Moderate Voters Could Decide the Democratic Nominee. What Do They Want?

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Charges of Ukrainian Meddling? A Russian Operation, U.S. Intelligence Says

WASHINGTON — Republicans have sought for weeks amid the impeachment inquiry to shift attention to President…

Campaigns Pressure Facebook to Stay Pat on Political Ads

SAN FRANCISCO — After Google announced restrictions on political advertising this week, campaign strategists in Washington…

His White House Engulfed, Trump Keeps California in the Cross Hairs

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The Impeachment Witnesses Not Heard

WASHINGTON — In recent days, lawmakers were told that when President Trump ramped up his campaign…

Trump’s NOAA Pick, Barry Myers, Asks to Withdraw Nomination

Barry Lee Myers, whose nomination by President Trump to lead the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration…

R.N.C. Spent Nearly $100,000 on Copies of Donald Trump Jr.’s Book

When Donald Trump Jr.’s new book “Triggered” appeared at the top of the New York Times…

Bracing for Impeachment, White House and Republicans Weigh Contours of a Senate Trial

WASHINGTON — The White House and the Republicans in the Senate, all but certain that the…

Impeachment Briefing: Highlights From the Hill Hearing

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Obama Urges Democrats to ‘Chill Out’ About 2020 Presidential Field

LOS ALTOS HILLS, Calif. — Former President Barack Obama urged Democrats on Thursday to “chill out”…

Suiting Up for the Impeachment Battle

The fourth presidential impeachment hearings in the history of the United States, whose public phase came…

Watchdog Report on Russia Investigation to Come Out Next Month

WASHINGTON — A highly anticipated Justice Department inspector general’s report on aspects of the Russia investigation,…

After Debating About Black Support, Democrats Fan Out to Try to Earn It

ATLANTA — A day after the fifth Democratic presidential debate was held in Atlanta, candidates fanned…

Republicans Now Support Paid Leave, Too. So Why Hasn’t It Passed?

ImageKamala Harris and Andrew Yang at the Democratic debate on Wednesday. They, like the other candidates…

Fiona Hill Testifies ‘Fictions’ on Ukraine Pushed by Trump Help Russia

WASHINGTON — The White House’s former top Europe and Russia expert sharply denounced what she called…

Democrats at Georgia Debate Use the State to Make a Case on Voting Rights

The fifth Democratic debate in Atlanta brought the spotlight of the presidential primary to Georgia, a…

Democratic Debate Has Early Focus on Trump’s Conduct and Impeachment

The Democratic presidential candidates expressed uniform support on Wednesday night for the impeachment inquiry into President…

Tulsi Gabbard Criticizes Democrats in Democratic Debate, and Harris Fires Back

Representative Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii offered a striking critique of the Democratic Party on Wednesday from…

Carolyn Maloney Elected First Woman to Lead House Oversight Panel

WASHINGTON — House Democrats elected Representative Carolyn B. Maloney of New York on Wednesday to lead…

Obama Moves Off Political Sidelines, Earlier Than He Expected

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama had a plan of sorts for the 2020 presidential primaries, according to…