Tlaib Confronts Biden on Israel, Saying Support Enables Crimes Against Palestinians

During a conversation on a tarmac in Detroit, Representative Rashida Tlaib told the president that he must do more to protect Palestinian lives and human rights.

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Democrats Push Biden to Take Harder Line on Saudi Arabia

Lawmakers have continued to press for harsher action and a wholesale rethinking of the American stance toward the kingdom.

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G.M. Announcement Shakes Up U.S. Automakers’ Transition to Electric Cars

Every carmaker is trying to figure out how to make the leap before governments force it and Tesla and other start-ups lure away drivers.

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In Seeking to Hold Michigan, Trump Can Be His Own Worst Enemy

The state provides a case study in how the president’s impulsive and insulting statements can undermine his push for re-election.

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‘All of It Is Happening All at Once’: When Congress Works From Home.

With the Capitol shuttered for the foreseeable future, senators and representatives are struggling, with the rest of the country, to adapt to virtual working.

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