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Politics - U.S. House
Feb 21, 2024

U.S. Warns Allies Russia Could Put a Nuclear Weapon Into Orbit This Year
The American assessments are divided, however, and President Vladimir Putin denied having such an intention, saying that Russia was "categorically against" it.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 20, 2024

Riding His Baseball Fame, Steve Garvey Disrupts the California Senate Race
A fierce contest between Democratic members of Congress has become a strategic battle that could send the 75-year-old Republican to the general election. He still has little chance of winning office, however.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 20, 2024

Eric Hovde Enters Race for Tammy Baldwin's Senate Seat in Wisconsin
Eric Hovde, a wealthy businessman, is the most prominent Republican to enter the race after two members of Congress declined to run.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 20, 2024

Eric Hovde Launches Wisconsin Senate Bid Against Tammy Baldwin
Eric Hovde, a wealthy businessman, is the most prominent Republican to enter the race after two members of Congress declined to run.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 19, 2024

What's a Little Hyperbole Among Friends?
The art of the deal has a downside.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 19, 2024

On Tom Suozzi and the Long Island Special Election
Republicans' deliberate chaos might not pay off.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 19, 2024

Democrats Hope the Road to House Control Starts in Long Island
Tom Suozzi's victory last week in a special House election stopped a Republican winning streak on Long Island and suggests its House races may be competitive.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 18, 2024

Hungary Snubs U.S. Senators Pushing for Sweden's Entry Into NATO
Officials in Budapest declined to meet with a bipartisan group of American lawmakers who favor expanding the military alliance.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 18, 2024

Republicans Push Hard Line on Russia While Defending Trump's NATO Comments
Fearful of antagonizing the former president, congressional Republicans downplayed the remarks, instead lauding the former president's record and criticizing President Biden.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 18, 2024

For Harris, Promises to Ukraine Prove Harder to Make Amid G.O.P. Resistance
Vice President Kamala Harris tried to reassure European and Ukrainian leaders that America would come through with security aid. But worries persist as House Republican leaders block the measure.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 18, 2024

Could Long Covid Be the Senate's Bipartisan Cause?
After four long years, there's reason to hope that the condition will get the attention that it and the many who suffer from it deserve.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 18, 2024

A Union Leader in Nebraska Tries to Leap to the Senate on Labor's Strength
Dan Osborn led a strike in 2021 against the Kellogg's plant in Omaha. Now he is challenging Senator Deb Fischer as an independent in deep-red Nebraska.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 17, 2024

‘Dictators Do Not Go on Vacation,' Zelensky Warns Washington and Europe
President Volodymyr Zelensky pushed back against skepticism of a Ukraine victory, calling on world leaders not to ask when the war would end, but why Russia was still able to wage it.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 17, 2024

The Best Case for Ukraine Aid
It will make it easier to negotiate an armistice on terms favorable to Ukraine.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 16, 2024

GOP's Drive to Impeach Biden Undercut by Indictment of Informant
The effort by House Republicans to find wrongdoing on the part of President Biden was already struggling, but it took another big blow when a key source was charged with making up allegations.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 16, 2024

Biden Condemns ‘Putin and His Thugs' for Navalny's Death
The president said that while the United States was still gathering information about the Russian dissident's demise, he would hold President Vladimir V. Putin responsible.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 16, 2024

Joe Manchin Says He Won't Run for President, Ending Independent Bid Speculation
The West Virginia senator had flirted with a White House campaign, possibly on the ticket of the centrist group No Labels, but said on Friday that he would not challenge President Biden.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 16, 2024

Trump Fully Devours the Republican Establishment
Long a dominant force over the party's institutions, he is now moving to fully eradicate their independence and remake them in his own image.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 16, 2024

El discurso intolerante de los republicanos del Congreso
Los republicanos del Congreso han denigrado de manera racista a colegas legisladores, funcionarios del gobierno de Biden y testigos, tanto en comentarios casuales como en entornos oficiales.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 15, 2024

Matt Rosendale Ends Short-Lived Senate Campaign in Montana
Mr. Rosendale entered the Republican primary race less than a week ago, but Donald J. Trump's quick endorsement of his main rival left him facing an uphill fight.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 15, 2024

