‘Faithless Electors’ Could Tip the 2020 Election. Will the Supreme Court Stop Them?

WASHINGTON — On Dec. 19, 2016, a little more than a month after the presidential election,…

Trump’s Sweeping Case Against Impeachment: A Political Document Intended to Delegitimize the Process

WASHINGTON — Breathtaking in scope, defiant in tone, the White House’s refusal to cooperate with the…

Supreme Court to Hear Abortion Case From Louisiana

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear its first abortion case since President…

Impeachment Rules Say Senate Must Act, but Its Act Might Be a Swift Dismissal

WASHINGTON — Senator Mitch McConnell’s comment this week that the Senate would be forced to “take…

Impeachment Battle to Turn for First Time on a President’s Ties to a Foreign Country

WASHINGTON — Alexander Hamilton, as usual, got right to the heart of the matter. When the…

Pelosi on Trump: ‘He Does Not Care About Ethics’ — Live Updates

Here’s what you need to know: ImagePresident Trump met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky today.CreditDoug Mills/The…

What to Expect as House Launches an Impeachment Inquiry

ImageSpeaker Nancy Pelosi announced on Tuesday that the House would launch a formal impeachment inquiry.CreditAnna Moneymaker/The…

Politics Has No Place at the Supreme Court, Chief Justice Roberts Says

Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. on Tuesday forcefully rejected criticism that the Supreme Court’s work…

The Impeachment Process, Explained

WASHINGTON — Talk among House Democrats of impeaching President Trump has sharply escalated amid the dispute…

For D.C. Statehood Advocates, a Hearing Marks Another Step Forward

WASHINGTON — Washington residents lined the Capitol Hill hallways, waving the red and white District of…

Supreme Court Says Judges Are Above Politics. It May Hear a Case Testing That View.

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court justices insist that politics plays no role in their decision-making. But their…

Impeachment Inquiry or Just Plain Oversight? It Depends on Who You Ask

WASHINGTON — An impeachment investigation to potentially try to remove the president of the United States…

U.S. Appeals Court Reinstates Emoluments Case Against Trump

A federal appeals court in New York on Friday revived a lawsuit alleging that President Trump…

Presidential Power Must Be Curbed After Trump, 2020 Candidates Say

WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidates broadly agree that President Trump has shaken the presidency loose from…

N.R.A. Files Suit Against San Francisco

The National Rifle Association sued San Francisco on Monday, less than a week after the city’s…