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…

Grappling With the Impact of Coronavirus: This Week in the 2020 Race

Hello, from the socially distanced land of our comfy (read: tiny) New York apartments! Electoral politics…

For Farmers, Stimulus Bill Means Subsidies Continue to Flow

WASHINGTON — After providing nearly $26 billion in aid to farmers over the past few years…

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…

Wisconsin Won’t Delay Its Primary, So the Governor Wants to Mail Everyone a Ballot

Gov. Tony Evers of Wisconsin on Friday requested that absentee ballots be sent to every one…

Can Trump Break a 50 Percent Approval Rating?

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The Most Powerful People in American Politics Are Over 65

LAS VEGAS — Joseph R. Biden Jr. wasn’t accustomed to overflow audiences. It was a Tuesday…

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…

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…

Live Coronavirus Updates and Coverage

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Why June 2 Is Suddenly the Hottest Date on the Primary Calendar

Think of it as Super Postponed Day. June 2 had been an afterthought on the Democratic…

2020 Primary and Election: Has the Coronavirus Postponed It All?

There is a rhythm to it all, in happier times, a procession of dates and checkpoints…

Super PACs Step In to Attack Trump’s Coronavirus Response

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

Democrats Again Block Action on Coronavirus Stimulus, Seeking Restrictions on Corporate Aid

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats on Monday again blocked action on a nearly $2 trillion economic rescue…

Obamacare Turns 10 Today. Here’s a Look at What Works and Doesn’t.

A pandemic. A Supreme Court challenge (again). A presidential election campaign — this time with attacks…

Biden, Struggling for Visibility During Crisis, Faults Trump’s Response to Virus

WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., confronting questions over his lack of visibility…

Biden Addresses a Visibility Question: ‘How Do We Get More of You?’

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., the likely Democratic nominee against President Trump in this…

Trump Bets Business Will Answer Call to Fight Virus, but Strategy Bewilders Firms

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s refusal to invoke the Defense Production Act to commandeer resources for the…

‘Wartime President’? Trump Rewrites History in an Election Year

WASHINGTON — With the economy faltering and the political landscape unsettled as the coronavirus death toll…

Joe Biden’s Campaign Was Cash Poor. He Seized Control of the Nomination Anyway.

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. has taken command of the Democratic primary for president…