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Retro Report: Amid Leaks, Recalling an Epic Battle Over Press Freedom in Nixon Era

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 20:08
President Trump’s fury over leaked government secrets evokes the Nixon administration’s frantic efforts to block publication of the Pentagon Papers.

Icahn Raises Ethics Flags With Dual Roles as Investor and Trump Adviser

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 20:05
The billionaire is advising on regulations, including pressing for a change in an E.P.A. rule that has cost an oil refinery he’s invested in millions of dollars.

Push for Internet Privacy Rules Moves to Statehouses

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 19:30
As Congress acts to roll back regulations limiting access to consumer data, several states are considering laws that could have a wide impact.

G.O.P., Once Unified Against Obama, Struggles for Consensus Under Trump

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 18:31
The Republicans’ failure to replace the Affordable Care Act has cast doubt on the party’s ability to reach deals on its other priorities.

Trump Puts a Presidential-Size Spotlight on His Brand

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 17:45
The president spent part of this weekend at one of his golf clubs and in a restaurant at one of his hotels, part of a pattern of visits to properties that bear his name.

More Than Obamacare Repeal, Small Businesses Want Congress to Rein In Costs

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 16:05
Small-business owners have been among the Affordable Care Act’s most vocal opponents, but demolishing it without putting new guardrails in place is not, for most, the ideal outcome.

Jeanine Pirro Calls for Paul Ryan to Step Down After Health Bill Failure

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 10:06
The Fox News host, a longtime friend of President Trump, delivered a diatribe against the speaker on her show, saying he had let the president down.

Drone Strike Kills Planner of 2008 Islamabad Hotel Bombing, U.S. Says

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 00:51
The man who was killed, Qari Yasin, had ties to the Pakistani Taliban. The 2008 bombing killed more than 50 people in Pakistan’s capital.

Boris Epshteyn, White House Press Official, Is Let Go From His Job

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 21:48
Mr. Epshteyn, who had a contentious relationship with television producers, was once a frequent presence on TV himself.

North Korea’s Rising Ambition Seen in Bid to Breach Global Banks

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 14:56
An attack late last year targeting more than 20 Polish banks suggests that hackers linked to North Korea are becoming more sophisticated and brazen.

U.S.-Led Coalition Confirms Strikes Hit Mosul Site Where Civilians Died

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 13:14
The Pentagon had acknowledged on Friday that it was investigating reports that its airstrikes had caused deaths in Mosul.

News Analysis: Trump’s Biggest Obstacle to Policy Goals? His Own Missteps

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 12:21
A litany of stumbles and controversies have dented the president’s “I alone can fix it” vow to remake government with businesslike efficiency.

Paul Ryan Emerges From Health Care Defeat Badly Damaged

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 12:14
He is now tasked with defending not just his leadership abilities but his very brand of conservatism in a party fitfully searching for a coherent policy identity.

Trump Becomes Ensnared in Fiery G.O.P. Civil War

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 12:11
The health bill’s defeat leaves the president facing a wrenching choice: ceding power to his party’s anti-establishment wing, or seeking other pathways to successful governing.

Future Tense: The Perverse Thrill of Chaotic Times

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 06:00
Trumpian turmoil inflames passions across the political spectrum and makes many feel as though they are part of something bigger than themselves.

In Dropping Health Vote, Trump Swallowed Need for a Showdown

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 22:39
The demise of the bill played out in a tense 24 hours that White House and congressional officials said proved a political education for President Trump and his top advisers.

Republicans Land a Punch on Health Care, to Their Own Face

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 21:06
The big question for Republicans now is whether the Freedom Caucus, the party’s masters of destruction, will find themselves newly emboldened.

Congress Seeks to Pivot After Health Care Debacle

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 21:03
President Trump and House Republicans are looking to move ahead with tax reform and infrastructure plans after spending lots of political capital on a health care bill that went nowhere.

Israel May Offer General Commitment to Slow Settlement Building

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 20:56
Such a vague agreement would be less than some hoped for, especially after President Trump raised the rapid spread of settlements as a roadblock to peace.

Paul Manafort to Testify Before House Intelligence Panel

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 20:14
Mr. Manafort, who served as President Trump’s campaign manager and is under scrutiny for links to Russia, also offered to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee.