Trump dares Republicans (again) to repudiate him

He calls of ‘termination’ of the Constitution

By Olivier Knox and Caroline AndersDecember 5, 2022

Ro Khanna had no clue he’d star in Musk’s ‘Twitter Files’

'I found out when I suddenly had 208 emails in my inbox,' the California Democrat said.

By Cristiano Lima and Aaron SchafferDecember 5, 2022

The fight isn't necessarily over even when voters approve a ballot measure

Some GOP governors, state legislatures and private industries have sued, attempted to undermine or slow-walked new policies.

By Rachel Roubein and McKenzie BeardDecember 5, 2022

Lobster? Claw into these nonpolitical political stories

Plus gun deaths, a pole shortage, and more water problems

By Olivier Knox and Caroline AndersDecember 2, 2022

FEC expands digital ad disclosure rules, but watchdogs say gaps remain

The agency tabled a proposal that expressly included "promoted" content.

By Cristiano Lima and Aaron SchafferDecember 2, 2022

Medicaid maneuvering in the lame-duck

Lawmakers tangle over whether to remove incentives for states to keep people on Medicaid rolls.

By Rachel Roubein and McKenzie BeardDecember 2, 2022

The U.S. has more than 120,000 abandoned oil wells, research shows

States have now reported more than 120,000 abandoned wells, marking a nearly 50 percent increase from the 81,000 wells that they reported last year, according to an analysis of state data by researchers at the Environmental Defense Fund and McGill University shared with the Climate 202.

By Maxine Joselow and Vanessa Montalbano December 2, 2022

Ukraine gets by in cyberspace with a little help from its friends

A Ukrainian deputy prime minister tells us U.S. media was helpful.

By Tim Starks and Aaron SchafferDecember 2, 2022

Biden proposes tectonic change to party’s presidential nominating calendar

Also in today’s edition … Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Menendez wants Biden to take a harder line supporting Chinese protesters … Hutchinson moves closer to 2024 campaign … Scenes from the state dinner.

By Theodoric Meyer, Leigh Ann Caldwell and Tobi RajiDecember 2, 2022

The U.S. military has a politics problem

Reagan Foundation poll finds deeply eroded trust

By Olivier Knox and Caroline AndersDecember 1, 2022

How YouTube’s policy execs decide what stays and what goes

The tech giant has been criticized as slow to act and opaque.

By Gerrit De Vynck and Aaron SchafferDecember 1, 2022

Here's a first: Journalists and a U.S. citizen are suing NSO Group

The lawsuit accuses NSO of violating U.S. anti-hacking law.

By Tim Starks and Aaron SchafferDecember 1, 2022

How we can limit Earth's warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius — if we act fast

The Washington Post examined more than 1,200 scenarios for climate change over the coming century, drawing on models considered in a key report by the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and working with experts from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Germany.

By Maxine Joselow and Vanessa Montalbano December 1, 2022

The under-the-radar battle over opioid addiction treatment legislation

Also in today’s edition … Gun control groups are divided over whether the Senate should hold a vote during the lame duck on an assault weapons ban ... What we're watching: The Senate's rail strike vote and a crypto hearing ... Here’s how federal judges think about diversity in hiring law clerks ... Where the House GOP Impeachment 10's aides are landing.

By Leigh Ann Caldwell, Theodoric Meyer and Tobi RajiDecember 1, 2022

As Twitter defends its counterterror work, experts fear a spike under Musk

Researchers say Musk's staffing and policy changes could lead to a resurgence in extremist content.

By Cristiano Lima and Aaron SchafferNovember 30, 2022

How the likely new leaders of House Democrats have acted on health care

It's not a top issue for Jeffries, Clark or Aguilar.

By Rachel Roubein and McKenzie BeardNovember 30, 2022

Countries are negotiating a global plastics treaty. It won’t be easy.

Advocates hope to create plans to reduce plastic production, make recycling easier and stem the vast tide of plastics that flow into the world’s oceans.

By Michael Birnbaum, Vanessa Montalbano and Maxine JoselowNovember 30, 2022