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Their rhetoric sometimes sounds alike and they seem to have advantages in New Hampshire. The coming months will help sort out their differences. And there are differences.

  • Feb 23, 2019

He enters with many assets after his first campaign but against much different competition and with a Democratic Party hungry to find a winner.

  • Feb 20, 2019

For GOP lawmakers, loyalty with President Trump remains a one-way street. Having lost two rounds of negotiations, he dismissed their warnings and showed contempt for the separation of powers.

  • Feb 16, 2019

For Democrats evaluating who can defeat Trump, what roles will gender and race play in mobilizing voters?

  • Feb 9, 2019

The state’s congressional Democrats reserved judgment on Herring and Fairfax but want Northam to resign.

  • Feb 7, 2019

Amid calls for unity and cooperation, Trump highlights differences with Democrats and signals worries of coming investigations

  • Feb 5, 2019

Is he “a disrupter or a destroyer”? European officials, vexed by the president’s unpredictability and antipathy toward alliances, have taken a wait-him-out approach, hoping to minimize damage and even embracing some of the debates he has started. But many say a second Trump term could wreck the continent’s already weakened cohesion.

  • Feb 4, 2019

The presidential nominating contest will force the candidates to go beyond slogans and to explain the policies they would pursue if elected.

  • Feb 2, 2019

Americans’ rating of the president across a range of issues and character traits has declined, with particular drops among independents when it comes to health care and the deficit.

  • Jan 28, 2019

The selection of the RNC chairman, a favorite of GOP congressional leaders and recommended by House Speaker Paul Ryan, puts a party insider and establishment figure in a key White House post.

  • Nov 13, 2016
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