John F. Kelly, a retired general, said Rep. Frederica S. Wilson’s criticism of the president’s choice of words in the call was ‘selfish’ and shocking.

(Jabin Botsford / The Washington Post)
  • Perspective

Saying that John Kelly can't be questioned because of his past service is a disservice to the nation.

The Pentagon chief heads to Capitol Hill just one day after McCain threatened a subpoena to get details about the attack from the administration.

  • Analysis

Two-thirds of Trump supporters trust Trump more than even their favorite news outlet.

  • Analysis

It’s ‘highly inappropriate’ to question John Kelly because he’s a 4-star general, says the White House

The Trump administration flashes its authoritarian streak. Again.

  • Analysis

Trump’s war on the media has a new general: John Kelly

The White House chief of staff has been portrayed in the media as Trump's better angel. But things are changing.

  • Analysis

Republicans are celebrating tax cuts that are still a long way from becoming reality

Republicans took their first step to tax reform. But they've got six loooong more steps to go.

On Oct. 19, former presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush made veiled criticisms about the Trump administration's threats to democracy and unity.

Kelly was wrong when he said Wilson had boasted of securing federal funding for an FBI building in Miami.

The resolution, introduced by three DNC members from California, attracted attention this week as one more skirmish between those who supported Hillary Clinton during the 2016 Democratic presidential primary and those who supported Sanders.

Senators will grill Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis as Trump faces outrage over treatment of dead soldiers’ families

Former President Barack Obama is back on the campaign trail for Democrats, but is the former president also the compass of the party? Many Democrats in Virginia think he has to be.

  • Analysis

We spoke to the Office for National Statistics about the statistic Trump tweeted.

Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) on Oct. 19 introduced an amendment to the GOP-backed budget to remove language opening a section of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling. Her amendment was rejected in a 48-52 vote.

Political mega-donor Tom Steyer launched a TV ad campaign to push officials to impeach President Trump.

The U.K. report to which the president referred did cite recent terrorist incidents in Britain, but did not explicitly mention Islam. British lawmakers are denouncing Trump's interpretation.

Impeachment remains on the margins for Democrats. The new ad seeks to move the needle.

But they're still trying to enroll customers.

Passage of the Senate budget creates different headaches.

ANWR fights begin anew.

The former presidents emphasize shared values in complementary speeches that remind the country there is another path.

Democrats said they planned to focus on four key tax-reform topics: tax cuts for the wealthy, tax increases for the middle class, reductions to Medicare and Medicaid spending and increases to the budget deficit.

The Washington Post and CBS’s “60 Minutes” teamed up to publish an investigation about the influence that the pharmaceutical industry has had on America’s opioid epidemic. The story takes a deep look at the way the drug industry and drug distributors first pumped huge numbers of opioids into communities, then worked with members of Congress […]

Here's what we know about former FBI director James Comey's decisions about how to end the Clinton email probe

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