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Economic Scene: What’s at Stake in a Health Bill That Slashes the Safety Net

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:24
By reversing the Medicaid expansion and leaving millions unable to pay for coverage, the bill would be a landmark retreat in American social welfare.

U.S. Limits Devices for Passengers on Foreign Airlines From Eight Countries

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 06:00
Passengers headed to the United States from 10 airports in eight majority-Muslim countries have been barred by the Trump administration from carrying electronic devices larger than a cellphone.

School Choice Fight in Iowa May Preview the One Facing Trump

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 05:00
Iowa is one of 31 states where legislators have proposed creating or expanding school choice programs this year, but the push is meeting resistance.

Live Briefing: What to Watch: Day 2 of Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Confirmation Hearings

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 05:00
With 30 minutes of questioning allotted to each senator, Judge Gorsuch will be forced Tuesday to venture into unscripted territory.

Roger Stone, the ‘Trickster’ on Trump’s Side, Is Under F.B.I. Scrutiny

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 05:00
Mr. Stone, a longtime associate of President Trump, is being investigated in connection with Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Fox News Sidelines Andrew Napolitano After Wiretap Allegation

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 00:08
Mr. Napolitano had reported that the Obama administration had sought British intelligence assistance to wiretap Donald Trump when Mr. Trump was running for president.

Trump Visits Kentucky to Reprise His Greatest Hits of 2016

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 22:06
The president promised to renegotiate trade deals, clamp down on illegal immigration and keep terrorists out of the country, while vowing to pass the health care overhaul.

House Leaders Seeking Health Care Votes Eye New York Republicans

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 21:34
A provision that would shift Medicaid costs from New York’s counties to the state was added to the health care bill, a move sought by upstate Republicans.

Adam Schiff Leverages Democrats’ Limited Power in Trump Inquiry

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 21:25
The congressman gently probed the F.B.I. chief, James B. Comey, for information and laid out the history of the Trump campaign’s contacts with Russian officials.

What Investigation? G.O.P. Responds to F.B.I. Inquiry by Changing Subject

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 21:07
As the F.B.I. director acknowledged an investigation into ties between presidential associates and Russia, Republicans instead focused on leaks to news organizations.

Iraqi Leader, in Washington, Gets Trump’s Assurance of U.S. Support

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 21:00
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said that he was happy with the meeting with President Trump and asserted that the new administration had assured him that American support would be expanded.

Mediator: Opposition and a Shave: Former Obama Aides Counter Trump

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 20:41
Former members of the Obama White House are using their podcast, “Pod Save America,’’ to counter President Trump on his terrain. (And they have advertisers.)

Syrian Defectors Urge Trump to Fulfill Vow to Create Safe Zones

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 20:08
A former police photographer who documented torture by the Assad regime returned to Washington to press his case, along with a relative.

Gorsuch Tries to Put Himself Above Politics in Confirmation Hearing

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 19:47
Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, appeared prepared for criticism that his rulings have tilted toward corporate interests.

Paul Manafort, Former Trump Campaign Chief, Faces New Allegations in Ukraine

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 18:07
An invoice seems to show a payment to him of $750,000, disguised as a sale of computers. A spokesman for Mr. Manafort dismissed it all as “baseless.”

Supreme Court Won’t Throw Out Menendez Corruption Case

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 17:01
The court’s decision not to hear the case of Senator Robert Menendez, who faces eight bribery charges, sets the stage for a trial this fall.

Highlights From the House Hearing on Russian Interference in the U.S. Election

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 15:47
The F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, confirmed an investigation into possible collusion by the Trump campaign and Russia. Here are the other key takeaways.

U.S. Names Localities That Refuse to Detain Undocumented Immigrants

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 14:13
The report lists jurisdictions that do not cooperate with requests to hold people suspected of being undocumented immigrants, a key requirement of President Trump’s executive order.

F.B.I. Is Investigating Trump’s Russia Ties, Comey Confirms

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 13:24
The F.B.I. chief’s remarks created a treacherous political moment for the president and placed a criminal investigation at the doorstep of the White House.

Sidebar: Will Gorsuch Join Justices in Time to Matter This Term?

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 12:19
To confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch before the current Supreme Court term ends, Senate Republicans will have to move with exceptional speed.