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Jan 27, 2021

MyPillow C.E.O.'s Trump Conspiracy Theories Put Company on the Spot
Retailers have stopped carrying its products, though Mike Lindell, the founder and face of MyPillow, blamed "cancel culture" and said he didn't think it would last.

New York Times Politics
Jan 27, 2021

Rioters Followed a Long Conspiratorial Road to the Capitol
The Capitol extremists and their cheerleaders did not make a giant leap to "Stop the Steal." A pathway of conspiratorial steppingstones led them there.

New York Times Politics
Jan 27, 2021

The Battle Lines Are Forming in Biden's Climate Push
The president is moving rapidly to address global warming, with unlikely allies backing him and huge hurdles, some from his own party, directly ahead.

New York Times Politics
Jan 26, 2021

Who is on the Prosecution Team in Trump's Impeachment Trial?
The nine House members who will serve as the prosecution team in the Senate trial include notable players from Trump's first impeachment.

New York Times Politics
Jan 26, 2021

Senator Patrick Leahy, 80, Is Briefly Hospitalized
Mr. Leahy, whose position in the Senate puts him third in line for the presidency, oversaw the start of the impeachment proceedings against former President Donald J. Trump earlier on Tuesday.

New York Times Politics
Jan 26, 2021

Republicans Rally Against Impeachment Trial, Signaling Likely Acquittal for Trump
All but five Republican senators voted to challenge the constitutionality of the trial, suggesting that Democrats were unlikely to find the 17 they would need to join them in convicting the former president.

New York Times Politics
Jan 26, 2021

Who Are House Managers in Trump's Impeachment Trial
The nine House members who will serve as the prosecution team in the Senate trial include notable players from Trump's first impeachment.

New York Times Politics
Jan 26, 2021

Capitol Police Detail Failures During Pro-Trump Assault
The acting chief of the Capitol Police told lawmakers that the department knew days ahead of time of the risk of violence targeting lawmakers but was unprepared when the mob attacked on Jan. 6.

New York Times Politics
Jan 26, 2021

Biden Pledges to Speed Flow of Vaccines to the States
President Biden said the amount of coronavirus vaccines reaching the states would rise next week and a deal was near to provide enough shots to vaccinate nearly all Americans by the end of summer.

New York Times Politics
Jan 26, 2021

Senator Patrick Leahy, 80, is hospitalized as a precaution after reporting feeling unwell.
Mr. Leahy, whose position in the Senate puts him third in line for the presidency, oversaw the start of the impeachment proceedings against former President Donald J. Trump earlier on Tuesday.

New York Times Politics
Jan 26, 2021

Comparing Biden and Trump's Cabinet Picks
President Biden has chosen policymakers, while President Donald J. Trump valued cabinet secretaries he saw as deal makers.

New York Times Politics
Jan 26, 2021

Cabinet Picks: Comparing Biden and Trump's First Teams
President Biden has chosen policymakers, while President Donald J. Trump valued cabinet secretaries he saw as deal makers.

New York Times Politics
Jan 26, 2021

Biden Will Restore U.S. Relations With Palestinians, Reversing Trump Cutoff
Despite the move, analysts believe the prospects for an Israeli-Palestinian agreement remain distant.

New York Times Politics
Jan 26, 2021

Judge Blocks 100-Day Pause on Deportation, a Blow to Biden's Immigration Agenda
A court in Texas issued a 14-day nationwide temporary restraining order sought by the state's attorney general that would prevent carrying out the policy, which was issued within hours of the president's inauguration.

New York Times Politics
Jan 26, 2021

An impasse ends in the Senate as Democrats win a filibuster battle.


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Jan 26, 2021

C.I.A. Warns Former Officers About Working for Foreign Governments
An unusual email from the agency's counterintelligence chief also warned retired officers to carefully weigh their comments on television, social media and podcasts.

New York Times Politics
Jan 26, 2021

Most Republicans vote against trying Trump, signaling he is likely to be acquitted of the impeachment charge.


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Jan 26, 2021

A Witness to History and Bernie Sanders in His Mittens
Brendan Smialowski, a photojournalist for Agence France-Presse, shot the image of a bundled Mr. Sanders that spawned a multitude of memes on Inauguration Day.

New York Times Politics
Jan 26, 2021

Biden's Commerce Pick Vows to Combat China and Climate Change
While Gina M. Raimondo had tough words for China, she drew criticism from Republicans for her refusal to commit to continuing a Trump-era policy related to Chinese telecom firm Huawei.

