Post Politics Now: Pence appearing in Ga. to campaign against Trump-backed gubernatorial hopeful

President Biden is continuing his first trip to Asia since becoming president and taking a more confrontational tone toward China.

By John Wagner and Mariana AlfaroMay 23, 2022

Again: There’s no evidence Hillary Clinton triggered the Russia probe

The flailing effort to pin the investigation on Clinton lacks evidence.

By Philip BumpMay 23, 2022

Biden’s starkest comments yet on defending Taiwan from China

His comments have gradually broken from the established policy of strategic ambiguity. The question is why.

By Aaron BlakeMay 23, 2022

Tracking Biden’s nominees 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.

By Harry Stevens,  Madison Walls and Adrian BlancoMay 23, 2022

Biden takes aggressive posture toward China on Asia trip

President Biden said the United States would defend Taiwan militarily if it came under attack by China, despite the U.S. policy of “strategic ambiguity.”

By Seung Min Kim,  Michelle Ye Hee Lee and Cleve R. Wootson Jr.May 23, 2022

The top 10 GOP presidential candidates for 2024, ranked

Pence edges up the list as he places a big Georgia bet against Trump — one that seems likely to pay off.

By Aaron BlakeMay 21, 2022

Breaking down claims about congresspeople and pre-Jan. 6 Capitol tours

Some Democrats claimed early that these were akin to "reconnaissance" tours. Here's where the Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga.) revelation fits.

By Aaron BlakeMay 20, 2022

How Trump’s census plot might have cost red states

A new census report shows 14 states were significantly miscounted, which might have cost red states 2-3 seats. A potential reasons: Trump's chaotic attempts to game the system.

By Aaron BlakeMay 20, 2022

Who’ll win in Pennsylvania? Gaming out remaining votes in Oz vs. McCormick.

Breaking down what we know about how this could end.

By Aaron BlakeMay 19, 2022

How the Supreme Court could soon drastically expand the right to carry guns

Here's what's happening with the court’s first major Second Amendment case in more than a decade.

By Amber PhillipsMay 19, 2022

How redistricting is shaping the 2022 U.S. House map

The Post is analyzing the 2022 U.S. House map in this redistricting tracker as states finalize their congressional boundaries for the next decade. Republicans and Democrats are going to great lengths to tip districts in their favor and accusations of gerrymandering and lawsuits have followed.

By Adrian Blanco,  Kevin Schaul and Ashlyn StillMay 23, 2022

Two years after Floyd’s death, little movement on police reform in Washington

Biden was an outspoken supporter of the racial justice movement that arose after George Floyd died. Now he often speaks more about the need to fund and bolster the police.

By Cleve R. Wootson Jr.May 23, 2022

Biden says quarantines for monkeypox aren’t needed in U.S.

Belgium imposed a 21-day quarantine to fight monkeypox, but President Biden said the U.S. had enough vaccine doses to handle flare-ups of the disease.

By Seung Min KimMay 23, 2022

First shipment of baby formula arrives in Indianapolis from Germany

A U.S. military plane brought more than 70,000 pounds of hypoallergenic baby formula as part of an administration initiative to quickly address a national shortage of the food source.

By Amy B Wang,  Andrew Jeong and Carolyn Y. JohnsonMay 22, 2022

A grasp at diplomacy as fighting grinds on in Ukraine

The invasion by Russia continues to exact a toll on Ukraine, particularly in the eastern Donbas and Luhansk regions where Russian troops are concentrated.

By Fenit Nirappil,  Julian Duplain,  Annabelle Timsit and Paulina VillegasMay 22, 2022

Russia bans 963 Americans, including Biden and Harris — but not Trump

The Russian Foreign Ministry's publication of a list of banned Americans is a largely symbolic move in response to U.S. support for Ukraine and historic sanctions on Russia.

By Timothy BellaMay 22, 2022

Biden: U.S. exploring monkeypox vaccines; ‘everybody’ should be concerned

Biden said the U.S. is exploring “what vaccine if any might be available for it." Israel and Switzerland confirmed cases.

By Annabelle Timsit and Seung Min KimMay 22, 2022

From Sandy Hook to Buffalo: Ten years of failure on gun control

President Biden has played a central role in the unsuccessful efforts to enact significant gun control legislation amid thousands of mass shootings.

By Ashley Parker,  Tyler Pager and Colby ItkowitzMay 22, 2022

Inside the Republican push to stop Trump’s ‘vendetta tour’ in Georgia

GOP governors hatched a plan months ago that will culminate in a closely-watched gubernatorial primary on Tuesday.

By Annie Linskey,  Josh Dawsey,  Michael Scherer and Matthew BrownMay 22, 2022

Sussmann prosecutors also take aim at Clinton, FBI and the news media

Testimony in the trial of lawyer Michael Sussmann shows how the FBI worried about being “played” in the wake of the 2016 probe of Hillary Clinton’s emails.

By Devlin BarrettMay 21, 2022

‘Full investigation’ pledged of vast fines imposed by Social Security

Three House leaders with oversight of the Social Security Administration called on President Biden and acting commissioner Kilolo Kijakazi to investigate Inspector General Gail Ennis's administration of an anti-fraud program that levied massive fines on poor and elderly disabled people accused of wrongly receiving disability benefits.

By Lisa ReinMay 21, 2022

Only in N.Y.: Upper West Side’s Nadler vs. Upper East Side’s Maloney

A court-ordered redistricting map has created a cross-town battle that has never happened: One House committee chair, Jerrold Nadler of New York's Upper West Side, is set to face off against Manhattan's other House committee chair, Carolyn B. Maloney of the Upper East Side.

By Paul KaneMay 21, 2022

House Democrats scramble after redistricting lessens competitive edge

Democrats became newly worried this month as favorable redistricting maps in Florida and New York were struck down and replaced with district lines that will likely make it even more difficult to keep their already slim majority in the House.

By Marianna Sotomayor and Colby ItkowitzMay 21, 2022

S. Korean president appears uneasy when pressed on gender inequality

The leader of South Korea was asked by a Washington Post reporter about what role he and his administration should play in helping the advancement of women and improving gender equality.

By Michelle Ye Hee Lee,  Seung Min Kim and Michael KranishMay 21, 2022