The nation's cartoonists on the week in politics
One year ago - By Politico
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 the best of this week's crop, picked fresh off the Toonosphere. Edited by Matt Wuerker.
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Fergie issues apology after rendition of national anthem receives backlash
The singer performed at the Los Angeles' Staples Center for the NBA All-Star game and her performance quickly started trending.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Issues New Congressional Map To Replace...
Republicans have enjoyed a considerable advantage under the earlier map, which was in place for three congressional elections.
UberEats driver wanted for shooting customer turns himself in
The UberEats driver wanted for allegedly shooting a customer served himself up to police Monday, according to reports. Delivery man Robert Bivines, 36, delivered himself to...
'Am I next?' Teens press for gun control outside White House
A group of protesters were lying on the pavement outside of the White House in response to last week's mass shooting in Florida.
Postal worker found shot to death in mail truck
DALLAS - A U.S. Postal Service worker was found fatally shot inside a mail truck along a busy highway in Dallas on Monday, and investigators are treating the case as a...
Republican lawmaker allegedly extorted male page for sex
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A grand jury indictment unsealed Monday accuses a Republican state senator of extorting sex from a page in the Senate's page program. The indictment was...
Security video shows cougar peering into Brookfield home
A Brookfield resident's Nest security system recorded a cougar approaching the home on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.
MLB trade rumors: Red Sox closing in on deal for All-Star slugger J.D. Martinez
J.D. Martinez's free agency saga is reportedly nearing an end.
White House: President open to improving background checks
A Trump administration spokesman said "the President is supportive of efforts to improve the federal background check system."
MLB unveils changes to try to make games go faster
Major League Baseball is imposing stricter limits on mound visits in an effort to speed games but decided against 20-second pitch clocks for 2018. After more than a year of...