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Politics - U.S. House
Jul 15, 2020

Jeff Sessions Loses in Alabama
Mr. Sessions lost a Republican runoff election for the Senate seat he held before becoming President Trump's first attorney general.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 15, 2020

2020 Election Updates: Trump Heads to Georgia as G.O.P. Turns to Senate Battles There
With Tommy Tuberville becoming the party's Senate nominee in Alabama, Republicans are focusing on two closely watched races next door. A new poll shows Joe Biden with a big lead in Pennsylvania.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 15, 2020

2020 Election Live Updates: Trump Heads to Georgia as G.O.P. Turns to Senate Battles There
With Tommy Tuberville defeating Jeff Sessions to be the party's Senate nominee in Alabama, Republicans are now focusing on two closely watched races next door.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 15, 2020

Sessions Falls in Alabama, and Gideon Rises in Maine
Alabama sides with Trump, and anti-G.O.P. energy builds in Maine: This is your morning tip sheet.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 15, 2020

Ben Bernanke: Give States Billions, and You Help the Entire Country
Congress must act decisively to avoid repeating mistakes of the recovery from the Great Recession.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 15, 2020

It's Never Been Easier for the Rich to Evade Taxes
Budget cuts have left the I.R.S. unable to chase down wealthy tax evaders.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 14, 2020

Ronny Jackson, Ex-White House Doctor, Wins Texas House Runoff
Dr. Jackson, a Republican who was backed by President Trump and based his campaign around their close relationship, effectively stamped his ticket to Congress in a deep-red district.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 14, 2020

Kansas Congressman Is Charged With Voter Fraud
Three felony charges were filed against Steve Watkins, a Republican, shortly before he appeared in a televised debate ahead of the state's primary election.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 14, 2020

Sara Gideon Wins Nomination to Challenge Susan Collins in Maine
Ms. Gideon, backed by the Senate Democratic campaign arm and outside political groups, had long been the favorite to challenge Senator Collins, the sole remaining New England Republican in Congress.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 14, 2020

Sessions Pays the Price for Incurring Trump's Wrath, Losing Alabama Senate Race
In Maine, Sara Gideon prevailed over limited competition in the Democratic primary for Senate and will face Susan Collins in a race that has become the priciest Senate campaign in the state's history.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 14, 2020

For Sessions, No Amount of Campaigning Could Overcome Trump in Alabama
He beat back tears. He said he let his family down. He declared of politics, "This chapter of my life is closed." But he would not criticize his former boss, and even said President Trump could win in November.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 14, 2020

Mondaire Jones Rides Insurgent Wave to a House Primary Win in N.Y.
Mr. Jones is likely to become among the first openly gay African-American members of Congress.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 14, 2020

Alabama's Senate Primary Most Negative in the Country
Neither candidate has aired a positive ad since February in a campaign where both candidates are trying to appeal to the brand of politics popularized by President Trump.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 14, 2020

Why Alabama's Senate Race Is The Most Negative in the Country
Neither candidate has aired a positive ad since February in a campaign where both candidates are trying to appeal to the brand of politics popularized by President Trump.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 14, 2020

2020 Election Live Updates: Trump Talks Up Tuberville as Alabama Votes
Jeff Sessions hopes to win back his old Senate seat in Alabama, while primary and runoff elections are taking place in Texas and Maine. Joe Biden is releasing a new clean energy plan.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 14, 2020

2020 Election Updates: Asked About Black Americans Killed by Police, Trump Says, ‘So Are White People'
In today's voting, Jeff Sessions is hoping to win back his old Senate seat in Alabama, and other key races are taking place in Texas and Maine.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 14, 2020

Alabama Votes for Tommy Tuberville, and Democrats Name a Challenger in Maine
A former college football coach defeated Jeff Sessions in a Republican runoff in Alabama, and Sara Gideon will challenge Susan Collins for the Senate in Maine. Key races also took place in Texas.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 14, 2020

2020 Election Live Updates: Asked About Black Americans Killed by Police, Trump Says, ‘So Are White People'
In today's voting, Jeff Sessions is hoping to win back his old Senate seat in Alabama, and other key races are taking place in Texas and Maine.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 14, 2020

2020 Election Live Updates: Jeff Sessions Faces Tommy Tuberville in Alabama
Mr. Sessions hopes to win back his old Senate seat, while primary and runoff elections are taking place in Texas and Maine. Joe Biden is releasing a new clean energy plan.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 14, 2020

