Jubilant Senate Democrats head home with momentum

In today's edition …. Senate Democrats punted a vote on same-sex marriage until after recess ... The Post's Patrick Marley on why Trump’s pick for Wisconsin governor won’t weigh in on 2020 results ... Cleve R. Wootson Jr. travelled to Scranton to find that Biden’s policies have not revived his birthplace, but few there blame him … … What we're watching: Biden heads to Kentucky … but first …

By Leigh Ann Caldwell, Theodoric Meyer and Tobi RajiAugust 8, 2022

There may be a bright spot in Brittney Griner’s sentencing

After all the horrors escaped, the last thing in Pandora’s Box was hope

By Olivier Knox and Caroline AndersAugust 5, 2022

Democrats say prized piece of agenda is a go with Sinema's support

In today's edition …. Rep. Andy Levin talks to Theo about the politics of Israel and Democratic primaries …. The Post's Yasmeen Abutaleb with a scoop on the White House summoning China's ambassador for a rebuke on Beijing's Taiwan response … What we're watching: Jobs numbers.

By Theodoric Meyer, Leigh Ann Caldwell and Tobi RajiAugust 5, 2022

Two big things about the Senate vote on Finland and Sweden

What the lopsided 95-1 invitation to join NATO tells us

By Olivier Knox and Caroline AndersAugust 4, 2022

Did Russia mess up its cyberwar with Ukraine before it even invaded?

Also in today's edition: Pelosi's visit to Taiwan is still stirring things up on the cyber front, and senators hear about threats to election workers.

By Tim Starks and Aaron SchafferAugust 4, 2022

Ballot initiatives become the new abortion battleground

Also in today’s edition … While Trump voters back his candidates, some aren’t so sure about a 2024 bid … The Trump vs. DeVos scorecard in Michigan … Koch-backed super PAC raises millions, reaches a million … What we're watching: Any movement in Senate Democrats' effort to pass their health care, climate and tax bill.

By Leigh Ann Caldwell, Theodoric Meyer and Tobi RajiAugust 4, 2022

Zawahiri strike leads to relitigating Biden’s Afghan withdrawal

President, Republicans claim vindication

By Olivier Knox and Caroline AndersAugust 3, 2022

Those Pelosi-inspired cyberattacks in Taiwan probably weren't all they were cracked up to be

Also in today's edition: Senators grill President Biden’s pick for cyber ambassador at large today, and hacking fears throw a wrench into voting plans for a U.K. leader.

By Tim Starks and Aaron SchafferAugust 3, 2022

Kansas votes to protect abortion rights; election deniers prevail

Also in today's edition: The Senate is getting things done and Democrats hope that will soon include their climate, health care and tax bill … Pelosi departs Taiwan as tensions rise with China … The Post’s Tony Romm and Jeff Stein report on how Democrats are scrambling for Sinema’s support on the climate, health and tax bill

By Theodoric Meyer, Leigh Ann Caldwell and Tobi RajiAugust 3, 2022

U.S. kills al Qaeda boss Zawahiri. Now what?

Four questions about the strike that killed bin Laden’s heir

By Olivier Knox and Caroline AndersAugust 2, 2022

Cyber ambassador could soon take on a world of challenges

Also in today's edition: 2020 election deniers abound on the ballot in Arizona today, and an organ transplant system has security issues.

By Tim Starks and Aaron SchafferAugust 2, 2022

Today's primaries are a test for progressives — and for Trump

Also in today’s edition … Abortion is on the ballot for the first time since Dobbs … U. S. kills al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in drone strike in Kabul … What we're watching: Any movement on the burn pits veterans bill.

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

Senate looks to update and deepen U.S.-Taiwan relationship

This is sure to anger China and could unsettle the White House

By Olivier Knox and Caroline AndersAugust 1, 2022

Trump vs. DeVos in Michigan, and a key week for the Senate

Also in today's edition: The Senate hopes to pass the climate, health care and tax deal struck by Schumer and Manchin as well as other key bills ahead of the August recess … Why Privileged nominees are supposed to be confirmed quickly but aren't.

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

With Griner, Putin gambles again that authoritarians can outlast democracies

But the Kremlin seemed surprised by the U.S. revealing an offer

By Olivier Knox and Caroline AndersJuly 29, 2022

What the Manchin-Schumer spending talks mean for Silicon Valley

The deal would likely mean higher taxes but some tax incentives.

By Cristiano Lima and Aaron SchafferJuly 29, 2022

Democrats look to include insulin provisions in Manchin-Schumer deal

Also in today’s edition: Democrats are seeking $21 billion in emergency aid to battle the coronavirus and prepare for other infectious diseases. The Biden administration expects to offer retooled booster shots in September.

By Rachel Roubein and McKenzie BeardJuly 29, 2022

Congress hasn't funded a federal office focused on climate, health equity

Without permanent staff, the climate office has been loaned detailees from other federal agencies. But those employees could be called back to their home agencies if the office does not receive funding in the coming months.

By Maxine Joselow and Vanessa Montalbano July 29, 2022

Cyberattacks on satellites may only be getting more worrisome

The worst may yet be ahead for cyberattacks in space, witnesses told a House Science Committee panel Thursday.

By Tim Starks and Aaron SchafferJuly 29, 2022

The view from the White House on whether we're in a recession

In today’s edition … Democrats race to adopt climate, health deal after Manchin breakthrough … Text messages for Trump’s acting Homeland Security secretary and acting deputy secretary are missing for a key period leading up to the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol … Poll Watch: Most parents don't plan to vaccinate their young children and a new poll on the Supreme Court's abortion ruling … but first …

By Theodoric Meyer, Leigh Ann Caldwell, Tobi Raji and Emily GuskinJuly 29, 2022