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Democrats Search for a Response After Charlottesville Violence ...

On Thursday, Senator Chuck Schumer, the Democratic leader, called for the disbanding of President Trump's “election integrity” panel, the latest response to ...After Charlottesville, It's Time...

On the Menu When Congress Returns From Recess

Money allocated to fight the mosquito-borne disease is rapidly running out. On Tuesday, Senate Democrats blocked a measure that would have allocated more than $1...

Donald Trump Appoints Media Firebrand to Run Campaign

Donald J. Trump at a meeting on national security in New York on Wednesday, with Michael T. Flynn, left, and Keith Kellogg, retired American generals.

The Psychiatric Question: Is It Fair to Analyze Donald Trump From Afar?

Clockwise from top left: Barry Goldwater, Donald J. Trump, Lyndon B. Johnson and Thomas F. Eagleton. Credit Clockwise from top left: Sam Vestal/Time & Life...

Politics|Hillary Clinton's Edge in a Donald Trump-Centric Race Has Liberals Wary

Protesters and Bernie Sanders supporters gathered near the Wells Fargo Arena during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia last month. Credit Hilary Swift for ...

The Perils of Writing Off Mr. Trump

Credit Scott McIntyre for The . Donald Trump ... Adding to an already impressive list of blunders and outrages, Mr. Trump doubled down on his...

Hillary Clinton's Convention: Day 4

Barack Obama reprised “don't boo, vote” (for delegates who jeered mention of Mr. Trump), while Senator Tim Kaine landed on “not one word” (for the...

Democratic Convention Night 3: What You Missed

President Obama defended his legacy and laid out the ways Hillary Clinton would continue it at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday. Other speakers included...

With Pick, Hillary Clinton Signals She's Looking Past Inauguration Day

Mrs. Clinton is showing her cards: In her view, she already has a straight flush heading into the fall with President Obama, former President Bill...

Magazine|Can the GOP Senate Majority Survive Donald Trump?

Last September, as the idea that the Trump candidacy was something more than an ephemeral novelty began to sink in, Ward Baker, the executive director...

Trump and US Chamber of Commerce Pull No Punches on Trade Policy

The chamber is throwing its money behind Republican candidates in critical congressional races who share its ideology on free trade, including Senator Rob Portman of...

Many Draft Prospects Have NHL in Their DNA

BUFFALO — Matthew Tkachuk stepped off the ice at HarborCenter, where he and other top N.H.L. prospects were conducting a skills clinic for squirt-age players,...

Politics|What Donald Trump Learned From Joseph McCarthy's Right-Hand Man

He had been Senator Joseph McCarthy's red-baiting consigliere. He had helped send the Rosenbergs to the electric chair for spying and elect Richard M. Nixon...

George Voinovich, Former Senator from Ohio, Dies at 79

Credit Ruth Fremson/The . George V. Voinovich, a former two-term United States senator and two-term governor of Ohio who preached frugality in his personal and...

US|Two Democrats Win California's Open Senate Primary

Attorney General Kamala Harris with her husband, Douglas Emhoff, voting at a school in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Credit Nick Ut/Associated Press. LOS ANGELES —...

Politics|Mitch McConnell's Memoir Reveals Tactician's Approach to Politics

A funny moment occurs when he, as the chairman of the 2001 presidential inaugural, and George W. Bush, the soon-to-be president, briefly panic over the...

Can Donald Trump Win? These Battleground Regions Will Decide

Credit Scott McIntyre for The . With Donald J. Trump pulling .... But Mr. Guerrero, a Republican who described himself as a religious Catholic, said...

Paula Broadwell, David Petraeus and the Afterlife of a Scandal

The downfall was swift: Mr. Petraeus, now 63, resigned, apologized to the Senate Armed Services Committee, and later pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of...

Magazine|Kamala Harris, a 'Top Cop' in the Era of Black Lives Matter

If she wins the June 7 Democratic primary and the general election in November, she will be the first black woman in the Senate since...

Cuomo Campaign's Role in Scrutinized Senate Races Comes Into Focus

The Republicans prevailed on Election Day, weeks after the unusual alliance between the governor and the mayor ruptured amid accusations that Mr. Cuomo was sabotaging...

Valeant Promised Price Breaks on Drugs. Heart Hospitals Are Still Waiting.

Administrators at the hospitals say nothing has changed since the Senate hearing two weeks ago, when Valeant's chief executive vowed to look into senators' assertions...

For Merrick Garland and Republicans, a Tango of Praise and Rejection

This to-and-fro has left Judge Garland, broadly regarded as a leading legal mind, looking a little like the earnest leaflet-clutching visitors who hope to raise...

Donald Trump Seeks Republican Unity but Finds Rejection

Wicked Local WeymouthHoping for a moment of party unity, Mr. Trump had scarcely declared victory in Indiana when the cascade of rejection began, starting with...

From Albany to Prison: Ex-Lawmakers on Life Behind Bars

“I have a title for life,” said Efraín González Jr., a Democrat and former state senator from the Bronx who was convicted in 2009 and...

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Picks Joseph Papa, Perrigo Chief, as CEO

On Wednesday, Mr. Pearson is scheduled to testify before the Senate Special Committee on Aging, where he is expected to be asked pointed questions about...

