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The president is pushing to reclaim America’s global leadership after four years of Trump’s insults and snubs. But allies worry the U.S. could easily return to Trumpism.

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The Senate vote caps Cardona’s rise from teacher to nation’s top schools chief

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Trump's new evidence of how the 2020 election wasn't legitimate is actually proof of how poorly he did.

Migration and combating covid-19 will be among the topics discussed by Biden and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, according to the White House.


The Andrew Cuomo timeline: What he said about sexual harassment vs. the allegations against him

Unlike many others who have lost their careers during the #MeToo movement, Cuomo had suggested he appreciated the problem.

What GOP civil war? Republicans insist all is well — even as they attack each other.

If there is one thing that unites the Republican Party these days, it’s its insistence that, despite appearances, it is not divided.

S.D. Gov. Kristi Noem says she nailed the pandemic response. Fauci: The numbers ‘don’t lie.’

Despite Noem’s victory lap at the conservative conference, her state has reported more coronavirus infections per resident than any state beside North Dakota.

They are retreating on efforts to include a $15 minimum wage in President Biden’s $1.9 trillion relief bill as they aim to move the package forward this week in the Senate.

AMLO has emerged as a vocal critic of global inequity in the distribution of the vaccines. The leaders will also discuss migration.

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It's smart politics, for several reasons.

Follow the president-elect’s progress filling nearly 800 positions, among the 1,250 that require Senate confirmation, in this tracker from The Washington Post and the Partnership for Public Service.

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It's the former president's approach to politics, not his own candidacy or his policies, which will define the party moving forward.

Veteran Democratic spokesman replaces TJ Ducklo, who resigned amid reports he had threatened a journalist.

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The former president and real-estate pitchman refines his patter.

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made a startling claim based on zero evidence

Former president Donald Trump capped this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference by making his first post-presidential speech on Sunday. The annual event held this weekend evolved from a fractious meeting of Republicans and libertarians into a celebration of the 45th president and the airing of his grievances.

The New York governor has been accused of sexual harassment by former aides Charlotte Bennett and Lindsey Boylan.

Making his first speech since leaving the presidency before an adulatory conservative crowd, the former president hinted he was contemplating another campaign in 2024.

It was a message Trump avoided as president: Get a vaccine.

The doses are expected to start shipping as early as Monday to sites already receiving doses of the two other authorized vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna.

The barrier that was erected after the Jan. 6 Capitol breach is disrupting life for residents of the neighborhood and the city.

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