Politics


  • Analysis

Even Republicans are balking at the bizarre “audit” underway in the state. But Donald Trump and his allies adore it.

(Matt York/AP)

A Florida politician considered key to the investigation of Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) pleaded guilty Monday to charges including sex trafficking of a child.

  • Analysis

Conservative voting records are only one dimension on which Republican legislators are evaluated.

The poll, while imperfect, shows just why the GOP has chosen its current course.


A heated exchange with Dan Crenshaw epitomizes the GOP’s have-it-both-ways approach to Trump

Dan Crenshaw is not Public Enemy No. 1 when it comes to pushing claims of voter fraud. But he epitomizes why the GOP's desire to move on from this doesn't work.

How many unvaccinated people will stop wearing masks now?

Polls show a strong majority of those who are refusing the vaccine already feel safe interacting without masks. And there's going to be little to stop them from doing so now.

The Harvard-educated, reform-minded politician served in Congress before winning one term as governor in 1987.

  • Kevin McGill
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  • Analysis

It comes down to cause and effect.

Mississippi is one among many Republican-led states that have passed restrictions that conflict with the court’s precedents protecting a woman’s right to choose before fetal viability.

A push for sweeping federal elections legislation appears moribund, and key Democrats said they have little more than blind hope that a breakthrough will materialize.

  • Perspective

Marie Yovanovitch, Fiona Hill, William B. Taylor Jr. and Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman were largely unknown until they testified as part of former president Donald Trump’s first impeachment.

The Wyoming congresswoman, ousted from GOP leadership last week, said she regrets voting for Trump in 2020 and did not rule out a 2024 presidential run of her own.

Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer on Saturday called on Republicans to stop supporting Trump’s baseless claims of fraud and slammed the former president for falsely accusing Maricopa County of deleting an elections database.

As President Biden faces a flurry of unexpected crises, Republicans depict a country in disarray, but the White House says Biden’s response shows he’s in control.

The gun rights lobby, which lost in bankruptcy court last week, built influence over decades that has reshaped the political environment.

Nearly 2,400 health care facilities, schools and governments in the United States were hit by ransomware attacks last year.

It’s a quirk that comes up every half dozen years or so, when a day that honors two groups coincides — with two different protocols for the American flag.

Many in the GOP fear that crossing Trump would rile the party’s base, costing them reelection.

The huge policy turnaround caught senior White House and administration officials, medical experts, elected officials and business leaders completely off guard.

  • Analysis

Cheney’s removal from leadership post highlights a broader assault on truth and democracy led by Donald Trump.

The House minority leader cited his longtime friendship with pollster Frank Luntz when defending his rental of an apartment, but there was also a business relationship, FEC records show.

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