2020 Election Live Updates: Republicans Plan to Move Florida Convention Events Outdoors Because of Coronavirus
Jeff Sessions hopes to win back his old Senate seat in Alabama, while primary and runoff elections are taking place in Texas and Maine. Joe Biden is releasing a new clean energy plan.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 14, 2020

Primaries in Alabama and Maine, and Runoff Elections in Texas: What to Watch For
Jeff Sessions is fighting for his political life in an Alabama race that will signal the strength of President Trump's hold on his base. And in Maine, the spotlight is on which Democrat will face Susan Collins.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 14, 2020

Primary and Runoff Elections in Alabama, Maine and Texas: What to Watch For
Jeff Sessions is fighting for his political life in an Alabama race that will signal the strength of President Trump's hold on his base. And in Maine, the spotlight is on which Democrat will face Susan Collins.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 14, 2020

The QAnon Candidates Are Here. Trump Has Paved Their Way.
The conspiracy theorists accuse Democrats and even fellow Republicans of being beholden to a cabal of bureaucrats, pedophiles and Satanists. President Trump has cheered them on.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 13, 2020

Monthly U.S. Budget Deficit Soared to Record $864 Billion in June
The shortfall was nearly as large as the entire 2019 deficit as spending on virus-related efforts outpaced revenues.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 13, 2020

Jeff Sessions Won't Say if He'd Back Tommy Tuberville for Senate
Mr. Sessions, the former attorney general and current Trump adversary, and Mr. Tuberville, a former Auburn University football coach, face voters in a runoff in Alabama on Tuesday.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 13, 2020

Jeff Sessions and Tommy Tuberville Close Out Alabama's G.O.P. Senate Runoff
Mr. Sessions, the former attorney general and current Trump adversary, and Mr. Tuberville, a former Auburn University football coach, will face voters on Tuesday.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 13, 2020

China Imposes Tit-for-Tat Sanctions on Three American Lawmakers
The sanctions, which target Republican members of Congress, were in retaliation for the Trump administration's bans on Chinese officials accused of human rights abuses.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 12, 2020

Graham to Call Mueller to Testify Before Senate Judiciary Committee
The announcement is the latest effort by Senate Republicans to press forward with an election-year bid to discredit the Trump-Russia investigation.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 12, 2020

Trump Wants to Derail Sessions. Now Alabama Will Have The Final Say.
Tuesday's runoff election for Senate may finally settle Jeff Sessions' yearslong standoff with President Trump, as Republicans referee between a native son and a president they admire.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 12, 2020

Sessions Faces Final Word by Alabama Voters After Years of Trump Scorn
Tuesday's runoff election for Senate may finally settle Jeff Sessions' yearslong standoff with President Trump, as Republicans referee between a native son and a president they admire.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 12, 2020

Health Care Takes Center Stage in Battle for Congress During Pandemic
As the Trump administration pushes forward on dismantling the Affordable Care Act, Democrats are pressing their advantage on an issue that is becoming a chief focus of campaign advertising.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 10, 2020

Americans Must Know if Their President Is a Crook
The public's interest in access to Donald Trump's or any president's tax filings depends on strong reform legislation from Congress.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 10, 2020

Trump Broke the Tax Release Tradition. There's Only One Way to Fix It.
The public's interest in access to this or any president's tax filings depends on strong reform legislation from Congress.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 10, 2020

The Fate of Trump's Financial Records
In a stunning defeat for the president, the Supreme Court ruled against his claims that he was immune to an examination of his finances.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 10, 2020

Stocks Generate Big Gains and Bigger Questions
A powerful rally during drastically deteriorating economic conditions has left the market richly valued and facing great uncertainty.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 10, 2020

These ‘Bible Belt' Voters Rejected a Fundamentalist. In the Bronx.
Will older, socially conservative voters care so much about culture-war issues in the midst of a pandemic?

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 10, 2020

What the Bronx ‘Bible Belt' Election Results Tell Us
Will older, socially conservative voters care so much about culture-war issues in the midst of a pandemic?

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 10, 2020

Local Finances Are Troubled, but Fund Investors May Still Profit
High-grade municipal bond portfolios have been among the best places to find income.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 09, 2020

A W.N.B.A. Owner Clashes With Players on Protests
Kelly Loeffler, who is also seeking re-election to her Senate seat in Georgia, opposes the league's plan to allow players to wear jerseys in support of the movement.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 09, 2020

Tammy Duckworth: Tucker Carlson Doesn't Know What Patriotism Is
Neither does President Trump.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 09, 2020

Milley Calls for ‘Hard Look' at Renaming Bases Honoring Confederates
Gen. Mark A. Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told a House hearing that "there is no place in our armed forces for manifestations or symbols of racism, bias or discrimination."

