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As Talks Bog Down, Hopes for Bipartisan Deals on Biden’s Priorities Dim

“We would like bipartisanship, but I don’t think we have a seriousness on the part of the Republican leadership to address the major crises...

Risk of Nuclear War Over Taiwan in 1958 Said to Be Greater Than Publicly Known

WASHINGTON — When Communist Chinese forces began shelling islands controlled by Taiwan in 1958, the United States rushed to back up its ally with...

Chris Cuomo of CNN Advised Gov. Cuomo, Raising Ethics Questions

The CNN prime-time host Chris Cuomo offered public-relations advice to his brother, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York, after a series of sexual...

House Backs Jan. 6 Commission, but Senate Path Dims

WASHINGTON — A sharply divided House voted on Wednesday to create an independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol assault, overcoming opposition from...

Liz Cheney: The Model of a Modern Never-Trumper

The representative from Wyoming embodies a different kind of Republican female power player tradition.

Harris will speak at a summit seeking to unite Democratic senators of color.

Vice President Kamala Harris will deliver the keynote address on Wednesday at a virtual event intended to encourage a group of eight Democratic senators...

Violence Shakes Trump’s Boast of ‘New Middle East’

WASHINGTON — It was, President Donald J. Trump proclaimed in September, “the dawn of a new Middle East.”Speaking at the White House, Mr. Trump...

Democrats Move Closer to Setting Up Jan. 6 Commission, With or Without G.O.P.

WASHINGTON — House Democrats pressed ahead on Friday with a bipartisan proposal to create an independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol attack,...

Biden will speak about the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack.

For the Biden White House, the Colonial Pipeline has many elements of peril: Political peril as Americans along the East Coast line up to...

Exchange Over ‘Purity’ of Vote Puts Texas G.O.P. Firebrand in Spotlight

Ms. Perales questioned Mr. Cain’s professed unfamiliarity with the toxic racial history of the “purity of the ballot box” phrase. She noted that at...

What’s in the Texas Voting Bill and When Republicans Might Pass It

AUSTIN — Texas is one of the last major battleground states in the throes of a contentious battle over a Republican-led overhaul of voting...

U.S. and Iran Want to Restore the Nuclear Deal. They Disagree Deeply on What That Means.

President Biden and Iran’s leaders say they share a common goal: They both want to re-enter the nuclear deal that President Donald J. Trump...

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