He needs to remember why the American people elected him.
Reaction to the hostage siege in Colleyville, Texas. Also: Glass barriers in the subway; the Bronx fire; Democrats’ task; vote counting and the V.P.
The fund-raising haul positions Gov. Kathy Hochul, who leads her rivals in polls, as a prohibitive favorite to win her first full term as governor of New York in November.
Mr. de Blasio, the former New York City mayor, had signaled for months that he planned to run for governor, but he faced long odds in a crowded Democratic primary.
Why on earth are representatives and senators allowed to trade stocks?
Given the political stakes as well as the stakes for Latino families, Democratic leaders must do better.
The holiday came a day before the Senate returns to debate what is expected to be a doomed effort to pass the legislation. But advocates say they aren’t giving up.
The Senate on Tuesday will begin to debate new voting rights protections, even though the measure appears all but dead in the face of two key Democratic defections.
It’s been a very long year for Joe Biden.
The problems the president is facing are an almost perfect inversion of the problems Obama faced.
The strange strategy of a staggering presidency.
Less Senate bean soup, more affordable meat.
Party officials now say they are resigned to spending and organizing their way around the new voting restrictions passed in Republican-controlled states.
With their broad voting rights push nearing a dead end, Democrats must soon decide whether to embrace a far narrower bipartisan effort to protect vote counting and administration.
Democrats already were expecting a rough election year. But their struggle to advance priorities has some calling for a course correction.
I hope that this is a better-late-than-never situation.
The move will allow for debate on the legislation to begin this week, hastening a confrontation with Republicans and the moment when Democrats could try to change Senate rules.
After President Biden’s speech on voting rights, we explain the two camps in the debate about how to protect them.
With unforeseen and underexplored consequences.
The president left no doubt that he has reached a breaking point, lashing out at senators who are blocking voting rights legislation.
President Biden says he won’t keep “quiet” any longer about protecting ballot access. But voting rights groups say he should’ve raised his voice months ago.
The ruling set up a final battle over the maps in the state Supreme Court, where Democrats hold a slim edge.
Saving American democracy may involve following Israel’s example.
In Georgia, the president will express support for altering rules around the Senate filibuster, setting up a confrontation with Republicans.
The political journalist discusses the Biden administration’s successes and failures with the economy, pandemic response and climate change.
Stacey Abrams, the Democratic candidate for governor, also will not be there, but she cited a scheduling conflict.
Even with Omicron, the teachers’ union leader isn’t calling for shutdowns.
Some strategists say the party needs a “radical departure” from its longstanding reliance on demographic changes to give Democrats a stable hold on political power.
Mr. Aiken said he was running as a “loud and proud Democrat” for an open House seat in his native North Carolina this year.
Readers are upset that Republicans in one of the focus groups still believe that the election was stolen. Also: Vaccine mandates; marriage and divorce.
Senator Joe Manchin III is caught between the mine workers’ union, which supports President Biden’s social policy and climate bill, and mine owners in his state who oppose it.
The new year is off to an unusual start.
The president pledged to use all of the powers of his office to thwart Republicans still under the thumb of Donald J. Trump.
Steve Bannon is thinking globally and acting locally. He’s not wrong.
Some of the country’s most prominent Democrats recounted tales showcasing the former Senate majority leader’s tenacity and modesty.
Chicago teachers have voted to go remote. Other unions are agitating for change. For Democrats, who promised to keep schools open, the tensions are a distinctly unwelcome development.
The lack of consequences for Republican leaders over Jan. 6 has Democrats worried for the future. But some also expressed empathy for the rioters.
We convened two focus groups about Jan. 6 and democracy. Here’s what surprised us.
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President Biden took a confrontational approach to his predecessor, who isn’t going away, and other takeaways from the commemoration events.
The anniversary of Jan. 6 was part national commemoration, part group therapy session and part slick production as Democrats marked the deadliest attack on the Capitol in two centuries.
Recent decisions by prosecutors to not pursue criminal charges against ex-Gov. Andrew Cuomo may fuel his interest in re-entering public life.
They need to get busy at the grassroots.
Readers worry about the future of our Republic.
Progressive philanthropists who fund groups that promote extreme views are “exacerbating intraparty conflict and stoking interparty backlash.”
Too many Americans are willing to believe in election lies, and their leaders eager to cater to that mistaken conviction.
Our institutions, from the Electoral College to the media, have convinced conservatives that they are denizens of the real America.
The decision by the pastor and civil rights activist added to a wave of Democrats deciding not to run for re-election in a difficult midterm cycle.