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Politics - U.S. House
Oct 16, 2019

Democrats, Dream Big but Tell the Whole Truth
Big moves come with hitches. But that's no reason not to go big and bold.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 16, 2019

Chelsea Clinton Says She Won't Run for Congress in 2020
In her first public comments since Representative Nita Lowey announced her retirement, Ms. Clinton said she was not considering running to replace her.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 16, 2019

Democrats Fear Impeachment Is Blurring Their ‘Kitchen Table' Focus
House Democrats believe their political fortunes turn on issues like prescription drug costs and education, but the impeachment inquiry is drowning out their message.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 15, 2019

Giuliani Defies Subpoena for Ukraine Documents
The president's personal lawyer said he would not hand over documents to the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry, calling it "illegitimate, unconstitutional, and baseless."

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 15, 2019

Giuliani Pushed Trump to Deport Cleric Sought by Turkey, Ex-Officials Said
The president's personal lawyer called Fethullah Gulen an extremist, but his repeated demands raised eyebrows.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 15, 2019

Giuliani Pushed Trump to Deport Cleric Sought by Turkey, Ex-White House Officials Said
The president's personal lawyer called Fethullah Gulen an extremist, but his repeated demands raised eyebrows.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 15, 2019

The Effort to Discredit the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine
While fighting corruption in Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch found herself at odds with forces loyal to President Trump — and then out of a job.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 14, 2019

I Almost Flipped a Deep Red District. Here's What I Learned.
Lead with values. Promote common-sense policies. And don't give up on rural voters.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 13, 2019

The Clinton Legacy: Impeachment Hurts the President
The 1998 trial damaged Democrats more than Republicans.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 13, 2019

The Democratic Debate Is Coming to Ohio, Where a Party Battle Is Already Underway
Morgan Harper is challenging Representative Joyce Beatty in a solid blue Ohio district, the latest front in the Democratic clash between left and far left.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 12, 2019

Impeachment Support Grows, but So Does the Public Divide
Americans are as divided over impeachment as they are over President Trump. But support for the Democrats' inquiry is building even in places Mr. Trump won, and among politically crucial independents.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 12, 2019

As Impeachment Divide Persists, More Voters Embrace an Inquiry
Americans are as divided over impeachment as they are over President Trump. But support for the Democrats' inquiry is building even in places Mr. Trump won, and among politically crucial independents.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 12, 2019

Fact-Checking 5 Claims About the Impeachment Inquiry
President Trump and his defenders have inaccurately attacked the impeachment inquiry for what they say are procedural and constitutional violations, a faulty premise and a lack of support.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 11, 2019

Congress Can Seek Trump's Financial Records, Appeals Court Rules
The ruling, by a three-judge panel, handed a victory to House Democrats whose efforts to obtain the documents have been stonewalled by the White House.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 11, 2019

Ukraine Envoy Says She Was Told Trump Wanted Her Out Over Lack of Trust
Ambassador Marie L. Yovanovitch was recalled from Ukraine after a long campaign against her by Rudolph Giuliani and his allies. Her boss told her she had "done nothing wrong."

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 11, 2019

Marie Yovanovitch Fought Corruption, Then Lost Her Post
For nearly 30 years, American diplomats were expected to promote the rule of law. Under President Trump, they get punished for it.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 11, 2019

What Trump and Corruption Cost Us
For nearly 30 years, America's diplomats abroad insisted on fighting corruption and promoting the rule of law. Now they get punished for doing just that.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 10, 2019

At Minneapolis Rally, an Angry Trump Reserves Sharpest Attack for Biden
At a fiery campaign rally Thursday night in Minnesota, President Trump said former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. did nothing but "kiss Barack Obama's ass."

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 10, 2019

Ukraine Scandal Snags Pete Sessions's Congressional Comeback Bid
The former Texas congressman, who is not accused of any wrongdoing, is referred to in an indictment of two Giuliani associates accused of illegally funneling foreign money to political candidates.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 10, 2019

Don't Weaken Privacy Protections for Children
Regulators appear poised to cave to the tech industry. What's the rush?

