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Politics - U.S. House
May 16, 2021

Maya Wiley Lands Major Endorsement From Rep. Hakeem Jeffries
Mr. Jeffries, New York's top House Democrat, said he intended to engage in significant efforts on Ms. Wiley's behalf, including making campaign appearances with her.

Politics - U.S. House
May 15, 2021

The G.O.P.'s Big Cancellation
The party's cancel mob runs wild on Capitol Hill.

Politics - U.S. House
May 15, 2021

Daniel Patrick Moynihan Was Often Right. Joe Klein on Why It Still Matters.
How a politician who died in 2003 continues to dominate much of today's political discussion.

Politics - U.S. House
May 14, 2021

Democrats Move Closer to Setting Up Jan. 6 Commission, With or Without G.O.P.
House Democrats plan to vote on a bill to create an independent commission to investigate the Capitol riot, but whether Republican leaders would support it was unclear.

Politics - U.S. House
May 14, 2021

Democrats Move Closer to Setting Up Jan. 6 Commission
House Democrats announced they would hold votes on a bipartisan bill to create an independent commission to investigate the Capitol riot, but it is not clear if Republican leaders will back it.

Politics - U.S. House
May 14, 2021

In Elise Stefanik, the GOP Installs a Trump Convert
Once a moderate, Representative Elise Stefanik of New York, the party's new No. 3 in the House, tacked to the right as her party and district rallied behind Donald J. Trump.

Politics - U.S. House
May 14, 2021

Elise Stefanik Is Playing a Dangerous Game With Her Career
For those who have followed her career, her embrace of Trumpism doesn't come as a big surprise.

Politics - U.S. House
May 14, 2021

Elise Stefanik, Moderate? No, She's Always Been a Shape-Shifter.
For those who have followed her career, her embrace of Trumpism doesn't come as a big surprise.

Politics - U.S. House
May 14, 2021

A.O.C. Had a Catchy Logo. Now Progressives Everywhere Are Copying It.
The slanted text in Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's logo, and its break from the traditional red, white and blue color palette, has formed a new graphical language for progressivism. Imitators abound.

Politics - U.S. House
May 14, 2021

Elise Stefanik Elected No. 3 Republican Leader by House G.O.P.
The secret-ballot vote was the culmination of a remarkable campaign by Republicans to purge a vocal critic of Donald J. Trump from their ranks.

Politics - U.S. House
May 14, 2021

Elise Stefanik Elected as Liz Cheney's Replacement in G.O.P. Leadership
House Republicans announced on Friday that they elected Representative Elise Stefanik of New York to replace Representative Liz Cheney as the No. 3 House Republican during a party conference Friday.

Politics - U.S. House
May 13, 2021

Ex-Aide to Congressman Claims He Was Fired for Voicing Virus Concerns
A former adviser to Representative Doug Lamborn, a Colorado Republican, contends in a federal lawsuit that the congressman flouted safety guidelines, contributing to an outbreak in his office.

Politics - U.S. House
May 13, 2021

Removing Masks Becomes the First Bipartisan Activity of Biden's Washington
After the C.D.C. updated its mask guidance for vaccinated people, President Biden urged Americans to get along as things maybe, possibly start to return to normal.

Politics - U.S. House
May 13, 2021

How Republicans Could Steal the 2024 Election
Liz Cheney's ouster showed that the G.O.P. is still at war with democracy.

Politics - U.S. House
May 13, 2021

How Republicans Aim to Rewrite the History of the Capitol Riot
Republicans in Congress are insisting that any investigation into the Jan. 6 attack include an examination of left-wing violence.

Politics - U.S. House
May 13, 2021

John Boehner's Comeback Shows That Liz Cheney's Return Is Possible
John A. Boehner showed that a comeback from the political wilderness is possible.

Politics - U.S. House
May 13, 2021

Chip Roy Challenges Stefanik for Cheney's House G.O.P. Post
Republicans are scheduled to meet Friday morning to select Ms. Cheney's replacement as chair of the House Republican Conference.

Politics - U.S. House
May 13, 2021

Liz Cheney's Lonely Stand: What Voters in Wyoming Say
In a heavily Republican state, their lone congresswoman's defiance of the former president is unpopular. But some residents still stick up for her. "She told the truth!" one proclaimed.

Politics - U.S. House
May 13, 2021

‘Antitrust' by Amy Klobuchar, and ‘The Tyranny of Big Tech' by Josh Hawley
The senators are on opposite sides of the aisle, but both speak out on the dangers of big tech in their new books. It's weird, really, how alike they sound.

Politics - U.S. House
May 13, 2021

White House Is Said to Quietly Push Change to D.C. Statehood Bill
The deliberations over the long-shot bill center on three Electoral College votes the Constitution gives to the seat of government.

Politics - U.S. House
May 12, 2021

Fatigue Is a Luxury You Can't Afford
The Republican Party has abandoned democracy and is posing a bigger threat.

Politics - U.S. House
May 12, 2021

Biden Courts Democrats and Republican Leaders on Infrastructure
The meeting produced little progress, underscoring the political challenge for President Biden as he seeks to exploit the narrowest of majorities in Congress to revive the country's economy.

Politics - U.S. House
May 12, 2021

Republicans' Overthrow of Cheney Creates New Problems for Party
As the party ties itself ever tighter to Trumpism, some Republicans worry about the implications for 2022 and far beyond. "I don't think it's a healthy moment for the party," said one congressman.

Politics - U.S. House
May 12, 2021

G.O.P. Senator Faces Fraught Path to Infrastructure Deal
Senator Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia has been discussing a potential bipartisan infrastructure deal with the White House, but a compromise faces stiff Republican resistance.

Politics - U.S. House
May 12, 2021

Who Sold That Gun? Nobody's Telling.
Amazing the things our government keeps secret.

Politics - U.S. House
May 12, 2021

In Infrastructure Talks With Biden, Capito Faces Fraught Path to Deal
Senator Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia has been discussing a potential bipartisan infrastructure deal with the White House, but a compromise faces stiff Republican resistance.

Politics - U.S. House
May 12, 2021

Republicans' Overthrow of Liz Cheney Risks Worsening Their Headaches
As the party ties itself ever tighter to Trumpism, some Republicans worry about the implications for 2022 and far beyond. "I don't think it's a healthy moment for the party," said one congressman.

Politics - U.S. House
May 12, 2021

Biden Courts Congressional Leaders on Infrastructure, but Divisions Remain
The meeting produced little progress, underscoring the political challenge for President Biden as he seeks to exploit the narrowest of majorities in Congress to revive the country's economy.

Politics - U.S. House
May 12, 2021

Republicans Oust Cheney, Confirming Trump's Grasp on the Party
The Wyoming Republican gave an unrepentant final speech warning her colleagues that Donald J. Trump was leading them toward "destruction." They booed and kicked her out.

Politics - U.S. House
May 12, 2021

Lester L. Wolff, Influential Former Congressman, Dies at 102
A Democrat from New York, he championed Great Society programs like Medicare, helped navigate U.S. relations in Asia and fought against drug trafficking.

Politics - U.S. House
May 12, 2021

Former Pentagon Chief Defends Response to Jan. 6 Capitol Attack
Christopher C. Miller, who was the acting defense secretary when a mob attacked the Capitol on Jan. 6, defended the Pentagon's actions before and during the riot in testimony before a House committee on Wednesday.

Politics - U.S. House
May 12, 2021

U.S. Must Do More to Track Covid Variants, Scientists Tell Congress
At a House subcommittee hearing, witnesses emphasize the need for much more genome sequencing, data-sharing and research to track virus mutations and their effects.

Politics - U.S. House
May 12, 2021

‘I Will Not Sit Back,' Liz Cheney Says Before House Republican Vote
Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming said she would not sit quietly as the party abandoned the rule of law.

