Latest from Robert Costa
Rudolph W. Giuliani, the president’s personal lawyer, has told associates his ambition is to stall the vote certification in an effort to have GOP lawmakers pick electors, a outcome that appears unattainable.
  • Nov 18, 2020
On a private call, GOP senators and allies fret about the changing electorate and look to reach anti-Trump Republicans.
  • Nov 16, 2020
The president has peddled unsubstantiated claims about the vote count in the state, where he trails Joe Biden, and the state’s two GOP senators have challenged the credibility of the Republican secretary of state.
  • Nov 10, 2020
After President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, the question coursing through American politics is what becomes of the movement that has developed behind Trump.
  • Nov 8, 2020
Notable figures and ordinary Americans describe their reaction to Trump's victory in 2016 and describe the moments during his presidency that compelled them to speak out and mobilize against him.
  • Nov 8, 2020
During an interview with two Washington Post journalists five years ago, then-candidate Donald Trump was asked to contemplate what it would feel like to suffer defeat.
  • Nov 7, 2020
The urban-rural divide in the results illustrates the pronounced polarization that Biden would face if he won the White House.
  • Nov 4, 2020
The U.S. response is increasingly plagued by distrust, infighting and lethargy, just as experts predict coronavirus cases could surge this winter and deaths could reach 400,000 by year’s end.
  • Oct 19, 2020
Gov. Larry Hogan is campaigning for other Republican moderates, hoping to forge a national network.
  • Oct 16, 2020
Vulnerable Republicans are beginning to distance themselves from Trump although the 11th-hour repositioning may not be enough to stave off defeat.
  • Oct 7, 2020