Latest from Ashley Parker

Facing GOP opposition, Biden seeks to redefine bipartisanship

The president and his aides point to broad public support for many Democratic policies among voters in both parties, as well as Republican governors, mayors, and other local officials.
  • Apr 11, 2021

How Biden’s support for the All-Star Game boycott divided Democrats in Georgia

The president injected himself into a highly charged debate with major political, economic and social consequences — in a state that is increasingly up for grabs politically and is crucial to Democratic and Republican success.
  • Apr 8, 2021

How Joe Biden tamed the left — at least for now

The administration’s warm relationship with the Democratic Party’s liberal wing has been a surprise, particularly after a bitter primary where many liberals saw Biden as too close to Republicans and too timid to enact bold change.
  • Apr 3, 2021

In new memoir, Hunter Biden chronicles addictions and defends time on Ukraine company board

The president’s son recounts how longtime alcohol and drug abuse derailed his relationships with his family and his business career.
  • Mar 31, 2021

Biden makes a big gamble on infrastructure spending — and higher taxes on the wealthy to pay for it

The administration faces an enormous political challenge in convincing lawmakers to pass a package that would represent the largest tax hike in generations.
  • Mar 30, 2021

Trump helped the GOP raise $2 billion. Now former aides and allies are jockeying to tap into his fundraising power.

The number of independent money operations connected to the former president has been rapidly expanding since he left office, potentially sapping resources from the Republican Party committees.
  • Mar 27, 2021

‘Oh God, I miss him’: Biden keeps returning to Trump as a cause of nation’s troubles

The specter of former president Donald Trump loomed awkwardly at Biden’s first news conference Thursday — part foil, part scapegoat and, once, as a punchline.
  • Mar 26, 2021

Biden faces a flurry of new challenges ahead of first White House news conference

Seeking to focus on the coronavirus relief plan and vaccination successes, the president must also grapple with mass shootings and a border surge as mounting crises.
  • Mar 24, 2021

Senior White House officials to visit border facility, allow one news network camera inside

The trip comes ahead of a visit to the Carrizo Springs, Tex., facility by House Democrats scheduled for Friday.
  • Mar 24, 2021

‘No end in sight’: Inside the Biden administration’s failure to contain the border surge

Immigration has emerged as one of the administration’s most urgent challenges — seized on by Republicans as a political cudgel, posing risks to Democrats in the 2022 midterms and potentially undermining Biden’s governing agenda.
  • Mar 20, 2021