The story is inextricably linked to the Democratic front-runner’s son, pushing one of the topics that Biden is least comfortable discussing into the spotlight.

(Charlie Neibergall/AP)

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The Ukraine story highlights the degree to which traditional checks and balances have been weakened under this president

Kennedy’s bid is certain to divide Democrats as Sen. Warren and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have backed Markey, who has worked on the Green New Deal.

The president, in a series of tweets, makes no mention of whether he brought up Biden during the conversation. Instead, he blames the news media for its coverage of the story.


9 questions about the Trump whistleblower complaint, answered

Everything you need to know, all in one place.

Congress doesn’t have a lot of options to get this whistleblower complaint

The rules just aren't set up for something this big.

The Trump administration’s anti-trans rhetoric and actions show his campaign pledge to the LGBT community was hollow

Ben Carson's recent comments are a reminder of the Trump's administration track record on LGBT issues.

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There’s a lot of conflict and cooperation involved in tackling complex public health challenges in court.

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An analysis by Third Way of all 235 districts held by Democrats identified the high-value political targets for the party — for the presidency and control of the House and Senate.

It was all about “100 years of mateship” at the event honoring Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

New revelations about the president’s efforts to influence Ukraine are fueling questions about whether Trump used his office to try to force a foreign country to take actions to damage his political opponents.

Carson on Friday sent an agency-wide email seeking to explain his comments and blaming the media for "blatant mischaracterizations of what I have said."

"You just tried to do live what the media does all the time to Republicans, to our president and to conservatives, which is try to manipulate what I said," Owens told the professor who criticized her.

The White House's knee-jerk reaction casting the unnamed whistleblower as politically motivated may discourage others from coming forward.

The president wears shamelessness as a badge of protection, under the implicit theory that any alleged offenses can’t be that serious if he commits them in full public view.

GOP lawmakers who repeatedly demanded documents and witnesses from Democratic administrations back the Trump administration’s decision not to share complaint with Congress.

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This summer, Trump was asked about aid from Russia. That may not have been the country Trump had in mind.

Pelosi criticized Trump officials for “sitting across from the person who chopped up a reporter,” a clear reference to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman.

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In fact, they'll likely be the most underrepresented in American history.

The case is one of a number in the courts that will likely test the limits of presidential power.

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