Latest from Kevin Uhrmacher

Tracking coronavirus deaths, cases and vaccinations in D.C., Maryland and Virginia

The novel coronavirus made its first appearance in the region on March 5. How it has spread since then.
  • Oct 11, 2021
  • Analysis

How the 2022 Senate map is shaping up

Republican retirements are the early story of the 2022 battle for the Senate.
  • Sep 24, 2021

How House Republicans voted on a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol riot

Thirty-five Republicans bucked party leadership — and former president Donald Trump — and supported the commission.
  • May 19, 2021

How members of Congress voted on counting the electoral college vote

While a challenge to the electoral college result from some Republicans was not expected to prevail — Democrats control the House and almost every Senate Republican would need to join the effort for their chamber to approve it — it forced a debate, drawing out a process that is usually a formality and forcing lawmakers to choose between honoring the choice of voters or standing with Trump.
  • Jan 7, 2021

Where Republicans in Congress stand on Trump’s false claim of winning the election

The Washington Post asked Republicans in Congress three questions. Who won the presidential election? Where do you stand on Trump's efforts to claim victory? Will you accept Joe Biden as the legitimately elected president? Here's what they said.
  • Dec 15, 2020

Contradictory and confusing White House statements offer an incomplete picture of Trump’s health

The messaging from the White House has been inconsistent and the American public does not have a complete picture of Trump's health.
  • Oct 6, 2020

Right-wing voices are dominating Facebook after the first presidential debate

Conservative media outlets heavily used Facebook to connect with voters in 2016, helping propel Donald Trump to the presidency. Since then, the right’s command of the platform has only intensified.
  • Sep 30, 2020

Is it too close to the election to confirm a Supreme Court nominee?

Since 1975, it's taken about 71 days for a president's nomination to be confirmed in a vote on the Senate floor.
  • Sep 19, 2020
  • Analysis

Where GOP senators stand on quickly filling Ginsburg’s Supreme Court seat

Mitch McConnell and President Trump both signaled their support for swiftly nominating a successor. Here's where GOP senators stand.
  • Sep 19, 2020

Where Trump and Biden stand on the issues

Compare where Trump and Biden stand on key issues in the 2020 presidential election, including healthcare, the economy, climate and the coronavirus response. Where do their stances differ and where do the candidates agree?
  • Sep 18, 2020