He said he had taken particular care since his wife is a nurse and a cancer survivor.
In an interview, the Senate majority leader acknowledges the difficulty in getting a coronavirus relief deal across the finish line.
The Democrats bowed to the realities of the pandemic and canceled the major in-person speeches that were still planned for their convention this month.
Stephen J. Akard became the State Department’s internal watchdog after his predecessor was fired by President Trump at the urging of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who has been under investigation.
The move toward opening the Pebble Mine has surfaced a rare dispute between Donald Trump Jr. and his father’s administration.
Do we really need the spectacle of the traditional political conventions? We’re about to find out.
The former deputy attorney general criticized the Justice Department’s decision to drop its prosecution of Michael T. Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser.
Instead of a member of the White House press corps, the role of pool reporter was filled by Robert B. Bluey, a vice president at the Heritage Foundation.
Athletes have joined workers who believe legal protections for corporations are not warranted. Senate Republicans support a shield but the White House has been noncommittal.
After Bernie Sanders fell to Joe Biden, the young left mourned what could have been. Now, after a series of victories in congressional races, it’s hopeful again.
Republican activists in at least half a dozen states are deeply involved in the effort to get Kanye West’s name before voters, renewing questions about the aim of his campaign.
A new government report avoids direct discussion of American election interference by Moscow, despite lawmakers’ call for more information.
A nonprofit has helped put the issue before voters, bypassing Republican officials.
Consumers are probably entitled to millions of dollars in rebates under Obamacare rules that cap companies’ profits.
The first-term Michigan congresswoman, part of a group of liberal women of color known as “the squad,” widened her margin of victory against a Democratic opponent who first challenged her in 2018.
The upset of the veteran congressman from St. Louis sent tremors though the Democratic establishment in Missouri and Washington, D.C.
A federal judge in Mississippi published a scorching opinion on Tuesday calling on the Supreme Court to eliminate “qualified immunity,” the legal doctrine that gives police officers special protection from lawsuits when they violate people’s civil rights. Judge Carlton Reeves, who was nominated in 2010 by President Barack Obama to the US District Court in […]
Continuing our tour of Garden Grove—the part of it within a few hundred yards of my mother’s house, anyway—this is a gumdrop tree. (That’s not its official name, it’s just what Marian named it.) I thought that it looked sort of Dr. Seuss-ish standing there all by itself, so I took a picture of it. […]
In recent days, President Trump has attempted to paint himself as a champion of accessible health care. On Monday, he held a press conference announcing new investments in rural hospitals and expanded telehealth services for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries. And on July 24, he signed a spate of executive orders promising to lower prescription drug […]
The ads in five states with GOP incumbents represent an earlier starting point for Senate Leadership Fund, as Republicans defend their endangered majority.
I don’t suppose anyone who’s still sane needs to hear this, but just for the record: Former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates told lawmakers Wednesday that neither President Barack Obama nor Vice President Joe Biden attempted to influence the FBI’s investigation of incoming national security adviser Michael Flynn during a January 2017 Oval Office meeting […]
To everyone working tirelessly around the world to hold together splintering democracies, I have a question: Why do people keep asking Donald Trump if he’ll “accept” the outcome of the election? I’m 46 years old and can’t remember any time we’ve asked this of any candidate for any office. I’m not an elections expert or […]
The federal court ruled that the Trump administration’s so-called public charge rule for green card applicants could not go into effect in New York, Connecticut and Vermont.
The testimony counters repeated insinuations by President Donald Trump and his top allies.
It’s the latest state where a nonprofit has helped put the issue before voters, bypassing Republican officials.
“It is certainly our goal to eradicate foreign influence from our elections,” Johnson and Grassley wrote in a letter.
The Daily 202: Clay’s defeat reflects leftward lurch and generational change inside Democratic Party
Meanwhile, the GOP establishment triumphs in Kansas, but the candidate is still decidedly pro-Trump.
Here’s the coronavirus death toll through August 4. The raw data from Johns Hopkins is here.
The studies each aim to enroll 30,000 people and determine whether the vaccines are safe and effective.
In the Senate primary race to replace Lamar Alexander, two candidates are fighting to see who can better emulate the president. It isn’t pretty.