IRS Commissioner Warns Budget Cuts Would Add to Deficit
Daniel Werfel, the Internal Revenue Service commissioner, pushed back against claims from Republicans that he had not been following the law.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 15, 2024

A Redistricting Surprise in New York: A Map That Plays Few Favorites
The Democrat-led Legislature can approve the new congressional district lines proposed by a bipartisan commission, or risk a lawsuit by adopting its own.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 15, 2024

Trump's Takeover of the Republican Party
Readers discuss a column by David Brooks. Also: Tears for America; the border reform bill; FAFSA delays; an Alzheimer's drug; protests in Israel.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 14, 2024

ICE Considers Slashing Detention Capacity Because of Budget Shortfall
The agency has circulated a money-saving proposal after Republicans in Congress blocked a bill that would have provided billions in funding.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 14, 2024

Mark Green, Who Oversaw Mayorkas Impeachment, Will Not Seek Re-election
Representative Mark Green, the chairman of the Homeland Security Committee, announced he would retire from Congress, adding to the number of powerful G.O.P. chairmen who will not return.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 14, 2024

Senate Looks to Quickly Reject Mayorkas Impeachment Charges in Speedy Trial
Democrats are planning to dispense with the charges against the homeland security secretary with a fast dismissal vote or an accelerated trial in which he would almost certainly be acquitted.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 14, 2024

Tom Suozzi's Win Gives Democrats Hope on Immigration and Border Politics
Tom Suozzi's victory, coming after congressional Republicans killed a bipartisan border security package, could provide Democrats with a road map to shoring up two political vulnerabilities.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 14, 2024

In New York Win, Democrats Sense a Pivot on Immigration and Border Politics
Tom Suozzi's victory, coming after congressional Republicans killed a bipartisan border security package, could provide Democrats with a road map to shoring up two political vulnerabilities.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 14, 2024

House Republican Majority Shrinks Again as Suozzi Wins in New York
The victory of Tom Suozzi, a Democrat, in a special election in New York will chip away at the already thin Republican hold over the House.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 14, 2024

House Republican Majority Shrinks Again as Congress Faces Critical Issues
The victory of Tom Suozzi, a Democrat, in a special election in New York chipped away at the already thin Republican hold over the House.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 14, 2024

How Senate Democrats Flipped the Border Issue on Republicans
Senator Chuck Schumer was wary of tying immigration policy to emergency aid for Ukraine, but he saw an opening to address border turmoil that was becoming a political liability — and to call Republicans' bluff.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 14, 2024

Free Campaign Advice for Joe Biden
Readers offer suggestions to President Biden. Also: Alejandro Mayorkas's impeachment; Donald Trump and the military; libraries under fire; helping the mentally ill.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 14, 2024

Tom Suozzi Makes the Democrats Look Good for a New York Minute
A win for normalcy.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 14, 2024

El demócrata Tom Suozzi gana la elección para remplazar a George Santos
Una tormenta de nieve y un candidato chapado a la antigua fueron importantes en las elecciones especiales de Nueva York. Pero nada tanto como la postura de Tom Suozzi ante la crisis migratoria.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 14, 2024

Mayorkas Is Impeached, and Democrats Take Santos's Seat
Plus, a girl who lost at least 47 family members in a Gaza strike.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 14, 2024

Not an Ordinary Special Election, and Yet a Typical Result
Democrats claim another victory, although it doesn't necessarily add more clarity about November.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 14, 2024

Leaning Into Migrant Woes, Suozzi Paves Election-Year Path for Democrats
Tom Suozzi's victory in a special House election in New York buoyed Democrats' spirits and offered a model on one of the party's thorniest challenges: immigration.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 14, 2024

Valentine's Day Is Big for City Hall Weddings
The Manhattan Marriage Bureau's time slots are fully booked for Valentine's Day, the city clerk said. That is, if everyone shows up.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

New York Special Election Live Results: Tom Suozzi Wins George Santos's Seat
Get live results and maps from the New York special election to replace George Santos.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

Takeaways: Tom Suozzi Wins NY Special Election to Replace George Santos
George Santos, snow and old-fashioned experience were factors in the special election in New York, but none was bigger than how Tom Suozzi responded to the migrant crisis.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

Mayorkas Was Impeached by the House. What Happens Next?
The first impeachment of a sitting cabinet member sets off a series of choreographed rituals that dates back to the impeachment of former President Andrew Johnson in 1868.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