New York Times Politics
Jan 26, 2021

Lloyd Austin Tackles Military's Sexual Assault Problem
President Biden has been a vocal proponent of moving the cases outside of the military chain of command, even as general after general has argued against them.

New York Times Politics
Jan 26, 2021

Fox Hires Larry Kudlow but Says Kayleigh McEnany Doesn't 'Currently' Work There


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Jan 26, 2021

Blinken Takes Over at State Dept. With a Review of Trump's Policies
The Senate confirmed Antony J. Blinken as secretary of state. He is looking to reverse the Trump administration's confrontational approach to diplomacy.

New York Times Politics
Jan 26, 2021

Janet Yellen Is Sworn In as Treasury Secretary


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Jan 26, 2021

The White House press briefings will include an American Sign Language interpreter.


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Jan 26, 2021

Capitol Police Chief Apologizes For Security Failures During Assault


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Jan 26, 2021

The White House extends Covid-19-related travel bans on Brazil and much of Europe and adds South Africa.


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Jan 26, 2021

Biden's pick for commerce secretary, Gina Raimondo, has a confirmation hearing.


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Jan 26, 2021

The Covid Fight Gets More Challenging
Vaccine distribution and a puzzling variant complicate Biden's task: This is your morning tip sheet.

New York Times Politics
Jan 26, 2021

The Road to Clemency From Trump Was Closed to Most Who Sought It
Of the nearly 240 pardons and commutations he granted during his term, only 25 came through the regular Justice Department process. The rest were a product of connections, influence and money.

New York Times Politics
Jan 26, 2021

As Senate Weighs Biden's Commerce Pick, Here's What to Watch
A Senate committee will question Gina M. Raimondo, President Biden's pick for commerce secretary, at a hearing Tuesday morning.

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Jan 26, 2021

How Nan Whaley, Dayton's Mayor, Sees Ohio Politics and Portman's Senate Seat
In an interview, Ms. Whaley, a Democrat, discusses what her party needs to do to start winning more statewide races in Ohio, including the 2022 races for Senate and governor that she is mulling.

New York Times Politics
Jan 26, 2021

Why Is Big Tech Policing Free Speech? Because the Government Isn't
Deplatforming President Trump showed that the First Amendment is broken — but not in the way his supporters think.

New York Times Politics
Jan 26, 2021

Why Is Big Tech Policing Speech? Because the Government Isn't
Deplatforming President Trump showed that the First Amendment is broken — but not in the way his supporters think.

New York Times Politics
Jan 25, 2021

For the second time in just over a year, the House delivered to the Senate an impeachment charge against Trump.
The heart of the impeachment trial will not begin until Feb. 9, giving the former president time to prepare a defense.

New York Times Politics
Jan 25, 2021

Republicans Waver on Convicting Donald J. Trump
House managers presented the Senate with an article charging Donald J. Trump with "incitement of insurrection." But Republicans are increasingly indicating they are unlikely to find him guilty.

New York Times Politics
Jan 25, 2021

Sarah Huckabee Sanders will run for governor of Arkansas.


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Jan 25, 2021

What We Know About Trump Allies Like Sarah Huckabee Sanders Running for Office
The names of Lara Trump, Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump Jr. and others have been floated as potential political candidates. Here's what we know about the chances they could run and their considerations.

New York Times Politics
Jan 25, 2021

What We Know About Trump's Allies, Sarah Huckabee Sanders Running for Office
The names of Lara Trump, Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump Jr. and others have been floated as potential political candidates. Here's what we know about the chances they could run and their considerations.

New York Times Politics
Jan 25, 2021

Biden Raises Daily Vaccination Target and Extends Travel Bans
President Biden now says he hopes to administer 1.5 million coronavirus vaccinations a day, a 50 percent increase from his initial target, and he extended and expanded virus-driven travel bans.

New York Times Politics
Jan 25, 2021

Watchdog to Examine Whether Justice Dept. Helped Trump Effort to Overturn Election
The inquiry was announced after revelations about a plot between Donald Trump and a top former department official to promote false claims of voter fraud by replacing the acting attorney general.

New York Times Politics
Jan 25, 2021

Impeachment Briefing: The Senate Has It From Here
The House of Representatives delivered its article of impeachment against Donald J. Trump.

