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

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

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…

‘Oh my f—ing God’: Chaos as Elon Musk unveils ‘bulletproof’ cybertruck

Tech billionaire Elon Musk unveiled his new Tesla Cybertruck, which he claims performs better than a…

Barr Says Epstein’s Suicide Resulted From ‘Perfect Storm of Screw-Ups’

WASHINGTON — Attorney General William P. Barr said in an interview published on Friday that the…

Barr Says Jeffrey Epstein’s Suicide Was ‘Perfect Storm of Screw-Ups’

WASHINGTON — Attorney General William P. Barr said in an interview published on Friday that the…

Trump ‘Stands With Xi’ (and With Hong Kong’s Protesters)

WASHINGTON — President Trump would not commit Friday to signing legislation overwhelmingly passed by Congress to…

Trump Attacks Impeachment Inquiry and Accuses a Witness of Lying

ImagePresident Trump and Melania Trump at the White House on Thursday.Credit…Samuel Corum for The New York…

How Marla Maples Spends Her Sundays

“I’d like to share a little secret with you,” said a sympathetic real estate agent, played…

Deepfakes — Believe at Your Own Risk

Episode 21: ‘Fake Believe’ Producer/Director Andréa Schmidt Watch — very closely — as an ambitious group…

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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A Racist Book’s Malign and Lingering Influence

One morning in 1972, the French author Jean Raspail was at his home on the Mediterranean…

At Oakland Watch Party, Some Harris Skeptics Ask: ‘Where Have You Been?’

OAKLAND, Calif. — When Senator Kamala Harris announced her presidential campaign on the steps of City…

Day After Debate, Biden and Warren Face Protesters at Events

GREENWOOD, S.C. — Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and an immigrants’ rights activist on…

Trump Pays Respects to 2 Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Thursday greeted the families of two soldiers killed in Afghanistan a…

The Impeachment Witnesses Not Heard

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

They Toil Gladly Offstage. Impeachment Lands Them in the Spotlight.

ImageFiona Hill, President Trump’s former top adviser on Russia and Europe, on Thursday. As with other witnesses,…

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…

Campaigns Say Google Ad Policy Sidesteps Problem of Disinformation

Google’s new restrictions on political advertising, following an outright ban on such ads by Twitter, amount…

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…