House Live Vote: Second Mayorkas Impeachment Attempt
The House plans to hold a second vote Tuesday on whether to impeach Alejandro N. Mayorkas, the homeland security secretary.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

With the Ukraine Aid Vote, the Republicans Are Isolationist Again
A deeply unserious Republican Party faces a deadly serious global moment.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

Steve Scalise Returns After Cancer Treatment to Vote on Mayorkas Impeachment
The first attempt to impeach the homeland security secretary fell short by one vote, when he was not at the Capitol.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

New York Special Election to Replace George Santos: 2024 Live Results
Get live results and maps from the New York special election to replace George Santos.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

Ukraine Aid Bill Faces Hurdles in the House Amid G.O.P. Opposition
Speaker Mike Johnson has indicated he won't put the Senate legislation to a vote in the House, leaving proponents scrambling to find a path to passage.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

In Scorning Trump's Remarks, Biden Urges House to Pass Ukraine Aid Bill
During remarks on the $95 billion Ukraine and Israel aid package, President Biden condemned former President Donald J. Trump for encouraging Russia to attack some NATO members.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

Biden Denounces Trump's Comments on Russia and NATO as ‘Un-American'
The president cited the former president's comments in seeking to increase pressure on Speaker Mike Johnson to allow a floor vote on a $95 billion package of security aid for Ukraine and Israel approved by the Senate.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

How Congress Could Bypass Republican Opposition to Funding Ukraine
Lawmakers in the House may resort to an arcane procedural move to force action on a foreign aid bill that Speaker Johnson has suggested he would not put to a vote.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

New York 3rd Congressional District Special Election 2024: Live Results
Get live results and maps from the New York special election to replace George Santos.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

Pennsylvania State House 140th District Special Election 2024: Live Results
Get live results and maps from the 2024 Pennsylvania legislature special election.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

Biden Denounces Trump's Support for Russian Attack on Allies as ‘Un-American'
The president cited the former president's comments in seeking to increase pressure on Speaker Mike Johnson to allow a floor vote on a $95 billion package of security aid for Ukraine and Israel approved by the Senate.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

House Republicans Try Again to Impeach Mayorkas for Border Policies
With a redo of their first failed attempt, Republicans are hoping to push through the charges in what constitutional experts and others have called a misuse of impeachment to settle a policy disagreement.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

As U.S. Weighs Aid, Ukraine Turns to European Allies for Support
President Volodymyr Zelensky is expected to seek more military assistance in Berlin, Paris and possibly London.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

NY Snowstorm Could Shape Critical Election to Replace George Santos
A snowstorm is expected to affect turnout in a tight race on Tuesday between Mazi Pilip and Tom Suozzi. The winner will replace George Santos.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

House Republicans Try Again to Impeach Mayorkas on Border Charges
In a redo of their first failed attempt, Republicans are hoping to push through the charges that would make the homeland security secretary the first sitting cabinet member to be impeached.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

On Capitol Hill, Republicans Use Bigoted Attacks Against Political Foes
House and Senate Republicans have denigrated fellow lawmakers, Biden administration officials and witnesses in racist ways, both in casual comments and in official settings.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

Senate Passes Israel and Ukraine Aid Package
Senator Chuck Schumer, the majority leader, urged his fellow lawmakers in the House to pass the $95 billion aid bill.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

Prevailing on Ukraine Funding, McConnell Took Political Hits
The minority leader's handling of the border and foreign aid legislation drew scorching criticism from far-right Republicans, though he scored a legislative win on an issue he regards as existential and part of his legacy.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

Kari Lake Is Endorsed by Senate Republicans' Campaign Arm
Ms. Lake, a Trump protégé who embraced his false claims about the 2020 election and refused to concede her own loss in 2022, is running for the seat currently held by Senator Kyrsten Sinema.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

Senate Passes $95 Billion Aid Package for Israel and Ukraine, But Fate Is Still Uncertain
Democrats and a group of Republicans teamed up to approve the $95 billion bill, which also includes aid to Israel and civilians in conflict zones, but the House speaker threatened to ignore it.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

Here Are the Republicans Who Broke With Their Party to Back Ukraine Aid
Party leaders, national security institutionalists and centrists made up the core of the 22 Republicans who joined Democrats in pushing through the military aid, defying former President Donald J. Trump.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

