Politics


The new president signals a focus on Asia by making Japan’s leader his first in-person foreign guest.

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After blistering criticism from Biden allies, the White House said the final cap would be set by May 15.

Advocates demand action against a product that has increased illnesses and death in Black communities.


The GOP’s gradual descent into ‘replacement theory’

It’s a reflection of the lasting impact Trump has had on the movement, even now that he’s out of office, as well as a commentary on just how ripe the party was for such a shift.

Major League Baseball’s antitrust exemption becomes the next target of the culture wars

Republicans say businesses should stay out of politics – but baseball and politics have always been intertwined.

A striking new poll on the GOP’s nascent push for transgender youth restrictions

The first major poll since the effort began shows Americans strongly oppose bills banning transition-related medical care for children and participation in sports of one's gender identity. But there are some questions about just how firm those positions are.

The Biden administration announced it was allocating the money to take on one of the biggest challenges of the pandemic.

Japan's prime minister is the first foreign leader to visit the White House in person during Biden’s presidency.

Friday letter is seen as an effort to push Texas officials toward expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.

He was indicted this week along with two others.

GOP leaders are working to tie Harris to the problems at the border, hoping to weaken her politically. She is trying to push back.

Rachel Marie Powell, accused of carrying a bullhorn and breaking a Capitol window, allegedly grew ‘evasive’ when asked about wearing a see-through mask in a Facebook video.

The CDC memo authorizes agencies to implement testing both to screen employees and diagnose possible infections.

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Most Americans think that aiding refugees should be a priority. But, it seems, not enough.

Iced Earth guitarist Jon Schaffer agrees to cooperate with prosecutors.

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Republican opinion of Fauci has dropped in the Biden era, and Republican legislators are aware of it.

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The Government Accountability Office and a bipartisan group of lawmakers say the administration must move with alacrity to develop a strong national cyberdefense strategy.

President Biden’s team is launching a new focus on local media, reaching past national outlets to ones that are more trusted in their communities.

Follow the president-elect’s progress filling nearly 800 positions, among the 1,200 that require Senate confirmation, in this tracker from The Washington Post and the Partnership for Public Service.

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Most were non-White.

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