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New York Times Politics
May 23, 2018

Massachusetts Gains Foothold in Offshore Wind Power, Long Ignored in U.S.
The wind farms have increasingly become mainstream sources of power in Northern Europe, but the United States has largely not pursued the technology.

New York Times Politics
May 23, 2018

Lupe Valdez Prepares to Face Greg Abbott in Texas: ‘This Election Is Not Going to Be Bought'
Ms. Valdez, a former sheriff, has become the first openly gay person and the first Latina to win a major party's nomination for governor in Texas.

New York Times Politics
May 23, 2018

Jared Kushner Gets Security Clearance as He Tries to Move Past Mueller Inquiry
Mr. Kushner's F.B.I. background check had dragged on, fueling questions about whether the special counsel had found evidence that made him a security risk.

New York Times Politics
May 23, 2018

How Amy McGrath Went From Marine Fighter Pilot to Victorious Democrat
Amy McGrath's journey from Marine combat pilot to the Democratic nominee for a House race combines biography, risk taking and the virtues of the digital age.

New York Times Politics
May 23, 2018

F.B.I. Admits Overstating Locked Phone Problem, and Critics Pounce
A programming error caused top law enforcement officials to overstate how many locked smartphones it was unable to search, including in congressional testimony.

New York Times Politics
May 23, 2018

U.S. Disinvites China From Military Exercise Amid Rising Tensions
The Pentagon said Beijing's buildup on disputed islands in the South Island Seas is not consistent with the security exercise among allies this summer.

New York Times Politics
May 23, 2018

Yulia Skripal Describes ‘Extremely Painful' Recovery From Poisoning
The victim of a nerve agent attack gave her first videotaped statement, in an attempt to quell swirling speculation, especially from Russia.

New York Times Politics
May 23, 2018

Yulia Skripal Describes ‘Slow and Extremely Painful' Recovery From Poisoning
The victim of a nerve agent attack gave her first videotaped statement, in an attempt to quell swirling speculation, especially from Russia.

New York Times Politics
May 23, 2018

After Winning in Georgia, Stacey Abrams Says She's ‘Ready to Get to Work'
Ms. Abrams secured the Democratic nomination for governor of Georgia on Tuesday evening. On Wednesday morning, she spoke to The New York Times about what's next.

New York Times Politics
May 23, 2018

Offshore Wind Power, Long Ignored in U.S., Wins Foothold in Massachusetts
The wind farms have increasingly become mainstream sources of power in Northern Europe, but the United States has largely not pursued the technology.

New York Times Politics
May 23, 2018

Fed Minutes Suggest Few Worries of Economy Overheating
The Federal Reserve released minutes from its May meeting on Wednesday. The minutes indicate officials are more worried about inflation falling below 2 percent than overheating.

New York Times Politics
May 23, 2018

Jared Kushner Gets Security Clearance, Ending Swirl of Questions Over Delay
Mr. Kushner's F.B.I. background check had dragged on, fueling questions about whether the special counsel had found evidence that made him a security risk.

New York Times Politics
May 23, 2018

In Michael Cohen's Rolodex, an Investor Tied to Russia Saw Pay Dirt
A financier linked to a Russian oligarch gave Mr. Cohen a $1 million contract, seeking contacts and advice. The deals went nowhere, but the two men grew close in business and political fund-raising.

New York Times Politics
May 23, 2018

Stacey Abrams Says She's ‘Ready to Get to Work'
Ms. Abrams secured the Democratic nomination for governor of Georgia on Tuesday evening. On Wednesday morning, she spoke to The New York Times about what's next.

New York Times Politics
May 23, 2018

I.R.S. Warns States Not to Circumvent State and Local Tax Cap
The I.R.S. warned states like New York that efforts to circumvent the $10,000 cap on the state and local tax deduction would not pass muster with the federal government.

New York Times Politics
May 23, 2018

Kentucky Math Teacher, Riding Wave of Public Anger, Defeats State House Majority Leader
Travis Brenda defeated Jonathan Shell, a powerful state legislator, in a G.O.P. primary, amid anger over changes to the state pension system.

