Post Politics Now: Ukraine aid, baby formula shortages, high gas prices on agenda for Congress

President Biden will host Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotaki at the White House on Monday. On Tuesday, Biden plans to travel to Buffalo in the wake of the nation's latest mass shooting.

By John Wagner and Mariana AlfaroMay 16, 2022

Judges accused of sex discrimination, bullying, internal survey shows

The complaints from staff at the federal trial and appeals courts in D.C., an institution regarded as a steppingstone to the Supreme Court, appear in a confidential workplace survey obtained by The Washington Post.

By Ann E. MarimowMay 16, 2022

New dad Pete Buttigieg says baby formula shortage ‘is very personal’

The secretary of transportation, like millions of parents, has been left scrambling for baby formula amid the shortage.

By María Luisa PaúlMay 16, 2022

Michael Sussmann’s trial begins Monday: What to know

Key questions and answers about the trial of Michael Sussmann, a lawyer accused of lying to the FBI during the 2016 presidential campaign.

By Devlin BarrettMay 16, 2022

Governor’s races to watch in the 2022 midterms

The outcomes have significant implications for state-by-state governance at a time when red and blue states are heading in opposite directions.

By Dan Balz and Marianna SotomayorMay 16, 2022

What Trump aides who wrote tell-all books said, before and after

Amid criticism of officials like Mark Esper for not speaking out earlier, we look at what they're saying now versus what they said when they worked for Trump.

By Aaron BlakeMay 13, 2022

Jan. 6 panel’s historic subpoenas to House GOPers — and what’s next

There are a number of options on the table for the Jan. 6 committee to enforce new and historic subpoenas against House Republicans. Which one it takes will show how serious the committee is — and could reverberate.

By Aaron BlakeMay 13, 2022

Can the Jan. 6 committee get Republicans to talk using subpoenas?

Here's how Republicans can resist the committee's request.

By Amber PhillipsMay 12, 2022

The near extinction of the congressional middle on abortion

When Roe was decided, there was little difference between how the parties voted in the Senate. A vote to save it this week was almost completely divided along partisan lines.

By Aaron BlakeMay 12, 2022

The GOP and where it’s headed on criminalizing abortion

Polls show the American people strongly oppose criminalizing abortion and threatening doctors and women with jail time. But despite the GOP's assurances, it'll be a topic that's very difficult to avoid.

By Aaron BlakeMay 11, 2022

Yes, experts say protests at SCOTUS justices’ homes appear to be illegal

Digging through the relevant laws and precedents.

By Aaron BlakeMay 11, 2022

Key demographics for the 2022 midterm elections

The four groups of voters that will prove critical to results in the 2022 midterm elections.

By Dan Balz and Marianna SotomayorMay 16, 2022

The 2022 midterms could be a referendum on Biden

This year's campaign appears set to follow the pattern of midterm elections being a referendum on the incumbent president.

By Dan Balz and Marianna SotomayorMay 16, 2022

The fight for control of the U.S. House

Republicans need a net gain of just five seats to retake the House majority.

By Marianna Sotomayor and Dan BalzMay 16, 2022

Your guide to the 2022 midterm elections

The Post's guide to the 2022 midterm elections focuses on the most important House, Senate and governor's races, along with the key issues and voters.

By Dan Balz and Marianna SotomayorMay 16, 2022

The 2022 midterm primaries to watch

The House and Senate primaries to watch in the 2022 midterm elections.

By Marianna Sotomayor and Dan BalzMay 16, 2022

The forces steering the 2022 midterm elections

President Biden’s approval ratings are in the danger zone, putting the Democrats’ slender majorities in the House and Senate in jeopardy.

By Dan Balz and Marianna SotomayorMay 16, 2022

Key issues that could determine the 2022 midterms

Inflation and abortion have been the preeminent issues, but voters will also be hearing about crime, education, immigration and jobs.

By Dan Balz and Marianna SotomayorMay 16, 2022

The fight for control of the U.S. Senate

The balance of power could be determined in four states where Democratic incumbents are up for reelection: Arizona, Georgia, Nevada and New Hampshire.

By Marianna Sotomayor and Dan BalzMay 16, 2022

Will Trump help or hurt the GOP cause in the 2022 midterms?

Donald Trump's dominance of the Republican Party and his potential influence on voters will be felt through the election year.

By Marianna Sotomayor and Dan BalzMay 16, 2022

Stefanik echoed racist theory allegedly espoused by Buffalo suspect

The No. 3 House Republican, who ran Facebook ads parroting the “great replacement” conspiracy theory, illustrates the radical turn taken by an increasing number of Republicans.

By Marianna SotomayorMay 15, 2022

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman suffers stroke

Fetterman, who is also a Democratic candidate vying for Pennsylvania's open U.S. Senate seat, said he is on his way to a full recovery.

By Amy B WangMay 15, 2022

After decades defending abortion rights, Patty Murray readies for offense

The no-nonsense senator from Washington has been the single most effective Democratic combatant against Republican attempts to restrict abortion and otherwise roll back reproductive health care rights on Capitol Hill.

By Mike DeBonisMay 15, 2022

Biden plunges into the risky politics of student loan debt

As Biden mulls forgiving a portion of student debt, conservatives say it would be a gift to irresponsible elites, while liberals say it’s a crucial lifeline for young people struggling to get ahead.

By Annie Linskey,  Danielle Douglas-Gabriel,  Jeff Stein and Seung Min KimMay 15, 2022

In N.C., a Black Senate candidate talks abortion. Her rival doesn’t.

In battleground Senate races all across the country, Democratic candidates have been more eager to talk about abortion in recent weeks than Republicans. That is evident in this contest, yet the contours of the race are unique.

By Annie LinskeyMay 15, 2022

Leading GOP candidates in Pennsylvania were in Washington on Jan. 6

The candidates have said they did not enter the Capitol on Jan. 6, but they have made their commitment to Donald Trump’s baseless claims key to their campaigns, and their rise shows the extent to which many in the party’s grass roots have embraced participation in Jan. 6 as a badge of honor.

By Colby Itkowitz and Rosalind S. HeldermanMay 15, 2022