Cuomo Postpones New York’s Primary Election From April 28 to June 23

New York will postpone its April 28 presidential primary until June 23, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo…

Tom Coburn, the ‘Dr. No’ of Congress, Is Dead at 72

Tom Coburn, an ultraconservative Oklahoma Republican and family physician who in 16 years in Congress crusaded…

House Departs Without Vote to Extend Expired F.B.I. Spy Tools

WASHINGTON — House Democrats left the capital on Friday after passing the $2 trillion coronavirus relief…

John Sears, Strategist for Nixon and Reagan, Dies at 79

John P. Sears, a Republican political strategist who worked for Richard M. Nixon and Ronald Reagan…

Thomas Massie, House’s ‘Mr. No,’ Tries to Force Vote on Coronavirus Aid Bill

WASHINGTON — When Representative Thomas Massie heard that House leaders wanted to pass a $2 trillion…

Here’s How the House Can Voice Vote on the $2 Trillion Stimulus Package

WASHINGTON — The House planned on Friday to use an extraordinary method to push through a…

Can the House Pass a $2 Trillion Stimulus by Voice Vote? Here’s How It Works

WASHINGTON — The House planned on Friday to use an extraordinary method to push through a…

Can Trump Break a 50 Percent Approval Rating?

Welcome to Poll Watch, our weekly look at polling data and survey research on the candidates,…

Scrubbing In to Vote, the House Returns to Consider a $2 Trillion Stimulus Plan

By WASHINGTON — The microphones have been removed from the well of the House to guard…

Man Charged With Making Death Threats to Nancy Pelosi in Coronavirus Rant

A Texas man, ranting on social media about the congressional response to the coronavirus outbreak, has…

How Will the Spending Be Spun?

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

As Crisis Unfolds, Sanders Sees a Moment That Matches His Ideas

Both hands were waving — over here, over there, a full wingspan on display — as…

Trump’s ‘Disaster Diplomacy’ Has So Far Had Few Results

WASHINGTON — As the coronavirus raced across the globe earlier this year, the Trump administration offered…

The 2020 Debate Over Health Care Is Getting ‘a Lot More Real’

WASHINGTON — One of the thorniest debates in American politics is over health care. Now add…

A $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Will Help, but More May Be Needed

WASHINGTON — If you want to shut down an economy to fight a pandemic without driving…

Live Coronavirus Updates and Coverage

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Trump Gets a Bump

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Colleges Get Billions in Coronavirus Relief, but Say Deal Falls Short of Needs

WASHINGTON — The $2 trillion stimulus package barreling toward passage by the Senate on Wednesday will…

Fine Print of Stimulus Bill Contains Special Deals for Industries

WASHINGTON — Restaurants and retailers will get a tweak to federal tax law they have been…

What’s in the Coronavirus Stimulus Package? 5 Things to Know

WASHINGTON — Trump administration officials and top Democrats finalized an agreement early Wednesday morning on a…