At a time when states with Republican-led legislatures are rushing to restrict ballot access, Kentucky proved the exception to the rule. The reasons are both political and logistical.
A quarter of lawmakers have yet to receive a coronavirus vaccine, even though they have been available since December.
Any number of hallowed political and media institutions fell apart. So why should the most hallowed political-media institution of them all escape unscathed?
To avoid having to make a judgment about Donald J. Trump’s conduct in the Jan. 6 riot, Republicans have argued the proceeding is unconstitutional.
The House managers in 1876 thought they had established a precedent. They did not count on modern Republicans.
By Republicans’ logic, a president is free to commit insurrection so long as it’s at the end of his term.
The move comes a little over a week before the former president’s Senate trial is set to begin and after a frantic search to secure a lead lawyer for his defense team.
All but five Republican senators voted to challenge the constitutionality of the trial, suggesting that Democrats were unlikely to find the 17 they would need to join them in convicting the former president.
Urban and rural fortunes diverge in the state, with the pandemic compounding troubles that predated it.
The C.D.C. and leading experts have concluded, using different scientific methods, that as many as 90 percent of Americans are still vulnerable to infection.
It was all a blur (of lines not usually crossed): Two of our reporters break down highlights from the second night of the Republican National Convention.
The coronavirus relief debate has Republicans falling back into pre-Trump grooves.
Getting other people sick isn’t an “individual choice.”
A dispute over legislation to make lynching a federal crime has grown fierce as Congress turns its attention to issues of race and law enforcement amid protests across the country.
Legislation won’t fix white supremacy. But a government response can ensure that cruelty is punished.
Despite progress on a vaccine, there is no guarantee it will be effective, experts said, and testing and contact tracing are still short of the levels needed.
The proceedings, billed as Dr. Anthony Fauci’s high noon, became a surreal pageant of dystopian government and politicized face wear.
The British prime minister tested positive for Covid-19 and went into isolation, but not before doing untold damage and setting a bad example.