Who Are the Voters Behind Trump’s Higher Approval Rating?

Justin Penn, a Pittsburgh voter who calls himself politically independent, favored Joseph R. Biden Jr. in…

Yale Epidemiologist Rips NY Times ‘Journalistic Malpractice’ on Coronavirus, is Told to ‘Move Along’ By Reporter

Activist and Yale epidemiology Professor Gregg Gonsalves called out several New York Times reporters for “journalistic…

On Politics: Does Biden Need to Turn the Flash On?

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

U.S. Counts on Global Crises to Press Again for Power Shift in Venezuela

WASHINGTON — The United States is seizing on Venezuela’s economic pain and the coronavirus threat to…

Pelosi Floats New Stimulus Plan: Rolling Back SALT Cap

WASHINGTON — As lawmakers prepare for another round of fiscal stimulus to address economic fallout from…

Trump Suggests Lack of Testing Is No Longer a Problem. Governors Disagree.

President Trump told governors on a conference call on Monday that he had not “heard about…

On Politics: Trump Backs Off a Promise

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Trump Won the Internet. Democrats Are Scrambling to Take It Back.

The deceptively edited video that purported to show Joseph R. Biden Jr. endorsing President Trump’s re-election…

Inside G.M.’s Race to Build Ventilators Before Trump’s Attack

While much of the U.S. economy has ground to a halt because of the coronavirus outbreak,…

Trump Said He Was the President of Manufacturing. Then Disaster Struck.

When President Trump came to office, he promised a new day with America’s manufacturers, casting himself…

Liberty University Brings Back Its Students, and Coronavirus, Too

LYNCHBURG, Va. — As Liberty University’s spring break was drawing to a close this month, Jerry…

Tom Coburn, the ‘Dr. No’ of Congress, Is Dead at 72

Tom Coburn, an ultraconservative Oklahoma Republican and family physician who in 16 years in Congress crusaded…

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…

John Sears, Strategist for Nixon and Reagan, Dies at 79

John P. Sears, a Republican political strategist who worked for Richard M. Nixon and Ronald Reagan…

U.S. Officials Push for Expelling Suspected Chinese Spies at Media Outlets

WASHINGTON — As China moves forward with expelling almost all American journalists from three major American…

Trump Confirms a Governor Invoked Tom Brady in His Plea for Coronavirus Aid, After First Calling That Report Fake News

President Donald Trump on Thursday confirmed reports that Washington Gov. Jay Inslee invoked football player Tom…

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…

On Politics: The Bill’s Being Sold. Does It Have the Goods?

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

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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