White House Economists Warned in 2019 a Pandemic Could Devastate America

WASHINGTON — White House economists published a study last September that warned a pandemic disease could…

Congressman Max Rose Deploys With National Guard for Coronavirus Relief

WASHINGTON — Representative Max Rose, a freshman Democrat from New York, announced on Tuesday that he…

How Coronavirus Made Powell and Mnuchin in Charge of Saving the Economy

WASHINGTON — On March 15, as economic devastation from the coronavirus showed no signs of abating,…

How Powell and Mnuchin Became the Duo in Charge of Saving the Economy

WASHINGTON — On March 15, as economic devastation from the coronavirus showed no signs of abating,…

Wartime Production Law Has Been Used Routinely, but Not With Coronavirus

WASHINGTON — Chemicals used to construct military missiles. Materials needed to build drones. Body armor for…

The Safety Net Got a Quick Patch. What Happens After the Coronavirus?

WASHINGTON — President Trump and congressional Republicans spent the last three years fighting to cut anti-poverty…

FIFA sees ‘duty’ to help as pandemic ravages soccer finances

As the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic ripple across world football, FIFA sees a “duty”…

Who Are the Voters Behind Trump’s Higher Approval Rating?

Justin Penn, a Pittsburgh voter who calls himself politically independent, favored Joseph R. Biden Jr. in…

The Safety Net Is Stronger. What Happens After the Coronavirus?

WASHINGTON — President Trump and congressional Republicans spent the last three years fighting to cut anti-poverty…

Sanders Argues He Has ‘Narrow Path’ and Says He Wants to Push His Issues

Senator Bernie Sanders this week offered his clearest articulation to date of his rationale for remaining…

On Politics: Does Biden Need to Turn the Flash On?

Good morning and welcome to On Politics, a daily political analysis of the 2020 elections based…

U.S. Counts on Global Crises to Press Again for Power Shift in Venezuela

WASHINGTON — The United States is seizing on Venezuela’s economic pain and the coronavirus threat to…

Biden Faces a Cash Gap With Trump. He Has to Close It Virtually.

Joseph R. Biden Jr. is working the phones with top donors while cloistered in his Delaware…

Fracking Once Lifted Pennsylvania. Now It Could Be a Drag.

CARMICHAELS, Pa. — The last time the global economy was in free fall, an economic savior…

Congress Just Spent $2 Trillion on Coronavirus Relief. It’s Eyeing More.

WASHINGTON — As the toll of the coronavirus continues to rise — with more state shutdowns,…

Trump’s Virus Defense Is Often an Attack, and the Target Is Often a Woman

WASHINGTON — As he confronts a global pandemic, President Trump’s attention has also been directed at…

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…

Are Democrats Cool on Biden?

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

Congress Just Spent $2 Trillion on Coronavirus Relief. It’s Eying More.

WASHINGTON — As the toll of the coronavirus continues to rise — with more states shutting…

Pelosi Floats New Stimulus Plan: Rolling Back SALT Cap

WASHINGTON — As lawmakers prepare for another round of fiscal stimulus to address economic fallout from…