Politics - U.S. House
May 12, 2021

Cheney Speaks After Vote to Remove Her From Republican Leadership
Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming was ousted from the House Republican leadership ranks on Wednesday over her refusal to stay quiet about Donald J. Trump's election lies. Cheney said she would do everything she can to make sure that the former president doesn't take office again.

Politics - U.S. House
May 12, 2021

House Republicans Oust a Defiant Liz Cheney for Her Repudiation of Trump's Election Lies.
"We cannot both embrace the big lie and embrace the Constitution," Ms. Cheney said after a closed-door meeting where Republicans booed her before voting her out.

Politics - U.S. House
May 12, 2021

In Liz Cheney vs. Donald Trump, Guess Who Won
The Republican Party is not done degrading itself.

Politics - U.S. House
May 12, 2021

Leaders of Emergent, Whose Factory Ruined Vaccines, Will Testify Before House Panel
The Maryland biotech firm has been accused of using its links with the Trump administration to land hundreds of millions of dollars in contracts for coronavirus shots.

Politics - U.S. House
May 12, 2021

This Might Be the Year D.C. Becomes a State
Democrats could use a two-seat advantage in 2022. Republicans call it a power grab. Residents call it voting rights.

Politics - U.S. House
May 12, 2021

House Republicans Prepare to Oust Liz Cheney
The secret-ballot vote on Wednesday is expected to remove Ms. Cheney as the chair of the House Republican Conference.

Politics - U.S. House
May 12, 2021

Is This the Year D.C. Becomes a State?
Democrats could use a two-seat advantage in 2022. Republicans call it a power grab. Residents call it voting rights.

Politics - U.S. House
May 11, 2021

House, Biden Administration Reach Deal Over McGahn Testimony
A terse announcement signaled a possible end to a long-running constitutional lawsuit. But former President Donald J. Trump is not a party to the arrangement.

Politics - U.S. House
May 11, 2021

Liz Cheney Delivers Defiant Speech Ahead of G.O.P. Vote
"Remaining silent and ignoring the lie emboldens the liar," Ms. Cheney said.

Politics - U.S. House
May 11, 2021

Liz Cheney Embraces Downfall, Offering Herself as a Cautionary Tale
Representative Liz Cheney has refrained from campaigning to save her Republican leadership post, saying it is not worth having if it requires her to lie.

Politics - U.S. House
May 11, 2021

Senate Panel Deadlocks on Voting Rights as Bill Faces Major Obstacles
Democrats now face the task of overcoming their own differences on the measure, and deciding whether they will use it as a vehicle to try to curb the filibuster.

Politics - U.S. House
May 11, 2021

Once Deal Makers, Biden and McConnell Are Miles Apart
Their longstanding relationship has so far yielded no trace of compromise. Now Senator Mitch McConnell says he is focused on stopping President Biden's agenda in its tracks.

Politics - U.S. House
May 11, 2021

The Trump G.O.P.'s Plot Against Liz Cheney — and Our Democracy
Wednesday's House leadership vote is one step among many that will hurt America.

Politics - U.S. House
May 11, 2021

Cheney Embraces Her Downfall, Offering Herself as a Cautionary Tale
Representative Liz Cheney has refrained from campaigning to save her Republican leadership post, saying it is not worth having if it requires her to lie.

Politics - U.S. House
May 11, 2021

Hispanic Democrats Run Ads Hitting Republicans Over Jan. 6 Votes
The advertisements from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus focus on Republican members who represent heavily Latino districts and won close elections last year.

Politics - U.S. House
May 11, 2021

Republican Senators Tear Into C.D.C. During Hearing
Republican senators criticized the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention policies and funding at a hearing on Tuesday. Dr. Anthony S. Fauci had a particularly fiery exchange with Senator Rand Paul.