Biden Looks Back, Aspirations Intact

Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., center, at the Oval Office this month. He remains ... He'll take Mr. Sanders's aspirational approach over Mrs. Clinton's...

Television|After OJ, 'Confirmation' Revisits Another '90s Flashpoint: Anita Hill vs. Clarence Thomas

(With some help from the Kevin Bacon-Elizabeth Perkins movie of the same year.) But for every he and she in such a ... The film...

Your Tuesday Briefing: Dilma Rousseff, David Cameron, Zika Virus

A racially charged joke Mrs. Clinton and Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York made at a black-tie event struck some as inappropriate. ... If...

Choices for New York's Special Elections

That rare opportunity arrives on April 19, the state's presidential Primary Day, which also features special elections to replace two once-mighty politicians who were convicted...

NY / Region|Experts See Risks, and Logic, in Skeloses' Appeal for No Prison Time

Dean Skelos, the former Senate majority leader, center, and his son, Adam, right, were found guilty on eight counts of corruption charges in December. Credit...

Politics|Largely Forgotten and Hugely Influential: The Race for Marco Rubio's Senate Seat

MIAMI — Representative Patrick Murphy, a two-term Democrat now running for United States Senate, looked exultant, maybe even a bit star-struck, as he greeted patrons...

Taking Note | Lindsey Graham's Failed Attempt at Spin

(blog) (blog)And I will never forget Secretary of State Jim Baker, who had been brought into the White House in 1992 to save President...

Politics|Soft and Cuddly? John Kasich's Old Colleagues Don't Recognize Him

As a Democratic state representative in a Republican-dominated legislature, Denise Driehaus recalled joking to Mr. Kasich at a bill-signing ceremony that she might never again...

Things to Do in the Hudson Valley, March 26 Through April 3

March 26 at 9 p.m. Tom Daddario, Kevin Meaney and Sandip Sen. April 2 at 9 p.m. $10. Rockwells, 105 Wolfs Lane. 914-738-5881; rockwellsusa.net. PURCHASE...

Baseball|Joe Garagiola, a Catcher Who Called a Better Game on TV, Is Dead at 90

Garagiola was propelled from the catcher's box into the broadcast booth largely by his crowd-pleasing appearance before a United States Senate subcommittee on monopoly practices...

Trump's Rise Highlights Need to Reinvent the Republican Party

... struggles of American workers. He accused the last Republican president, George W. Bush, of lying to persuade Americans to support the Iraq war that...

In Long Political Career, Sanders Relies on Son as a Constant Witness

When Mr. Sanders, the future Burlington mayor, Vermont congressman and senator convened meetings in his dark and cluttered Burlington apartment, Levi was never far, shouting...

The Faces of American Power, Nearly as White as the Oscar Nominees

In 2001, Brown University appointed the first African-American leader, Ruth Simmons. Eight years later, Dartmouth ... In the history of the Senate, there have been...

Donald Trump's Victory Spurs Renewed Scrambling Among Republicans

Senator Marco Rubio of Florida and Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, who finished nearly tied behind Mr. Trump in South Carolina, urged the rest of...

Live Coverage | Bernie Sanders on Scalia Succession: 'Let's Get On With It'

CNN InternationalHe also pushed back against Senator Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky and the majority leader, who said on Saturday that the next president should...

Marco Rubio Is Robotic, but Not Out of It

I was a White House communications director to President George W. Bush and a communications adviser to Senator John McCain in his 2008 campaign. I...

Obama Revives the Republican Glory Years of Sunnylands Estate

“The president does genuinely love the desert, and I don't think he expected that,” said Geoffrey Cowan, the president of the Annenberg Foundation Trust at...

Marlow W. Cook, Senator Who Groomed Mitch McConnell, Dies at 89

Marlow W. Cook, a moderate one-term Republican senator from Kentucky who gave Mitch McConnell his start in Washington politics but later criticized him for moving...

Former Senator Scott Brown to Endorse Donald Trump

Former Senator Scott Brown of Massachusetts, whose 2010 election was one of the earliest signals of voter unrest over President Barack Obama's signature health care...

John Jay Hooker Jr., Political Gadfly and Perennial Litigant, Dies at 85

As a special assistant to Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy in the early 1960s, Mr. Hooker was credited with helping to persuade the Justice Department...

Protesters in Haiti Demand That President Quit

One day earlier, officials had bowed to widespread civil unrest and postponed a single-candidate presidential runoff vote that was to be held on Sunday. Now,...

Transcript of the Democratic Presidential Debate

SANDERS: ... We need to take a very hard look at our... HOLT: Senator. Senator Sanders... SANDERS: ... criminal justice system, investing in jobs, and...

Your Thursday Briefing: Istanbul, Jakarta, Powerball

Mr. Trump's campaign in Iowa has made basic organizing errors, and Mr. Cruz did not disclose a loan for as much as $500,000 from Goldman...

Your Tuesday Evening Briefing: David Bowie, Istanbul, Bernie Sanders

Hillary Clinton's lead nationally over Senator Bernie Sanders has largely melted away, according to the latest /CBS News poll. Mr. Sanders, who's been getting mobbed...

A podium before the first Republican Presidential debate in Cleveland, in ...

On Monday, Fox Business Network, the host of the debate, announced on “Lou Dobbs Tonight” the qualifiers for the main stage, and Senator Rand Paul...