All the talk about the “rules-based order” is just a way of sidestepping the real issues.
While the idiotic controversy over what constitutes infrastructure rages, the president should look to his former rivals to improve his family plan.
The decision by a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit leaves the three-decade-old ban in place while litigation continues.
The judge said that federal officials had immunity, and that claims of a conspiracy to clear Lafayette Square for President Donald J. Trump’s walk across it were “simply too speculative.”
With Republicans set to filibuster, Democrats are focusing on staying unified in the face of defeat. But the path ahead for the legislation is murky at best.
The Trump Organization, which had a 20-year contract to operate a public golf course in the Bronx, claims it was unfairly targeted.
A fractured coalition of justices limited the effect of the decision, saying a larger role for an executive branch official would address the matter.
Here is what is at the root of efforts by conservative U.S. bishops to prohibit the country’s second Catholic president from receiving communion.
The party’s growing irrelevance in urban and suburban areas comes at a considerable cost, sidelining conservatives in centers of innovation and economic might.
And he was a senator for 36 years.
His platform on Fox News made him a big player in Donald Trump’s circle. Off camera, he shapes the coverage of Trump’s world and Fox’s own internal politics.
The secretary of veterans affairs announced the shift in care at a Pride event over the weekend, but the process for changing benefits could take years.
Democrats are playing an honor game; Republicans are playing an endgame.
Dick Cheney always saw doomsday threats from America’s enemies. His daughter is in a lonely battle against what both see as a danger to American democracy: Donald J. Trump.
The national security adviser raised the issue of more penalties in the poisoning of Aleksei A. Navalny days after President Biden met with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia.
Many Democrats see the push for an infrastructure package as an opportunity to raise taxes on rich individuals and corporations. But resistance is coming from multiple directions.
Talk of ‘gain-of-function’ research, a muddy category at best, brings up deep questions about how scientists should study viruses and other pathogens.
Secrecy has long been part of the art market’s mystique, but now lawmakers say they fear it fosters abuses and should be addressed.
If the Georgia college football legend Herschel Walker declares his candidacy it could put former President Donald J. Trump’s power as a kingmaker to the test.
Speaking at the White House, the president did not mention his goal of getting 70 percent of adults partly vaccinated by July 4 but trumpeted a different milestone: 300 million shots in his first 150 days in office.
With bipartisan infrastructure talks coalescing around a plan that omits many of their top priorities, Democrats are vowing to push through their own package. It won’t be easy.
In the term so far, including two major decisions on Thursday, the court’s expanded conservative majority is fractured and its liberals are often on the winning side.
She was the first openly gay woman to speak to a major party’s national convention, asking Democrats in 1972 to include an anti-discrimination plank in their platform.
Natasha Sarin, a protégé of Larry Summers, is taking a leading role developing tax policy at the Treasury Department — to some progressive Democrats’ chagrin.
The term “unindicted co-conspirators” generally refers to individuals for whom there is insufficient evidence to bring charges or who have cut a deal. “Legally, it wouldn’t make sense to call informants co-conspirators,” said one legal expert.
With President Biden planning to withdraw troops from Afghanistan by September, a bipartisan coalition in Congress is rushing to bring Afghans facing retribution to the United States.
An exodus of top-level officials during the previous administration has left the Department of Housing and Urban Development short of expertise even as its role expands.
The Supreme Court’s latest ruling moved the country’s debate over health policy into a new phase. Tough questions await both parties.
Ms. Hobbs, the Arizona secretary of state, saw her star rise as she fought Republicans’ election falsehoods. Senator Kyrsten Sinema, a fellow Democrat, insists on a bipartisan approach to voting rights.
The decision brings to 11 the number who have been approved to be sent elsewhere, but the Biden administration has yet to name a point person to negotiate transfers with other governments.
Democrats are considering moving unilaterally on a sweeping economic package even as bipartisan talks continue on a smaller infrastructure bill.
Mark McCloskey and Patricia McCloskey of Missouri will pay a total of nearly $3,000 in fines and give up the weapons used in the confrontation.
Democrats know that their election overhaul has no chance as long as the filibuster exists, but they are eager to show that all that stands in its way are Republicans.
The law went into effect immediately, making Friday the first federal Juneteenth holiday in American history.
More than 20 states have introduced legislation restricting lessons on racism and other so-called “divisive concepts.”
New state laws are scheduled to take effect on July 1, but there are vanishingly low expectations for a deal in Washington in the coming days.
The court sidestepped the larger issue in the case, whether the 2010 health care law can stand without a provision that required most Americans to obtain insurance or pay a penalty.
The White House will host a 1,000-person celebration on the South Lawn, even though President Biden is not on track to meet his goal of vaccinating 70 percent of Americans by July 4.
The House is expected to repeal the 2002 authorization for the invasion of Iraq, and the Senate will consider doing so as well in a rare debate over war powers.
Representative David Cicilline’s bipartisan package takes aim at tech companies and would be the biggest antitrust reform in decades. But is it too little, too fragmented and way too late?
As I leave this job after 10 years, I wish I’d handled many columns better.
In his own way, the Democratic senator from West Virginia is a political magician. What does he have up his sleeve now?
With next year’s midterm elections seen as a referendum on Democratic rule, Republicans are trying to create a sense of urgency and diverting focus from their own divisions.
Theirs seems likely to be a strained and frustrating association, one where the two leaders may maintain a veneer of civil discourse even as they joust on the international stage.
The overriding U.S. foreign policy aim must be to prevent an existential confrontation with Russia.
They are not completely wrong.
The measure would designate June 19 as a federal holiday to commemorate the end of slavery. More than a dozen Republicans voted against it.
The decision will affect tens of thousands of cases moving through backlogged immigration courts.
The pandemic revealed the glaring weaknesses of the world’s premier public health agency — and just how much work it would take to reform it.