New York Times Politics
May 23, 2018

Kentucky Math Teacher Upsets State House Majority Leader in Primary
Travis Brenda rode a wave of public anger at lawmakers over changes to the state pension system to defeat Jonathan Shell, a powerful state legislator.

New York Times Politics
May 23, 2018

How Amy McGrath Went from Marine Fighter Pilot to Political Giant Killer
Amy McGrath's journey from Marine combat pilot to the Democratic nominee for a House race combines biography, risk taking and the virtues of the digital age.

New York Times Politics
May 23, 2018

The Boundary Between Abuse and B.D.S.M.
Politicians accused of abusing their sexual partners have put the community's practices in the news.

New York Times Politics
May 23, 2018

Truth in a Post-Truth Era: Sandy Hook Families Sue Alex Jones, Conspiracy Theorist
Cases seek a verdict on "post-truth" culture and on Mr. Jones, a Trump ally who reaps millions peddling bogus claims about an American tragedy

New York Times Politics
May 23, 2018

Q&A: Stacey Abrams Says She's ‘Ready to Get to Work'
Ms. Abrams secured the Democratic nomination for governor of Georgia on Tuesday evening. On Wednesday morning, she spoke to The New York Times about what's next.

New York Times Politics
May 23, 2018

Fact Check of the Day: Trump Incorrectly Quotes James Clapper to Falsely Claim F.B.I. Spied On Campaign
President Trump tweeted on Wednesday that Mr. Clapper, the former director of national intelligence, said he "should be happy that the F.B.I. was spying on his campaign." Mr. Clapper did not say that.

New York Times Politics
May 23, 2018

Trump Repeats Unconfirmed Claims of Spies Inside His Campaign
Mr. Trump departed from his previous language about the possibility the government deployed a spy inside his campaign. Instead, he stated it as fact.

New York Times Politics
May 23, 2018

5 Key Takeaways From Tuesday's Primaries
A viral video star propelled herself to victory. A teacher unseated an establishment candidate. And Stacey Abrams won a commanding victory.

New York Times Politics
May 23, 2018

On Washington: Usually Reliable and Cooperative, Centrist House Republicans Rebel
With their political survival at stake in the November midterm elections, frustrated moderates are rising up to demand an immigration vote that they say is long overdue.

New York Times Politics
May 22, 2018

Stacey Abrams Wins Georgia Democratic Primary for Governor, Making History
The politically liberal Ms. Abrams will test just how much Georgia's traditionally conservative politics are shifting and whether a black woman can win the governor's office in the Deep South.

New York Times Politics
May 22, 2018

Paul Ryan's Hold on Speaker's Job Is Tested by G.O.P. Infighting
Mr. Ryan's fractious conference is a management problem for him, but now he is caught between conservatives and moderates on immigration, the special counsel and more.

New York Times Politics
May 22, 2018

White House Sets Meeting for Republican Lawmakers Over Informant
The White House said on Thursday that it had organized a meeting for top law enforcement officials and Republican lawmakers. But the details remained fuzzy.

New York Times Politics
May 22, 2018

Amy McGrath, Once a Fighter Pilot, Wins Democratic Primary for Kentucky's 6th District
Ms. McGrath won without the backing of national Democrats. A viral video about her military experience helped generate more than $1 million in donations.

New York Times Politics
May 22, 2018

Trump Backs Away From Demand for Immediate North Korean Denuclearization
The president's hint of flexibility came after North Korea declared last week that it would never agree to unilaterally surrender its weapons and threatened to cancel a June summit meeting.

New York Times Politics
May 22, 2018

There's a Sinkhole at the White House. Blame the Swamp. (Really.)
"Drain the swamp" jabs were abundant on Twitter, but joking aside, the phrase has some geological merit. There is a "legitimate swamp" around the White House, an expert said.

