Warren’s Plan Is Latest Push by Democrats to Raise Taxes on the Rich

WASHINGTON — Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, a Democratic candidate for president, is expected to.

Manafort’s Lawyers Say Prosecutors Twisted Memory Lapses as Lies

Paul Manafort’s lawyers on Wednesday strongly disputed claims by prosecutors working for the special counsel.

On Politics: Senate Offers Glimmer of Hope for End to Shutdown

Senate leaders reached a bipartisan deal that could reopen the government for a few weeks,.

Record Numbers of Americans Say They Care About Global Warming, Poll Finds

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Giuliani Clarifies Comments About Timing of Trump Tower Negotiations in Russia

President Trump’s personal lawyer on Monday walked back the timeline he had offered a day.

U.S. Policy on Russia? Trump and His Team Might Give Different Answers

“The big problem with Trump’s policy is that it doesn’t add up,” said Stephen Sestanovich,.

In Iowa, Gillibrand Uses Small-Town Roots to Sell Electability

“We’ve had enough divisiveness over the last couple years,” said Amy Young, a college professor,.

Shutdown Prompts Centrist Freshman Democrats to Flex Their Muscles

WASHINGTON — As the most diverse freshman class in history settles into the House of.

British Officials Worried About Angering Trump Over ISIS Captives

The United States has more expansive laws for incarcerating people who joined terrorism groups, including.

Skadden Arps Agrees to $4.6 Million Settlement in Ukraine Lobbying Case

A Skadden Arps team led by Gregory B. Craig, a former White House counsel for.

How We Photographed 130 Women of Congress, One by One

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Pelosi Calls for Postponing State of the Union – Video

By REUTERS | Jan. 16, 2019 | 0:24 Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested that President Trump.

The Government Shutdown: Here’s Where Things Stand

The partial government shutdown is more than three weeks old, and the nation’s economy, airports.

Trump Discussed Pulling U.S. From NATO, Aides Say Amid New Concerns Over Russia

WASHINGTON — There are few things that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia desires more.

Democrats Want to Run on Issues in 2020. But Does Beating Trump Matter Most?

“The party is in a different place — we need somebody to stand up and.

Ocasio-Cortez Pushes Democrats to the Left, Whether They Like It or Not

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Explaining Trump’s Tweet on Crimes by Immigrants

23% of Federal inmates are illegal immigrants. Border arrests are up 240%. In the Great.

Trump Claims There Is a Crisis at the Border. What’s the Reality?

President Trump has frequently called the situation at the southern border with Mexico a crisis.

On Politics: White House Digs In on Wall Demands

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

Pompeo Calls Obama’s Mideast Policy Misguided

CAIRO — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo scathingly repudiated President Barack Obama’s approach to the.

This Government Shutdown Is One of the Longest Ever

The current gap in funding is the second longest since 1976. Source link

Who Paid for the Prime-Time Wall Debate? The American Viewer

Ms. Pelosi and Mr. Schumer, meanwhile, shared a lectern in a hallway, side by side,.

U.S. Carbon Emissions Surged in 2018 Even as Coal Plants Closed

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Justice Ginsburg Will Miss Supreme Court Arguments

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who underwent cancer surgery last month, will not be on the.

As Trade Talks Begin, Trump Sees China’s Economic Weakness as U.S. Strength

WASHINGTON — President Trump is cheerleading his way past the economic warning signs that have.

Trump Says ‘Not Much Headway’ in Talks as Shutdown Enters Third Week

WASHINGTON — As a partial government shutdown entered its third week, negotiations between Vice President.

On Politics: The Biggest Stories of the Week

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Republicans Seek to Boost Small Donations, but a Fragmented System Stymies Them

Last year at this time, Republicans feared the “blue wave,” a surge of voter enthusiasm.

Here’s Who Didn’t Vote for Nancy Pelosi for Speaker

WASHINGTON — The 116th Congress opened on Thursday with Democrats taking control of the House..

Trump’s Freewheeling and Fact-Free Cabinet Meeting

“I’d love him to be a team player, possibly he won’t be,” Mr. Trump said..

Five Ways Elizabeth Warren (and Other 2020 Hopefuls) Will Campaign When There’s No Campaign Yet

Policy rollouts Candidates must also use the coming year to introduce and differentiate themselves on.

On Politics: Elizabeth Warren Is Running for President

Good Tuesday morning and Happy New Year. Here are some of the stories making news.