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Jan 25, 2021

Biden Ends Military's Transgender Ban, Part of Broad Discrimination Fight
The action reverses a Trump administration move, and came less than a week after the new president issued another wide-ranging civil rights executive order.

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Jan 25, 2021

Biden Names His Personal Doctor, Kevin O'Connor, to Be White House Physician
Dr. O'Connor succeeds Dr. Sean P. Conley, who drew criticism for misleading the public after President Donald J. Trump contracted the coronavirus last year.

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Jan 25, 2021

Senate Confirms Janet L. Yellen as Treasury Secretary
Janet L. Yellen won Senate confirmation along bipartisan lines and now faces a big challenge in confronting an economic threat that has caused financial hardship for millions of Americans.

New York Times Politics
Jan 25, 2021

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Is Running for Office. Will Other Trump Allies Follow?
The names of Lara Trump, Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump Jr. and others have been floated as potential political candidates. Here's what we know about the chances they could run and their considerations.

New York Times Politics
Jan 25, 2021

As Trump Seeks to Remain a Political Force, New Targets Emerge
As Donald Trump surveys the political landscape, there is a sudden Senate opening in Ohio, an ally's bid for Arkansas governor, and some scores to settle elsewhere.

New York Times Politics
Jan 25, 2021

Senator Rob Portman of Ohio Will Not Seek Re-Election in 2022
The respected Republican legislator cited gridlock and partisanship in deciding to give up his seat. His exit underscores how far the party has strayed from its former identity.

New York Times Politics
Jan 25, 2021

Biden Signs Executive Order Bolstering ‘Buy American' Provisions
The government is already required to contract with U.S. companies when possible, but waivers have frustrated businesses for years.

New York Times Politics
Jan 25, 2021

Champ and Major Move In to the White House
The Bidens' two German shepherds officially joined the president and first lady, ending a petless four years in the White House.

New York Times Politics
Jan 25, 2021

Senator Patrick Leahy Will Preside Over Trump's Impeachment Trial


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Jan 25, 2021

Rupert Murdoch, Accepting Award, Condemns ‘Awful Woke Orthodoxy'
Mr. Murdoch of News Corp, who spoke in a video, has been relatively quiet publicly in recent years. He called conformity on social media "a straitjacket on sensibility."

New York Times Politics
Jan 25, 2021

Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Redesign to be Accelerated by Biden Administration
The decision to have Ms. Tubman replace Andrew Jackson on the note was set in motion in 2016. President Donald J. Trump opposed the idea, and his Treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, stopped work on it.

New York Times Politics
Jan 25, 2021

Rupert Murdoch, Accepting Award, Decries ‘Awful Woke Orthodoxy'
Mr. Murdoch of News Corp, who spoke in a video, has been relatively quiet publicly in recent years. He called conformity on social media "a straitjacket on sensibility."

New York Times Politics
Jan 25, 2021

The House is poised to transmit its article of impeachment against Trump to the Senate.


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Jan 25, 2021

The Justice Dept.'s inspector general opens an investigation into any efforts to overturn the election.


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Jan 25, 2021

Biden Overturns Trump's Transgender Military Ban


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Jan 25, 2021

G.O.P. Senator Rob Portman Will Not Seek Re-election


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Jan 25, 2021

Rudy Giuliani Sued by Dominion Voting Systems Over False Election Claims
The suit against Mr. Giuliani, a lawyer for former President Donald Trump who pushed to overturn the election results, accuses him of carrying out "a viral disinformation campaign."

New York Times Politics
Jan 25, 2021

Republicans' Trump Dilemma
The former president's Twitter ban may be a gift to G.O.P. leaders — but his influence isn't going away.

New York Times Politics
Jan 25, 2021

Biden to Sign Executive Order Bolstering ‘Buy American' Provisions
The government is already required to contract with U.S. companies when possible, but waivers have frustrated businesses for years.

New York Times Politics
Jan 24, 2021

Trump Administration Quietly Eased Sanctions on Israeli Billionaire
The reversal by the Treasury Department during the administration's final days came after an appeal by lobbyists with close ties to the former president.

New York Times Politics
Jan 24, 2021

Jeffrey Clark Was Considered Unassuming. Then He Plotted With Trump.
Justice Department colleagues said they were shocked by Mr. Clark's embrace of the president's falsehoods and plan to oust the acting attorney general in an effort to overturn Georgia's election results.

