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Friday, July 19, 2019
Democracy, as a certain other news outlet has famously observed, dies in darkness. But if you just want to beat it up and humiliate it for an hour, simply stick it in a box. Or two...
WASHINGTON — There are fierce rivalries, long-tangled histories, deeply personal grudges — and in the end, only one winner can hold the rose. No, this isn’t “The Bachelor.” But the Democratic presidential candidates are taking part...
WASHINGTON — After claiming governorships from Republicans in seven states last year, including in crucial presidential battlegrounds like Wisconsin and Michigan, Democratic governors should have good reason to celebrate. But there was as much anxiety as...
Could a “moon shot” for climate change cool a warming planet? Fifty years after humans first left bootprints in the lunar dust, it’s an enticing idea. The effort and the commitment of brainpower and money, and...
San Francisco — Tom Steyer is a former hedge fund investor and a billionaire. Those things could be a liability for a man running for president as a progressive. But Mr. Steyer, who this month...
Paying for college seems out of reach for many Americans, so the idea of free college has broad appeal. Several Democratic presidential candidates and members of Congress have endorsed it. But free college isn’t really free...
Good Friday morning. Here are some of the stories making news in Washington and politics today. _____________________ • The selection process for presidential debates has taken place behind closed doors — until now. In a live television...
On Sunday, in what was widely denounced as a racist attack, President Trump lobbed an insult at a group of four Democratic congresswomen of color who have been...
WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Thursday that he was looking “very seriously” at intervening in the hard-fought commercial battle for a $10 billion Pentagon cloud computing contract for which Amazon, a company he has...
President Trump’s attacks on Representative Ilhan Omar, Democrat of Minnesota, have been the centerpiece of his political strategy in recent days, a tactic that led his supporters at a raucous rally in North Carolina on...