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Politics - U.S. House
Apr 25, 2019

Why Ilhan Omar Is Making Headlines
Representative Ilhan Omar has only been in Congress for a few months, but the barrier-breaking Democrat from Minnesota is gaining attention from across the political spectrum and has become a target of the president.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 24, 2019

Trump Vows Stonewall of ‘All' House Subpoenas
The president dismissed oversight investigations by House Democrats as partisan and illegitimate, signaling a new phase of confrontation.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 24, 2019

Trump Vows Stonewall of ‘All' House Subpoenas, Setting Up Fight Over Powers
The president dismissed oversight investigations by House Democrats as partisan and illegitimate, signaling a new phase of confrontation.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 24, 2019

Trump Says He'll Fight ‘All the Subpoenas'
President Trump expressed his frustration with Democrats in the House of Representatives and their efforts to investigate the findings of the Mueller report.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 24, 2019

Divided on Impeaching Trump, Democrats Wrestle With Duty and Politics
House Democrats are agonizing between their responsibilities to hold a president to account and the political implications for doing so.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 23, 2019

Democrats Ask and Trump Says No, Signaling a Bitter Fight Ahead
The administration's refusals to provide documents and testimony to Democrats could lead to clashes in court as the president seeks to stave off inquiries into his personal and political matters.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 23, 2019

M.J. Hegar, Veteran Armed With Viral Ads, Is Running for Senate in Texas
A former Air Force helicopter pilot who narrowly lost a bid for the House in November will challenge Senator John Cornyn, a Republican, in 2020.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 23, 2019

The Surprising Place Mueller Found Resistance to Trump
The strongest pushback against the president came from his own branch of government.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 23, 2019

The President in Plain Sight Is Bad Enough
Now what should the Democrats do about it?

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 22, 2019

What the Census Case Will Say About the Supreme Court
Can the Trump administration add a citizenship question? The answer will be a test of the court's politicization.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 22, 2019

Pelosi Urges Caution on Impeachment as Some Democrats Push to Begin
A letter and a conference call by Speaker Nancy Pelosi appeared intended to shore up support for the investigations already begun rather than impeachment proceedings.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 22, 2019

From Cockpit to Campaign, Two Marine Aviators Gun for the House
Scott Cooper and Richard Bew flew hundreds of hours in a warplane together. Now they are Democrats running for adjacent House seats in North Carolina.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 22, 2019

From Cockpit to Campaign, Two Marine Airmen Gun for the House
Scott Cooper and Richard Bew flew hundreds of hours in a warplane together. Now they are Democrats running for adjacent House seats in North Carolina.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 21, 2019

New to Congress, Wise to the World
Backgrounds in national security have shaped the worldview of several new Democratic House members.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 21, 2019

Hospitals Stand to Lose Billions Under ‘Medicare for All'
Private insurance pays hospitals much more than the federal government does for patient care. If Medicare for all means Medicare rates, expect an industry backlash.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 21, 2019

Giuliani Says There Is ‘Nothing Wrong With Taking Information From Russians'
Rudolph W. Giuliani, President Trump's personal lawyer, defended the Trump campaign's behavior as fallout from the Mueller report played out on national television.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 20, 2019

Republicans Offer Health Care Bills to Protect Patients (and Themselves)
Congressional Republicans say they fully support protections for people with pre-existing conditions, but their bills would provide less protection than the Affordable Care Act.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 19, 2019

Man Charged in Racist Threats Against Cory Booker and Rashida Tlaib
The man, John J. Kless, of Florida, made phone calls laced with slurs to the lawmakers, and to another member of Congress in California, on April 16, according to court records.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 19, 2019

Florida Man Charged in Racist Threats Against Cory Booker and Rashida Tlaib
The man, John J. Kless, of Florida, made phone calls laced with slurs to the lawmakers, and to another member of Congress in California, on April 16, according to court records.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 19, 2019

Reaction to Mueller Report Divides Along Partisan Lines
In an era of deep polarization, Mr. Mueller's 448-page report quickly became yet another case study in the disparate realities of American politics.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 19, 2019

In a Functional Country, We Would Be on the Road to Impeachment
Mueller laid out the evidence for Congress to take action against President Trump. Will they?