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 10, 2019

Should the House Just Start Jailing Trump Officials?
With the White House stonewalling the impeachment inquiry, Nancy Pelosi has options to weigh.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 10, 2019

Rep. Nita Lowey Announces Unexpected Retirement
The move by Ms. Lowey, a New York Democrat who was first elected in 1988, creates an open seat in 2020. Could Chelsea Clinton be interested?

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 10, 2019

Rep. Nita Lowey Is Retiring. Could Chelsea Clinton Seek the Seat?
The move by Ms. Lowey, a New York Democrat first elected in 1988, creates an open seat next year.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 10, 2019

Rep. Nita Lowey Is Retiring; Could Chelsea Clinton Seek the Seat?
The move by Ms. Lowey, a New York Democrat first elected in 1988, creates an open seat next year.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 10, 2019

2 Giuliani Associates Arrested With One-Way Tickets at U.S. Airport
Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, associates of President Trump's personal lawyer, were part of the pressure campaign on Ukraine to investigate Democrats.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 10, 2019

Hold Trump Accountable
The patriots of the civil rights movement spoke truth to power. We can do it again.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 10, 2019

The House Can Play Hardball, Too. It Can Arrest Giuliani.
Two ways that Democrats in the House can match the White House's aggressive tactics.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 10, 2019

The ‘Dead Chicken Strategy': A Republican Roadmap for Surviving Impeachment
After the successful confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh, one political operative sees a clear path through the impeachment inquiry. But at what cost?

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 10, 2019

Republicans' ‘Dead Chicken' Strategy on Impeachment
After the successful confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh, one political operative sees a clear path through the impeachment inquiry. But at what cost?

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 09, 2019

Trump's Sweeping Case Against Impeachment Is a Political Strategy
At its core, it is born out of the cold calculation that President Trump probably cannot stop the Democrat-led House from impeaching him.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 09, 2019

Trump's Sweeping Case Against Impeachment: A Political Document Intended to Delegitimize the Process
At its core, it is born out of the cold calculation that Mr. Trump probably cannot stop the Democrat-led House from impeaching him.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 09, 2019

Trump Wants a Fight. Pelosi Can Hit Back.
With rules, rigor and resolution.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 09, 2019

Undeterred by White House Threat, Democrats Push Impeachment Inquiry Ahead
Democrats want to test the limits of the White House's refusal to hand over documents and witnesses related to Ukraine.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 09, 2019

This Is a Constitutional Crisis. What Happens Next?
With a full-on confrontation between the House and the president, no simple resolution is available.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 09, 2019

The Freshmen: Elissa Slotkin Confronts the Impeachment Backlash
A moderate House Democrat who supports the impeachment inquiry now faces a district of swing voters who aren't so sure.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 09, 2019

What Joe Biden Learned at the Last Two Impeachments
The only major debate over removing a president that he missed, for obvious reasons, was Andrew Johnson's in 1868. From Nixon onward, the longtime senator has urged caution above all.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 08, 2019

Read the White House Letter in Response to the Impeachment Inquiry
In a letter to House Democratic leaders, the White House counsel called the House's impeachment inquiry illegitimate.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 08, 2019

White House Blocks Sondland Testimony, Signaling Plan to Stonewall Impeachment Inquiry
The decision to block Gordon D. Sondland, the United States ambassador to the European Union, was made hours before he was scheduled to speak as part of the House's impeachment inquiry.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 08, 2019

White House Declares War on Impeachment Inquiry, Alleging Effort to Undo Trump's Election
President Trump's lawyer denounced the House investigation as a partisan and illegitimate exercise, and declared that the executive branch would not participate.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 08, 2019

White House Declares War on Impeachment Inquiry, Claiming Effort to Undo Trump's Election
President Trump's lawyer denounced the House investigation as an illegitimate exercise, and declared that the executive branch would not participate.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 08, 2019

