Trailing in the polls, President Trump had more at stake in the debate against Joseph R. Biden Jr. Now Republicans hope the president can present…View More A Missed Moment for Trump? Second Debate Suggests What Might Have Been
Alisa Anderson, a lifelong Catholic from Livonia, Mich., does not typically give much weight to the religious backgrounds of political candidates. But the deeply personal…View More Trump and Biden Court Catholic Vote, in Very Different Ways
Living under a president who daily defiles his office and glories in transgressing the norms holding democracy together is numbing and enervating. It’s not emotionally…View More Opinion | Trump Wants You to Think You Can’t Get Rid of Him
WASHINGTON • The US Supreme Court has delivered a watershed victory for LGBT rights and a defeat for President Donald Trump’s administration by ruling that…View More Landmark ruling bars discrimination against LGBT workers in US
WASHINGTON — President Trump has backed off a threat he made this month to impose tariffs on Brazilian metal, a move that would have broken…View More Brazil Says Trump Backed Down From Threat to Place Tariffs on Its Steel
To the Editor: Re “Please, No More Trump Jokes,” by Blayr Austin (Op-Ed, Nov. 12): I am so tired of individuals attempting to be the…View More Opinion | Have You Heard the One About No Trump Jokes?
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) – The chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Tuesday (Nov 12) he wanted the Senate to pass legislation to…View More US senators push for vote on Hong Kong rights bill as violence rises
WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) – US Congressional committees in the House and Senate approved legislation supporting pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, warning China that any crackdown could…View More US Congress advances Bill to support Hong Kong protesters
KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainians have long been accustomed to the use and abuse of their government during our 28 years of independence. Ukraine has spent…View More Opinion | Can We Please Talk About How Ukrainians Feel About This?
[Read the latest edition of Crossing the Border, a limited-run newsletter about life where the United States and Mexico meet. Sign up here to receive…View More F.B.I. Arrests Leader of Right-Wing Militia That Detained Migrants in New Mexico
WASHINGTON — President Trump on Thursday said he plans to give Mexico a “one-year warning” before closing the southern border, retreating on a threat he…View More Trump Retreats on Threat to Close Mexican Border, Offering a ‘One-Year Warning’
To the Editor: Re “E.U. Pushes Back Britain’s Exit Date, but Chaos Still Looms” (news article, March 22): We should appreciate that Brexit is Britain’s…View More Opinion | How Brexit Is Worse Than Trump
KEOKUK, Iowa — [Sign up for our politics newsletter and join our conversation about the 2020 presidential race.] Beto O’Rourke, the 46-year-old former Texas congressman…View More Beto O’Rourke Enters the 2020 Presidential Campaign
To the Editor: I appreciate Arthur C. Brooks’s assertion that our country has moved beyond polarization and into a “culture of contempt” (Sunday Review, March…View More Opinion | A Contempt for Facts