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  • Oct 22, 2020
They sound a lot like what led to his impeachment.
  • Oct 22, 2020
Two phrases have come to define presidential elections: "It's the economy, stupid," and "Are you better off than you were four years ago." Neither appears nearly enough to save the Trump presidency.
  • Oct 22, 2020
The president's unfailing optimism, over time.
  • Oct 21, 2020
In newly released written answers, Barrett declined to weigh in on yet more issues that seem to have clear legal answers — and pretty much anything that touched on President Trump's controversies.
  • Oct 21, 2020
In a sworn court filing Tuesday, White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows downplayed Trump’s recent tweet declaring that he had authorized the declassification of all documents related to the Russia investigation.
  • Oct 20, 2020
The justices deadlocked 4 to 4 in a case involving how long Pennsylvania can accept mail-in ballots. The ruling suggests Barrett could be a decisive vote on such issues shortly after her confirmation.
  • Oct 20, 2020
On a phone call with supporters, President Trump said that if he had listened to Anthony S. Fauci, his top infectious-disease specialist, as many as 800,000 would have died.
  • Oct 19, 2020
In recent weeks, Trump has repeatedly and increasingly alluded to the prospect of losing reelection.
  • Oct 19, 2020
In top Senate races, three Democrats beat the fundraising record set by Beto O’Rourke last cycle, and every Democrat outraised his or her GOP opponent — often by lopsided totals.
  • Oct 18, 2020
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