Politics

20 Candidates Qualify for First Presidential Debate

The Democratic National Committee announced on Thursday the 20 presidential candidates who will participate in the party’s pivotal first debate in Miami later this month, dealing a blow to four…

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House Committee Subpoenas Flynn, Gates in Russia Probe

The House Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates as part of its investigation into Russian interference in…

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White House Asserts Executive Privilege in Census Fight

President Donald Trump has asserted executive privilege over documents that were subpoenaed by Congress related to the Trump administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, the…

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Generational Themes Shape Buttigieg’s Worldview

Pete Buttigieg, the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, and rising Democratic presidential candidate, provided a fuller picture on Tuesday of his worldview, casting himself as a “product of the…

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House Democrats to Get More Mueller Evidence

Congressional Democrats on Monday struck a rare deal in their wide-ranging probes of President Donald Trump, with the U.S. Justice Department agreeing to hand over more evidence from Special Counsel…

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House Chairman Says He’d Try to Block Tariffs

The chairman of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee says he will move to block President Donald Trump if Trump follows through on his threat to impose tariffs on…

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Why Nancy Pelosi Isn’t Talking Trump Impeachment

Most congressional Democrats heard one message in Robert Mueller’s public statement on Wednesday: It’s up to you to punish President Donald Trump. But House Speaker Nancy Pelosi signaled unwillingness Wednesday…

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September Debate Rules Could Winnow 2020 Democratic Field

The Democratic National Committee announced Wednesday new criteria for the party’s September presidential debate that could dramatically winnow the sprawling field of 23 candidates, raising the stakes for the summer…

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