Supreme Court splits in deportation case, says judiciary has limited role
The Supreme Court on Monday made it more difficult for federal courts to review the factual determinations that can lead to the removal of noncitizens.
Sussmann trial jury picked; openings statements set for Tuesday
A jury has been picked for the trial of Michael Sussmann, a lawyer accused of lying to the FBI during the 2016 presidential campaign.
How Trump’s pact with the Club for Growth turned into a grudge match
A tight alliance between the Club for Growth and former president Donald Trump cracked open when they backed different contenders in the Ohio senate primary two weeks ago.
Trump’s off-the-cuff abortion position moves closer to reality
In 2016, Trump said women who receive abortion should face criminal punishment. Many Republicans agree.
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.
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.
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.
Can the Jan. 6 committee get Republicans to talk using subpoenas?
Here's how Republicans can resist the committee's request.
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.
How Trump’s Dr. Oz endorsement could cost the GOP in Pennsylvania
Multiple recent polls show even lots of Pennsylvania Republicans don't like Oz — nearly half, in one poll. What happens if he becomes their nominee?
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.
Democrats would face upheaval under redrawn New York congressional map
In April, New York’s highest court struck down the Democrats’ proposed map as unconstitutional and instead tasked a "neutral expert" with redrawing the state's congressional districts.
Supreme Court agrees with Cruz, strikes campaign contribution limit
The Supreme Court split along ideological lines and agreed with Sen. Ted Cruz’s challenge to a law limiting post-election political contributions to repay a candidate’s loan to his campaign.
States pursue extreme restrictions in crafting post-Roe abortion law
What had been a slow, deliberate erosion of abortion rights over the 50 years since the Supreme Court’s ruling in Roe v. Wade now seemed to be a flash flood of increasingly severe restrictions and proposals cropping up at the state level, abortion rights advocates say, as antiabortion Republicans envision a post-Roe world.
Cheney says GOP has ‘enabled’ racism. Here’s what she’s talking about.
The right’s embrace of the racist “replacement theory” endured even after a series of tragedies in which the shooter espoused it. Here's a timeline of how the party has dealt with such issues.
No one will apologize for hyping the ‘great replacement theory’
As Rep. Elise Stefanik has already shown. Once again, the media is cast as the oppressive force.
Only one part of the Buffalo massacre deviated from right-wing rhetoric
Every part of it — racist rationalization, access to guns, online indoctrination, extremist violence — has been a focus of repeated warnings for years.
Tracking the political appointees Biden is nominating to fill the top roles in his administration
Follow the president'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.
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.
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.
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.