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On Politics With Lisa Lerer: The Silent Majority Party

Hi. Welcome to On Politics, your guide to the day in national politics. I’m Lisa Lerer,…

Trump Falsely Accuses Ilhan Omar of Proclaiming ‘How Great Al Qaeda Is’

President Trump on Monday defended his tweets suggesting that four Democratic members of Congress “go back”…

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena

WASHINGTON — White House officials directed Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional…

Money Gap Among Democrats Grows as Inslee, Castro and Gillibrand Report Small Hauls

The gap between the rich and the poor in the Democratic presidential primary is big —…

Trump Sends Negotiators to Geneva for Nuclear Talks With Russians and Also Seeks to Limit Chinese Warheads

WASHINGTON — President Trump is sending a high-level delegation to meet with Russian counterparts in Geneva…

E.P.A. Broke Rules in Shake-Up of Science Panels, Federal Watchdog Says

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‘Toxic Stew’ Stirred Up by Disasters Poses Long-Term Danger, New Findings Show

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Most Migrants at Border With Mexico Would Be Denied Asylum Protections Under New Trump Rule

WASHINGTON — Most migrants who travel by land to enter the United States from the Mexican…

Trump’s Tweet Was Condemned as Racist. His Response: No, They’re the Racists.

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Monday increased his attacks on four first-term Democratic congresswomen and warned…

Trump Accuses 4 Democratic Congresswomen of Spewing ‘Racist Hatred’

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Monday increased his attacks on four freshman Democratic congresswomen and warned…

Trump Tells Congresswomen to ‘Go Back’ to the Countries They Came From

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Sunday that a group of four minority congresswomen feuding with…

Joe Biden’s Health Care Plan Focuses on Shoring Up the Affordable Care Act

After remaining vague for months about his plans to expand on the Affordable Care Act, Joseph…

Huge Turnout Is Expected in 2020. So Which Party Would Benefit?

The 2020 presidential election is poised to have the highest turnout in a century, with the…

He’s Gay. His Main Opponent Makes Homophobic Remarks.

In January, as Congress swore in a record 10 openly L.G.B.T.Q. members, Ritchie J. Torres, a…

How Joe Biden Became the Democrats’ Anti-Busing Crusader

NEWPORT, Del. — In July 1974, with a federal court in Delaware on the verge of…