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New York Times Politics
Apr 24, 2019

On Politics: Supreme Court Hears Census Citizenship Question
The Supreme Court's conservative majority seems poised to allow the Trump administration to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 census.

New York Times Politics
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.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Excerpts of Stephen Moore's Writing: Bashing Women, Gay Rights and More
President Trump's presumptive nominee for the Federal Reserve has written numerous pieces over the years that include disparaging statements about women and gender equity.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Did Trump Obstruct Justice? Mueller Didn't Say, but Left a Trail to the Answer
The special counsel stopped short of declaring whether acts by the president were illegal attempts to impede the investigation. But his report is a detailed map to conclusions.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Trump Tax Returns Won't Be Released Until May 6 After Another Deadline Is Missed
Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, said in a letter that the Treasury Department needed more time to consult with the Justice Department on the legality of the request.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Joe Biden Plans to Enter the 2020 Race on Thursday. He's Starting With $0.
Mr. Biden, ahead in the polls but behind financially, is seeking out top money bundlers, but that risks a backlash among grass-roots Democrats.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Treasury Pushes Decision on Whether to Release Trump's Tax Returns to May 6
Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, said in a letter that the Treasury Department needed more time to consult with the Justice Department on the legality of the request.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Bill Weld on Nixon, Mueller and How He Plans to Beat Trump in the Primary
The former Massachusetts governor talks about his long-shot bid for the Republican nomination and what his high school production of "Julius Caesar" taught him about Donald Trump and power.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Where 2020 Candidates Stand on Impeachment
Since the release of the Mueller report, several candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for president in 2020 have weighed in on whether Congress should start impeachment proceedings against President Trump.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Joe Biden Plans to Enter the Race on Thursday. He's Starting With $0.
Mr. Biden, ahead in the polls but behind financially, is seeking out top money bundlers, but that risks a backlash among grass-roots Democrats.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Is Obstruction an Impeachable Offense? History Says Yes
In 1974 and 1998, articles of impeachment against Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Bill Clinton focused on the corrupt use of power to frustrate lawful investigations.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

White House Escalates Clash With House Committee Over Security Clearances
The administration directed the former head of personnel security to defy a subpoena ordering him to appear for a deposition by the House Oversight Committee.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Netanyahu Seeks to Name a Golan Heights Settlement for President Trump
The prime minister's announcement came a month after Mr. Trump's proclamation recognizing Israel's authority over the long-disputed territory.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Netanyahu Seeks to Name a Golan Settlement for President Trump
The prime minister's announcement came a month after Mr. Trump's proclamation recognizing Israel's authority over the long-disputed territory.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Jared Kushner Dismisses Russian Election Interference as ‘Couple of Facebook Ads'
His comments seem to contradict Facebook's own estimates that Russian ads and social-media posts reached 126 million Americans during the election.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Interior Department Launches Investigation of Potential Ethics Violations Among Staff
The probe, the second in as many weeks, looks into a complaint that Interior Department staff offered agency access to former employers or lobbying clients.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Stephen Moore's Paper Trail: Bashing Women, Gay Rights and More
President Trump's presumptive nominee for the Federal Reserve has written numerous pieces over the years that include disparaging statements about women and gender equity.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Renters Are Mad. Presidential Candidates Have Noticed.
Democrats court a new voting bloc: people who don't own homes.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Stephen Moore's Columns Deriding Women Raise New Questions for Trump Fed Pick
Mr. Moore's past columns and appearances contain potential roadblocks to confirmation — including a history of writing about women in unflattering terms.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Trump Will Not Release Tax Returns to Congress, Spokesman Says
A spokesman for the president signaled a deadline set by House Democrats to release six years' worth of returns would not be met.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

On Census Citizenship Question, Supreme Court's Conservatives Appear United
Adding the question, government experts said, could depress participation in the census and affect how congressional seats are allocated.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Moore's Columns Deriding Women Raise New Questions for Trump Fed Pick
Stephen Moore's past columns and appearances contain potential roadblocks to confirmation — including a history of writing about women in unflattering terms.

New York Times Politics
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.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

The Big Money Challenge Awaiting Joe Biden in the 2020 Race
Mr. Biden, ahead in the polls but behind financially, is seeking out top money bundlers, but that risks a backlash among grass-roots Democrats.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Trump's State Visit to Britain, Long Delayed, Now Has a Date
Queen Elizabeth II formally invited the American leader to a three-day visit in June, when events for the 75th anniversary of D-Day will be held.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

The Big Money Challenge Awaiting Joe Biden in 2020
Mr. Biden, ahead in the polls but behind financially, is seeking out top money bundlers, but that risks a backlash among grass-roots Democrats.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Trump's State Visit to Britain Is Set
Queen Elizabeth II formally invited the American leader to visit in June, when celebrations for the 75th anniversary of D-Day will be held.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Political Memo: Joe Biden Looms, but Bernie Sanders Is Running His Own Race
The Vermont senator has been the front-runner in early campaigning, but Mr. Biden's expected entry could change that. Mr. Sanders is not likely to care.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Political Memo: Biden Looms, but Bernie Sanders Is Running His Own Race
The Vermont senator has been the front-runner in early campaigning, but Mr. Biden's expected entry could change that. Mr. Sanders is not likely to care.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on Census Citizenship Question
Adding the question, government experts said, could depress participation in the census and affect how congressional seats are allocated.

