America’s age of norms is over.
While Democrats seethe, the Senate Republican leader sees the fruits of his efforts to install an aggressive conservative majority on the Supreme Court.
Only two of the 14 Republicans who broke ranks to support taking up gun legislation are facing voters this year, showing how difficult such deals could be in the future.
A Supreme Court environmental case being decided this month is the product of a coordinated, multiyear strategy by Republican attorneys general and conservative allies.
There is hope on guns. It’s not what I expected to say.
With many of Donald J. Trump’s endorsed candidates falling to defeat in recent primaries, some Republicans see an opening for a post-Trump candidate in 2024.
The top Senate Republican traveled to Europe in a bid to show that isolationism hasn’t taken over his party. He has privately lobbied his colleagues to vote that way, and so far, most are.
The visit by the Senate minority leader included a meeting with President Volodymyr Zelensky.
The alarms came after Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader, called such a ban “possible” if a leaked Supreme Court opinion became final and his party gained control in Washington.
Whatever legitimacy it had retained was sacrificed in the drive to build the majority that seems poised to overturn Roe v. Wade.
In announcing a Wednesday vote on doomed legislation to enshrine abortion rights into federal law, the top Senate Democrat teed up a political fight for the midterm campaign.
With neither the 60 votes needed to break a filibuster of legislation to protect abortion rights nor the 50 votes to pass it, Senate Democrats said they would try anyway.
Discarding core commitments is not a small concession to changing times but an abject desecration of everything the G.O.P. long claimed to believe.
How the divides of the party’s 2016 primary campaign have risen fully to the surface again.
The Republican senator is leaning into her centrist credentials and bipartisan ties in her re-election race, hoping that voters will reward moderation as the G.O.P. has lurched to the right.
In the days after the attack, Representative Kevin McCarthy planned to tell Mr. Trump to resign. Senator Mitch McConnell told allies impeachment was warranted. But their fury faded fast.
Democrats aim to fill as many court vacancies as possible by the end of 2022, when Senate Republicans are in reach of winning control and slamming the brakes on President Biden’s picks.
He rages. McConnell trembles. We all lose.
With 1.2 million Twitter followers and a show debuting on CNN+, the former N.B.A. player appears to have an enviable life. But he’s haunted by what happened the last time he was famous.
The “Plan to Rescue America” is dividing the party and cheering Democrats, and its author, Senate Republicans’ top campaign official, won’t stop talking about it.
New details from White House documents provided to the House panel investigating the Capitol assault show a 7-hour gap in records of calls made by the former president on the day of the riot.
Republicans’ hostile interrogation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson and relentless re-litigating of past Supreme Court feuds marred a historic moment.
The White House and Democrats have pushed back hard against new claims that the judge was overly lenient in certain cases, calling them a smear.
President Biden is expected to sign the measure, the first major spending bill since he took office.
Facing disputes over how to cover the cost of the pandemic response effort, Democrats dropped it rather than jeopardize legislation that includes aid for Ukraine and other top priorities.
They have pointed to the Biden administration’s policies on the Keystone XL pipeline and certain oil and gas leases, which have had little impact on prices.
Senator Mitch McConnell had been trying to recruit Gov. Doug Ducey of Arizona to run, but former President Donald J. Trump had warned him against it.
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G.O.P. leaders, while condemning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, were silent on comments made by the former president. Some figures on the right amplified them.
In Ohio, two Republicans running for Senate have taken sharply different positions, offering a clear view of the party’s rift over foreign policy.
And then there’s Marjorie Taylor Greene.
Senator Mitch McConnell is working furiously to bring allies to Washington who will buck Donald J. Trump. It’s not going according to plan.
Upcoming primaries will test whether embracing Donald J. Trump’s election falsehoods is a litmus test for Republican voters.
Making sense of the G.O.P. leader’s squabble with his own party.
Punishing Representatives Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger was a blunder, many in the party say.
Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader, led a chorus of Republicans distancing themselves from a Republican National Committee censure of Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger.
The president suffers from the same blind spot as other white liberal leaders throughout history.
But some unheroic realism from Republicans just might.
The deliberative process that our team followed with Obama’s nominees is outdated. Democrats should move as quickly as possible.
Senators involved in the negotiations underway say the discussions are serious and substantive, but some Democrats remain wary.
Given their tenuous majority, Democrats intend to act fast, anticipating roadblocks from Senator Mitch McConnell and Republicans.
Less Senate bean soup, more affordable meat.
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.
The attempt by a violent mob to interfere with a basic democratic task has left a stain on the institution and a strain on relationships.
His continued grip on the party shows, once again, that the former president can outlast almost any outrage cycle, no matter how intensely it burns.
What do the president, vice president, former president and party leaders want in 2022? We made our best guess.
Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader, says Democratic outrage over Senator Joe Manchin’s opposition to sweeping policy bills shows he is not welcome in his party any longer.
Mr. Thune, the No. 2 Republican in the Senate, is considering giving up his South Dakota seat because of both family concerns and Donald Trump’s enduring hold on the G.O.P.
The three justices appointed by Trump are doing exactly what they were sent to the court to do.