• Drug companies are trying to oust a federal judge ahead of major opioid trial

    Drug companies facing more than 2,000 lawsuits over their alleged roles in the opioid epidemic demanded Saturday that the federal judge overseeing the case step aside, questioning his impartiality.

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    Listen to Washington Post national political correspondent James Hohmann analyze the biggest political stories of the day. Available every weekday morning.

  • Biden has his best debate yet

    The trio at the center of the stage have consistently held the top places in the polls, with the rest of the candidates trailing far behind and therefore growing increasingly desperate.

  • Trump hires four types of advisers. Bolton was all four.

    The rupture between President Trump and John Bolton, as chronicled in public and in private accounts of administration officials, is a case study of the president’s sometimes Kafkaesque management style.

  • How John Bolton lost Trump’s confidence and his job

    Over a turbulent 17 months, President Trump and national security adviser John Bolton had disagreed on a variety of issues, from North Korea to Venezuela to Iran. But Trump finally decided to remove his top security aide on Tuesday.

  • CIA exfiltration of Russian asset underscores the importance of human sources

    Two years ago, the United States extracted from Russia an important CIA source who had provided information about the Kremlin’s interference in the 2016 presidential election.