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Trial Opens for Former Obama Aide Accused of Lying About Foreign Lobbying

WASHINGTON — On the opening day of a criminal trial testing the sweep of a federal…

4 Takeaways From a Close Look at Elliott Broidy

WASHINGTON — Elliott Broidy worked his way through school at a laundromat and later became wealthy…

How a Trump Ally Tested the Boundaries of Washington’s Influence Game

WASHINGTON — Elliott Broidy had the kind of past that might have given a more traditional…

The Phony Patriots of Silicon Valley

Not long ago, many leading technologists considered themselves too lofty and idealistic to concern themselves with…

Prominent Lawyer’s Trial Will Test Crackdown on Unregistered Foreign Agents

WASHINGTON — Not long before Christmas 2012, Paul Manafort, then a foreign lobbyist, congratulated Gregory B.…

Federal Inquiry of Trump Friend Focused on Foreign Lobbying

WASHINGTON — As Donald J. Trump was preparing to deliver an address on energy policy in…

Associate of Michael Flynn Is Found Guilty of Secretly Lobbying for Turkey

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A business associate of the former national security adviser Michael T. Flynn was…

Trump Says He May Intervene in Huge Pentagon Contract Sought by Amazon

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Thursday that he was looking “very seriously” at intervening in…

When Big Tobacco Invoked Eric Garner to Fight a Menthol Cigarette Ban

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Trump Will Speak Monday on ‘America’s Environmental Leadership.’ Critics Say It Will be Surreal.

WASHINGTON — President Trump has withdrawn the United States from the international Paris climate change accord,…

Ukraine Role Focuses New Attention on Giuliani’s Foreign Work

WASHINGTON — More than two years ago, Pavel Fuks, a wealthy Ukrainian-Russian developer looking for ways…

A Plan to Mine the Minnesota Wilderness Hit a Dead End. Then Trump Became President.

ELY, Minn. — In the waning months of the Obama administration, a Chilean conglomerate was losing…

New N.R.A. Lawsuit Implicates Group’s Second-in-Command

The palace intrigue at the National Rifle Association deepened late Wednesday night as the gun group…

A Foreigner Paid $200,000 for Tickets to Trump’s Inaugural. Now He Says He Was Duped.

WASHINGTON — A Ukrainian-Russian developer who wanted access to President Trump’s inauguration filed a lawsuit on…

Tech Giants Amass a Lobbying Army for an Epic Washington Battle

WASHINGTON — Faced with the growing possibility of antitrust actions and legislation to curb their power,…