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 09, 2020

Don't Be Fooled, Trump Is a Winner in the Supreme Court Tax Case
His taxes will probably not become public before the election. And that is what he most cares about.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 09, 2020

Campaign Urges NASA to Rename the John C. Stennis Space Center
The center, in Mississippi, is named for a former senator who opposed civil rights legislation and the Supreme Court ruling that desegregated the nation's public schools.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 09, 2020

Republican Senators in Arizona and Georgia Have a Problem: The Base
This November, the uneasy relationship between the most right-wing voters in the Republican Party and the statewide lawmakers who rely on their votes will burst into the open.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 08, 2020

A Black Republican Feels the Sting of Racism but Is Silent on Trump
John James, a candidate for Senate in Michigan, is grappling with heavy and complicated questions as he tries to lead in President Trump's Republican Party.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 08, 2020

A Black Republican Feels the Sting of Racism, but Is Silent on Trump
John James, a candidate for Senate in Michigan, is grappling with heavy and complicated questions as he tries to lead in Donald Trump's Republican Party.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 08, 2020

United Airlines Could Furlough 36,000 Workers as Virus Cases Soar
The airline warned workers that they could lose their jobs because demand for travel remains weak and appears to be falling again as infections rise.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 08, 2020

Mainers Are ‘Disappointed' Too, Susan Collins
Maybe we've been expecting too much of her all along.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 08, 2020

Mainers Are ‘Disappointed,' Too, Susan Collins
Maybe we've been expecting too much of her all along.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 08, 2020

Charles Booker Says Progressives Should ‘Show Up and Listen' to Deep Red Districts
Mr. Booker, who narrowly lost a Democratic Senate primary in Kentucky, talked about how to get rural voters on board with a progressive message, saying structural inequality affects all people who feel left behind.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 07, 2020

Election Day in Paradise (New Jersey)
Today's primaries are the perfect excuse to check in on our newsletter writer's favorite state.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 07, 2020

A Kennedy Wins N.J. Primary to Take on Trump Loyalist
Amy Kennedy, a former teacher, is married to Patrick Kennedy, a retired congressman. She will face Representative Jeff Van Drew, who quit the Democratic Party and is backed by President Trump.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 07, 2020

Why the Stakes Are So High in N.J.'s Primary This Year
Officials are monitoring the state's first mainly vote-by-mail election closely, with an eye on its implications for November.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 07, 2020

Jaime Harrison and Amy McGrath Rake In Cash in Democratic Senate Bids
Mr. Harrison raised nearly $14 million as he tries to unseat Lindsey Graham in South Carolina, and Ms. McGrath, who is challenging Mitch McConnell in Kentucky, brought in $17.4 million.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 07, 2020

Jaime Harrison Raises Nearly $14 Million in Senate Bid to Unseat Lindsey Graham
Mr. Harrison was one of several Democratic candidates who announced impressive fund-raising totals for the second quarter of the year.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 07, 2020

Hemmed In by the Pandemic, Collins Battles for Survival in Maine
The fourth-term Republican is staring down a better-funded challenger and national headwinds, all while campaigning amid coronavirus restrictions.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 07, 2020

New Jersey and Delaware Primary Elections: What to Watch For
Joseph R. Biden Jr.'s home state is holding a presidential primary, and New Jersey has a full slate of congressional primaries on tap in an election that will be held mostly by mail.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 07, 2020

When American Politics Turned Toxic
Julian E. Zelizer's "Burning Down the House" sees Newt Gingrich's rise in Congress as a turning point in political history.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 06, 2020

A Kennedy and a Professor Compete to Run Against a Trump Backer
Stakes are high in the Democratic primary for a New Jersey congressional seat: The winner will face a candidate who defected from the party to support Trump.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 06, 2020

A Kennedy Wife and a Professor Compete to Run Against a Trump Backer
Stakes are high in the Democratic primary for a New Jersey congressional seat: The winner will face a candidate who defected from the party to support Trump.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 05, 2020

A Trump-Backed Senate Candidate's Hedge Fund Disaster
Tommy Tuberville, the football coach and leading Republican vying to take on Senator Doug Jones in Alabama, had a tumultuous foray into finance.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 03, 2020