White House Signals It Won't Cooperate With Impeachment Inquiry
The decision to block Gordon D. Sondland, the United States ambassador to the European Union, was made hours before he was scheduled to speak as part of the House's impeachment inquiry.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 08, 2019

Witness in Trump-Ukraine Matter Ordered Not to Speak in Impeachment Inquiry
The decision to block Gordon D. Sondland, the United States ambassador to the European Union, was made hours before he was scheduled to speak as part of the House's impeachment inquiry.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 08, 2019

He Was Trump's First Fan in Congress. Now He's a Felon.
Chris Collins's sudden rise and fall from presidential cheerleader to admitted liar is a tale of money, family ties and murky ethics.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 07, 2019

U.S. Using Trade Deals to Shield Tech Giants From Foreign Regulators
The push is the latest salvo in a global fight over who gets to set the rules for the internet.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 07, 2019

When ‘Get Out' Is a President's National Security Strategy
President Trump has demonstrated that in his pursuit of ending America's "endless wars," no troop presence abroad is too small to escape his desire to terminate it.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 07, 2019

Chris Collins Found a Constitutional Protection for Congress Goes Only So Far
A judge rejected Mr. Collins's argument that the "speech or debate" clause shielded materials in his insider-trading case from a Justice Department inquiry.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 07, 2019

Trump Throws Middle East Policy Into Turmoil Over Syria
After criticism that he was allowing a Turkish incursion into northern Syria, the president pivoted, saying he would prevent Turkey from going too far.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 07, 2019

A ‘Crazy' Plan: How U.S. Diplomats Discussed the Pressure on Ukraine
House Democrats called their first witness in the impeachment inquiry, and he came with dozens of pages of text messages.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 06, 2019

Across New York, Democratic Lawmakers Try to Balance Impeachment With Regional Concerns
In three distinct enclaves of New York, lawmakers found that voters were curious about impeachment, but far more preoccupied with regional issues.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 06, 2019

New York Democrats Balance Impeachment Issue With Local Concerns
In three distinct enclaves of New York, lawmakers found that voters were curious about impeachment, but far more preoccupied with regional issues.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 05, 2019

These Republicans May Not Endorse an Impeachment Inquiry. But They Aren't Saying No.
Republicans like Representative Mark Amodei of Nevada balancing the risk of President Trump's wrath and the knowledge that history will hold them accountable for their actions.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 04, 2019

The Evidence Collected So Far in the Trump Impeachment Inquiry
The status of the documents and witness testimony being collected by congressional investigators.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 04, 2019

Trump Claims Texts Prove No ‘Quid Pro Quos of Any Kind' With Ukraine. But His Ambassador Suspected One.
Speaking to reporters, President Trump also said his requests for information on former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and his son Hunter Biden don't "pertain to anything but corruption."

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 04, 2019

Trump Says Texts Prove No ‘Quid Pro Quos of Any Kind' With Ukraine
Speaking to reporters, President Trump also said his requests for information on former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and his son Hunter Biden don't "pertain to anything but corruption."

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 04, 2019

Stunt Aimed at Ocasio-Cortez Over Climate Change: ‘Start Eating Babies'
The congresswoman was criticized by President Trump and other Republicans for her measured response to a woman's suggestion to "eat the children."

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 04, 2019

‘Start Eating Babies': Stunt Aimed at Ocasio-Cortez Over Climate Change
The congresswoman was criticized by President Trump and other Republicans for her measured response to a woman's suggestion to "eat the children."

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 04, 2019

Adam Schiff Is the Right Man for the Moment
A clinical and focused approach is called for in the face of Trump's theatrics and distraction.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 04, 2019

Why Adam Schiff Is the Right Man for the Moment
Clinical and focused is what is called for in the face of Trump's theatrics and distraction.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 03, 2019

Deny, Deflect, Deflate
The White House strategy.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 03, 2019

Will the G.O.P. Turn Against Trump?
Whose armrest is it anyway? An airplane etiquette debate.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 02, 2019