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Democrats Court a New Voting Bloc: People Who Don't Own Homes
Renters have finally gotten Washington's attention. Can anyone running for president help them?

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

On Politics: Pelosi Cautions on Impeachment
Speaker Nancy Pelosi said to colleagues that it was clear President Trump had engaged in behavior "which does not bring honor to the office he holds."

New York Times Politics
Apr 23, 2019

Highlights from 5 Candidates at CNN Town Halls
Bernie Sanders backed voting rights for people now in jail, including the Boston Marathon bomber, while Pete Buttigieg disagreed and Kamala Harris said, "I think we should have that conversation."

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

Kamala Harris Proposes Executive Orders on Gun Control
Ms. Harris pledged to implement measures that have long failed to pass in Congress, including mandatory background checks and regulations on manufacturers.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

At CNN Town Halls, Sanders Backs Voting Rights for People Now in Jail
Bernie Sanders, Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren were among five Democratic presidential candidates to attend a marathon series of town halls in New Hampshire on Monday night.

New York Times Politics
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.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

As McGahn Emerges as Chief Witness in the Mueller Report, Trump and Allies Ramp Up Attacks
The president's lawyers have attacked the former White House counsel since Robert Mueller released his report on whether the president obstructed justice.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

Trump and Allies Ramp Up Attacks as McGahn Emerges as Chief Witness in the Mueller Report
The president's lawyers have attacked the former White House counsel since Robert Mueller released his report on whether the president obstructed justice.

New York Times Politics
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.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

At CNN Town Halls, Klobuchar and Warren Disagree Over Trump's Impeachment
The Minnesota and Massachusetts senators were among five Democratic presidential candidates to attend a marathon series of town halls in New Hampshire on Monday night.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

Supreme Court to Decide Whether Landmark Civil Rights Law Applies to Gay and Transgender Workers
The justices must decide if a law that forbids employment discrimination based on sex also bars discrimination based on sexual orientation or transgender status.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

As Herman Cain Bows Out of Fed Contention, Focus Shifts to Stephen Moore
Mr. Cain withdrew in the face of allegations of sexual harassment, even as Mr. Moore, the president's other embattled pick, faced allegations of sexism.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

Trump and Allies Ramp Up Attacks as McGahn Emerges as Chief Witness in Mueller Report
The president's lawyers have attacked the former White House counsel since Mr. Mueller released his report on whether the president obstructed justice.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Who's the Jeb of the 2020 Race?
In the On Politics newsletter: Democrats hoping to avoid Jeb Bush's 2016 fate are finding themselves in familiar political minefields.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

At a White House Tradition, Politics Color Everything but the Easter Eggs
The Easter Egg Roll bore the hallmarks of holidays under President Trump, including not just the usual festivities but also exchanges about decapitation, impeachment and the wall.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

Trump Speaks About Sri Lanka and Impeachment at Easter Egg Roll
President Trump spoke to reporters about the Sri Lanka attacks and the possibility of impeachment, while hundreds of children celebrated the holiday at the White House Easter Egg Roll.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

With Herman Cain Out of Fed Contention, Focus Shifts to Stephen Moore
Facing bipartisan opposition, Herman Cain withdrew from consideration for the Federal Reserve Board, shifting the spotlight to Stephen Moore, one of the president's advisers.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

Pelosi Cautions on Impeachment as She Denounces Trump's Ethics
Ahead of a House Democratic conference call, Speaker Nancy Pelosi cautioned colleagues on a rush to impeach President Trump as she searched for Republican cracks.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

Global Wealth Gap Would Be Smaller Today Without Climate Change, Study Finds
Most of the world's poor countries are poorer than they would have been had greenhouse gas emissions not altered the climate. In some rich countries, it's the opposite.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

Democrats Seek Young Voters, and the Memes That Move Them
Democratic 2020 hopefuls have taken note of the potential power of millennial and Generation Z Voters. But effectively reaching them is the hard part.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

Social Security and Medicare Funds Face Insolvency, Report Finds
The social safety net programs are fraying as baby boomers age, the trustees of Social Security and Medicare said, but a political fix seems far away.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

Pelosi Cautions on Impeachment as She Decries Trump's Ethics
Ahead of a House Democratic conference call, Speaker Nancy Pelosi cautioned colleagues on a rush to impeach President Trump as she searched for Republican cracks.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

