John Podesta

McGinty Asked Podesta: Should I Run for Senate?
Pennsylvania Democrat faces Republican Sen. Pat Toomey next month

Katie McGinty. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

In July of last year, Katie McGinty had a decision to make: Should she run for Senate? 

So the Pennsylvania Democrat sought advice from a man who knows plenty about politics — the chairman of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. 

Report: Podesta Hints at Trump-Wikileaks Coordination
Points to Trump adviser Roger Stone saying he was in touch with Assange

Hillary Clinton campaign manager John Podesta, right, said this is the first campaign in his career in which he's had to had to "tangle with Russian intelligence agencies." (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman John Podesta hinted Tuesday that Republican rival Donald Trump's campaign had received "advance warning" about the hacking of his emails.

On the campaign plane on Tuesday, Podesta pointed to former Trump adviser Roger Stone's August tweet about him.

Podesta Calls Out Trump on Debates
Clinton campaign chairman says game on for three presidential debates

Hillary Clinton Campaign Chairman John Podesta criticized Republican nominee Donald Trump's complaints about the debates. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman said her campaign has agreed to the date and time set for all three presidential debates.

"With so much at stake in the fall elections, she believes the debates will provide the American people with an important opportunity to hear from candidates on issues critical to the country's future," said John Podesta, who previously served as White House chief of staff during Bill Clinton's administration.

Obama Power Plant Rules Take a Big Swing at Big Coal

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President Barack Obama is bypassing Congress to take a big swing at Big Coal — with the EPA announcing a sweeping new cap-and-trade system to reduce carbon pollution from power plants.  

A 30 percent cut in emissions from 2005 levels by 2030 is a big number — less than environmental groups want but far more than the president can get via Congress, where climate change skeptics rule the House and the Democratic Senate so far avoiding bringing a climate change bill to the floor during Obama's presidency.  

'Zero' Chance Congress Can Block Obama's Climate Change Regulations, Podesta Says

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, left, and Podesta, center, are working to push through sweeping climate change regulations. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

The centerpiece of President Barack Obama's second term may be sweeping climate change regulations, and he isn't about to let Congress rein him in.  

White House adviser John Podesta, back at the White House podium, said congressional Republicans will not be able to block the president's climate regulations, despite numerous legislative efforts to do so.