Rapper Ye draws fresh denunciation for Hitler praise in Alex Jones interview

Alex Jones's Infowars aired an interview with a fully masked Ye, formerly Kanye West, in which the rapper praised the Nazi leader.

By Azi PaybarahDecember 1, 2022

Obama returns to Georgia to rally support for Warnock in tight runoff race

With early voting underway in the Georgia runoff, Obama's mission on Thursday was to energize Democratic base voters for Sen. Raphael G. Warnock (D).

By Sabrina RodriguezDecember 1, 2022

Biden pushes South Carolina as first primary state, elevates Georgia and Michigan

The tectonic decision to radically remake his party’s presidential nominating calendar for 2024 came as a shock to party officials and state leaders who had been lobbying hard in recent weeks to gain a place in the early calendar.

By Michael Scherer and Tyler PagerDecember 1, 2022

Post Politics Now: Biden says he’d meet with Putin if he’s interested in ending war with Ukraine

The president's comments came during a visit by French President Emmanuel Macron, ahead of a state dinner at the White House Thursday evening.

By John Wagner and Mariana AlfaroDecember 1, 2022

Trump Mar-a-Lago special master struck down by appeals court

A three-judge panel, including two Trump appointees, said they would not "carve out an unprecedented exception in our law for former presidents.”

By Perry Stein and Devlin BarrettDecember 1, 2022

The worst candidates of the 2022 election

Bad candidates cost the GOP key races and quite possibly the Senate. Here are the ones who hurt the party the most.

By Aaron BlakeNovember 30, 2022

Whip count: Here’s how much trouble Kevin McCarthy is in

Here are the lawmakers who are likely to decide McCarthy's fate in January's House speaker election.

By Aaron Blake and JM RiegerNovember 30, 2022

McCarthy’s brazen revisionism on the GOP and Nick Fuentes

Rep. Kevin McCarthy claimed both Donald Trump and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) have denounced white nationalist Nick Fuentes. In reality, neither has.

By Aaron BlakeNovember 29, 2022

What good did the 2022 election do for Biden 2024?

Democratic leaders might be more confident in him now. Democratic-leaning voters are another matter.

By Aaron BlakeNovember 28, 2022

Breaking down the Georgia Senate runoff

The dynamics aren’t the same as the pivotal 2020 Georgia runoffs or other big Senate races held beyond Election Day. But the stakes are still significant.

By Aaron BlakeNovember 28, 2022

Ariz. county ordered to certify election as GOP lawyers are sanctioned

Cochise County certified the Nov. 8 vote as a judge sanctioned lawyers for Kari Lake and Mark Finchem over their failed suit to force a hand count.

By Isaac Stanley-Becker and Yvonne Wingett SanchezDecember 1, 2022

Supreme Court to review legality of Biden’s student loan forgiveness program

The Supreme Court on Thursday announced it will expedite review of the legality of President Biden’s plan to cancel federal student loan debt for millions of borrowers, and hold oral arguments in February.

By Robert Barnes and Danielle Douglas-GabrielDecember 1, 2022
Analysis

The overblown, heavily political fear of American cities

Yes, crime has risen in cities — and elsewhere — over the past few years. But that alone doesn't explain the concern.

By Philip BumpDecember 1, 2022
Analysis

The GOP’s bet on Kanye West has gone very bad

Donald Trump lifted up the rapper as a validating his approach to race and culture. So much for that.

By Philip BumpDecember 1, 2022

Biden says he might meet with Putin — but not now

The French president, arriving in Washington for a state visit, warned bluntly that President Biden's focus on the U.S. rivalry with China could "fragment" the Western alliance.

By Yasmeen Abutaleb, Rick Noack and Toluse OlorunnipaDecember 1, 2022

An FBI agent shot another passenger on a moving train. Was it a crime?

The trial of Eduardo Valdivia in Maryland centers on surveillance video from the Metro Red Line.

By Dan MorseDecember 1, 2022
The FixAnalysis

Could election deniers really cost GOP seats by refusing to certify?

It's unlikely it'll truly happen in Arizona, as some have speculated. But we're also in uncharted territory, and the situation there provides a big test of an increasingly embattled certification process.

By Aaron BlakeDecember 1, 2022
Analysis

Republicans in Congress are more likely to go sideways on their caucus

Not great news for Kevin McCarthy.

By Philip BumpDecember 1, 2022

Here’s how federal judges think about diversity in hiring law clerks

As the Supreme Court weighs whether to ban consideration of race in college admissions, a study says most appeals court judges consider race when hiring clerks.

By Ann E. MarimowDecember 1, 2022

Civil rights groups question Biden’s counterterrorism strategy

Civil rights advocates say the government is trying to combat domestic extremism and white supremacy using methods that in the past unfairly targeted minorities.

By David NakamuraDecember 1, 2022

McCarthy says Republicans will investigate Jan. 6 committee’s work

McCarthy vowed Republicans would launch their own inquiry into “why the Capitol complex was not secure” on the day a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol seeking to stop the certification of Joe Biden’s electoral win.

By Amy B WangDecember 1, 2022

House committee to release first-of-its-kind documentary on economic inequality

A 30-minute film, produced by lawmakers from both parties, strives to connect Americans through storytelling.

By Jacqueline AlemanyDecember 1, 2022

The Abortion Diaries: Pregnant and desperate in post-Roe America

Three pregnant women shared their abortion journeys since Roe v. Wade was overturned, each living in a state where she could not legally access the procedure.

By Caroline KitchenerDecember 1, 2022

These teens won the right to vote. Their county disenfranchised them.

Oakland teens in 2020 won the right to vote in school board races. Teens in Berkeley won that right in 2016. Why hasn't Alameda County let them?

By Moriah BalingitNovember 30, 2022

House votes to pass bill forcing rail labor deal to avoid strike

The House-passed legislation forcing a deal to avoid rail strike has an uncertain path in the Senate, although leaders have vowed to act quickly.

By Lauren Kaori Gurley and Liz GoodwinNovember 30, 2022