Politics - U.S. House
May 11, 2021

Sin redes sociales y con baja aprobación, Trump sigue mandando en el Partido Republicano
La difamación de Liz Cheney y un extraño recuento de votos en Arizona mostraron el daño de su asalto a la base de la democracia: la integridad electoral.

Politics - U.S. House
May 10, 2021

G.O.P. Barrels Ahead With Plan to Oust Liz Cheney
Lawmakers are expected to vote Wednesday on replacing Ms. Cheney as the chairwoman of the Republican conference. Elise Stefanik, who has revived false claims about the 2020 election, is hoping to take her place.

Politics - U.S. House
May 10, 2021

‘We May Not Have a Full Two Years': Democrats' Plans Hinge on Good Health
In a narrowly divided Congress, an illness or a death could upend the balance of power and threaten an ambitious agenda.

Politics - U.S. House
May 09, 2021

McCarthy Officially Backs Stefanik to Replace Cheney in House Leadership
"We need to be united," said the Republican leader Kevin McCarthy, who worked behind the scenes for days on behalf of Representative Elise Stefanik of New York.

Politics - U.S. House
May 08, 2021

Is Liz Cheney a Martyr — or Just a Hack in Holy Drag?
Some political questions defy any easy answer.

Politics - U.S. House
May 08, 2021

Trump Still Has Iron Grip on Republicans
The vilification of Liz Cheney and a bizarre vote recount in Arizona showed the damage from his assault on a bedrock of democracy: election integrity.

Politics - U.S. House
May 07, 2021

Liz Cheney Refuses to Lie, So Elise Stefanik Steps Up
After years of fighting in the party trenches, a G.O.P. insider is being pushed out.

Politics - U.S. House
May 07, 2021

What Elise Stefanik's Rise Means for the G.O.P.
We spoke with our congressional reporter Catie Edmondson about the young New York lawmaker in line to replace Liz Cheney.

Politics - U.S. House
May 07, 2021

Ohio G.O.P. Censure Representative Who Voted to Impeach Trump
They are also calling for Mr. Gonzalez to resign for being one of 10 Republican House members who voted to impeach Donald J. Trump after the Jan. 6 riot.

Politics - U.S. House
May 07, 2021

Republicans Attack Democrats as Liberal Extremists to Regain Power
As Democrats prepare to run on an ambitious economic agenda, Republicans are working to caricature them as liberal extremists out of touch with voters' values.

Politics - U.S. House
May 07, 2021

G.O.P. Focuses on Polarizing Cultural Issues in Drive to Regain Power
As Democrats prepare to run on an ambitious economic agenda, Republicans are working to caricature them as liberal extremists out of touch with voters' values.

Politics - U.S. House
May 06, 2021

Court Overturns Fraud Conviction of Corrine Brown, Ex-U.S. Representative
Corrine Brown, a Florida Democrat who served more than two years in prison after being found guilty of running a sham charity, was granted a new trial by a federal appeals court.

Politics - U.S. House
May 06, 2021

Stefanik Moves to Oust Cheney, Resurfacing False Election Claims
Republicans say Liz Cheney, their No. 3, is being targeted because she won't stay quiet about Donald J. Trump's election lies. Her would-be replacement is campaigning on them.

Politics - U.S. House
May 06, 2021

Stefanik Resurfaces False Election Claims as She Moves to Oust Cheney
Republicans say Liz Cheney, their No. 3, is being targeted because she won't stay quiet about Donald J. Trump's election lies. Her would-be replacement is campaigning on them.

Politics - U.S. House
May 06, 2021

Stefanik Pledges Loyalty to Trump in Bid to Replace Cheney
Representative Elise Stefanik pitched herself as an unshakable Trump ally as momentum gathered to oust his fervent critic, Representative Liz Cheney, from the Republican leadership.

Politics - U.S. House
May 05, 2021

In Turning on Liz Cheney, G.O.P. Bows to Trump's Election Lies
House Republicans were lobbying to replace Representative Liz Cheney, who has vocally called out Donald J. Trump's lies, with Representative Elise Stefanik, who has embraced them.