Immigration Officers Face Furloughs as Visa Applications Plunge
Nearly 70 percent of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services employees will be furloughed because the immigration processing fees that fund the agency have plummeted.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 03, 2020

Mass Transit, and Cities, Could Grind to a Halt Without Federal Aid
Reviving subway and bus services helped bring back cities before. It can do so again.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 02, 2020

Senate Sends Trump a Bill to Punish Chinese Officials Over Hong Kong
The legislation would impose sanctions on officials responsible for instituting and enforcing China's new security law targeting Hong Kong's autonomy.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 02, 2020

Congress Eyes More Spending as Virus Cases Surge and Economy Struggles
Republicans and Democrats are considering new aid for workers and businesses, but lobbyists and lawmakers say the Trump administration is not deeply engaged.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 02, 2020

Congress Eyes More Spending as Virus Surges and Economy Struggles
Republicans and Democrats are considering new aid for workers and businesses, but lobbyists and lawmakers say the Trump administration is not deeply engaged.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 02, 2020

Supreme Court to Hear Case on Release of Full Mueller Report
The move almost certainly means that blacked-out passages requested by Congress will stay secret at least until after the presidential election.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 01, 2020

Here Come the 4 Horsemen of the Techopolypse
What will happen when the leaders of Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon appear before Congress? We are about to find out.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 01, 2020

Slotkin, Former Intelligence Briefer, Presses White House on Russia Reports
The first-term congresswoman's experience as an intelligence official told her there was something very unusual in the way the White House handled disturbing reports on Russia.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 01, 2020

House Passes $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Package Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
Democrats cited the pandemic to argue for a plan that was about double the size of the one they proposed earlier this year.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 01, 2020

Congress Extends Small Business Loan Program for 5 Weeks
The House cleared the extension, which would give companies more time to apply for pandemic relief loans, sending it to the White House for President Trump's signature.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 01, 2020

Congress Extends Small-Business Loan Program for 5 Weeks
The House cleared the extension, which would give companies more time to apply for pandemic relief loans, sending it to the White House for President Trump's signature.

Politics - U.S. House
Jul 01, 2020

Seattle Police Clear ‘No Cop' Zone
The so-called Capitol Hill Organized Protest area in Seattle was taken over by demonstrators after the death of George Floyd, and was the site of several shootings.

Politics - U.S. House
Jun 30, 2020

Lauren Boebert, Gun-Rights Activist, Upsets House G.O.P. Incumbent in Colorado
The political novice, who has defied pandemic restrictions to keep her restaurant open and has spoken approvingly of the QAnon conspiracy theory, challenged Scott Tipton on his conservative credentials.

Politics - U.S. House
Jun 30, 2020

Senate Approves Extending Small-Business Program
The Senate granted five additional weeks for the remaining money left in the program to be spent.

Politics - U.S. House
Jun 30, 2020

‘Not Excusable,' Schiff Warns Trump, and Urges Sanctions Against Russia
Representative Adam Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, criticized the White House's claim that President Trump was never briefed about possible Russian bounties to Taliban-linked militants to kill U.S. and coalition troops.

Politics - U.S. House
Jun 30, 2020

Amy McGrath Defeats Charles Booker and Will Face McConnell in Kentucky
Ms. McGrath, who raised over $40 million, won the Democratic primary by narrowly holding off a candidate who had harnessed energy from the protests over racial injustice.

Politics - U.S. House
Jun 30, 2020

Amy McGrath Will Face McConnell in Kentucky, and Hickenlooper Wins in Colorado
Ms. McGrath, who raised over $40 million, narrowly won her Democratic Senate primary. In Colorado, John Hickenlooper, a fellow moderate, also prevailed in his Democratic Senate primary.

Politics - U.S. House
Jun 30, 2020

‘I Am Very Concerned,' Fauci Tells Senators About Coronavirus Spread
Dr. Anthony S. Fauci and Dr. Robert R. Redfield testified before the Senate as more states struggle to contain the coronavirus.

Politics - U.S. House
Jun 30, 2020

Watch Live: Fauci Testifies Before Senate
Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. Robert R. Redfield testify before the Senate as states struggle to contain the coronavirus.

Politics - U.S. House
Jun 30, 2020

Roberts Sides With the Liberals, Again
An abortion rights ruling leads to a new focus for Senate races: This is your morning tip sheet.