Senate Passes Aid to Ukraine, but Fate Is Uncertain in a Hostile House
Democrats and a group of Republicans teamed up to approve the $95 billion bill, which also includes aid to Israel and civilians in conflict zones, but the House speaker threatened to ignore it.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

Why the Race to Replace George Santos Is So Close
The special House election in New York pits Mazi Pilip, who is running as a Republican, against Tom Suozzi, a Democrat.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

Crypto PAC Jumps Into Senate Race, Opposing Katie Porter in California
A group called Fairshake recently revealed that it and two affiliated super PACs had amassed roughly $80 million combined in 2023. Now it's planning to deploy some of that cash.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 13, 2024

Snowstorm in New York Could Shape Critical House Election
A snowstorm is expected to affect turnout in a tight race on Tuesday between Mazi Pilip and Tom Suozzi. The winner will replace George Santos.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 12, 2024

Senate Pushes Ukraine Aid Bill Toward Passage as G.O.P. Splinters
The legislation passed its final hurdle as a coalition of Republican senators, resisting pressure from the right wing and former President Donald J. Trump, joined Democrats to move it toward a final vote.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 12, 2024

Nancy Pelosi Gets San Francisco Chronicle Endorsement, With a Catch
As Nancy Pelosi, 83, seeks another term in the House, The San Francisco Chronicle tempers its endorsement with hints about making way for younger Democrats.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 12, 2024

A Left-vs.-Left House Battle, Funded by a Split Over Israel
Wesley Bell, a leader in the progressive prosecutors movement, will take on Representative Cori Bush of Missouri, in St. Louis.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 12, 2024

Senate Poised to Advance Ukraine Bill as G.O.P. Splinters
Pressure from hard-liners, including former President Donald J. Trump, has not swayed a coalition of Republican senators that has broken with the party to back the bill.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 12, 2024

Here Are the Republicans Breaking With Their Party to Back Ukraine Aid
Party leaders, national security institutionalists and centrists make up the 18 Republicans who have joined Democrats in breaking filibusters against the military aid, defying former President Donald J. Trump.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 12, 2024

Group Focused on Child Care Plans $40 Million Effort to Help Democrats
The Democratic-allied Campaign for a Family Friendly Economy intends to lift President Biden and important House and Senate races.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 12, 2024

In Nassau County, Machine Politics Fuels a G.O.P. Revival
After decades in decline, Republicans have resurrected their old-school machine in the New York suburbs. They will be tested in a special House election on Tuesday.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 11, 2024

Mayorkas Says He's Undeterred by Republicans' Impeachment Drive
The homeland security secretary called the allegations "baseless" and said he was focused on his work.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 11, 2024

Ukraine-Israel Aid Bill Clears Critical Hurdle in the Senate
The bipartisan vote to advance the measure put it on track for passage, but its fate in the House remains uncertain amid stiff G.O.P. opposition, egged on by former President Donald J. Trump.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 11, 2024

Republican Senators Continue to Push for Revisions to Ukraine-Israel Aid Bill
The legislation faces a critical vote today in the Senate.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 10, 2024

Congressman Who Broke With G.O.P. on Mayorkas Vote Will Not Seek Re-election
Representative Mike Gallagher of Wisconsin, once seen as a rising star, made the announcement just days after voting against impeaching the homeland security secretary.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 10, 2024

Andy Kim Wins a Vote Rich in Symbolism in Race to Replace Menendez
The third-term congressman won key Democratic support Saturday in his run for U.S. Senate in New Jersey, beating the state's first lady, Tammy Murphy, on her home turf.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 09, 2024

Biden and Germany's Scholz Meet at White House and Push for Ukraine Aid
The message came as congressional lawmakers were working on a package with billions in assistance but an uncertain fate.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 09, 2024

Senators Work Into Weekend on Ukraine and Israel Bill as G.O.P. Slows Progress
The $95 billion package appeared on track for eventual passage, but Republicans who killed a bipartisan version were still trying to make changes.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 09, 2024

Is the Senate Becoming the House? A Border Bill's Failure Exposes Chaos in the GOP.
The failure of border legislation exposed serious fault lines among Senate Republicans that rivaled the G.O.P. discord across the Rotunda.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 09, 2024

