Trump to speak Saturday as he and allies escalate attacks on law enforcement

The former president is slated to address state GOP conventions in Georgia and North Carolina in the wake of an unprecedented federal indictment.

By Isaac Arnsdorf and Hannah KnowlesJune 10, 2023

‘We are getting pretty good at this’: Trump and aides plot indictment response

Advisers aim to use the prosecution to rally support within the GOP base, but acknowledge the legal peril for the former president

By Michael Scherer, Josh Dawsey and Isaac ArnsdorfJune 9, 2023

This county backed every president for two decades. What about 2024?

In Wisconsin’s Door County, an influx of migrants and acute labor shortage are shaping the views of residents as they consider 2024 presidential candidates.

By Danielle Paquette and Sabrina RodriguezJune 9, 2023

Worries over electability pierce united GOP front on Trump indictment

Party activists in Georgia gathered ahead of a Trump speech react to his latest indictment with unflinching support but some doubts about his chances to win back the White House.

By Isaac Arnsdorf and Amy GardnerJune 9, 2023

The gloves come off against Trump as GOP rivals step up attacks

The harsh turn comes after a six-month period in which other candidates largely avoided directly confronting the front-runner

By Michael Scherer, Maeve Reston and Marianne LeVineJune 8, 2023

Who is running for president in 2024? Tracking candidates.

We are tracking the Democrats and Republicans who have announced they are running for president in the 2024 election and who might announce next.

By Hannah Knowles, Amy B Wang, Kati Perry and Szu Yu ChenJune 8, 2023

Pence unleashes sharp attacks on Trump as he launches White House bid

In his kickoff speech, the former vice president hit Trump on several fronts, including the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol and Trump’s attempts to overturn his 2020 election loss.

By Marianne LeVine and Ashley ParkerJune 7, 2023

House GOP floats rewriting D.C.’s election laws in latest hearing

The hearing is part of heightened D.C. oversight House Republicans have launched this year.

By Meagan FlynnJune 7, 2023

North Dakota’s Doug Burgum enters a long-shot bid to shake up 2024 race

The largely unknown governor enters the GOP presidential primary as an underdog hoping to push the focus toward economic issues.

By Maeve RestonJune 7, 2023

Doug Burgum

Doug Burgum is governor of North Dakota and a wealthy tech entrepreneur. Here's what to know about the 2024 presidential candidate.

By Washington Post StaffJune 7, 2023

Chris Christie launches 2024 run as brawler eager to take on Trump

More than seven years after he ended his first campaign for president and swiftly endorsed Trump, Christie returns as a long-shot candidate in a growing Republican field.

By Maeve Reston and Hannah KnowlesJune 6, 2023

Chris Christie

Ex-New Jersey governor Chris Christie is running again after a failed 2016 bid. Here's what to know about the 2024 presidential candidate.

By Washington Post StaffJune 6, 2023

Mike Pence

Former vice president Mike Pence is leaning into his conservative bona fides on issues like abortion. Here's what to know about the 2024 presidential candidate.

By Washington Post StaffJune 6, 2023

Pence files paperwork to launch 2024 presidential campaign

Former vice president Mike Pence's campaign will create a highly unusual showdown between former president Donald Trump and the man who once served as his No. 2 in the White House.

By Amy B WangJune 5, 2023

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. tests the conspiratorial appetite of Democrats

One of the most famous living descendants of the most famous American political dynasty shows early strength against Biden in polls.

By Michael SchererJune 5, 2023

GOP hopefuls, with Trump notably absent, mingle at Iowa event

Eight announced or soon-to-announce candidates for the GOP presidential nomination made their cases to Iowa voters.

By Marianne LeVine and Dylan WellsJune 3, 2023

DeSantis on the trail: Combative with critics, not yet cozy with voters

Florida governor Ron DeSantis hit back at a heckler, highlighted his family and chatted up voters — but offered limited back-and-forth

By Hannah Knowles, Colby Itkowitz and Dylan WellsJune 3, 2023

D.C. election laws are GOP’s next target in Congress

The joint hearing of the House Oversight and Administration committees will examine the American Confidence in Elections Act, which would overwrite D.C.'s election laws.

By Meagan FlynnJune 2, 2023

Republicans set presidential debate rules that could exclude some

The rules, including both a donor and polling threshold, are more stringent than for the first 2020 Democratic debate

By Michael Scherer and Josh DawseyJune 2, 2023

Trump, DeSantis in open warfare as they hit the trail in early states

Now, as the candidates hit the trail in key early states at the start of a critical summer stretch, their pitches are increasingly about distinguishing themselves from one another.

By Dylan Wells, Hannah Knowles and Colby ItkowitzJune 1, 2023