New York Times Politics
Jan 24, 2021

Sarah Huckabee Sanders to Run for Arkansas Governor
The bid by Ms. Sanders, a former press secretary to Donald Trump who is seen as his preferred candidate in the race, will test the former president's political strength in a divided Republican Party.

New York Times Politics
Jan 24, 2021

Five Takeaways From the Developing Space War Between China and the U.S.
The Biden administration is inheriting the menace of Chinese antisatellite arms as well as an innovative way of trying to defuse the escalating threat.

New York Times Politics
Jan 24, 2021

How Space Became the Next ‘Great Power' Contest Between the U.S. and China
The Biden administration faces not only waves of Chinese antisatellite weapons but a history of jumbled responses to the intensifying threat.

New York Times Politics
Jan 24, 2021

Son Tipped Off F.B.I. About His Father, Who Is Charged in Capitol Riot
"I put my emotions behind me to do what I thought was right," said Jackson Reffitt, who weeks before the siege alerted the F.B.I. that his father was planning "something big."

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Jan 24, 2021

Divisions Harden in Senate as It Prepares to Receive Impeachment Article
Mitt Romney indicated that he believed the charge against former President Donald J. Trump was impeachable, while Marco Rubio called a trial "stupid."

New York Times Politics
Jan 24, 2021

Fauci on What Working for Trump Was Really Like
From denialism to death threats, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci describes a fraught year as an adviser to President Donald J. Trump on the Covid-19 pandemic.

New York Times Politics
Jan 24, 2021

Forget ‘Dry January' and Other New Year's Resolutions
It seems a long time since we pledged to drink less, eat better, exercise more, cut spending and stop doom-scrolling. Be gentle on yourself: It's been a tough month.

New York Times Politics
Jan 24, 2021

How Democrats Planned for Doomsday
A huge coalition of activist groups had been working together since the spring to make sure that Joe Biden won and that the "election stayed won" amid Donald Trump's subterfuge.

New York Times Politics
Jan 24, 2021

Surge of Student Suicides Pushes Las Vegas Schools to Reopen
Firmly linking teen suicides to school closings is difficult, but rising mental health emergencies and suicide rates point to the toll the pandemic lockdown is taking.

New York Times Politics
Jan 23, 2021

Arizona G.O.P. Censures Three Top Members Criticized by Trump Loyalists
The party rebuked Gov. Doug Ducey, former Senator Jeff Flake and Cindy McCain, all of whom have been criticized by some Trump supporters as insufficiently loyal to the former president.

New York Times Politics
Jan 23, 2021

Man Threatened to Assassinate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Officials Say
Garret Miller, who was among those who stormed the Capitol, also threatened the officer who fatally shot a Trump supporter, saying he would "hug his neck with a nice rope," prosecutors said.

New York Times Politics
Jan 23, 2021

Pennsylvania Lawmaker Played Key Role in Trump's Plot to Oust Acting Attorney General
The involvement of Representative Scott Perry underlined how far the former president was willing to go in using the government to subvert the election, turning to more junior and relatively unknown figures for help.

New York Times Politics
Jan 23, 2021

Arizona G.O.P. Censures Party Leaders Criticized by Trump Loyalists
The party rebuked Gov. Doug Ducey, former Senator Jeff Flake and Cindy McCain, all of whom have been criticized by some Trump supporters as insufficiently loyal to the former president.

New York Times Politics
Jan 23, 2021

Arizona G.O.P. Set to Censure Doug Ducey, Cindy McCain and Jeff Flake
The three Republicans face a rebuke from their own party for refusing either to support former President Trump or his effort to overturn the election results in Arizona, which President Biden won.

New York Times Politics
Jan 23, 2021

The Trump Presidency Is Now History. So How Will It Rank?
As scholars consider the legacy of Donald J. Trump, it appears that even the woefully inadequate James Buchanan has some serious competition.

New York Times Politics
Jan 23, 2021

Biden Administration Removes Trump Allies from U.S.-Funded News Outlets
The Trump administration had been accused of trying to turn the federally funded news agencies into partisan mouthpieces for his presidency.

New York Times Politics
Jan 23, 2021

How Alvin the Beagle Helped Usher in a Democratic Senate
Senator Raphael Warnock was sworn in this week as Georgia's first Black senator, and he arrived with a canny canine assist.

