Trump will just make a scene and lie. What’s in it for voters?
Trump will just make a scene and lie. What’s in it for voters?
Attacks against small towns, big cities and the contractors who run their voting systems have federal officials fearing that hackers will try to sow chaos around the election.
The battle may near $40 million in spending and will help define the end of the presidential race, even if Democrats are unlikely to be able to stop the Supreme Court confirmation.
Times reporters have obtained decades of tax information the president has hidden from public view. Here are some of the key findings.
The New York Times has examined decades of President Trump’s financial records, assembling the most comprehensive picture yet of his business dealings.
The health law had slipped in voter priorities, but the Supreme Court vacancy and November arguments in a case challenging its constitutionality, have given the Affordable Care Act new urgency.
The U.S. is offering cash and promises to entice Sudan to recognize Israel before the American election, while the big prize, Saudi Arabia, remains out of reach.
The E.P.A. will tout a new rule on testing lead in drinking water as President Trump’s latest environmental achievement, but water experts see only modest improvements at best.
A Times/Siena College poll showed that 56 percent said the next president should nominate a Supreme Court justice. And Joe Biden retained a clear lead over President Trump, 49 to 41 percent.
Republicans planned to hold four days of nationally televised public hearings the week of Oct. 12, aiming for a vote on the Senate floor by late October, just days before the election.
Her opponent, Sara Gideon, is running on her record in the state — but does it matter in a year when all politics is national?
The president has spent months falsely insisting — against evidence offered by his own government officials — that mail-in ballots are subject to widespread fraud.
In choosing Judge Barrett, the president opted for the candidate most likely to thrill his conservative base and outrage his liberal opponents.
Have any president and his hometown ever had such mutual animosity?
The lesson from pro-democracy fighters abroad: Humor deflates authoritarian rulers.
Lauren Boebert, a Glock-packing newcomer to politics, upset a Republican incumbent, but increasing scrutiny and a well-funded challenger have made her a top target for Democrats.
When it comes to the Supreme Court, we’ve been to this identity politics movie before.
The export controls follow a review in which the United States concluded that Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation may be supplying chips to the Chinese military.
A primer on what to expect in this year’s presidential election — before, during and after Election Day.
He reveres Senate custom and recognizes the courts’ essential role in shaping a policy agenda. Those dual instincts have perhaps never been in greater conflict.
The department told a Finnish reporter that she would be honored for her work to uncover Russian disinformation campaigns. It reversed itself — and tried to cover it up — after realizing she was also critical of President Trump.
The president warned his supporters of Democratic schemes to “cheat” their way to victory in November and said, “We’re not going to stand for it.”
The attorney general provided information on two matters to President Trump’s allies that was meant to damage the F.B.I.’s Russia investigation and the special counsel’s office.
The attorney general has brought the department closer to the White House than it has been in a half-century, historians said.
In a series of unusual moves, the Justice Department has helped stoke skepticism about mail-in voting.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lay in state in Statuary Hall in a ceremony choreographed to allow the women of Congress to honor her legacy and the example she set.
“There won’t be a transfer, frankly. There will be a continuation.” How could the president makes his intentions any clearer?
President Obama met with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, hinting at retirement, but the art of nudging justices off the court is politically delicate and psychologically complicated.
For many Americans, the fundamental question of this election is not just who will win, but also whether they will be able to cast ballots and have their votes counted.
This year’s events come amid a climate reckoning in the world’s richest country. Here are the takeaways.
Could a push to transform the police in the city where George Floyd was killed become the issue that defines the presidential election?
From the courts to Congress, we might need fewer embalming norms and more room for victories and defeat.
America is in terrible danger.
Joseph Biden’s supporters are highlighting his Catholic faith and values while President Trump, with a Supreme Court selection looming, is operating on the culture-war turf he prefers.
It turns out 1820 has a lot to tell us about 2020.
Jamelle Bouie joins the podcast for a debate on reforming the highest court in the land.
Peter Baker and Susan Glasser’s “The Man Who Ran Washington” tells the story of the incredibly influential statesman and insider’s insider.
Court losses are piling up for President Trump’s environmental deregulation agenda. But a second term in the White House could help them stick.
The effort to open the Alaskan wilderness area, the nation’s largest national forest, has been in the works for about two years.
The social network said it was moving proactively to dismantle infrastructure Russia could use against the American presidential election.
President Trump declined for a second day to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he lost the election, while Republicans, including Mitch McConnell, implicitly rebuffed him, promising an “orderly transition.”
Bully and ignore the experts, and send in the quacks.
The president was within shouting distance of angry protesters who chanted “Vote him out!” and “Honor her wish!”
Justice Ginsburg will be the first woman to receive the posthumous tribute, joining a long list of representatives, senators and presidents.
A judge made no ruling at a hearing shadowed by a career official’s claims that Trump aides politicized the prepublication review process.
Readers react to the president’s pre-emptive dismissal of election results that go against him.
His strongman threats are scary. But don’t forget that he’s weak.
Prosecutors have suggested in court papers that an investigation into the president could focus on a range of possible crimes.
In the wake of the last recession, government spending dried up, dragging out the recovery. Policymakers warn against letting it happen again.
The U.S. insisted that new international guidelines on combating drug resistance omit any mention of fungicides — a demand that the industry made but that ran counter to science.