Joe Biden Plans to Close Foundation When He Enters 2020 Race
Seeking to avoid conflict-of-interest concerns, the former vice president plans to shutter the Biden Foundation after joining the presidential campaign.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

Trump Will Not Nominate Herman Cain to Fed Board
Facing bipartisan opposition in the Senate, former pizza executive and presidential candidate Herman Cain withdraws from consideration for the Federal Reserve.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

Nonfiction: Two Early Presidents Who Questioned the Wisdom of ‘the People'
In "The Problem of Democracy," Nancy Isenberg and Andrew Burstein show that John and John Quincy Adams were skeptical of popular democracy.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

Trump and His Businesses Sue House Democrats to Hide Accounting Records
President Trump and his businesses sued the chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee to quash a subpoena seeking his financial records.

New York Times Politics
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.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

Trump and His Businesses Sue Democrats to Hide Accounting Records
President Trump and his businesses sued the chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee to quash a subpoena seeking his financial records.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

Supreme Court to Decide Whether Bias Law Covers Gay and Transgender Workers
The justices must decide whether a law that forbids employment discrimination based on sex also bars discrimination based on sexual orientation or transgender status.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

Elizabeth Warren's Higher Education Plan: Cancel Student Debt and Eliminate Tuition
Ms. Warren's proposal would use new taxes on the wealthy to end tuition at public colleges, and eliminate all student loan debt for more than 75 percent of borrowers.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

Seth Moulton, Massachusetts Congressman, Is Running for President
Mr. Moulton, 40, has pushed for a "new generation of leadership" in Washington and recently sought to deny Nancy Pelosi the House speaker's gavel.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

Seth Moulton Joins 2020 Race for President
Mr. Moulton, a Massachusetts congressman, has pushed for a "new generation of leadership" in Washington and sought to deny Nancy Pelosi the House speaker's gavel.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

Elizabeth Warren's Higher Education Plan: Eliminate Tuition and Cancel Student Debt
Ms. Warren's proposal would use new taxes on the wealthy to end tuition at public colleges, and eliminate all student loan debt for more than 75 percent of borrowers.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

Seth Moulton on the Issues: A Marine Veteran Eyes Foreign Policy
Mr. Moulton, 40, a Massachusetts congressman who is running for president, has argued for electoral changes and for reshaping the Green New Deal.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

Amy Klobuchar's Big Idea: Bipartisan Appeal Can Beat Trump
As her Democratic rivals promise generational change, national unity and sweeping liberal platforms, Ms. Klobuchar's plan is more prosaic: A win.

New York Times Politics
Apr 22, 2019

On Politics: Will Democrats Nominate Another White Man?
Pete Buttigieg. Bernie Sanders. Beto O'Rourke. And soon, Joe Biden. The most diverse field of candidates ever has been dominated lately by white men.

New York Times Politics
Apr 21, 2019

U.S. to Clamp Down on Iranian Oil Sales, Risking Rise in Gasoline Prices
The Trump administration plans to end oil purchase waivers to five nations, notably China and India, although some officials had warned the move could hinder other priorities.

New York Times Politics
Apr 21, 2019

‘I Don't Want to Die': Asylum Seekers, Once in Limbo, Face Deportation Under Trump
Thousands of immigrants who were granted reprieves under the Obama administration have been told to return to countries where they face persecution threats.

New York Times Politics
Apr 21, 2019

White House Memo: To Defend Against a Mercurial Boss, Trump Aides Wield the Pen as Shield
Note-taking in the White House, a practice previous administrations shied away from to protect the president, has become a way for Trump aides to protect themselves from the president.

New York Times Politics
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.

New York Times Politics
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.

New York Times Politics
Apr 21, 2019

How 2020 Democrats Are Gaming Out Trump Impeachment Quandary
Most candidates feel no pressure to demand President Trump's impeachment because they do not hear a clamoring for it on the campaign trail.

New York Times Politics
Apr 21, 2019

How 2020 Democrats Are Gaming Out Impeachment Quandary
Most candidates feel no pressure to demand Trump's impeachment because they do not hear a clamoring for it on the campaign trail. Their polling indicates impeachment is not a top priority for voters.

New York Times Politics
Apr 21, 2019

How Michael Cohen Turned Against President Trump
The president's longtime fixer had, for months, sought "a little loving and respect." Confidential emails and texts chronicle their momentous falling out.

New York Times Politics
Apr 21, 2019

Why It Matters That Trump and Michael Cohen Had a Falling Out
As Mr. Trump's longtime fixer, Mr. Cohen had an intimate view of his boss's personal and professional lives. The collapse of their relationship has cast a shadow on the presidency.

New York Times Politics
Apr 20, 2019

Catching Up on the Mueller Report: What's Next?
A redacted version of the Mueller report was published. Here is what you need to know about it, President Trump's response and what Congress might do next.