Impeachment Bombshell That Wasn't: Mysterious Packet Sends Rumor Mill Into Overdrive
Congress was expecting the State Department's independent watchdog to deliver a bombshell. Instead, it got a package of opposition research mixing fact and speculation.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 02, 2019

American Diplomats Are Being Persecuted by Their Own President
Congress needs to repair the damage Trump has caused to the effectiveness and morale of the Foreign Service.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 02, 2019

Trump's Assault on the State Department Must Be Stopped
Congress needs to repair the damage the president has caused to the effectiveness and morale of the nation's diplomats.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 02, 2019

Echoes of Benghazi Criticism and Anger Confront Pompeo in Ukraine Inquiry
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo once accused the Obama administration of obstructing a House inquiry and letting politics override national interests. He now faces similar charges.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 02, 2019

Trump Impeachment Inquiry: Latest Updates
President Trump attacked two House leaders after they threatened to subpoena the White House, and Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, confirmed he listened in on the call with Ukraine's president.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 02, 2019

Trump Impeachment Inquiry: Live Updates
Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, confirmed he listened in on the call with Ukraine's president, and House leaders threatened to subpoena the White House.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 02, 2019

On Impeachment, the Real Political Action Is in the Senate
Its impact on the presidential race will be a wash. But can Mitch McConnell stop it from shaking his hold on Congress?

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 02, 2019

‘We're Not Fooling Around': House Democrats Vow to Subpoena White House
President Trump angrily struck back at Democrats in sometimes profane terms, calling them "dishonest" and "corrupt" as they pursue impeachment.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 02, 2019

Is Arizona Shifting on Gun Control? Senate Race May Offer an Answer
As the Senate contemplates new gun laws in the wake of mass shootings, gun control is not an issue Mark Kelly and Martha McSally can easily avoid.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 02, 2019

How the Arizona Senate Race Could Be a Test for the Gun Control Debate
As the Senate contemplates new gun laws in the wake of mass shootings, gun control is not an issue Mark Kelly and Martha McSally can easily avoid.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 01, 2019

Republicans, You're Not Helping Trump
G.O.P. leaders, confused and dazed by the Ukraine scandal, haven't come up with a coherent defense. Maybe because there isn't one?

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 01, 2019

Impeachment Rules Say Senate Must Act, but Its Act Might Be a Swift Dismissal
As both sides prepare for a potential Senate impeachment showdown, the focus is on how quickly Republicans might move to jettison the accusations.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 01, 2019

As Impeachment Moves Forward, Trump's Language Turns Darker
"Treason" is a word the president has increasingly used when talking about his critics.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 01, 2019

‘Collins Is Now a Convicted Felon,' Federal Prosecutor Says
Former Representative Chris Collins, who was ranked as one of the wealthiest members of Congress, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit securities fraud a day after resigning from the House.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 01, 2019

Ex-Rep. Chris Collins Pleads Guilty to Insider Trading Charges
The four-term Republican, who resigned from the House on Monday, shared inside information about a company with others, including his son.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 01, 2019

Ex-Rep. Chris Collins Pleads Guilty to Securities Fraud Charges
The four-term Republican, who resigned from the House on Monday, shared inside information about a company with others, including his son.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 01, 2019

Trump Has Disqualified Himself From Running in 2020
The president's brazen attempt at cheating has taken "decide it at the ballot box" off the menu. Impeachment is imperative.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 01, 2019

Administration and Congress Clash Over Deposition as Impeachment Fights Begin
House investigators postponed their first impeachment deposition amid a bitter back-and-forth with the secretary of state over access and transparency.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 01, 2019

As Impeachment Fights Begin, Administration and Congress Clash Over Deposition
House investigators postponed their first impeachment deposition amid a bitter back-and-forth with the secretary of state over access and transparency.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 01, 2019

Pompeo and House Chairmen Clash Over Impeachment Depositions, Trading Charges of Intimidation
The secretary of state called House investigators' deposition demands "an act of intimidation" as chairmen charged that Mr. Pompeo was protecting himself and President Trump.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 01, 2019

Pompeo and House Chairmen Trade Charges of Intimidation
The secretary of state called House investigators' deposition demands "an act of intimidation" as chairmen charged that Mr. Pompeo was protecting himself and President Trump.