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 19, 2019

Mueller Did His Job. Now It's the Democrats' Turn.
Don't collaborate in the lie that Trump hasn't earned impeachment.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 19, 2019

‘Medicare for All' Is Hammering Health Care Stocks. For Now.
The popularity of proposals for a government-run, single-payer system among Democratic presidential candidates has hurt health care stocks, despite their strong earnings.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 19, 2019

Americans Agree on One Thing About the Mueller Report: Disgust With the Country's Leaders
People of all political persuasions shared one feeling: disgust with the country's leaders and a sense that important issues, such as health care, continued to be ignored.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 19, 2019

Don McGahn Served the White House, Not Trump
We should be grateful for his resistance to wrongdoing while working with a fundamentally dishonest president.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 19, 2019

How Don McGahn Handled a Dishonest President
We should be grateful for his resistance to wrongdoing while working for the Trump White House.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 19, 2019

Mueller Hints at a National-Security Nightmare
The missing piece of the report is a counterintelligence investigation that should set off alarm bells about our democracy and security.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 19, 2019

Mueller Findings Kick Off a Political Tug of War That's Only Just Beginning
Democrats appear to be gearing up, with Representative Jerrold Nadler of New York describing the report as a road map to holding the president accountable.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 19, 2019

Live Briefing: A Post-Mueller-Report America
A day after the release of the most anticipated report in years, Washington takes a breath, and a resolution seems anything but clear.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 19, 2019

Mueller Report Live Updates: House Democrats Demand Unredacted Report
A day after the release of the most anticipated report in years, Washington takes a breath, and a resolution seems anything but clear.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 19, 2019

Mueller Report Live Updates: Sarah Sanders Defends ‘Slip of the Tongue' F.B.I. Remarks
A day after the release of the most anticipated report in years, Washington takes a breath, and a resolution seems anything but clear.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 19, 2019

Mueller Report Updates: Questions Remain After Special Counsel's Findings
A day after the release of the most anticipated report in years, Washington takes a breath, and a resolution seems anything but clear.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 19, 2019

Mueller Report Updates: Sarah Sanders Defends ‘Slip of the Tongue' F.B.I. Remarks
A day after the release of the most anticipated report in years, Washington takes a breath, and a resolution seems anything but clear.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 19, 2019

Reaction to the Mueller Report One Day After Its Release
A day after the release of the most anticipated report in years, Washington takes a breath, and a resolution seems anything but clear.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 19, 2019

Live Briefing: A Post-Mueller Report America
A day after the release of the most anticipated report in years, Washington takes a breath, and a resolution seems anything but clear.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 18, 2019

Democrats Draw Closer to a Dicey Question: Whether to Impeach Trump
Democrats took the legal analysis in the special counsel's report as a clear nod that Congress should make its own judgment on obstruction of justice.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 18, 2019

Mr. Mueller's Indictment
The special counsel's report reveals a pattern of deceit and dysfunction. What comes next is up to Congress.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 17, 2019

I'm the Child of Immigrants. I'm Not Giving Up on the Republican Party.
In an increasingly diverse country, the G.O.P. can't afford to alienate voters like me.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 16, 2019

Trump Vetoes Measure to Force End to U.S. Involvement in Yemen War
President Trump's decision to reject the bipartisan resolution was the second time in a month that he has blocked legislation passed by both houses of Congress.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 16, 2019

Biden, at Hollings Funeral, Talks About How ‘People Can Change'
Mr. Biden once called Fritz Hollings his best friend in the Senate, strengthening his connection to the state, which is pivotal in the Democratic primary.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 16, 2019

For Democrats, Ilhan Omar Is a Complicated Figure to Defend
After President Trump attacked the freshman Democrat from Minnesota on Twitter, Democrats pushed back. But they are choosing their words with caution.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 16, 2019

‘Stop Sanders' Democrats Are Agonizing Over His Momentum
Members of the party establishment who oppose Bernie Sanders have had discussions about how to handle his candidacy, while others warn of a schism within the party.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 15, 2019