Politics - U.S. House
Jun 30, 2020

Results in Kentucky and Primaries in Colorado and Utah: What to Watch For
A challenger to Senator Mitch McConnell has finally emerged, and John Hickenlooper and Jon Huntsman Jr. are looking for their next jobs, among other races unfolding on Tuesday.

Politics - U.S. House
Jun 30, 2020

Races for Senate in Kentucky and Governor in Utah: What to Watch For
A challenger to Senator Mitch McConnell should finally emerge, and John Hickenlooper is trying to win his Senate primary in Colorado, among other races unfolding on Tuesday.

Politics - U.S. House
Jun 30, 2020

The Fall of Jeff Sessions, and What Came After
The former attorney general is fighting for his political life in Alabama's Senate race, in the shadow of a president who still despises him.

Politics - U.S. House
Jun 30, 2020

Insurgent Wave in New York Pushes Old Guard Democrats Aside
Three insurgent candidates were poised to win their congressional primaries in New York, hinting at a broad directional change for the party.

Politics - U.S. House
Jun 29, 2020

In Texas, Voting Reflects Partisan Split Over How to Deal With Virus
Democrats failed in their bid to shift to mail-in voting, so Texans headed to the polls for early voting amid a surge in coronavirus cases.

Politics - U.S. House
Jun 29, 2020

Democrats Detail a Climate Agenda Tying Environment to Racial Justice
The policy road map, expected on Tuesday, could guide the party if it gains control of Congress and the White House in November.

Politics - U.S. House
Jun 29, 2020

Abortion Rises as a Pivotal Issue for At-Risk Senate Republicans
The Supreme Court's rejection of a restrictive Louisiana abortion law, and Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh's dissent, may create new challenges for Susan Collins and other Republican senators up for re-election.

Politics - U.S. House
Jun 29, 2020

Lawmakers Press for Answers on Russian Bounty Offers to Taliban to Kill U.S. Troops
Democrats asked for Trump administration intelligence officials to brief lawmakers on what they knew about a suspected Russian plot.

Politics - U.S. House
Jun 29, 2020

Trump Got Written Briefing in February on Possible Russian Bounties, Officials Say
The investigation into Russia's suspected operation is said to focus in part on the killings of three Marines in a truck bombing last year, officials said.

Politics - U.S. House
Jun 29, 2020

We Know How to Beat the Virus. This Is How Republicans Can Do It.
The Senate can take a page from the market economies around the world that managed to fight the pandemic and safely restore normalcy.

Politics - U.S. House
Jun 29, 2020

How Republicans Can Take the Lead in the Coronavirus Fight
The Senate can take a page from the market economies around the world that managed to fight the pandemic and safely restore normalcy.

Politics - U.S. House
Jun 27, 2020

Biden's Best Veep Pick Is Obvious
She, more than anyone, can get under Trump's skin.

Politics - U.S. House
Jun 27, 2020

Hickenlooper Stumbles in Colorado Race, Complicating Democrats' Senate Push
The former governor has faltered in a primary campaign for a seat that is essential for Democrats to capture if they hope to retake the Senate majority.

Politics - U.S. House
Jun 26, 2020

‘It is Long Past Time': House Votes to Grant Statehood to D.C.
The House voted to grant statehood to Washington, D.C., the first time a chamber of Congress has approved establishing the nation's capital as the 51st state. The bill is unlikely to pass the Republican-led Senate.

Politics - U.S. House
Jun 26, 2020

House Fails to Override Trump's Veto Limiting Student Loan Debt Relief
Stringent new rules by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos are set to take effect on July 1 after the attempt to reverse them was defeated.

Politics - U.S. House
Jun 26, 2020

In Historic Vote, House Approves Statehood for the District of Columbia
It is the first time a chamber of Congress has approved establishing the nation's capital as the 51st state. The measure is all but certain to die in the Republican-led Senate.

Politics - U.S. House
Jun 26, 2020

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Strike Down Affordable Care Act
If successful, the move would permanently end the health insurance program popularly known as Obamacare and wipe out coverage for as many as 23 million Americans.

Politics - U.S. House
Jun 25, 2020

House Passes George Floyd Justice in Policing Act
The House passed the sweeping police overhaul bill, aimed at combating racial bias and excessive use of force, by a vote of 236 to 181. The bill is not expected to pass the Republican-controlled Senate.

Politics - U.S. House
Jun 25, 2020

House Passes Sweeping Policing Bill Targeting Racial Bias and Use of Force
Democrats' legislation would institute significant changes to the rules that govern how police officers operate, but it is doomed in the Republican-led Senate.

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