Politics - U.S. House
Oct 01, 2019

Pompeo Calls House Request to Interview Diplomats ‘Intimidation' and Rushed
But the secretary of state did not refuse outright to allow State Department employees to answer House investigators' questions about President Trump and Ukraine.

Politics - U.S. House
Sep 30, 2019

How to Win Republican Support for Impeachment
Don't rush the inquiry, and make it about more than Trump's Ukraine scandal.

Politics - U.S. House
Sep 30, 2019

Republicans Don't Have to Nominate Trump in 2020
The party can do better.

Politics - U.S. House
Sep 30, 2019

Rep. Chris Collins Resigns Before Expected Guilty Plea in Insider Trading Case
Mr. Collins, a fourth-term Republican from Western New York, was accused of federal securities fraud.

Politics - U.S. House
Sep 30, 2019

Rep. Chris Collins to Plead Guilty in Insider Trading Case
It is not clear if Mr. Collins, a fourth-term Republican from Western New York, will resign from Congress.

Politics - U.S. House
Sep 30, 2019

Dear Republican Senators …
America is better than this.

Politics - U.S. House
Sep 30, 2019

Where N.Y.C. Congress Members Stand on Impeachment
Monday: Max Rose is the only representative from the city who is undecided about supporting an impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

Politics - U.S. House
Sep 30, 2019

What's the Matter With Republicans?
Trump has given them another chance to break away. Why won't they take it?

Politics - U.S. House
Sep 30, 2019

Why One N.Y.C. House Democrat Is a Holdout on Impeaching Trump
Max Rose flipped a G.O.P. seat on Staten Island, which President Trump won by 16 points. His stance on impeachment could determine whether he keeps it.

Politics - U.S. House
Sep 30, 2019

Impeaching Trump: Why One N.Y.C. House Democrat Is a Holdout
Max Rose flipped a G.O.P. seat on Staten Island that President Trump won by 16 points. His stance on impeachment could determine whether he keeps it.

Politics - U.S. House
Sep 29, 2019

Impeach the Malignant Fraudster
This is how Republicans can redeem themselves.

Politics - U.S. House
Sep 29, 2019

Republicans, the Time Has Come
America is better than Donald Trump.

Politics - U.S. House
Sep 29, 2019

Back Home, House Democrats Tread Carefully on Impeachment and 2020
A tricky balancing act is underway for Democrats in battleground districts: protecting political gains from 2018 while selling voters on an inquiry into the president.

Politics - U.S. House
Sep 28, 2019

Republican Mark Amodei Tiptoes Around Impeachment Inquiry
The lawmaker on Saturday parsed his words about supporting congressional oversight of a whistle-blower's complaint against President Trump.

Politics - U.S. House
Sep 28, 2019

At the Border, Lawmakers See a Broken System and Little Common Ground
Dozens of lawmakers have flocked to the southwestern border to see with their own eyes how migrants are being treated. They have come away with little consensus about what needs to be done.

Politics - U.S. House
Sep 27, 2019

Mark Amodei Is First House Republican to Support Trump Impeachment Inquiry
The four-term congressman from Nevada said he was withholding judgment on whether President Trump committed an impeachable offense.

Politics - U.S. House
Sep 27, 2019

Giuliani Backs Out of Kremlin-Supported Conference in Armenia
"Not going," Mr. Giuliani told The New York Times. He said he wanted to spend more time with his client, President Trump, who is facing an impeachment inquiry.

Politics - U.S. House
Sep 27, 2019

Next Gerrymandering Battle in North Carolina: Congress
A North Carolina court threw out the state's legislative map as an illegal gerrymander. Now critics are seeking to redraw the state's congressional districts as well.

Politics - U.S. House
Sep 27, 2019

House Again Rejects Trump's Border Emergency
The vote mirrored one taken seven months ago, when lawmakers first tried to undo President Trump's national emergency declaration to pay for a border wall.

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