New York Times Politics
May 22, 2018

Sinkhole Forms on White House Lawn. Blame the Swamp. Really.
"Drain the swamp" jabs were abundant on Twitter, but joking aside, the phrase has some geological merit. There is a "legitimate swamp" around the White House, an expert said.

New York Times Politics
May 22, 2018

White House Has Sinkhole on Lawn. Blame the Swamp. Really.
"Drain the swamp" jabs were abundant on Twitter, but joking aside, the phrase has some geological merit. There is a "legitimate swamp" around the White House, an expert said.

New York Times Politics
May 22, 2018

Amy McGrath, Once a Marine Aviator, Wins Democratic Primary for Kentucky's 6th District
Ms. McGrath won without the backing of national Democrats. A viral video about her military experience helped generate more than $1 million in donations.

New York Times Politics
May 22, 2018

Trump Rule Would Bar Some Abortion Advice at Federally Funded Clinics
The president is expected to promote the proposal, which would impose new abortion restrictions on federal family planning money, at a gala on Tuesday night for a leading anti-abortion organization.

New York Times Politics
May 22, 2018

Michael Cohen Bonded With Russia-Tied C.E.O., Though Deals Didn't Pan Out
Mr. Cohen's $1 million contract with an oligarch-linked investment firm yielded little in the way of deals. But he and the firm's chief became closely connected in business and fund-raising.

New York Times Politics
May 22, 2018

Congress Approves Bill Giving Patients a ‘Right to Try' Experimental Drugs
The House passed a bill that would, in effect, allow patients to bypass the Food and Drug Administration and obtain an "investigational drug." The Senate approved the same bill in August.

New York Times Politics
May 22, 2018

Homeland Security Chief Backtracks After Saying Russia Didn't Try to Help Trump
The agency's secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen, appeared to counter conclusions by the intelligence community that Moscow sought to give President Trump an edge in the 2016 election.

New York Times Politics
May 22, 2018

Trump Says North Korea Summit Meeting Might Be Delayed
Prospects for Mr. Trump's landmark meeting next month with Kim Jong-un of North Korea have suddenly grown a bit cloudy.

New York Times Politics
May 22, 2018

Nicolás Maduro Expels Top U.S. Diplomats from Venezuela
The newly re-elected president accused the American envoys of conspiring against his government and gave them 48 hours to leave.

New York Times Politics
May 22, 2018

Trump on North Korea Summit: ‘We Will See'
In an appearance with South Korea's president, Moon Jae-in, President Donald Trump said a planned meeting with North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, remains tentative.

New York Times Politics
May 22, 2018

Economic Scene: Whites' Unease Shadows the Politics of a More Diverse America
As the country heads for a time when no group makes up a majority, the change may affect white attitudes in far more than racial and economic matters.

New York Times Politics
May 22, 2018

Trump Denies Reaching Deal With China on ZTE
The president said Tuesday that there had been no agreement with China to provide relief to the Chinese telecom firm in return for trade concessions.

New York Times Politics
May 22, 2018

Trump Says June Summit Meeting With North Korea Might Be Delayed
Prospects for Mr. Trump's landmark meeting next month with Kim Jong-un of North Korea have suddenly grown a bit cloudy.

New York Times Politics
May 22, 2018

Trump Welcomes South Korean Leader Amid Uncertainty Over Summit With the North
Prospects for Mr. Trump's landmark meeting next month with Kim Jong-un of North Korea have suddenly grown a bit cloudy.

New York Times Politics
May 22, 2018

Yes, You Can Go Home Again — If You're a White House Correspondent From Elkhart, Indiana
When I heard that President Trump would be speaking in North Side Middle School's gymnasium, where I used to run laps in gym class, I wasn't about to miss such a surreal reporting opportunity.

New York Times Politics
May 22, 2018

Trump-Kim Meeting Is Yet to Come, but U.S. Has Minted the Coins
The White House was criticized over commemorative coins to honor the planned meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong-un.