Is the Senate Becoming the House?
The failure of border legislation exposed serious fault lines among Senate Republicans that rivaled the G.O.P. discord across the Rotunda.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 09, 2024

How Biden Could Act on the Border and Help Himself in November
But to put in place a long-term structure to bring order to the border and our immigration system, Congress also needs to act.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 09, 2024

Former Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Announces Senate Bid
Mr. Hogan, the popular Republican former governor, will run for the seat being vacated by Senator Benjamin L. Cardin, a Democrat.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 09, 2024

Chief Witness Against Gaetz Is Cooperating With House Ethics Investigation
A year after the Justice Department decided not to bring charges against Representative Matt Gaetz in a sex-trafficking investigation, the House Ethics Committee is moving forward with an inquiry into him.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 09, 2024

Matt Rosendale Enters Montana Senate Race, Kicking Off Republican Fight
As Republicans try to unseat Senator Jon Tester, a Democrat, the entrance of Matt Rosendale, a right-wing congressman, will kick off a contested primary that some party leaders had hoped to avoid.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 09, 2024

How Biden Could Act on the Border, and Help Himself in November
But to put in place a long-term structure to bring order to the border and our immigration system, Congress also needs to act.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 08, 2024

Who Will Replace George Santos? Takeaways From the Pilip-Suozzi Debate
Five days before a special House election in New York, Tom Suozzi and Mazi Pilip traded blows in the race's lone debate.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 08, 2024

Trump Came for the Republican Party and Took Over Their Souls
The defeat of the immigration-Ukraine-Israel package marks the end of the party of Eisenhower, Reagan and McCain.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 08, 2024

Supreme Court Seems Likely to Reject Challenge to Trump's Eligibility for Ballot
Justices across the ideological spectrum expressed skepticism about several aspects of a ruling from the Colorado Supreme Court, but there was little discussion of the Jan. 6 riot or Mr. Trump's role in it.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 08, 2024

J&J, Merck and Bristol Myers Squibb CEOs Defend Drug Prices at Senate Hearing
The top executives of three major companies appeared before a Senate panel led by Mr. Sanders, who has made lowering drug costs a signature issue.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 08, 2024

Attorney General's Letter to Congress on the Hur Report
Attorney Merrick B. Garland notified Congress of the closure of the investigation of President Biden by Robert K. Hur, the special counsel.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 08, 2024

What to Know About the Race to Replace George Santos
The special House election in New York pits Mazi Pilip, a Republican county legislator, against Tom Suozzi, a former Democratic congressman.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 08, 2024

Ukraine and Israel Aid Bill Inches Ahead as Divided G.O.P. Demands Changes
Senate Republicans allowed the measure to move forward but were still slowing its progress as they held out for guarantees that they would be able to propose revisions.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 08, 2024

Ukraine and Israel Aid Bill Faces Another Hurdle as Divided G.O.P. Demands Changes
Senate Republicans were withholding support as they sought guarantees they would be able to propose revisions, including to add border restrictions — even after killing a bipartisan deal to impose them.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 08, 2024

J&J, Merck and Bristol Myers Squibb CEOs Testify at Senate Hearing on Drug Prices
The top executives of three major companies appeared on Thursday before a Senate panel led by Mr. Sanders, who has made lowering drug costs a signature issue.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 08, 2024

Ukraine and Israel Aid Bill Stalled in Senate as Divided G.O.P. Demands Changes
Senate Republicans were withholding support as they sought guarantees they would be able to propose revisions, including to add border restrictions — even after killing a bipartisan deal to impose them.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 08, 2024

American Firms Invested $1 Billion in Chinese Chips, Lawmakers Find
A Congressional investigation determined that U.S. funding helped fuel the growth of a sector now viewed by Washington as a security threat.

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 08, 2024

Mayorkas Says He's ‘Focused on the Work' After Impeachment Fails
Alejandro N. Mayorkas, the homeland security secretary, has learned to keep his head down through the drama, his confidants say

Politics - U.S. House
Feb 08, 2024

Supreme Court to Hear Case on Trump's Eligibility for Colorado Ballot
In a momentous argument, the justices will consider whether the former president's attempts to subvert the 2020 election disqualify him from again holding office.

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