Politics - U.S. House
May 05, 2021

Liz Cheney, We Have a Memory. You're No Hero.
Doing the right thing now doesn't erase your past.

Politics - U.S. House
May 05, 2021

Republicans Move to Oust Cheney, Elevating a Trump Loyalist Instead
House Republicans were lobbying to replace Representative Liz Cheney, who has vocally called out Donald J. Trump's lies, with Representative Elise Stefanik, who has embraced them.

Politics - U.S. House
May 05, 2021

5 Takeaways From Liz Cheney's Opinion Essay
Representative Liz Cheney, Republican of Wyoming, defended her views on her party's behavior and Donald J. Trump in an essay published in The Washington Post.

Politics - U.S. House
May 05, 2021

The Truth Is About to Set Liz Cheney Free
The No. 3 Republican in the House faces a party uprising over her acknowledgment of reality.

Politics - U.S. House
May 05, 2021

Scalise Backs Ouster of Cheney from House G.O.P. Leadership
Representative Steve Scalise said he supported replacing Representative Liz Cheney in the Republican House leadership.

Politics - U.S. House
May 05, 2021

Constitutional Challenges Loom Over Proposed Voting Bill
The sprawling legislation, known as H.R. 1, could result in lawsuits leading to a dozen Supreme Court cases, legal experts said.

Politics - U.S. House
May 05, 2021

Why Democratic Departures From the House Have Republicans Salivating
A growing number of Democrats in battleground districts are retiring or leaving to seek higher office, imperiling the party's slim House majority and President Biden's expansive agenda.

Politics - U.S. House
May 04, 2021

House Republicans Have Had Enough of Liz Cheney's Truth-Telling
G.O.P. House members are plotting a fresh bid to dethrone Ms. Cheney from her leadership post. Her transgression: continued repudiation of Donald J. Trump and his false election claims.

Politics - U.S. House
May 04, 2021

Republicans Say Biden Is a Hypocrite. That's Funny.
Most politicians are hypocrites. Voters tend not to care.

Politics - U.S. House
May 04, 2021

Who Cares About Hypocrisy?
Most politicians are hypocrites. Voters tend not to care.

Politics - U.S. House
May 04, 2021

McCarthy Says Republicans Are Losing Confidence in Liz Cheney
The remarks were a striking escalation of a growing feud pitting Ms. Cheney, who has been vocal in her criticism of former President Donald J. Trump, against House Republicans.

Politics - U.S. House
May 03, 2021

Schumer Readies Plan B to Push Immigration Changes Unilaterally
Should bipartisan talks stall, the Senate majority leader is exploring trying to use budget reconciliation to legalize millions of undocumented immigrants.

Politics - U.S. House
May 03, 2021

Liz Cheney Takes on Trump and Republicans Over Election Claims
Ms. Cheney's comments on Twitter escalated her feud with the former president — and, by extension, dozens of her fellow House Republicans.

Politics - U.S. House
May 02, 2021

For Democrats, Another Bad Election Night in Texas
Two Republicans qualified for a runoff to fill a vacant House seat in northern Texas, foiling Democrats' hopes of a breakthrough there.

Politics - U.S. House
May 02, 2021

Mitt Romney Is Booed by Members of His Own Party
Mr. Romney, a Utah Republican and an outspoken critic of former President Donald J. Trump, was booed and heckled as he addressed the Utah Republican state convention on Saturday.

Politics - U.S. House
May 02, 2021

In South Texas, Hispanic Republicans Try to Cement the Party's Gains
Conservative Hispanic leaders, especially women, are ascendant in the Rio Grande Valley, where Republicans are trying to forge lasting bonds with voters who swung sharply to the right in 2020.

