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…

Coronavirus May Add Billions to the Nation’s Health Care Bill

With so much still uncertain about how widespread hospitalizations for coronavirus patients will be around the…

Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, Civil Rights Leader and Aide to King, Dies at 98

The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, a lieutenant to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who…

‘We are Trying to Protect Our Own’: The Towns Keeping Part-Timers Out

John Lowry vacationed in Door County, Wis., when he was a child. He loved it so…

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…

Thomas Massie, House’s ‘Mr. No,’ Tries to Force Vote on Coronavirus Aid Bill

WASHINGTON — When Representative Thomas Massie heard that House leaders wanted to pass a $2 trillion…

Scrubbing In to Vote, the House Returns to Consider a $2 Trillion Stimulus Plan

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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…

Trump Administration Pulls Back From $1 Billion Coronavirus Ventilator Deal

WASHINGTON — The White House had been preparing on Wednesday to announce amid an escalating pandemic…

U.S. Army Halts Training Over Coronavirus but Then Changes Its Mind

WASHINGTON — The Army earlier this week ordered a halt to most training, exercises and nonessential…

‘It’s a Wreck’: 3.3 Million File Jobless Claims as Economy Comes Apart

More than three million people filed for unemployment benefits last week, sending a collective shudder throughout…

Richard Reeves, Columnist and Author on Presidents, Dies at 83

Richard Reeves, a journalist and author who explored the presidency, the internment of Japanese-Americans during World…

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Sanders Is Ready to Debate Again. Biden Says ‘We’ve Had Enough Debates.’

A day after Senator Bernie Sanders’s campaign indicated that he would participate in a presidential debate…

Another day, another strategy: Biden scrambles on his messaging

Joe Biden recently sought media attention by announcing he would hold counter briefings to President Trump's…

Citing Death Penalty, U.K. Court Blocks Giving Evidence on ISIS ‘Beatles’ to U.S.

WASHINGTON — The British government must withhold key evidence from the United States for the trial…

What’s in the Coronavirus Stimulus Package? 5 Things to Know

WASHINGTON — Trump administration officials and top Democrats finalized an agreement early Wednesday morning on a…

The People Leading When Leaders Do Not

County Line Pie was almost as busy on a Sunday in mid-March as it had been…

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…

Pentagon Takes Restrained Role in Coronavirus Response, Despite Calls for Help

WASHINGTON — For more than 18 years, the United States military has been defined by Washington’s…