Trump's Nominees: Too Much Even for the Die-Hards
Some are spectacularly unqualified, others so extreme as to alienate the president's most conservative enablers.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 15, 2019

What Republicans Can Learn From Bernie Sanders
Conservatives could really use a remarkably successful policy entrepreneur.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 15, 2019

Bernie Sanders Has an Important Lesson for Republicans
The G.O.P. could really use a remarkably successful policy entrepreneur.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 15, 2019

In Attacking Ilhan Omar, Trump Revives His Familiar Refrain Against Muslims
The president hopes to resurrect a major theme of his 2016 campaign for his re-election bid in 2020. This time, he has picked a specific target.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 14, 2019

Demonizing Minority Women
Representative Ilhan Omar is the latest target in a trend of conservatives attacking women of color.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 14, 2019

Pelosi Requests Security Review to Protect Ilhan Omar After Trump Tweet
Ms. Pelosi's request, which came after President Trump tweeted a video attacking Ms. Omar using images of 9/11, was not based on new threats, an aide said.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 14, 2019

The New York Post Inspires Boycott With 9/11 Photo and Ilhan Omar Quote
The tabloid featured the burning World Trade Center towers and a partial quote from Representative Omar on a cover that protesters fear could incite violence against Muslims.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 14, 2019

Boycott of New York Post Is Planned by Yemeni-Americans Over 9/11 Cover
The tabloid featured the burning World Trade Center towers and a partial quote from Representative Ilhan Omar on a front page that protesters fear could incite violence against Muslims.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 14, 2019

Mitch McConnell, Never a Grandstander, Learns to Play by Trump's Rules
The Senate majority leader, a tactician with few social graces, is learning to manage President Trump, even if he lacks the bonhomie that the president so craves.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 13, 2019

House Chairman Says Treasury's Concerns Over Trump's Tax Returns ‘Lack Merit'
The tone of a lawmaker's letter suggested Democrats are prepared to take their request to court, initiating what could be a protracted legal fight over Congress's oversight powers.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 13, 2019

House Chairman Says Treasury's Reasons to Withhold Trump's Tax Returns ‘Lack Merit'
The tone of a lawmaker's letter suggested Democrats are prepared to take their request to court, initiating what could be a protracted legal fight over Congress's oversight powers.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 11, 2019

Our Disgrace at the Border
The agony of the refugee and the posturing of showbiz politicians.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 11, 2019

After Internal Divisions, Pelosi and House Democrats Seek to Regroup
House Democratic leaders criticized the president on immigration and Fed picks but also hoped to cut deals with him and Senate Republicans to deliver campaign promises.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 11, 2019

Keep the Federal Reserve I Love Alive
The economist N. Gregory Mankiw says he loves the central bank but fears for its future as one of America's great institutions.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 11, 2019

Senate Confirms Bernhardt as Interior Secretary Amid Calls for Investigations Into His Conduct
The former oil lobbyist has already played a central role in designing many of President Trump's policies for expanding drilling and mining.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 11, 2019

Disaster Relief Usually Sails Through Congress. The Sticking Point Now: Puerto Rico.
Victims of natural disasters across the country want aid, but President Trump is unwilling to send additional money to Puerto Rico, and Democrats don't want to let him skip it.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 10, 2019

Barr Says Congress May See Some Redacted Parts of Mueller Report
In a second straight day of testimony before the release of the special counsel report, the attorney general said he would not take out criticisms of President Trump.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 10, 2019

Net Neutrality Vote Passes House, Fulfilling Promise by Democrats
The legislation, called the Save the Internet Act, faces long odds in the Republican-led Senate.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 10, 2019

Congress to I.R.S.: Don't Even Think of Helping Taxpayers
Congress could free most Americans from the annual drudgery of filling out tax forms. Instead, it's trying to lock the current system in place.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 10, 2019

Medicare for All and Beyond, Sanders Uses the Senate as His Launching Pad
Senator Bernie Sanders will reintroduce his Medicare for All Act on Wednesday. Only this time, he is a Senate insider, and a member of the Democratic leadership.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 10, 2019

