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Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Toward the end of his Independence Day speech on Thursday, President Trump appeared to rewrite history. “The Continental Army suffered a bitter winter of Valley Forge, found glory across the waters of the Delaware and...
WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve officials worry that the uncertainty caused by the trade war between the United States and China could be constraining business spending and may be contributing to a manufacturing slowdown that is...
WASHINGTON — Senator Kamala Harris of California raised nearly $12 million in the past three months, her campaign said on Friday. Ms. Harris’s total for the second quarter of the year, which ended on Sunday, was...
President Trump on Friday said he is “thinking of” issuing an executive order to allow for a citizenship question on the 2020 census, as his administration faced a midafternoon court deadline to say how it...
MIAMI — In his months on the campaign trail, Beto O’Rourke has wanted to make one thing explicitly clear: He is not a pendejo. Never mind whether anyone in the audience understands the Spanish slang for...
Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. said Friday that he had not been prepared for Senator Kamala Harris to so pointedly question his record on school busing during the first Democratic debates, extending the...
Good Friday morning. Here are some of the stories making news in Washington and politics today. _____________________ • In a made-for-television Independence Day production starring America’s military weaponry, President Trump on Thursday used the Lincoln Memorial as...
A question has hung over the American economy for the past month: Was the sharp slowdown in job growth in May just another soft patch in a recovery that has set records for its durability?...
BRUSSELS — NATO military officials are exploring whether to upgrade their defenses to make them capable of shooting down newly deployed Russian intermediate-range nuclear missiles after a landmark arms treaty dissolves next month, according to...