April 6, 2020
Plus, Texas is going to begin screening drivers who enter the state from virus-stricken Louisiana, and Scotland’s chief medical officer resigned last night for violating her own guidance to stay home.
April 3, 2020
Plus, the coronavirus recession is shaping up to be the biggest blow to the U.S. economy since the Great Recession, and Italy and Spain report the number of coronavirus cases in their countries are beginning to stabilize.
April 2, 2020
Plus, Florida finally issues a stay-at-home order, and Republicans are using the coronavirus crisis as cover to restrict women’s reproductive rights.
April 1, 2020
Plus, some New York hospitals have stopped resuscitating coronavirus victims, and the United Nations says this pandemic is the single biggest challenge facing the globe since World War II.
March 31, 2020
Plus, states surge medical capacity to prepare for the influx of coronavirus victims, and more governors issue mandatory stay-at-home orders.
March 30, 2020
Plus, a choir practice in Washington state turns fatal, and the virus collides with maid culture in Latin America.
March 27, 2020
Plus, President Trump clashes with governors over relaxing restrictions, and medical workers are rushing to update their wills in case they don't survive the pandemic.
March 26, 2020
Plus, soldiers around the world are being mobilized to enforce lockdowns, and more states order residents to stay home.
March 25, 2020
Plus, India is on a nationwide three week lockdown, and the Senate and the White House finalized a deal on a $2 trillion stimulus package.
March 24, 2020
Plus, a deal on a stimulus package could be near, and President Trump wants to reopen the economy, even as public health officials object.
March 23, 2020
Plus, the stimulus package to respond to the coronavirus hits a speed bump, and Senator Rand Paul finds out he tested positive moments after swimming in the congressional pool.
March 20, 2020
Plus, the shortage of testing kits has amplified inequities in our health-care system, and rural areas of the country are likely to have the highest death rates.
March 19, 2020
Plus, Jared Kushner exerts control over the government's response to the pandemic, and President Trump gambles his reelection on what could be 2 trillion dollars in bailouts.
March 18, 2020
Plus, Europe is closing its borders, and Joe Biden sweeps primaries in Florida, Illinois and Arizona.
March 17, 2020
Plus, the CDC admits mistakes in rolling out tests, and Italy's newspapers are full of death notices, but no one can attend the funerals.
March 16, 2020
Plus, the Federal Reserve drops benchmark interest rate to zero, and essential details of the White House's coronavirus testing plan remain murky.
March 13, 2020
Plus, President Trump launches airstrikes against Iranian-backed militias in Iraq, and Joe Biden hires a new campaign manager.
March 12, 2020
Plus, people are starting to get laid off because of the spreading coronavirus, and the unintended consequences of Italy's national coronavirus lockdown.
March 11, 2020
Plus, updates on the current total number of coronavirus cases, and President Trump’s proposal to dramatically reduce the payroll tax.
March 10, 2020
Plus, Joe Biden chips away at the white working class vote, two Marines are killed during an operation against the Islamic State, and Democrats face a heavy lift as they hope to win the Senate.
March 9, 2020
In speeches this weekend, Sanders has cautiously tested new and forceful attacks on Biden’s record on gay rights and women’s issues, potent critiques aimed at two key bases of the Democratic Party.
March 6, 2020
Military helicopters delivered testing kits Thursday to a cruise ship being held off the coast of California, as officials in Washington faced angry questions about whether the vessel is set to become the latest breeding ground for the coronavirus.
March 5, 2020
Elizabeth Warren flew home to Boston to reassess her campaign, weighing whether to end her bid and allow liberals in the party to unite behind Sanders the way moderates quickly coalesced for Biden.
March 4, 2020
Joe Biden swept the South and did surprisingly well in New England and the Upper Midwest on Super Tuesday. He appears poised to seize control of the Democratic presidential race and overtake Bernie Sanders as the delegate leader.
March 3, 2020
The coronavirus has claimed six American lives, and patients are now being treated in at least 15 states.
March 2, 2020
The coronavirus has been circulating undetected and has possibly infected scores of people over the past six weeks in Washington state.
February 28, 2020
Officials at the Department of Health and Human Services sent more than a dozen workers to receive the first Americans evacuated from Wuhan, China without proper training for infection control or appropriate protective gear.
