Did Trump Commit ‘Bribery’? Pelosi’s Impeachment Accusation, Explained

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi this week explicitly accused President Trump of “bribery,” suggesting after…

Elizabeth Warren Vows to Expand Health Coverage in First 100 Days

WASHINGTON — Senator Elizabeth Warren vowed on Friday to pass major health care legislation in her…

Is It a Crime to Encourage Unauthorized Immigration? The Supreme Court Will Decide

WASHINGTON — A 1986 federal law makes it a crime to “encourage” unauthorized immigrants to come…

F.B.I. and Prosecutors Try Speaking Plainly About Domestic Terrorism

OAKWOOD VILLAGE, Ohio — As a group of prominent black pastors listened, the top federal prosecutor…

Ukraine Affair Thrusts White House Lawyer Into Center of Crisis

WASHINGTON — The complaints came to the National Security Council’s top lawyer within hours of each…

What if the Road to Single-Payer Led Through the States?

ImageLyndon B. Johnson in 1965, signing into law the bill that created Medicare and Medicaid. Looking…

Congressional Democrats to Revive Equal Rights Amendment Push

Democrats, buoyed by their party’s electoral sweep in Virginia this week, plan on Friday to revive…

Powerful Coalition Pushes Back on Anti-Tech Fervor

WASHINGTON — Thomas Lambert, a professor at the University of Missouri’s law school, gave his former…

Tucson Rejects Sanctuary Status as Places Across U.S. Vote on Their Futures

In Arizona, a red state known for its strict immigration policies, Tucson has earned a reputation…

Bill Making Animal Cruelty a Federal Crime Headed to President Trump’s Desk

A bill was unanimously passed in the Senate on Tuesday that, if signed into law, would…

What Happens When a President and Congress Go to War?

In early October, President Trump’s White House counsel, Pat Cipollone, sent a defiant letter to four…

Matthew Shepard’s Parents Assail Trump Administration on Transgender Rights

WASHINGTON — The parents of Matthew Shepard, the gay college student whose murder led to the…