For a gridlocked capital, Washington has been amazingly productive.
The party confronts a mood of frustration among the rising electoral force that helped vault it to power. The campaign in Georgia will test that bond.
The jockeying for position is well underway in case the 82-year-old House speaker decides to retire. Among those praising her ahead of a possible run: another Pelosi.
An Aug. 23 special election to replace a Democrat, Antonio Delgado, could help answer one of the biggest questions of the midterms.
Congress gave final approval to the Inflation Reduction Act, which will lower the cost of prescription drugs, extend health care subsidies and invest billions into climate and energy programs.
The bill will cut U.S. emissions, but not nearly enough. It’s “like losing 20 pounds when you need to lose 100 pounds” one expert said.
The passage of the bill, which appeared dead just weeks ago, would cap a Democratic effort to deliver on major components of President Biden’s agenda.
Readers react to a guest essay critical of email fund-raising appeals with a desperate tone. Also: The raid at Mar-a-Lago; the Alex Jones case.
What have we learned about the agency’s unprecedented decision to enter Mar-a-Lago?
We are pulling apart from each other in a way that Is making the problem worse.
The climate change and prescription drug law has revived a set of party goals that were widely thought to be dead.
Democrats say the climate and tax bill will help win over a skeptical electorate in November, as Republicans try to galvanize their base against a progressive wish list.
Voters in Connecticut, Vermont, Minnesota and Wisconsin take their turn at the polls.
People who have predicted election after election are scratching their heads about this one, as Election Day approaches.
On climate, Biden got almost everything he wanted.
Mr. Barnes, Wisconsin’s lieutenant governor, consolidated his party’s support in his bid to take on Ron Johnson, one of the most vulnerable Republicans in the Senate.
The Senate majority leader managed to resurrect and pass a signature climate change and health care deal with help from Republican missteps.
The vote was a major victory for President Biden and Democrats, who are battling to maintain their slim House and Senate majorities in November’s midterm congressional elections.
The Senate bill avoided the political pitfalls of past legislative attempts by offering only incentives to cut climate pollution, not taxes.
The cap for private insurers was widely viewed as a violation of the strict budgetary rules that govern the reconciliation process Democrats are using to fast-track the package.
Republicans railed against climate spending and an $80 billion plan to beef up tax enforcement at the I.R.S.
A practicing Catholic, President Biden has long sought a middle ground on abortion. But activists see the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade as a sign that Democrats have tiptoed too carefully around the issue.
The pro-life movement needs to learn the art of the possible.
Rest on your laurels, and don’t run for re-election, Mr. President.
Kansas voters point the way for Democrats.
Liberal Democrats who once demanded a far more ambitious plan appear ready to support a climate, health and tax package that could be their party’s last chance to enact some of its agenda.
The Inflation Reduction Act may be the single-most important piece of climate legislation in American history.
Changes demanded by Senator Kyrsten Sinema will preserve a tax loophole that Democrats have complained about for years.
Republican state officials have found a new way to push back against “woke capitalism”— by punishing companies that distance themselves from fossil fuels.
Carlina Rivera, a Manhattan councilwoman, and Yuh-Line Niou, a state assemblywoman, are vying to defeat rivals who include current and former members of Congress.
The Arizona Democrat had been her party’s last remaining holdout on the package, now slated to move forward on Saturday and pass the Senate within days.
What one Michigan primary tells us about Democrats’ strategy heading into the midterms.
After a broad victory in a deep-red state, Democrats are vowing to elevate the fight over abortion rights in midterm races across the country.
Mayor Eric Adams is calling forcefully for more changes to state bail laws, putting pressure on Gov. Kathy Hochul as she runs for a full term in November.
How should we assess the Republican Party?
Selling out democratic principles is not the way for Democrats to hold on to their slim House majority.
Some of the party’s campaign partners have employed a contentious strategy in the buildup to the midterms.
Tuesday’s primaries in Arizona and Michigan gave the former president a slew of symbolic triumphs.
Adam Hollier, a Democratic House candidate in Michigan, has a self-effacing message for voters that reflects his life story.
To secure the senator’s support for a climate and tax package, party leaders promised to pass a law to complete the line and to prioritize some other fossil fuel projects.
Democrats are shaping their own version.
New district maps for the New York State Senate have caused some incumbents to run in neighboring districts and to contemplate new living arrangements.
Hammering voters with breathless emails and apocalyptic messages is preventing Democrats from building a lasting political movement.
Goody bags include the biggest surprise of all: action on climate change.
Remember when there was talk of Joe Biden as a transformational figure?
Along the way to the $369 billion package, the West Virginia senator secured an array of concessions for his state and for the fossil fuel industry.
The Senate’s proposal aims to accelerate electric car sales and promote domestic battery manufacturing at China’s expense.
The Manchin-Schumer bill may well prove inadequate. It also represents a generational achievement.
You can’t take the conflict out of politics. Nor should you want to.
A package of tax increases, lower drug prices and other provisions aimed at reducing the federal budget deficit could alleviate rapid price gains.