February 27, 2020
The CDC reported last night that a person in Northern California has contracted the coronavirus without traveling to regions hit by the outbreak or coming in contact with anyone known to have the infection.
February 26, 2020
Bernie Sanders came under withering and sustained criticism during last night's presidential debate in Charleston, South Carolina, as his six rivals launched urgent attempts to stop the candidate who has the clearest path to the Democratic nomination.
February 25, 2020
With Sanders now surging to the top of the Democratic presidential field, those three-decade-old impressions on his Cold War travels introduced a volatile new element in the race Monday.
February 24, 2020
Bernie Sanders has seized a commanding position in the Democratic presidential race, building a diverse coalition that is driving his liberal movement toward the cusp of taking over the party.
February 21, 2020
A senior U.S. intelligence official told lawmakers last week that Russia wants to see President Trump reelected, viewing his administration as more favorable to the Kremlin’s interests.
February 20, 2020
Former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg suffered a punishing welcome in the Las Vegas Democratic debate on Wednesday night.
February 19, 2020
President Trump granted clemency yesterday to a clutch of political allies, circumventing the usual Justice Department process.
February 18, 2020
Former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg qualified for Wednesday’s Democratic debate in Las Vegas, setting the stage for a clash that will test the staying power of a campaign that has so far been defined by its astronomical advertising spending.
February 14, 2020
Attorney General Bill Barr pushed back last night against Trump’s attacks on the Justice Department. The remarkable public rebuke of the president by a sitting member of the cabinet arose from a crisis of confidence at the Justice Department.
February 13, 2020
Usually the early Democratic presidential contests shrink the field. This year, they’ve expanded it.
February 12, 2020
Democrats are bracing themselves for a long and divisive slog for the presidential nomination after New Hampshire has added new uncertainty to a race that was already scrambled by last week's caucuses in Iowa.
February 11, 2020
This first-in-the-nation primary state, which votes today, is at the leading edge of Americans’ frustration with flaws of the U.S. health-care system.
February 10, 2020
The two top finishers in last week's Iowa caucuses, representing opposite ends of the Democratic Party's ideological spectrum, are heading for a showdown in Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary.
February 7, 2020
A Chinese doctor who was silenced by police for trying to share news about the new coronavirus long before Chinese health authorities disclosed its full threat died after coming down with the illness.
February 6, 2020
Mitt Romney sealed a place in history yesterday by voting to convict President Trump of abuse of power, becoming a lone voice of dissent in a Republican Party that otherwise marched in lockstep with the president throughout the impeachment proceedings.
February 5, 2020
President Trump’s State of the Union address last night amounted to a more subdued version of one of his raucous campaign rallies.
February 4, 2020
On the night Iowa was asked to deliver a definitive primary result, the entire precinct caucus system broke down, and Iowa's place in the nominating process became the story.
February 3, 2020
On Sunday, an NBC reporter overheard one of the former vice president’s top surrogates, John F. Kerry, in the hotel lobby speculating over the idea that he would jump into the race.
February 2, 2020
The Democratic presidential candidates returned to Iowa in full force yesterday, using a brief break from impeachment proceedings to rally supporters ahead of tomorrow’s caucuses.
February 1, 2020
A handwritten sign posted on the wall inside a Bernie Sanders campaign office here in Des Moines tells volunteers how to respond when people raise concerns about his identity as a socialist.
January 31, 2020
At a pivotal, potentially energizing moment for Democrats, preparing for the first votes of their long-awaited effort to unseat Trump, the presidential candidates found themselves reacting to his massive shadow rather than setting their own course.
January 30, 2020
President Trump’s legal team offered a startling defense yesterday as senators debated his fate in the impeachment trial, arguing that presidents could do nearly anything so long as they believe their reelection is in the public interest.
January 29, 2020
Congressional Republicans are pivoting hard to a new argument: the president’s actions are not impeachable, even if it turns out he did leverage his office for an investigation of a domestic rival.
January 28, 2020
Sensational revelations from President Trump’s former national security adviser threatened to upend the Senate impeachment trial Monday, increasing the chances that senators would vote to allow witnesses in a perilous development for the White House.
