We Went to the Moon. Why Can’t We Solve Climate Change?

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On Politics: Biden-Harris Rematch to Headline Second Debates

Good Friday morning. Here are some of the stories making news in Washington and politics.

How Trump’s Twitter Attack Against Democrats Evolved Into ‘Send Her Back’ Chant

On Sunday, in what was widely denounced as a racist attack, President Trump lobbed an.

Mortimer Caplin, Tactful but Tough Tax Collector, Dies at 103

As I.R.S. commissioner in the Kennedy administration, Mr. Caplin promised to be “both reasonable and.

American to Lead NATO Intelligence as Iraq-War-Era Concerns About U.S. Linger

NATO diplomats carefully balance the top posts in the alliance, and Rose Gottemoeller, an American,.

House to Vote on Raising Federal Minimum Wage to $15

“What we’re doing is working,” said Mr. Wise, an early member and longtime leader of.

2020 Won’t Repeat the Mistakes of 2016, Whatever They Were

WASHINGTON — Democrats still don’t agree on why they lost the White House in 2016..

On Politics: House Kills Impeachment Resolution

• The National Republican Congressional Committee has adopted a no-holds-barred strategy to win back the.

At North Carolina Rally, Trump Bets on Divisive Attacks as Way to Bolster Re-election Bid

“Big Rally tonight in Greenville, North Carolina,” the president tweeted early Wednesday, saying he would.

House Passes Intelligence Bill That Would Expand Secrecy Around Operatives

WASHINGTON — The House passed a new intelligence authorization on Wednesday that will significantly expand.

Trump and Epstein Partied and Commented on Women in 1992 Video

WASHINGTON — President Trump has been playing down his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein, the wealthy.

5 Ways John Paul Stevens Made a Mark on the Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — Justice John Paul Stevens, who died on Tuesday at 99, served for almost.

With Name-Calling and Twitter Battles, House Republican Campaign Arm Copies Trump’s Playbook

“I hope the lesson the N.R.C.C. draws from that is to not do it again,”.

Top Myanmar Generals Are Barred From Entering U.S. Over Rohingya Killings

BANGKOK — The United States has imposed sanctions on Myanmar’s top military commander, Senior Gen..

Iran Rejects Pompeo’s Suggestion It Is Willing to Negotiate Over Missile Program

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that Iran appeared willing to.

Trump’s New Top Labor Official Is Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda

Congressional Republicans, members of their staffs and conservative activists regularly flew first class to Saipan,.

Roger Stone Is Barred From Social Media After Posts Attacking Russia Inquiry

WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Tuesday ordered President Trump’s former adviser Roger J. Stone.

North Korea Warns U.S. to Quit Military Drills With South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Tuesday escalated its pressure on the United States.

The Painful Roots of Trump’s ‘Go Back’ Comment

It was there in 1882, when the Chinese Exclusion Act sought to curb the number.

Democratic Fund-Raising: In a Packed Field, Five Candidates Stand Out

Contributions From Individual Donors The bigger the circle, the more that candidate raised. Five Democratic.

Pence’s Border Trip Illustrates Conflicting Messages About Detained Migrants

Although many people were appalled by footage of adult migrants in conditions that Mr. Connolly.

Trump Sends Negotiators to Geneva for Nuclear Talks With Russians and Also Seeks to Limit Chinese Warheads

WASHINGTON — President Trump is sending a high-level delegation to meet with Russian counterparts in.

E.P.A. Broke Rules in Shake-Up of Science Panels, Federal Watchdog Says

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Joe Biden’s Health Care Plan Focuses on Shoring Up the Affordable Care Act

After remaining vague for months about his plans to expand on the Affordable Care Act,.

Huge Turnout Is Expected in 2020. So Which Party Would Benefit?

The opportunity for Democrats, however small, is fairly clear here: It’s reasonable to assume higher.

On Politics: Trump Tells Congresswomen to ‘Go Back’ to Their Countries

Good Monday morning. Here are some of the stories making news in Washington and politics.

The Power Went Out. Where Was de Blasio?

He was in rural Iowa, illustrating the perils mayors face when they run for president..

When Big Tobacco Invoked Eric Garner to Fight a Menthol Cigarette Ban

In an interview in the sanctuary of his church, Mr. Green said his congregation did.

Trump Backs Away From Barriers on Foreign Uranium

WASHINGTON — President Trump said he would not impose quotas on imports of uranium, backing.

Joe Biden Decides He Doesn’t Need to Stay Above the Fray After All

ATKINSON, N.H. — Joseph R. Biden Jr. spent the first months of his presidential campaign.

Pence Tours Border Facilities – Video

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Man Attacking ICE Detention Center Is Fatally Shot by the Police

The police fatally shot a man who was attacking an immigration detention center in Tacoma,.