court filing says 💔

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A thing that happened today that won't get much attention: Senate Republicans confirmed *another* lifetime federal judge who earned a rare and embarrassing "not qualified" rating by the American Bar Association.

This massive video of Christine Blasey Ford's testimony is playing on repeat in front of Brett Kavanaugh's dinner guests as they wait outside.

WOW. San Juan mayor: "I am going to do what I never thought I would do. I am begging, begging anyone who can hear us to save us from dying.

Anyway, Amazon will pay $0 in taxes on $11,200,000,000 in profit for 2018

Oh man. Rep. Ted Lieu now playing a tape of Candace Owens, who is sitting right there, saying it would have been fine if Hitler just wanted to make Germany great.

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Trump's Mar-A-Lago winter vacation pushes his taxpayer-funded golf tab past $118 million. That amount is equivalent to 296 years of the $400,000 presidential salary that his supporters often boast he's not taking. via @svdate 

DNC held its first staff meeting today since Clinton's loss. This happened.

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