Politics



President Biden’s economic agenda is on hold — thanks, in no small part, to Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.). The families in his home state could pay the price for it.

It's easy to dismiss this as the rantings of a fringe member. But these things have demonstrated a tendency to catch on.

The two-term Republican governor is facing a primary challenge from the right.


GOP lawmakers distance themselves from Jan. 6 rally — despite supporting its cause, downplaying Capitol riot

The lawmakers responded to a new story tying them to organizing the Stop the Steal rally, reinforcing the concerns about what might come from the House's investigation.

The anti-filibuster effort is winning

Whether it will ultimately succeed while Democrats are in power is another matter.

Health provisions remain a sticking point in spending package amid efforts to reduce price tag, rally factions.

The Trump administration was “distracted” by last year’s election and ignored recommendations to curb the pandemic, the White House’s former coronavirus response coordinator told congressional investigators this month.

  • Analysis

Toni Morrison's contentious novel "Beloved" is the Chekhov's gun of Virginia's gubernatorial race.

Brooks responded to a Rolling Stone report that found the GOP congressman or his staff to have been in contact with two unnamed organizers of the Jan. 6 rally and similar gatherings following the 2020 presidential election.

  • Analysis

The last fiscal year saw a record number of apprehensions, but most of those migrants were either removed from the country or are still detained.

Follow the president-elect’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.

The emerging ideas shed light on what has been one of the most divisive issues of Biden’s presidency, and a subject he has spoken to sparingly in the context of the negotiations.

The former governor keeps suggesting the daily figures for coronavirus cases and child hospitalizations are much higher than reality.

When Sen. Elizabeth Warren ended her presidential run, rivals said she was too far to the left for voters. Now Democrats are resurrecting the ‘wealth tax’ at the heart of her campaign — at a critical moment for Biden.

Sen. John Thune (S.D.), the No. 2 Republican in party leadership, endorsed the Trump-backed candidate on Monday.

  • Analysis

Details from leaked documents about the social media behemoth show the effectiveness of the effort.

A $70 million effort will help manufacturers produce the data needed as part of the regulatory process.

  • Analysis

DeSantis’s vaccine approach is a subset of his effort to have it both ways on Trump.

Positing some theories.

A trip down memory lane on the Trump campaign's allegations of dead voters.

Load More