New York Times Politics
May 22, 2018

Georgia, Arkansas and Kentucky Primaries: Top Races to Watch
Georgians are choosing candidates for governor on Tuesday, and there are competitive House seats in all three states. Here's what you should know.

New York Times Politics
May 22, 2018

Democrats' Next Big Thing: Government-Guaranteed Jobs
It's a big idea from a bygone era: guaranteed employment. But for Democrats veering to the left, it's only the latest in an aggressive stance toward governance.

New York Times Politics
May 22, 2018

Chances of China Trade Win Undercut by Trump Team Infighting
Ceaseless infighting and jockeying for influence on the White House's trade team helped deprive the president of a quick victory on his most cherished policy issue.

New York Times Politics
May 22, 2018

Trump-Kim Summit Meeting Is a ‘99.9% Done Deal,' South Korea Says
South Korea moved to confront growing doubts about whether the meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong-un would actually take place.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

Mark Penn, Ex-Clinton Aide, Dismisses Mueller Inquiry, and the Clintons Along With It
His criticism goes beyond just denouncing the special counsel to describing the people around his former employers as unprincipled schemers, the way the Republicans he once opposed used to do.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

Republican Leaders Will Be Allowed to See Some Information on Russia Investigation
Intelligence and law enforcement officials had said the information was highly delicate and that it was not appropriate to turn over unredacted material to Congress.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

Mark Penn, the Former Clinton Aide, Dismisses the Mueller Investigation — and the Clintons Along With It
His criticism goes beyond just decrying the special counsel to describing the people around his former employers as unprincipled schemers the way the Republicans he once opposed used to do.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

News Analysis: Trump Team's Mueller Strategy: Limit the Investigation and Attack the Investigators
"They have now decided that they need to be more proactive, more aggressive and more anticipatory," says Alan Dershowitz, the Harvard Law School professor emeritus.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

News Analysis: By Demanding an Investigation, Trump Challenged a Constraint on His Power
The president escalated his campaign to undermine the Justice Department's traditional independence from White House interference.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

Divisions Within Trump Team Undercut Quick Trade Victory With China
Ceaseless infighting and jockeying for influence on the White House's trade team helped deprive Mr. Trump of a quick victory on his most cherished policy agenda.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

Trump's Demands Escalate Pressure on Rosenstein to Preserve Justice Dept.'s Independence
Rod J. Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, responded to the demand for an inquiry into the F.B.I.'s use of an informant by referring the request to the department's inspector general.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

Trump Swears In Gina Haspel as C.I.A. Director, Praising Agency as the ‘Most Elite' in the World
The president's praise of the agency came amid his assault on what he perceives as the intelligence community's improper actions as part of the investigations into his campaign.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

In Hard-Line Speech, Pompeo Criticizes Iran's Behavior
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered a remarkably hard-line speech about Iran, offering no concessions to European leaders who want to do business with Tehran.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

As Trump Adds Sanctions on Venezuela, Its Neighbors Reject Election Result
A group of mainly Latin American nations said the vote had not "met with the international standards of a democratic, free, just and transparent electoral process."

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

Coming to Netflix: The Obamas Sign Deal to Produce Shows
Mr. Obama has told associates that he does not intend to use the new platform to wage a public campaign against his successor in the Oval Office.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

Fact Check of the Day: Trump Falsely Claims Russia Investigation Started Because of Steele Dossier
President Trump has repeatedly pointed to the findings of a House Intelligence Committee report to insist his campaign did not collude with Russia. But that same report concludes that the inquiry began with a diplomat's tip about a Trump campaign adviser — not the salacious findings of a former British spy.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

U.S. Places New Sanctions on Venezuela Day After Election
The penalties, which bar U.S. companies and citizens from buying debt from the Venezuelan government, were devised to keep President Nicolás Maduro from selling off government debt to enrich himself.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

Meet the Members of the ‘Shadow N.S.C.' Advising John Bolton
The new national security adviser has been quietly taking advice from a few longtime associates. Some have business interests that overlap with the N.S.C.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