January 27, 2020
John Bolton’s forthcoming book, “The Room Where It Happened,” is scheduled for publication March 17, but a White House review could attempt to delay its publication or block some of its contents.
January 24, 2020
In the impeachment trial, Democrats detailed their defense of Joe Biden’s actions regarding Ukraine in anticipation that it will be a major portion of the White House’s defense later this week.
January 23, 2020
House Democrats charged with prosecuting the impeachment case against President Trump scaled back their fiery language yesterday following that scolding from Chief Justice John Roberts
January 22, 2020
A little 1 a.m. Eastern time this morning, Chief Justice John Roberts rebuked House impeachment managers and defense lawyers for President Trump over their decorum.
January 21, 2020
Later yesterday afternoon, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell finally released the ground rules that will guide trial proceedings.
January 17, 2020
For three years, Trump’s hotel near the White House has been a loose, anybody-welcome hangout for Republicans.
January 16, 2020
President Trump has often revealed himself as woefully uninformed about the basics of geography and history during his three years as the most powerful man in the world.
January 15, 2020
New materials released by House Democrats appear to show Ukraine’s top prosecutor offering one of Rudy Giuliani's associates damaging information related to Joe Biden if the Trump administration recalled the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine.
January 14, 2020
Russian military spies have hacked the Ukrainian gas company that is at the heart of the impeachment trial of Trump.
January 13, 2020
The only woman in Iran to ever have won an Olympic medal has defected from that country, announcing her departure in a poignant Instagram post this weekend that accuses the government in Tehran of “hypocrisy,” “injustice” and oppressing women.
January 10, 2020
Instant messages and other internal Boeing documents released on Thursday night show company employees discussing efforts to manipulate U.S. and international safety regulators.
January 9, 2020
U.S. officials said they knew by Tuesday afternoon that the Iranians intended to strike at American targets in Iraq, although it was not immediately clear exactly which they would choose.
January 8, 2020
No American casualties have been reported after Iran launched more than a dozen ballistic missiles at two Iraqi bases housing US personnel last night.
January 7, 2020
If the United States withdraws from Iraq as backlash over the killing widens, Russia could strengthen its foothold in the country — much as it did in Syria after Trump ordered a troop pullout there last fall, a step that was later partly reversed.
January 6, 2020
Mike Pompeo spoke to President Trump multiple times every day last week, culminating in Trump’s decision to approve the killing of Iran’s top military commander, Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani, at the strong urging of Pompeo.
January 3, 2020
A U.S. airstrike killed Iranian Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani in Baghdad on Thursday, the Pentagon said, a dramatic escalation of tensions between the two countries that could lead to widespread violence in the region and beyond.
January 2, 2020
The siege by supporters of an Iranian-backed militia at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad ended Wednesday after the militia ordered them to withdraw.
December 27, 2019
When the Latino Community Foundation sent questionnaires to the Democratic presidential candidates asking where they stood on issues such as education, health care and immigration, the result was hardly what it anticipated: no response at all.
December 26, 2019
Sen. Lisa Murkowski, a key potential Republican swing vote, told an Anchorage TV station that she was “disturbed” by the Senate majority leader’s statement last week that the verdict in President Trump’s upcoming impeachment trial was already determined.
December 23, 2019
An official from the White House budget office directed the Defense Department to “hold off” on sending military aid to Ukraine less than two hours after President Trump’s controversial phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
December 20, 2019
Former White House officials say they feared Vladimir Putin influenced President Trump’s views on Ukraine and the 2016 campaign.
December 19, 2019
The House of Representatives voted last night to impeach President Trump on charges that he abused his office and obstructed Congress, branding an indelible mark on the most turbulent presidency of modern times.
December 18, 2019
President Trump, on the eve of his expected impeachment, lit into congressional Democrats. Trump wrote a rambling and raging letter that voters would punish Democrats and history would vindicate him.
December 17, 2019
Congressional negotiators cemented a $1.3 trillion federal spending deal, with a pay raise for federal workers, money for federal gun violence research and the repeal of several taxes associated with the 2010 health care law.
December 16, 2019
Rep. Justin Amash (I-Mich.) could reach conservative voters in a way Democrats can’t, potentially bolstering their case to the public. He could also provide Democrats cover from GOP accusations that they’re pursuing a partisan impeachment.
