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…

Coronavirus Taunts Evoke a Painful History for Asian-American Leaders

Soon after President Trump first uttered the phrase “Chinese virus,” Representative Grace Meng got a call…

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…

Trump Gets a Bump

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