Coming to Netflix: The Obamas Sign Deal to Produce Show
Mr. Obama has told associates that he does not intend to use the new platform to wage a public campaign against his successor in the Oval Office.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

What Mueller's Investigation Could Mean for the President
The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, will likely reach one of two conclusions about the president: Either there is evidence that he broke the law, or there is not. Mike Schmidt, a New York Times reporter, explains the possible outcomes.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

Bernard Lewis, Influential Scholar of Islam, Is Dead at 101
Mr. Lewis's views on the connection between Islam and terrorism inspired controversy but also helped shape American foreign policy under George W. Bush.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

Trump's Charm and Threats May Not Be Working on China. Here's Why.
President Trump threatened tariffs on $150 billion in goods, then tried conciliation. Beijing's response either way: Rebuff the offers and avoid specific pledges.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

Richard N. Goodwin, Adviser to Democratic Presidents, Dies at 86
A committed liberal, he wrote speeches for John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson and later worked as an author, journalist and political consultant.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

In Speech, Pompeo Piles on Against Iran After Nuclear Deal Withdrawal
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered a remarkably hard-line speech about Iran, offering no concessions to European leaders who want to do business with Tehran.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

Supreme Court Upholds Workplace Arbitration Contracts Barring Class Actions
The vote was 5 to 4, with the court's more conservative justices in the majority. The court's decision could affect some 25 million employment contracts.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

Coming to Netflix: The Obamas Sign Deal to Produce Shows and Films
Mr. Obama has told associates that he does not intend to use the new platform to wage a public campaign against his successor in the Oval Office.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

Don Blankenship Announces Third Party Bid for West Virginia Senate Seat
Don Blankenship, the convicted coal baron who lost his bid for the Republican nomination for the Senate, now wants to launch a third-party bid for the seat.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

Don Blankenship Announces Third-Party Bid for West Virginia Senate Seat
Don Blankenship, the convicted coal baron who lost his bid for the Republican nomination for the Senate, now wants to launch a third-party bid for the seat.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

Trump Swears in Gina Haspel as C.I.A. Director, Praising the Agency as ‘Most Elite' in the World
The president's praise of the intelligence agency came amid his assault on what he perceives as the intelligence community's improper actions as part of investigations into his campaign.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

Trump's Charm and Threats Aren't Working on China. Here's Why.
President Trump threatened tariffs on $150 billion in goods, then tried conciliation. Beijing's response either way: Rebuff the offers and avoid specific pledges.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

In China, Photo of Trade Talks Embodies ‘Young' Country Passing Aging U.S.
Social media users noticed a distinct age gap between the Chinese delegates and the American lawmakers who met them in Washington.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

Supreme Court Upholds Workplace Arbitration Contracts
The vote was 5 to 4, with the court's more conservative justices in the majority. The court's decision could affect some 25 million employment contracts.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

Advising Bolton Is a ‘Shadow N.S.C.'
The new national security adviser has been quietly taking advice from a few longtime associates. Some have business interests that overlap with the N.S.C.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

In Photo, a ‘Young' China Sees an Aging U.S. in Retreat
Social media users noticed a distinct age gap between the Chinese delegates and the American lawmakers who met them in Washington.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

Advising Bolton, a ‘Shadow N.S.C.' of Cronies
The new national security adviser has been quietly taking advice from a few longtime associates. Some have business interests that overlap with the N.S.C.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

Trump Defends Administration's Trade Strategy With China
The president praised his approach, and criticized Democrats, in a series of tweets on Monday following a three-day negotiation session that ended with little clarity.

New York Times Politics
May 21, 2018

Hillary and Bill Clinton Go Separate Ways for 2018 Midterm Elections
Mrs. Clinton plans to endorse Andrew M. Cuomo for governor of New York this week. But elsewhere on the 2018 campaign trail, she and Mr. Clinton are not always welcome.

