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Live Confirmation Hearing Briefing: What to Watch: Will Democrats Be More Aggressive With Neil Gorsuch?
Democratic senators were frustrated in the first round of confirmation hearings for Judge Gorsuch, who offered little insight on his personal thoughts on contentious legal matters.
Lt. Gen. Jack Weinstein of the Air Force said the United States’ nuclear policy toward Russia “has got to be some behavior that gets them to the table.”
Partisan polarization has come to affect the way that people consume and understand information.
President Trump was at it again Tuesday night at a fund-raising dinner, calling out a federal court judge in Hawaii who placed a stay on his second travel ban.
Military officials say the airstrike targeted Qaeda operatives, but activists and residents have said the site was part of a religious complex where 49 civilians were killed.
The Supreme Court nominee also repeated his earlier private criticism of the president’s attacks on judges who rule against him.
An episode at a suburban Washington high school becomes an issue in the debate over illegal immigration.
In clinging to wiretap claims, the president draws on his history as a pugnacious fighter, with a need to prove his legitimacy and a deep sensitivity to perception.
Claims haven’t always matched reality in attacks on the Affordable Care Act, and Democrats are spinning the facts in critiques of its replacement.
Andrew F. Puzder, who withdrew his nomination as labor secretary, has now resigned as head of the company that owns the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s chains.
An amendment to the massive and divisive health care overhaul, singling out New York’s state government to assume certain Medicaid costs, set off a political firestorm.
Senate Democrats grilled Judge Neil M. Gorsuch about torture and presidential power, and the exchanges revived an unresolved dispute from George W. Bush’s presidency.
The new secretary of state has not demonstrated much sway over the president or U.S. foreign policy. Will a conclave of world leaders on Wednesday change that?
The White House is preparing to dismantle major policy actions of the Obama era, including a plan to close hundreds of heavily polluting power plants.
Punishing strikes in December and January hurt the terrorist group, but it is exploiting the chaos and political vacuum gripping the country, American and allied officials say.
What is a counterintelligence investigation? Are charges often brought? Here’s a look at a few questions raised by the F.B.I. director’s testimony.
Who is affected by the flight restriction, and what should you do?
When she appeared in a glossy shoot in American Vogue, the first British prime minister to do so, her clothes spoke volumes.
The Republicans’ repeal plan of Obamacare would actually result in one million more people being uninsured, according to the C.B.O.
Mr. Trump’s warning, delivered in a closed-door meeting, came as House leaders were trying to pin down a majority to pass their repeal legislation.