No Longer an Outsider, Sanders Is Using the Senate as His Launching Pad
Senator Bernie Sanders will reintroduce his Medicare for All Act on Wednesday. Only this time, he is a Senate insider, and a member of the Democratic leadership.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 09, 2019

Barr Says He'll Release Mueller Report ‘Within a Week' as He Defends His Handling of It
Democrats accused the attorney general of withholding information by writing a four-page letter laying out the main findings of a nearly 400-page report.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 09, 2019

Mnuchin Says He Has Not Spoken to Trump About Tax Return Request
The Treasury secretary, who is testifying before House lawmakers on Tuesday, said it would be "premature" to comment on how Treasury would respond to the request.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 09, 2019

Mnuchin Says White House and Treasury Discussed Trump Tax Return Request
The Treasury secretary, who is testifying before House lawmakers on Tuesday, said it would be "premature" to comment on how Treasury would respond to the request.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 09, 2019

Mnuchin Enters Hot Seat as Battle for Trump's Tax Returns Escalates
The Treasury secretary, who is set to be grilled by House lawmakers in back-to-back hearings on Tuesday, is girding for a clash with Congress at a fraught moment.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 08, 2019

Eric Swalwell, California Congressman, Is Running for President
Mr. Swalwell, a member of the House Intelligence and Judiciary Committees, has gained notoriety as a critic of President Trump's foreign and immigration policies.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 07, 2019

Hunger and an ‘Abandoned' Hospital: Puerto Rico Waits as Washington Bickers
A languishing island hospital and expired food aid are some of the signs that rebuilding has stagnated nearly a year and a half after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 07, 2019

Cory Booker Raises $5 Million in First Quarter of 2020 Race
Mr. Booker's total is among the smallest fund-raising figures to be voluntarily disclosed so far, though it is expected to outpace others who have not yet announced.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 07, 2019

House Democratic Campaign Arm Nears War With Liberals Over Primary Fights
Liberal Democrats are infuriated by a new Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee policy intended to protect centrist incumbents from primary challenges.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 06, 2019

Ernest F. Hollings, Former Senator From South Carolina, Dies at 97
Mr. Hollings served 38 years in the United States Senate in an era of rising prosperity and often painful accommodation to racial tolerance in his state and across the South.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 06, 2019

Ernest Hollings, 97, a South Carolina Senator Who Evolved, Is Dead
Once a foe of civil rights legislation, he came to support a more liberal social agenda after a tour of poor, black areas of his state shocked him.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 06, 2019

Ernest Hollings, a South Carolina Senator Who Evolved, Dies at 97
Once a foe of civil rights legislation, he came to support a more liberal social agenda after a tour of poor, black areas of his state shocked him.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 06, 2019

Bonded by Service, Freshman Veteran Democrats Are an Occasional Thorn in Their Party's Side
Their military backgrounds have made them among the most moderate members of a caucus in which there is increasing pressure to slide firmly to the left on various policy issues.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 04, 2019

House Adds Lawsuit to Challenges Against Trump's Emergency Declaration
The House will formally file a lawsuit challenging President Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southwestern border, joining several others.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 04, 2019

Sure, Let's Make the Senate Even Less Deliberative
Republicans muscle through a rules change to shorten debate on nominations, further eroding the influence of the minority party.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 04, 2019

Michael Cohen's Lawyers Say He Could Aid Trump Inquiries, if Only He Had More Time Before Prison
The president's former fixer has millions of documents and recordings that he thinks would interest Congress. But he is due to report to prison on May 6.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 04, 2019

Michael Cohen's Lawyers Say He Could Aid Trump Inquiries, if Only He Had More Time Out of Prison
The president's former fixer has millions of documents and recordings that he thinks would interest Congress. But he is due to report to prison on May 6.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 04, 2019

Like ‘Stepping on a Rake': A Wave of Scandals Hits North Carolina Republicans
Seven years ago, the party set out to transform the historically moderate state into a considerably more conservative one. But a string of scandals might have set them back.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 04, 2019

Four Ways for Republicans to Fix Health Care
They keep searching for a politically safe silver bullet that slays Obamacare and yet leaves everyone happy. That plan doesn't exist.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 04, 2019

