Latest from Philip Rucker
While most developed countries have managed to control the covid-19 pandemic, the United States has seen 3.3 million people infected and more than 133,000 dead.
  • Jul 15, 2020
It was a stunning display of partisanship in an exquisitely manicured setting that presidents have traditionally considered off-limits for direct and extended political attacks.
  • Jul 14, 2020
Both Democratic and Republican operatives increasingly view Trump as a drag on GOP candidates in many key Senate and House races — especially in suburban areas, where polling and focus group data suggest he has been bleeding support.
  • Jul 12, 2020
In lengthy monologues, Trump portrays a deadly pandemic, stalled economy and deep-seated racial unrest as happening to him rather than the country.
  • Jul 10, 2020
The president has left little doubt that he sees himself as leader of a modern grievance movement animated by civic strife and marked by calls for ‘white power,’ the phrase chanted in a video Trump retweeted last weekend.
  • Jul 4, 2020
With the coronavirus surging in many red states, GOP lawmakers are echoing health experts in urging people to wear masks to slow the spread and to help the economy reopen safely.
  • Jun 30, 2020
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The president takes a series of losses — with Supreme Court decisions, a half-full rally and John Bolton’s book. And NASCAR’s reckoning over racism.
  • Jun 23, 2020
The president offered neither reconciliation nor rapprochement as he flew to Tulsa to hold his first campaign rally since the coronavirus crisis began.
  • Jun 20, 2020
In less than 24 hours this week, Trump twice had the whistle blown on his moves to bust through the boundaries of law.
  • Jun 18, 2020
The campaign’s planned gatherings in Tulsa and in other states have drawn concern from health officials.
  • Jun 15, 2020