N.D. Gov. Doug Burgum to launch GOP presidential bid June 7

Republican Doug Burgum, a wealthy software entrepreneur, is in his second term as North Dakota governor.

By Maeve Reston and Mariana AlfaroMay 26, 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 ChenMay 25, 2023

Ron DeSantis’s 2024 kickoff on Twitter is plagued by technical issues

It was an awkward start to a campaign that had already hit numerous roadblocks this spring, even as many Republicans still view DeSantis as the most formidable primary challenger to Donald Trump.

By Hannah Knowles and Faiz SiddiquiMay 25, 2023

The deepening radicalization of Donald J. Trump

Watch how the former president’s positions and rhetoric have grown more confrontational and extreme as he seeks a second term.

By Isaac Arnsdorf, Josh Dawsey and Adriana UseroMay 24, 2023

Concerns about Biden’s reelection swamped by fear of Trump in swing voter focus groups

“Whatever the step above panicked is, that is what I feel about Trump,” said one of the voters, who picked Trump in 2016 then Biden in 2020

By Michael Scherer, Emily Guskin and Scott ClementMay 22, 2023

‘Very uncomfortable’: Scott-Haley 2024 divide sparks GOP tensions in S.C.

The long-overlapping circles of the two Republicans are coming sharply into focus — and stoking anxieties in a state where everyone knows everyone in local politics.

By Marianne LeVine and Dylan WellsMay 20, 2023

North Dakota governor films ads and moves toward GOP presidential run

Republican Doug Burgum is nearing a decision, according to two people familiar with his thinking.

By Maeve RestonMay 18, 2023

Ron DeSantis to enter 2024 presidential race next week

The second-term governor, widely considered at present to be the most viable GOP challenger to former president Donald Trump, has been laying the groundwork for a campaign for months.

By Hannah Knowles and Josh DawseyMay 18, 2023

Antiabortion groups push 2024 GOP candidates to embrace national ban

The effort comes amid warning signs from polling and election results of Republican vulnerability on the issue of abortion.

By Michael Scherer and Josh DawseyMay 18, 2023

Mayoral losses deal blow to GOP in conservative strongholds

In upsets in Jacksonville, Fla., and Colorado Springs, Donna Deegan and Yemi Mobolade said they defeated their Republican opponents by focusing on local issues.

By Amy B WangMay 17, 2023

Takeaways from Kentucky and Pennsylvania primary election results 2023

Republican Daniel Cameron makes history in Kentucky’s gubernatorial primary. Democrats hold on to their Pennsylvania House majority.

By Amber PhillipsMay 17, 2023

Parker wins Democratic mayoral primary in Philadelphia; Democrats hold Pa. state House

Cherelle Parker, a former state legislator and city councilor who framed herself as tough on crime, is a strong favorite to become the first female mayor of the city in November.

By Mariana Alfaro and Maeve RestonMay 16, 2023

Breaking down the Philadelphia mayoral race

Philadelphia is one of the United States' last big cities to only have men as the top leader.

By Amber PhillipsMay 16, 2023

A quick rundown of the Kentucky governor’s primary

Republicans will pick a nominee to try to unseat a popular Democratic governor who has managed to hang on in a red state.

By Amber PhillipsMay 16, 2023

Nikki Haley details speaking fees, corporate board position in disclosure

Some past GOP presidential candidates who were serving on corporate boards stepped down from those roles before entering the race for the nomination.

By Maeve RestonMay 16, 2023

Pence’s allies launch super PAC as he moves toward White House run

The group, blessed by Pence’s top aides and called “Committed to America,” is partially designed to build a positive image for the former vice president.

By Marianne LeVine and Josh DawseyMay 15, 2023

Biden team aims to compete in North Carolina, test ground in Florida

The strategy could provide alternate paths to victory if the president falters in other battleground states, Democrats briefed on the plan said.

By Michael Scherer and Tyler PagerMay 15, 2023

In Iowa, DeSantis embraces campaign rituals — but keeps some distance

Donald Trump was expected to hold a dueling rally Saturday in Des Moines but canceled it, citing a tornado watch

By Hannah Knowles and Dylan WellsMay 13, 2023

The 2024 election isn’t about normal things. It’s about Trump.

The former president has changed the terms of the debate for the coming election, as evidenced by his performance during the CNN town hall.

By Dan BalzMay 13, 2023

Millennial GOP candidate wants to raise voting age to 25. Some young Republicans fume.

Vivek Ramaswamy, 37, says, “When you attach greater value to the act, we will see more 18-to-25-year-olds actually vote than do now.” Others disagree.

By Dylan WellsMay 12, 2023