New York Times Politics
Jan 23, 2021

How Doug Ducey, Arizona's Republican Governor, Views His Party After Trump
Mr. Ducey, who is facing censure by his state party on Saturday, says the divisions within the Republican Party are nothing new.

New York Times Politics
Jan 23, 2021

Is President Biden Ready for the New Senate?
Mr. Biden, a man of old Washington, might be in for a rude awakening.

New York Times Politics
Jan 23, 2021

10 Republicans Voted to Impeach Trump. The Backlash Has Been Swift.
The House Republicans who voted to charge President Donald J. Trump with inciting the Capitol riot are facing a fleet of primary challengers, censures and other rebukes from their party.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2021

Trump and Justice Dept. Lawyer Said to Have Plotted to Oust Acting AG
Trying to find another avenue to push his baseless election claims, Donald Trump considered installing a loyalist, and had the men make their cases to him.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2021

Who is Jonathan Braun? Trump's Last Minute Pardon Still Faces Accusations of Violence
Jonathan Braun's 10-year sentence for running a drug ring was commuted by the departing president. The White House did not mention that he faces separate accusations of violence and threats.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2021

Trump and Justice Dept. Lawyer Said to Have Plotted to Oust Acting Attorney General
Trying to find another avenue to push his baseless election claims, Donald Trump considered installing a loyalist, and had the men make their cases to him.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2021

Senate Leaders Agree on Impeachment Trial Delay, Giving Biden Breathing Room
The plan would put off the historic proceeding until Feb. 9, giving former President Donald J. Trump time to prepare his defense and allowing President Biden to fill his cabinet and begin work on his agenda.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2021

White House Orders Assessment on Violent Extremism in U.S.
The order for the evaluation from the intelligence community comes as judges continue to deny bail for suspects in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2021

Why Biden Can Undo Much of Trump's Legacy Via Executive Orders
President Donald Trump came to rely on executive action for many of his achievements. But his successor seems to understand that it is best used to repeal someone else's legacy, not build his own.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2021

Trump's Last-Minute Pardon Frees Man Still Facing Accusations of Violence
Jonathan Braun's 10-year sentence for running a drug ring was commuted by the departing president. The White House did not mention that he faces separate accusations of violence and threats.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2021

Pfizer Will Ship Fewer Covid-19 Vaccine Vials to Account for ‘Extra' Doses
After the surprise discovery of an extra dose in every vial, Pfizer executives successfully lobbied the F.D.A. to change the vaccine's formal authorization language. The company charges by the dose.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2021

CDC Eases Coronavirus Vaccine Rules for ‘Exceptional Circumstances'
The agency now says patients may switch authorized vaccines between the first and second doses, and also extend the interval between doses to six weeks.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2021

C.D.C. Eases Coronavirus Vaccine Rules for ‘Exceptional Circumstances'
The agency now says patients may switch authorized vaccines between the first and second doses, and also extend the interval between doses to six weeks.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2021

Pfizer Will Ship Fewer Vaccine Vials to Account for ‘Extra' Doses
After the surprise discovery of an extra dose in every vial, Pfizer executives successfully lobbied the F.D.A. to change the vaccine's formal authorization language. The company charges by the dose.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2021

Senate Confirms Austin, Installing First Black Defense Secretary
The retired general was approved overwhelmingly, after Congress granted him a waiver from a law restricting those who are retired from military service fewer than seven years from leading the Pentagon.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2021

White House orders intelligence agencies to look at violent extremism in the U.S.


New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2021

Senate Confirms Austin in Historic Vote, Installing First Black Defense Secretary
The former general was approved overwhelmingly, after Congress granted him a waiver from a law that bars anyone who has been retired from active-duty military service for fewer than seven years from leading the Pentagon.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2021

Intelligence Analysts Use U.S. Smartphone Location Data Without Warrants, Memo Says
The disclosure comes amid growing legislative scrutiny of how the government uses commercially available location records.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2021

Kremlin Welcomes Biden's Offer to Extend Nuclear Treaty
The response from Moscow suggests that Russia will engage in talks to continue a disarmament pact, despite the new U.S. administration's pledge to take a harder line on other issues.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2021

Why Kamala Harris Is a Star of the N.Y.C Mayor's Race
The candidates are competing over who can best capture Washington's attention and assistance as New York navigates its recovery from the pandemic.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2021

Biden's Virus Plans Meet Reality
A "full-scale wartime effort" will test the country's capabilities: This is your morning tip sheet.

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