The Health Reforms the G.O.P. Should Embrace (but Probably Won't)
Republicans keep searching for a politically safe silver bullet that slays Obamacare and yet leaves everyone happy. That plan doesn't exist.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 03, 2019

‘We Do Not Want a New Cold War,' NATO Leader Tells Congress
In a rare speech to a joint session of Congress, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg stressed the importance of the military alliance between Europe and the United States and a need to stand up to Russia.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 03, 2019

Trump Wanted to Scrap Obamacare. His Party Didn't.
The latest scuffle over health care shows a sea change in the Republican stance heading into the 2020 elections.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 03, 2019

‘Why Aren't Democrats Winning the Hispanic Vote 80-20 or 90-10?'
It's the question that may decide the 2020 elections — and the future of the Democratic Party.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 03, 2019

New York City Women in the House (of Representatives)
A look at 90 years of strong congresswomen.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 02, 2019

House Democrats Punt on Budget Resolution, Turning Instead to Spending Increases
Faced with division in their caucus, House Democrats effectively opted out of outlining their own budget priorities and countering the proposal the Trump administration released last month.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 02, 2019

The N.R.A. and Domestic Abuse
A reader faults the gun lobby for blocking a new provision in the Violence Against Women Act.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 02, 2019

Trump Retreats on Health Care After McConnell Warns It Won't Happen
President Trump had promised Republicans would replace the Affordable Care Act with a better, cheaper health law. Then the Senate majority leader told him that would not be happening.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 01, 2019

Impasse Over Aid for Puerto Rico Stalls Billions in Federal Disaster Relief
The Senate voted down two disaster aid bills on as Republicans and Democrats clashed over President Trump's opposition to sending more food and infrastructure help to Puerto Rico.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 01, 2019

Ben Ray Luján, High-Ranking House Democrat, Will Run for Senate in New Mexico
Mr. Luján is a trusted ally of Speaker Nancy Pelosi and was seen as a possible candidate to replace her when she retired.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 01, 2019

Why the N.R.A. Opposes New Domestic Abuse Legislation
The National Rifle Association is trying to defeat a provision in the new Violence Against Women Act that could deny firearms to abusive boyfriends. But Congress is changing.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 01, 2019

Trump's Acts Show the Urgent Need to Curb the Imperial Presidency
The end of the Mueller investigation reveals that post-Watergate guardrails set up against executive overreach have been smashed and need replacing.

Politics - U.S. House
Mar 31, 2019

Why Elizabeth Warren, a Presumed Front-Runner, Trails Her Rivals in Fund-Raising
Money is a problem for the Democratic senator, who is likely to be substantially out-raised in the first quarter. And she's not the fresh candidate anymore. But much time remains.

Politics - U.S. House
Mar 31, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Loses Finance Director as She Struggles in 2020 Race
Money is a problem for the Democratic senator, who is likely to be substantially out-raised in the first quarter. And she's not the fresh candidate anymore. But much time remains.

Politics - U.S. House
Mar 31, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Loses Finance Director as She Struggles in Early Fund-raising
Money is a problem for the Democratic senator, who is likely to be substantially out-raised in the first quarter. And she's not the fresh candidate anymore. But much time remains.

Politics - U.S. House
Mar 30, 2019

Matt Gaetz Is a Congressman Liberals Love to Loathe. It's All Part of the Plan.
Mr. Gaetz came to Washington as the son of the Florida Senate president, with a reputation for deal making. His incendiary antics have put that rap behind him.

Politics - U.S. House
Mar 29, 2019

Barr Says Mueller Report Will Be Redacted and Made Public by Mid-April
Law enforcement officials are working on redacting sensitive portions of the report, the attorney general said.

Politics - U.S. House
Mar 29, 2019

Modern Monetary Theory Makes Sense, Up to a Point
Urgent goals might justify more debt for a while, the economist Robert Shiller says, but this does not license unlimited spending or endlessly accelerating debt.

Politics - U.S. House
Mar 28, 2019

G.O.P. Cruelty Is a Pre-existing Condition
Republicans just won't stop trying to take away health care.

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