Politics - U.S. House
May 02, 2021

With 23 Candidates, Special Election in Texas Is Headed for Runoff
The front-runner was Susan Wright, who was endorsed by Donald J. Trump and is the widow of Representative Ron Wright, who died of Covid-19 in February.

Politics - U.S. House
May 01, 2021

It Only Takes a Few People to Change Your State's Congressional Seats
States can lose a House seat over a small number of people. In the case of New York, the number would fit in a single subway car. Take a look at other record margins that altered congressional representation.

Politics - U.S. House
May 01, 2021

Texas Special Election Results: Sixth Congressional District
See full results and maps from the Texas special election.

Politics - U.S. House
May 01, 2021

See How Few People It Takes for a State to Lose or Gain a House Seat
States can lose a House seat over a small number of people. In the case of New York, the number would fit in a single subway car. Take a look at other record margins that altered congressional representation.

Politics - U.S. House
May 01, 2021

23 Candidates Are on Ballot for Open Texas Congressional Seat
The front-runner in Saturday's election is Susan Wright, who has been endorsed by Donald J. Trump and is the widow of Representative Ron Wright, who died of Covid-19 in February.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 30, 2021

Manchin says he won't support a D.C. statehood bill.
Senator Joe Manchin III, Democrat of West Virginia, told local news reporters that he believed making Washington, D.C., a state would require a constitutional amendment.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 30, 2021

To Promote His Infrastructure Plan, Biden Revisits ‘Amtrak Joe' Days
Mr. Biden's visit to a Philadelphia Amtrak station is a message that his agenda includes plenty of money for traditional projects like railroads, bridges and tunnels.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 30, 2021

Mitch McConnell Singles Out 1619 Project in Biden's Education Plan
The minority leader joined Republicans in protesting a proposal to promote teaching about systemic racism and the consequences of slavery, saying it would indoctrinate students with "a slanted story."

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 30, 2021

Senators Unveil Bipartisan Law for Military Sexual Assault Cases
Lawmakers from both parties joined Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York in announcing a proposed bill to combat sexual assault in the military. The law would remove commanders from overseeing cases.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 30, 2021

How Chuck Schumer Plans to Win Over Trump Voters
The Senate majority leader also discusses the filibuster, Joe Manchin, and Democrats' plan for 2022

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 29, 2021

Biden Returns to Georgia on his 100th Day in Office
President Biden spoke at a rally in Duluth on Thursday, thanking voters for electing the Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock to the Senate and pitching his plans for longer-term investments in the economy.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 29, 2021

America Is Brutal to Parents. Biden Is Trying to Change That.
We're finally on the cusp of a humane family policy.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 29, 2021

Senate Passes $35 Billion Water Bill, but Bigger Infrastructure Fights Loom
The lopsided vote was a reminder that bipartisan cooperation on public works projects is possible, but lawmakers in both parties said the spirit of compromise could be fleeting.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 29, 2021

In Bipartisan Vote, Senate Approves Water Legislation
Lawmakers in both parties insisted it was a sign of the potential for bipartisan cooperation on infrastructure.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 29, 2021

El discurso anual de Biden ante el Congreso en cuatro claves
El presidente Biden presentó un tono esperanzador sobre la pandemia, y se hizo historia con dos mujeres en el estrado.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 29, 2021

Chuck Schumer Looks to Bring Biden's Vision to Life
The Senate majority leader, observing his own 100 days in charge, is responsible for turning sweeping Democratic plans into law.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 29, 2021

100 Days of Big, Bold, Partisan Change
Bipartisanship is overrated.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 29, 2021

Biden's Speech Calls for U.S. to Take On China and Russia
Competition with China, and containment of Russia, were the subtext of Mr. Biden's call for action. But casting the new struggle "democracy versus autocracy" oversimplifies what lies ahead.

Politics - U.S. House
Apr 29, 2021

‘We Have to Prove Democracy Still Works'
In his first address to Congress, President Biden made a case for vastly expanding the role of government — and taxing the wealthiest to pay for it.

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