For Trump, a bad day in the hearing room, a good one on the trail
In today’s edition … Dan Balz explains why Trump’s had bad moments, but few worse than Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony … Michael Scherer on why many Republican candidates don't want to talk about abortion … Laura Vozzella and Gregory S. Schneider lay out the ways Gov. Glenn Youngkin is signaling a possible 2024 presidential run.
Zelensky (maybe) tells Biden he wants the war over by winter
Ukrainian president adds private plea to public entreaties
Google tries to assuage GOP on charges its email filter is ‘biased’
The company is pledging more Gmail transparency amid Republican pressure.
Abortion providers are turning to state courts to halt bans
But the strategy probably won't work long term.
The ocean takes center stage at a U.N. conference
The ocean often gets left out of climate conversations but not this week.
Election denier Tina Peters is on the ballot today
She is running for secretary of state even as she faces criminal charges.
Races for state offices are ground zero in abortion battle
In today’s edition … In the face of deep anger over Roe, what will Democrats do next? … House Progressives to unveil Trans Bill of Rights … What we're watching: Former Meadows aide to testify at Jan. 6 committee hearing.
The abortion earthquake follows Biden to Europe
A reminder of Trump’s lasting influence unsettles allies
Abortion ruling could scramble data privacy talks
Key Democrats say a new bill lacks "adequate" protections for those seeking abortions.
Oyez! Oyez! Oyez! Collins v. Kavanaugh
Also in today's edition: Tony Romm with the latest on the state of the Build Back Better talks … G-7 leaders seek price cap on Russian oil to ‘starve’ Putin’s war effort; Russia defaults on foreign debt.
ProtonMail CEO urges Congress to zero in on tech giants’ default apps
In his first trip to Congress, Yen said he urged lawmakers to consider a digital "choice screen."
Democrats are discussing a response if Roe falls – but they have few options
Sen. Patty Murray has been meeting with a group of female senators to plan.
What to watch at the G-7 summit on climate change, energy
The summit comes as the world confronts multiple crises, including an energy crunch sparked by the war in Ukraine, a worsening famine in the Horn of Africa, and a string of climate disasters, from massive floods in China to historic heat waves in Europe and the United States.
As Congress moves forward with gun restrictions, the Supreme Court loosens them
In today’s edition … Theo spoke with Rep. Titus about what she’s focused on next on gun safety … House Democrats want to focus on supply chain problems … the Jan. 6 committee has identified the pardon-hunting five … Where do ‘Luttigators’ stand on Trump’s effort to overturn the election?
Rusty Bowers said Trump’s 2020 push was illegal. But he’d vote for him again in 2024.
Arizona speaker’s testimony was damning. But not, to him, disqualifying.
Top EU official to U.S.: Don't 'throw away your shot’ to curb online harms
The remarks come as European officials forge ahead on a sweeping new digital rulebook.