New York Times Politics
May 20, 2018

Trump Grappling With Risks of Proceeding With North Korea Meeting
President Trump was surprised and angered by a statement issued by the North's chief nuclear negotiator, who declared that the country would not swap its nuclear weapons capability for economic aid.

New York Times Politics
May 20, 2018

Mueller Hopes Obstruction Inquiry Into Trump May Wrap Up by Sept. 1, Giuliani Says
Mr. Giuliani sought to make the case that a longer timeline for that aspect of the Russia investigation would hurt Republicans in the midterm elections.

New York Times Politics
May 20, 2018

Mueller Hopes to Wrap Up Obstruction Inquiry Into Trump by Sept. 1, Giuliani Says
Mr. Giuliani sought to make the case that a longer timeline for that aspect of the Russia investigation would hurt Republicans in the midterm elections.

New York Times Politics
May 20, 2018

Anti-Gun Backlash From School Shooting? Probably Not in Texas
Activism after the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., led to the most successful push for gun control in decades in the state. Few expect the same in Texas.

New York Times Politics
May 20, 2018

Anti-Gun Backlash From School Shooting? Probably Not in Texas.
Activism after the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., led to the most successful push for gun control in decades in the state. Few expect the same in Texas.

New York Times Politics
May 20, 2018

U.S. Suspends New Tariffs on China, Stoking White Flag Fears
A temporary cease-fire has calmed fears of a trade war, but the Trump administration now faces criticism it is backing down from striking a tough deal.

New York Times Politics
May 20, 2018

U.S. Suspends Tariffs on China, Stoking Fears of a Loss of Leverage
A temporary cease-fire has calmed fears of a trade war, but the Trump administration now faces criticism it is backing down from striking a tough deal.

New York Times Politics
May 20, 2018

Mueller Plans to Wrap Up Obstruction Inquiry Into Trump by Sept. 1, Giuliani Says
Mr. Giuliani sought to make the case that a longer timeline for that aspect of the Russia investigation would hurt Republicans in the midterm elections.

New York Times Politics
May 20, 2018

Trump Demands Inquiry Into Whether Justice Dept. ‘Infiltrated or Surveilled' His Campaign
Legal experts said President Trump's promise of intervention had little precedent, and could force a clash between the sitting president and his Justice Department.

New York Times Politics
May 20, 2018

Trump Suggests Mueller Is Trying to Hurt Republicans in Midterms
President Trump raged anew about the special counsel investigation, charging that it had turned up no evidence of collusion with Russia and was now casting a worldwide net.

New York Times Politics
May 20, 2018

U.S. Suspending New Tariffs While Negotiating Trade With China, Mnuchin Says
While American officials had signaled last week that China had agreed to increase purchases by $200 billion, Mr. Mnuchin declined to confirm that figure.

New York Times Politics
May 20, 2018

Out of Prison, Back to Congress? Michael Grimm Is Trying on Staten Island
After pleading guilty to tax fraud, Mr. Grimm gave up his seat in 2014. Now he's running to reclaim his Staten Island House seat.

New York Times Politics
May 20, 2018

Young People Keep Marching After Parkland, This Time to Register to Vote
Younger voters typically do not cast ballots in midterm elections. But after the Parkland, Fla., shooting, registration among younger voters is accelerating.

New York Times Politics
May 19, 2018

John Lewis and Other Black Leaders Spurn Black Challenger in Boston
Ayanna Pressley is trying to become the first nonwhite member of the House from Massachusetts, but Mr. Lewis and others have endorsed her white opponent.

New York Times Politics
May 19, 2018

John Lewis and Other Prominent Blacks Spurn Black Challenger in Boston
Ayanna Pressley is trying to become the first nonwhite member of the House from Massachusetts, but Mr. Lewis and others have endorsed her white opponent.

New York Times Politics
May 19, 2018

U.S. and China Tout Trade Talks as Success, but Leave the Details for Later
The two countries said they had reached an agreement to increase American exports, but the White House noted that specifics would be agreed upon at a later date.

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