Now that Joe Manchin has saved the Democratic agenda, how should liberals think about him?
How the experiences of two women led them to opposite sides of the abortion fight.
Information and medications needed to end a pregnancy are increasingly available outside the health care system.
The pro-life movement needs to learn the art of the possible.
The drug company Eli Lilly said it “will be forced” to look outside the state for employment growth. The engine maker Cummins said the law will “impede our ability to attract and retain top talent.”
A Times investigation revealed a coordinated effort by state treasurers to use government muscle and public funds to punish companies trying to reduce greenhouse gases.
The Kansas abortion vote and the congressional push on same-sex marriage show how progressives can confront the Supreme Court.
The referendum in a reliably Republican state shows which party has the most energy on the issue.
Arizona and Michigan have joined Pennsylvania and Nevada in elevating Republican candidates for governor and secretary of state who reject the 2020 outcome and might do the same for future elections.
Selling out democratic principles is not the way for Democrats to hold on to their slim House majority.
In the first election test after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, voters overwhelmingly rejected an amendment that would have allowed legislators to enact abortion restrictions.
The Biden administration will increase assistance to areas that lack the capacity to apply for improvements to their sanitation and storm water systems.
You can’t take the conflict out of politics. Nor should you want to.
The suggestion that states need to do more seemed to startle state and local officials, who said in interviews that they are generally satisfied with the federal government’s response.
Some G.O.P. governors have high public profiles, others fly below the radar — and many are excelling.
Dr. Caitlin Bernard, who provided an abortion to a 10-year-old, says doctors shouldn’t be silent. But she finds herself at the center of a post-Roe clash shaking the medical community.
They tend to have the weakest social services and the worst results in several categories of health and well-being.
An effort in Indiana to pass an abortion ban with exceptions has exposed rifts among conservatives on how to legislate in a post-Roe world.
How fines and fees trap people in a kind of penury from which they may never escape.
The political fight over abortion will increasingly be a battle over the mailing of pills into Republican-run states.
Eighteen months into a criminal investigation of election interference by Donald J. Trump and his allies, a Georgia prosecutor is beginning to show the broad contours of her inquiry.
Even in some states where abortion remains legal, wait times for appointments are long because of increased demand.
The Senate has a good plan to reform the Electoral Count Act. It will not be enough.
The state stands as the first big post-Roe political test for abortion. It’s an intense, complicated fight with the odds stacked against reproductive-rights supporters.
Surgical procedures and medication for miscarriages are identical to those for abortion, and some patients report delayed or denied miscarriage care because doctors and pharmacists fear running afoul of abortion bans.
Trading the online nation for the open road.
An increasingly national problem has consequences for the quality of American family life, the economy and the future of housing politics.
Librarians respond to book bans. Also: The Jan. 6 hearing; a Supreme Court test; anti-abortion states; homelessness in California; acting for change locally.
Despite Biden’s low approval ratings, Democrats are roughly tied with Republicans in the midterm polls. We explain why.
The way we designed our system of political representation incentivizes the worst and most extreme elements of our politics.
Battles over laws related to abortion like criminalizing out-of-state travel for the procedure will intensity in the legal system.
How a “red wave” led to restrictions at the state level that, in most cases, do not reflect the majority opinion of the states’ own citizens.
The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has prompted Democratic governors to pitch their states as better alternatives for business.
In a concurring opinion last month, Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh said the Constitution did not allow states to stop women from traveling to get abortions. But the issue is more complicated than that.
A cautionary tale from Croydon, N.H., where one man tried to foist a change so drastic it jolted a community out of political indifference.
The most urgent step the federal government can take is to ensure access to medication abortion.
In the absence of national climate measures in the United States, how much can be done at the local level? Our reporters talk about the opportunities and barriers.
Court challenges to sweeping rollbacks of abortion rights must go through state supreme courts, many of which have been shaped by years of conservative activism.
It is the third time the Justice Department under Attorney General Merrick B. Garland has sued a state over its voting laws.
The new state bans don’t explicitly cover embryos created outside the womb, but legal experts say overturning Roe could make it easier to place controls on genetic testing, storage and disposal of them.
Eight states have now outlawed abortion, including Texas, which allowed a 1925 law to go into effect on Friday night.
Will a red-state social order be imposed on the rest of the country?
It, too, can be checked and balanced.
The reality of criminalized abortion is going to shock people
The case, about a North Carolina voting map, has the potential to amplify the influence of state lawmakers over federal elections.
After the reversal of Roe v. Wade, some women are reconsidering their plans, including where they live, and wondering how best to channel their anger.
What access to the procedure now looks like across America.
Abortion rights advocates filed lawsuits to halt or delay bans on abortion in some states, with judges in Louisiana and Utah temporarily blocking new laws.
Demand for medication abortion is surging, setting the stage for new legal battles.
Around the country, a patchwork of laws was taking hold amid protest and celebration.