Biden tests negative for coronavirus after rebound case
The president had been in isolation for a week after testing positive from a "rebound" case of coronavirus infection.
Culture wars could be a winning issue — for Democrats
Democrats have hope they can limit some of their potential losses in the midterms and outperform expectations because of abortion and gun-control issues.
Abortion is now banned in these states. See where laws have changed.
Thirteen states had "trigger bans" to criminalize abortion when the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Several other states are working to enact other laws.
Trump targets top Wisconsin GOP lawmaker for not overturning election
The State Assembly speaker refused to invalidate the 2020 general election results.
What happened to the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump?
Of those who are running again, all have challengers backed by Trump.
Takeaways from primaries in Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Arizona
Kansas received a surprise show of support for abortion, and election deniers in Arizona had a good night.
How Kansas became a bellwether for abortion rights
If it had passed, the ballot initiative would have ended the state's constitutional right to abortion.
What two negative GDP quarters means for ‘recession’ — and our politics
How predictive are two straight quarters of negative GDP of an officially declared recession? And how much does that matter, politically?
What is reconciliation, and what can Democrats get done with it?
Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) changed his mind on supporting a climate and health-care deal, meaning Democrats can use reconciliation to achieve a major campaign goal.
From the one-China policy to the Taiwan Relations Act, here’s what to know
After House Speaker Pelosi's visit to Taiwan raised tensions, here's a look at the U.S. policies, communiques and assurances regarding China and Taiwan.
Federal salaries lag 22.5 percent behind private sector, report finds
"Pay gap" between federal employees and comparable private sector workers has stayed about steady over the two years since the last assessment by the Federal Salary Council.
White House summons Chinese ambassador as crisis escalates
Chinese Ambassador Qin Gang was called to the White House after China launched military exercises in reaction to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan.
Republicans select Milwaukee to host 2024 national convention
The Republican National Committee announced Friday that Milwaukee will be the host for the 2024 Republican National Convention, tapping a swing state that helped decide the outcome of the past two presidential elections.
Post Politics Now: Ahead of weekend debate, Schumer says economic package a ‘very, very, very big deal’
President Biden on Friday signed two bipartisan bills that target those who commit fraud in pandemic-era small-business relief programs.
Ogles wins closely watched GOP primary for U.S. House in Tennessee
Voters in the state went to the polls Thursday to nominate a slate of midterm candidates.
What would happen if a state official refused to certify an election?
There are backstops in place — for now — protecting our elections if Lake, Mark Finchem or another official went rogue and refused to certify the results.
Russia signals willingness to discuss prisoner swap with U.S.
Russia will discuss a prisoner exchange involving the basketball star but not in public, said Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
How Alex Jones was embraced by Trump, Rogan years after Sandy Hook lies
Trump has called Jones "amazing," while Rogan has argued that the Infowars founder is "entertaining."
Fetterman to hold first campaign rally since suffering a stroke in May
Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, who suffered a stroke in May and has been recovering, will hold his first campaign rally next week in Erie County. Fetterman has held some fundraisers, but this would be his first major public event.
Controversial federal court changes debated in Manchin negotiations
An early version of the talks included possibly moving future litigation involving the Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline proposed in Manchin’s state to the U.S. District Court for the D.C. Circuit.
Kari Lake wins GOP primary for Arizona governor
In Washington state, two of the 10 Republican lawmakers who voted to impeach Donald Trump after the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack faced multiple challengers.
Monkeypox is ‘a public health emergency,’ U.S. health secretary declares
The move comes as officials scramble to boost access to monkeypox treatments and vaccines amid rising case counts.
Post Politics Now: ‘Listen to the American people,’ Biden says, urging passage of economic package
The president is holding a virtual meeting with business and labor leaders to tout the Inflation Reduction Act, which aims to lower health-care costs, combat climate change and reduce the deficit.