December 13, 2019
Ballots tallied through the night affirmed that Johnson and his Conservative Party had achieved a smashing success, the largest win for the Tories since Margaret Thatcher prevailed a third time in 1987.
December 12, 2019
Several GOP senators say privately that it would be much better to limit the trial and quickly vote to acquit Trump, rather than engage in what could become a political circus.
December 11, 2019
The nation saw a split screen Tuesday, in which Nancy Pelosi dashed from a somber announcement of articles of impeachment against the president to a jubilant proclamation of a revised North American trade accord.
December 10, 2019
Justice Department IG report examining the FBI investigation of Trump’s 2016 campaign rebutted accusations that officials were driven by political bias, but found broad failures requiring major changes.
December 9, 2019
The Post obtained records from more than 400 of the interviews after a three-year legal battle. The documents reveal that people who were directly involved in the war could not shake their doubts about the strategy and mission.
December 6, 2019
with a five-minute nationally televised address on Thursday morning, Pelosi has become the reluctant face of the impeachment effort.
December 5, 2019
Over the past year, my colleagues Josh Parlow and Dave Fahrenthold have interviewed 48 people who worked illegally for the Trump Organization at 11 of its properties in Florida, New Jersey, New York and Virginia.
December 4, 2019
Some of Capitol Hill’s most aggressive and colorful characters in both parties will have a new platform as the impeachment inquiry moves to the Judiciary Committee
December 3, 2019
Attorney General Bill Barr has told associates he disagrees with the Justice Department’s inspector general on one of the key findings in an upcoming report about the FBI’s Russia investigation.
December 2, 2019
By the end of this month, more than 500 Ukrainian prosecutors will be out of their jobs as part of sweeping professional reviews under Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
November 27, 2019
President Trump knew about the whistleblower's complaint before he reluctantly unfroze the military aid to Ukraine.
November 26, 2019
A federal court ruled last night that former Trump White House counsel Donald McGahn must comply with a House subpoena, finding that “no one is above the law” and that top presidential advisers cannot ignore congressional demands for information.
November 25, 2019
A confidential White House review of President Trump’s decision to place a hold on military aid to Ukraine has turned up hundreds of documents that reveal extensive efforts to generate an after-the-fact justification for the decision.
November 22, 2019
Hill emerged as one of the few witnesses over the past two weeks able to move from providing accounts of events inside the White House to placing the unfolding Ukraine scandal in a broader political context.
November 21, 2019
Gordon Sondland was almost nonchalant as he implicated the president and his top advisers in a scheme – maybe even a conspiracy – to pressure Ukraine.
November 20, 2019
Three current and former Trump administration officials described during congressional testimony yesterday how they harbored a variety of concerns surrounding the July 25 call.
November 19, 2019
A counselor in the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine told lawmakers that he was shocked to overhear a phone call in which a top diplomat assured President Trump that Ukrainian officials would pursue an investigation of interest to the U.S. commander in chief.
November 18, 2019
Everything seemed ready to go: President Trump’s ban on most flavored e-cigarettes had been cleared by federal regulators. But the night before a planned morning news conference, the president balked.
November 15, 2019
Using her most aggressive language yet, Nancy Pelosi accused Trump of committing “bribery” by seeking to use U.S. military aid as leverage to pressure the Ukrainian government to conduct investigations that could politically benefit the president.
November 14, 2019
The first day of public impeachment hearings unearthed new evidence potentially implicating President Trump more directly in a scheme to center American policy toward Ukraine on political investigations.
November 13, 2019
The House will begin the public phase of its impeachment inquiry with Democrats and Republicans prepared to offer competing narratives of whether President Trump inappropriately pressured Ukraine to investigate his political rivals.
November 12, 2019
The White House’s bifurcated and disjointed response to the impeachment inquiry has been fueled by a battle between acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney and White House counsel Pat Cipollone.
November 11, 2019
In the nearly 3,000 pages of interview transcripts from the House impeachment inquiry released last week, Trump often seems like a supporting character in someone else’s drama.
November 8, 2019
The House GOP's emerging plan to save Trump is to turn the blame on three of his deputies: E.U. Ambassador Gordon Sondland, personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani and, possibly, acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney.
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