Politics


The surest sign of Trump’s continued power: Republicans are still trying to pay him money.

(Greg Lovett/AP)

The crosscurrents could turn the coming weeks into a make-or-break moment for some of Biden’s biggest initiatives — and perhaps a final chance to demonstrate whether bipartisan cooperation is possible.

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s fundraising total has alarmed her detractors, who warn she represents a dangerous side of American politics bent of waging divisive battles over race and the changing demographics of the country.

Crenshaw, who lost his right eye in Afghanistan, said he discovered his left retina was detaching this week.


The ‘stolen election’ energy is strong in the GOP’s early crop of 2022 candidates

The crop of GOP candidates emerging in key Senate and governor’s races is significantly more extreme even than those they’re running to serve alongside.

The six actions Biden took on guns show the limits of what he can do

Real change to America's gun laws will require more than executive actions.

The asterisk on Trump’s endorsement of Marco Rubio

Rubio's committee issued a tough report on Trump and Russia. Then he watered it down. Now, Trump endorses him.

Pressure on the federal government to rethink its allocation strategy has mounted as access to immunization expands nationwide but new infections are concentrated in just a handful of states, including Michigan, New York, New Jersey, Florida and Pennsylvania.

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Democrats ask: If Manchin’s efforts to find bipartisan compromise fail, will he be there with them in the end?

He served as LBJ’s attorney general, then later questioned U.S. foreign policy and defended an international rogues’ gallery.

A new majority on the court, with Amy Coney Barrett playing a decisive role, sides with religious challengers to California restriction.

Whether the largest anti-poverty effort in a generation produces lasting change or becomes a cautionary tale about the limits of governmental largesse will play out in communities such as Cuney Homes.

The collapse of the effort to organize Amazon workers comes after the president embraced it in an unusual video. Biden is now associated with a losing cause, but some labor leaders applaud him for siding with them at an important moment.

The White House is also preparing to step up negotiations over Biden’s $2 trillion jobs and infrastructure package with Congress’s return to Washington next week.

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 probe will look at allegations of sexual misconduct, illicit drug use and displaying images of nude women on the House floor

The Biden administration unveiled its budget Friday. See which departments would get the biggest increases in funding.

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A pattern that helped Trump in 2016 collapsed four years later.

Liberals have pushed for adding justices to the court to blunt its conservative majority.

Roberta Jacobson, a former ambassador to Mexico, leaves amid a crisis at the border that the administration is struggling to address.

The precise number of these breakthrough cases is unknown, but figures released by states suggest it is at least several thousand.

Philip played a steadfast supporting role to Elizabeth during her long reign over the United Kingdom.

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