Wisconsin Election Fight Heralds a National Battle Over Virus-Era Voting

MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin voters will face a choice between protecting their health and exercising their civic…

‘Swept Up by FEMA’: Complicated Medical Supply System Sows Confusion

WASHINGTON — In Massachusetts, state leaders said they had confirmed a vast order of personal protective…

Peter Navarro Has Antagonized Multinational Companies. Now He’s in Charge.

WASHINGTON — For three years, Peter Navarro has been corporate America’s biggest nemesis, punishing multinational companies…

On Politics: ‘Our Pearl Harbor Moment’

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

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…

U.S. Military Seeks More Funding for Pacific Region After Pandemic

WASHINGTON — United States military officials have outlined a spending request to bolster deterrence against China…

With Campaigns in Remote Mode, Pandemic Upends Battle for Congress

WASHINGTON — As John Hickenlooper, the former Colorado governor and current Democratic candidate for Senate, began…

Texas Governor Greg Abbott Is Trying to Lead in a Pandemic Without Picking Sides

On Thursday, in a public service announcement filmed in his wood-paneled office, Gov. Greg Abbott of…

Tensions Persist Between Trump and Medical Advisers Over the Coronavirus

WASHINGTON — Rarely has the schism between President Trump and his own public health advisers over…

A Debate Over Masks Uncovers Deep White House Divisions

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Friday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was…

What Unites the Right and Left? Coronavirus Anxiety

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

Maryland’s Governor, a Republican, Is Willing to Spar With Trump for Supplies

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Larry Hogan was annoyed. On a conference call, Mr. Hogan, the Republican governor…

Kushner Puts Himself in the Middle of the White House’s Chaotic Coronavirus Response

WASHINGTON — Peter T. Gaynor, the federal government’s top emergency manager, was about to go on…

‘I’m Scared’: Wisconsin Election Puts Poll Workers at Risk of Virus

Angie Copas has high blood pressure and asthma, and her job as clerk for the village…

On Politics: How Will the Economy Be Rebuilt?

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

Inside Kim Kardashian’s Prison-Reform Machine

Kim Kardashian West breezed into a steakhouse in Washington, D.C., last month, wearing a bright white…

How Will Biden Choose a Running Mate? Look to the Obama Model

Joseph R. Biden Jr. has spoken with former President Barack Obama about the process of selecting…

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…

They Made a New Life in the U.S. The Coronavirus Sent Them Fleeing.

SYDNEY, Australia — As countries began sealing their borders against the coronavirus and airlines rapidly slashed…

Coronavirus May Kill 100,000 to 240,000 in U.S. Despite Actions, Officials Say

WASHINGTON — The top government scientists battling the coronavirus estimated on Tuesday that the deadly pathogen…