New York Times Politics
Apr 20, 2019

Mueller Witnesses Who Once Served in White House Now Fear Trump's Ire
Witnesses whose accounts contributed to the Mueller report's damaging portrait of the president are said to be concerned about his potential retaliation.

New York Times Politics
Apr 20, 2019

Prodded by Putin, Russians Sought Back Channels to Trump Through the Business World
The Mueller report shows how Russia's efforts to connect with the Trump team spun into high gear after the election as the Kremlin dispatched oligarchs and bankers to find inroads.

New York Times Politics
Apr 20, 2019

Times Insider: A Reader's Guide to the Journalism Behind the Mueller Report
If some of the revelations in Robert S. Mueller III's long-awaited report sound familiar, it's because many of them were previously published by The New York Times and other news outlets.

New York Times Politics
Apr 20, 2019

White House Memo: ‘I Do Not Remember': Trump Gave a Familiar Reply to the Special Counsel's Queries
President Trump has claimed that he has "one of the world's greatest memories," but that failed him repeatedly when answering questions from Robert Mueller.

New York Times Politics
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.

New York Times Politics
Apr 20, 2019

Should a White Man Be the Face of the Democratic Party in 2020?
Interviews with several dozen Democrats show how the party, which enjoyed 2018 victories powered by female and nonwhite candidates, is grappling with questions about race and gender in the Trump era.

New York Times Politics
Apr 20, 2019

On Politics: The Biggest Stories of the Week
It's been a busy week in American politics. Here are some of the stories you might have missed.

New York Times Politics
Apr 19, 2019

Judge Delivers Major Setback to Trump Policy to Increase Coal Mining on Federal Land
The Interior Department acted illegally when it sought to lift an Obama-era moratorium on coal mining on public lands, a court found.

New York Times Politics
Apr 19, 2019

Giuliani Attacks McGahn's Account to Mueller
President Trump's personal lawyer said statements about Mr. Trump from the president's former White House counsel were inaccurate.

New York Times Politics
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.

New York Times Politics
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.

New York Times Politics
Apr 19, 2019

Man Charged in Racist Threats Against Cory Booker, Rashida Tlaib and Eric Swalwell
The man, John J. Kless, of Florida, made phone calls laced with racist slurs and cursing to three members of Congress within 30 minutes on April 16, according to court records.

New York Times Politics
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.

New York Times Politics
Apr 19, 2019

A Darker Portrait Emerges of Trump's Attacks on the Justice Department
The Mueller report showed that Justice Department leaders were more deeply under siege than previously known.

New York Times Politics
Apr 19, 2019

Mueller Report Does Nothing to Narrow a Vast Partisan Divide
As Democrats issued a subpoena demanding an unredacted copy of the report and condemned the president's conduct, most Republican lawmakers remained silent on the findings.

New York Times Politics
Apr 19, 2019

News Analysis: Mueller's Silence Allowed Openings for Trump and Barr to Shape Perception of Inquiry
The special counsel has been absent in public and silent about the case, insulating his office from accusations of leaks but allowing the president and his allies to shape expectations.

New York Times Politics
Apr 19, 2019

Sanders's ‘Slip of the Tongue' Would Be a Problem in Some White Houses. Not Trump's.
Unlike previous administrations, where officials feared blows to their credibility in public, President Trump's press aides are generally performing for an audience of one — the president.

New York Times Politics
Apr 19, 2019

The False Claim Sanders Made About Comey and the F.B.I.
The Mueller report revealed that Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, made false statements in 2017 related to President Trump's firing of James Comey as F.B.I. director.

New York Times Politics
Apr 19, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Calls for Impeachment Process Against Trump
She called for the Democratic-led House to begin an impeachment effort based on evidence that Mr. Trump attempted to undermine the special counsel's inquiry.

New York Times Politics
Apr 19, 2019

The Mueller Report Has Finally Arrived. Ask Us About Our Coverage.
We've spent nearly three years covering the Mueller investigation and the Trump-Russia ties. What would you like to know about the back story?

New York Times Politics
Apr 19, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Calls for Impeachment Proceedings Against Trump
She called for the Democratic-led House to begin an impeachment effort based on evidence that Mr. Trump attempted to undermine the special counsel's inquiry.

New York Times Politics
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.

New York Times Politics
Apr 19, 2019

Joe Biden Begins Taking Money for a 2020 Presidential Campaign
Major Democratic donors in Pennsylvania and California are soliciting big checks for Joe Biden, who is expected to launch his 2020 campaign next week.

New York Times Politics
Apr 19, 2019

Mueller Report Likely to Renew Scrutiny of Steele Dossier
The special counsel revealed that some claims in the dossier appeared to be false while others were impossible to prove. Republicans have vowed to investigate.

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