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Excerpts From the House Intelligence Committee Hearing on Russia

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 12:17
The F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, and the N.S.A. director, Michael S. Rogers, answered questions from House lawmakers.

Jane Austen Has Alt-Right Fans? Heavens to Darcy!

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 11:41
A scholar finds that the marital happy endings and all-white England of the author of “Pride and Prejudice” are winning her fans among white nationalists.

China’s Taxes on Imported Cars Feed Trade Tensions With U.S.

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 09:30
Autos are emerging as a potential point of contention ahead of President Trump’s meeting with his Chinese counterpart, but the industry sees no easy answers.

First 100 Days Briefing: Ahead of Intelligence Committee Hearing on Russia, Trump Protests ‘Fake News’

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 08:18
The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence convenes a hearing on Moscow’s meddling in the election — and on whether the Obama administration tapped Trump Tower.

Confirmation Hearing Briefing: What to Watch: Judge Gorsuch’s Confirmation Hearings

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 05:00
Senate Democrats and Republicans will get their chance to assess Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, the Supreme Court nominee, on Monday. Here’s what to expect.

What to Expect When Comey Meets With the House Intelligence Committee

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 05:00
The F.B.I. director, along with the N.S.A. director, will meet on Monday with a panel investigating Russia’s role in the 2016 election.

On Health Law, G.O.P. Faces a Formidable Policy Foe: House Republicans

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 05:00
A group of House Republicans, known as the House Freedom Caucus, pose possibly the greatest threat to the party’s chance to scrap the health care law.

Trump Shifting Authority Over Military Operations Back to Pentagon

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 21:43
The change reverses what aides say was the Obama administration’s tendency to micromanage, but it could raise questions of whether the president is exercising enough oversight.

Was Trump Golfing? White House Shrouds Time at His Clubs in Mystery

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 21:09
After President Trump criticized his predecessor for golfing, the administration has provided few details about the time Mr. Trump spends at his clubs.

Trump’s Wiretap Accusations Renew Debate About Privacy

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 20:56
After the president’s latest attack on American intelligence agencies, questions resurfaced on whether they invade privacy and could undermine democracy.

Retro Report: Want to Know Where Supreme Court Nominees Stand? Don’t Bother Asking

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 20:31
A rhetorical version of dodge ball is a favored tactic for nominees regardless of their position on the political spectrum.

To South Carolina District, Trump’s Tough Budget Is a Promise Kept

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 18:19
The plan, with its focus on defense, has met with skepticism in Washington, but supporters here cheer a leader doing “just what he said he was going to do.”

Avoid, Sidestep, Retreat: Justices’ Advice on Confirmation Tactics

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 17:30
As Judge Neil M. Gorsuch prepares for his Supreme Court hearing, he may take a page from the playbook of some who went before him.

On Washington: Gorsuch Confirmation Presents Democrats With 2 Difficult Paths

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 16:34
Will Democrats try to block Judge Neil M. Gorsuch’s confirmation or hold their fire for a later vacancy? Either way, he seems headed for the Supreme Court.

Choice of I.M.F. Critic Highlights Trump’s Reversal of Global Policy

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 15:45
Adam Lerrick, set to be nominated as deputy under secretary of the Treasury for international finance, has been a vocal scold of global bodies like the International Monetary Fund for nearly 20 years.

Russia Inquiries Overlap in a Tangle of Secrets and Sniping

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 15:45
The Senate, the House and the F.B.I. are conducting investigations into Russia’s election meddling, all with different agendas.

Intruder Arrested at White House After Saying He Has ‘Bomb in the Trunk’

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 15:31
The episode, which occurred while President Trump was at his Florida estate, came just days after another intruder roamed the White House grounds while Mr. Trump was inside.

Grassley and Feinstein: The Pair Who Will Lead Gorsuch’s Senate Hearings

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 12:41
The senators will face pressure to vindicate their parties’ views both of Judge Neil Gorsuch’s worthiness to join the Supreme Court and of the process leading him there.

Rex Tillerson and Xi Jinping Meet in China and Emphasize Cooperation

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 07:21
Casting aside their differences, at least publicly, both sides refrained from comment even as North Korea defiantly showed off a new missile engine.

G.O.P.’s Health Care Tightrope Winds Through the Blue-Collar Midwest

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 03:00
Undoing and replacing the Affordable Care Act means bridging a vast gulf between the expectations of many working-class Trump voters and party orthodoxy.