Politics Through the Looking Glass: Virus Scrambles the Left-Right Lines

The 2020 edition of the Conservative Political Action Conference in Oxon Hill, Md., in February offered…

Another Thing to Fear Out There: Coronavirus Scammers

The white banner with images of red crosses had been hastily erected in front of two…

2020 Conventions: Democrats Are in Fear and`The Show Must Go On’ for Republicans

WASHINGTON — Taking their cue from President Trump, Republicans at every level of the party are…

Democrats Fear for Their Convention. For Republicans, ‘The Show Must Go On.’

WASHINGTON — Taking their cue from President Trump, Republicans at every level of the party are…

Trump Confronts a New Reality Before an Expected Wave of Disease and Death

WASHINGTON — Five weeks ago, when there were 60 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the…

Behind Trump’s Reversal on Reopening the Country: 2 Sets of Numbers

WASHINGTON — The numbers the health officials showed President Trump were overwhelming. With the peak of…

Navy Hospital Ship Reaches New York. But It’s Not Made to Contain Coronavirus.

WASHINGTON — The enormous hospital ship U.S.N.S. Comfort arrived in New York Harbor Monday morning, a…

On Politics: Trump Backs Off a Promise

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Trump Extends Social Distancing Guidelines Through End of April

WASHINGTON — President Trump retreated Sunday from his desire to relax coronavirus guidelines by Easter, announcing…

Trump Extending Coronavirus Social Distancing Guidelines Until April 30, Dropping Goal of Reopening By Easter

At Sunday’s Coronavirus Task Force Briefing, President Donald Trump announced that his administration was extending the…

Trump Says He Will Label Regions by Risk of Coronavirus Threat

WASHINGTON — President Trump said Thursday that he planned to label different areas of the country…

Trump Gets a Bump

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The People Leading When Leaders Do Not

County Line Pie was almost as busy on a Sunday in mid-March as it had been…

On Politics: We Have a Deal

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Trump Wants U.S. ‘Opened Up’ by Easter, Despite Health Officials’ Warnings

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Tuesday that he wanted to reopen the country for business…

Trump Targets April 12 to Lift the Lockdown: I’d Love to Have the Country Reopen ‘By Easter’

President Donald Trump told Fox’s Harris Faulkner on Tuesday that he would “love to have the country opened…