Conservative Group Wants to Bring ‘Brass Knuckles’ Approach to Judicial Fray

As the fight over abortion rights intensifies and the Trump administration and Senate Republicans focus.

Fact-Checking Joe Biden on the Campaign Trail

“There was no one cause of mass incarceration,” Ms. Chettiar said. “Many of these laws.

What Does It Really Mean to Be 6 Weeks Pregnant?

Now that several states have passed bills that effectively ban abortion after a fetal heartbeat.

On Politics: The Biggest Stories of the Week

To contain Iran, the White House wants a “breakout” period — the time it would.

Trump Administration Flying Migrants Out of Texas to Ease Overcrowding at Border

WASHINGTON — Hundreds of migrants are being flown from South Texas to holding cells in.

Barr Again Casts Doubt on Russia Inquiry’s Origins, Aligning With Trump’s Attacks

WASHINGTON — When Attorney General William P. Barr described the early stages of the Russia.

Steven Mnuchin Refuses to Comply With Subpoena for Trump’s Tax Returns

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday refused to comply with a congressional subpoena.

Kirsten Gillibrand Is Struggling. Will Abortion Rights Be Her Rallying Cry?

In the two years leading up to her 2020 run, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand spent millions.

Can Paul Huntsman Save The Salt Lake Tribune?

His siblings added to the family’s clout. The eldest, Jon M. Huntsman Jr., a longtime.

Guaidó Officials Rally at Venezuelan Embassy in Washington as a Stalemate Ends

WASHINGTON — Two Venezuelan diplomats on Thursday effectively ended a singular standoff that has been.

On Politics: Trump Does Not Want Military Clash With Iran

• The Trump administration has all but snuffed out the sales of Huawei, the Chinese.

House Passes Legislation Aiming to Shore Up Health Law and Lower Drug Costs

WASHINGTON — The House on Thursday passed a suite of health care bills that tied.

How Xi’s Last-Minute Switch on the Trade Deal Upended It

BEIJING — China’s leader, Xi Jinping, seemed confident three weeks ago that a yearlong trade.

Heckles, Support, Shrugs: New Yorkers on de Blasio’s Presidential Bid

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Bill de Blasio on the Issues: What Kind of Democrat Is He?

Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York became the 23rd Democrat to enter the race.

President Trump Grants Pardon to Conrad Black

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Wednesday granted a full pardon to Conrad M. Black, the.

On Politics: Images of Missiles Prompted Debate Over Iran Threat

• The White House rejected another round of document requests from the House, expanding on.

Senate’s Churn of Confirmations Brings Complaints of a ‘Legislative Graveyard’

WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed its 40th circuit court judge on Wednesday, filling nearly a.

White House Again Rejects Democrats’ Requests for Documents in Corruption Inquiry

The White House on Wednesday rejected another round of document requests from the House, expanding.

Supreme Court Could Change Abortion Rights Without the Alabama Law

WASHINGTON — Abortion rights are at risk at the Supreme Court, but the short-term threat.

Greek Anarchists Vandalize U.S. Ambassador’s Home

ATHENS — Greek anarchists vandalized the Athens home of the United States ambassador with black.

On Politics: Trump’s Tariffs May Be Here to Stay

• Democrats are moving aggressively to defend their majority in the House in 2020, and.

Justice Dept. Stops F.D.A. From Regulating Death-Penalty Drugs

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has declared that the Food and Drug Administration lacks legal.

Justice Department Seeks to Appeal Emoluments Case Against Trump

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department moved on Tuesday to challenge a federal district judge’s ruling.

House Panel Investigates Obstruction Claims Against Trump Lawyers

Mr. Cohen also said that Mr. Sekulow told him that the details of an effort.

Beto O’Rourke Says Vanity Fair Cover Reinforced ‘Perception of Privilege’

WASHINGTON — Former Representative Beto O’Rourke attempted to revive his flagging presidential campaign on Tuesday,.

Steve Bullock, Montana Governor, Is Running for President

[Check out our tracker of the 2020 Democratic candidate field.] But unlike Mr. Inslee, who.

On Politics: China Hits Back at Trump’s Higher Tariffs

• The first presidential caucus in Iowa is important, but with more than 20 Democrats.

Beto O’Rourke Tells Rachel Maddow: ‘I Recognize That I Can Do a Better Job’

WASHINGTON — Former Representative Beto O’Rourke said Monday he “can do a better job” of.

A Mayor Walks Into Trump Tower. A Circus Follows.

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Jenna Welch, Laura Bush’s Mother, Dies at 99

Jenna Welch, whose $8,000 loss in the Enron scandal was invoked by her son-in-law, President.

Welcome to TrumpTok, a Safe Space From Safe Spaces

The biggest American social networks predate the presidency of Donald J. Trump, some by more.