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Key Republican in Health Law’s Fate Hails From a State That Embraced It

1 hour 23 min ago
Representative Greg Walden of Oregon, where the Affordable Care Act has been a success, leads a committee that will have a large role in drafting a replacement.

Theodore Lowi, Zealous Scholar of Presidents and Liberalism, Dies at 85

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 23:28
Coupling academic expertise with charisma, Professor Lowi popularized his theories with an evangelical zeal and a Southern drawl in lectures, television appearances and books.

Jerome Tuccille, Libertarian Author and Trump Biographer, Dies at 79

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 23:21
Mr. Tuccille was a disaffected Roman Catholic looking for a new faith when he discovered the writings of Ayn Rand.

Rory McIlroy Defends Decision to Golf With Donald Trump

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 21:38
McIlroy was called a “bigot” for agreeing to play a round with the president, but he said accepting the invitation was not an endorsement.

At CPAC, Conservatives Settle Into Their New Role

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 20:51
As activists gathered this week for the Conservative Political Action Conference they were still processing what life in the majority means.

The Interpreter: Stephen K. Bannon’s CPAC Comments, Annotated and Explained

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 20:16
What does the president’s chief strategist mean by “economic nationalism” or “deconstruction of the administrative state”?

Trump Is Off to a Slow Start on Trade Promises

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 20:13
The president has not acted on campaign promises to move quickly to declare China a currency manipulator or to initiate renegotiation of the Nafta.

H.R. McMaster Breaks With Administration on Views of Islam

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 20:12
The new national security adviser told his staff that the label “radical Islamic terrorism” was not helpful, repudiating language used by the president.

Understanding Transgender Access Laws

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 19:36
The national debate over transgender rights has resulted in a tangle of contradictory laws governing access to public restrooms and locker rooms.

White House Bars Times and 2 Other News Outlets From Briefing

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 14:27
Reporters from The Times, CNN and Politico were not allowed to enter the office of the press secretary, Sean M. Spicer, in an unusual breach of protocol.

Trump Denounces F.B.I. Over Leaks, Demanding Investigation

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 14:09
The criticism followed a report that the White House asked the bureau to rebut an article about Trump associates and Russian intelligence officials.

Fact-Check: Trump Blasts ‘Fake News’ and Repeats Inaccurate Claims at CPAC

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 14:05
Once again, President Trump criticized the media for not telling the truth before offering several misleading claims.

Fleeing U.S. for Asylum, and Handcuffed in Canada

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 13:41
The scene at a border crossing in Quebec provided a snapshot of those who are leaving the United States and entering Canada illegally.

Did Someone Say ‘Tax Code Rewrite’? Lobbyists Scramble

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 13:35
The Washington “swamp” President Trump likes to denounce is still teeming with life — and it is converging on lawmakers drafting tax legislation.

Ex-Kentucky Governor to Give Democratic Response to Trump

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 13:09
Former Gov. Steve Beshear is best known for putting the Affordable Care Act in place in Kentucky when he was the state’s governor.

Caitlyn Jenner Slams Trump on Transgender Order: ‘See You in Court’

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 11:54
The reality TV star, who supported Donald Trump during his campaign, said his order rescinding bathroom rights was “a disaster.”

Economic View: Economists Have Been Demoted in Washington. That’s a Bad Idea.

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 10:52
The chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers has been dropped from the new administration’s cabinet, depriving it of the council’s academic expertise.

Trump at CPAC: Warm Embrace Likely for Right’s Unlikely Hero

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 09:16
There was a time when the Conservative Political Action Conference did not have a lot of use for Donald J. Trump. Something has changed.

The Daily: ‘The Daily’: A Defiant Display of Conservative Unity

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 05:51
We discuss the message sent by President Trump’s top deputies to the party faithful on Thursday: the Republicans are winning the fight.

Economic Trends: The Big Question for the U.S. Economy: How Much Room Is There to Grow?

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 05:00
The nation is close to what economists believe is full productive capacity. The Trump administration’s ambitious growth targets depend on how much slack remains.