Lawmakers want cyberprotection for university COVID-19 research

Call comes amid reports of Russian and Chinese hacking.

Cashing out undermines the credibility of Trump critic Miles Taylor

Miles Taylor, former chief of staff at President Trump's Department of Homeland Security, will be voting…

New legislation would require companies to bypass encryption

Three Republican senators have introduced legislation that would require smartphone-makers and other tech companies to give…

FIFA urges ‘tolerance’ after Trump’s anthem kneeling rebuke

FIFA appealed Monday for “tolerance, mutual respect and common sense” after U.S. President Donald Trump denounced…

Mitt Romney Joins Protests ‘To Make Sure That People Understand That Black Lives Matter’

Sen. Mitt Romney joins a Black Lives Matter protest in Washington, D.C. on June 7, 2020.…

Chaos in the Texas GOP as FOUR Republican County Officials Face Criticism for Sharing Racist Posts, George Floyd Conspiracies

Texas Governor Greg Abbott (Photo credit: Lynda M. Gonzalez, Pool/Getty Images.) Republican political leaders in Texas,…

Ex-GOP Rep. Aaron Schock Gets Ripped After Coming Out As Gay: His Anti-LGBTQ Votes Caused ‘Years of Hurt’

Former Republican congressman Aaron Schock (R-IL), who resigned from the lower chamber in 2015 after being charged…

GOP senator: Mark Zuckerberg admitted to bias against conservatives at Facebook

Sen. Josh Hawley said Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg admitted to him that some of his employees…

The Superdelegates Are Nervous

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It’s a Bird … It’s a Plane …

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It’s a Bird … It’s a Plane …

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

Lindsey Graham’s new bill would end the internet as we know it

If Sen. Lindsey Graham gets his way, the federal government will launch another attack on online…

Senate proposal on child exploitation fuels fears of encryption regulation

Privacy advocates fear that a new Senate proposal aimed at combating the exploitation of children would…

Senators say they’ve settled on a schedule that would end the trial on Wednesday.

ImageSenator Roy Blunt, Republican of Missouri, speaking to reporters in the Capitol on Friday.Credit…Erin Schaff/The New…

A press-shy Republican says Alexander speaks for him, and others.

ImageSenator Ben Sasse, Republican of Nebraska, during a break in the impeachment trial this week.Credit…Erin Schaff/The…

Schiff proposes using a single week to depose witnesses.

If actions taken by a president — or any politician — are to some degree inherently…

Schiff warns of ‘constitutional madness’ in Trump legal claims.

Some House lawmakers, fresh off votes across the Capitol, arrived on the floor of the Senate…

Republicans are ‘getting where we need to be on the witness vote,’ senator says.

ImageSenator Rand Paul, Republican of Kentucky, during a television interview in the Capitol.Credit…T.J. Kirkpatrick for The…

Trump will visit Michigan and Iowa.

Alan Dershowitz, who defended President Trump on Wednesday by asserting an expansive view of presidential power…

Trump’s Defense Team Discounts Bolton as Republicans Work to Hold Off Witnesses

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s defense team appealed to the Senate on Tuesday to disregard a new…