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In Beijing and Abu Dhabi, Signs of Bannon’s Continued Influence

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 19:44
Meetings with powerful foreigners — including the U.A.E. crown prince — signals that President Trump’s former strategist and his alt-right agenda still hold global interest.

Berkeley Students Speak Out About Free Speech

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 19:39
We asked students what free speech means to them, and about the mood on campus ahead of a series of speeches planned for next week.

Scaramucci and Spicer Extend Their White House 15 Minutes of Fame

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 19:32
In the Trump era, tradition of post-White House exposure and opportunities appears to be alive and well.

Nafta Negotiators Wading Into Tougher Territory in Third Round of Trade Talks

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 18:37
The United States, Canada and Mexico are wading into murkier waters this weekend as they push ahead with renegotiating Nafta.

In Battle Over Tax Cuts, It’s Republicans vs. Economists

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 15:53
Republican leaders reject criticism that their tax plan will add to the deficit. And they are determined to secure economic assessments proving their optimistic assumptions.

James Comey Is Interrupted by Protesters During Speech at Howard

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 15:23
James B. Comey, the former F.B.I. director, exhorted his audience to “listen with an attitude that they might actually be convinced of something.”

Back-and-Forth on DACA Leaves Young Immigrants ‘Just Dangling’

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 15:05
The whiplash of emotions surrounding the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program has many young immigrants saying they feel helpless.

Protesters Interrupt Comey Speech at Howard

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 14:54
James B. Comey, the former F.B.I. director, was interrupted by demonstrators at Howard University on Friday.

On Washington: Behind New Obamacare Repeal Vote: ‘Furious’ G.O.P. Donors

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 14:29
Donations to the party are down, and Senator Cory Gardner warned his colleagues that they have to show some results.

McCain Announces Opposition to Republican Health Bill, Likely Dooming Its Fate

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 14:06
Senator John McCain released a statement saying he would oppose the latest proposal, by Senators Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana.

Creating Test for Trump, Panel Says Imported Solar Gear Hurts U.S. Firms

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 13:06
The decision may give President Trump a chance to use protectionist measures against imported solar equipment.

Trump’s Travel Ban to Be Replaced by Restrictions Tailored to Certain Countries

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:56
The new restrictions could go into effect on Sunday and would prevent people in those nations from traveling to the United States or prompt increased scrutiny if they seek visas.

Trump Dismisses ‘Russia Hoax’ as Facebook Turns Over Ads Tied to Campaign

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 08:07
The president asserts that the “Fake News Media” had the most sway in the 2016 election, and he again denies any Russian role in the campaign.

North Korea Hits New Level of Brinkmanship in Reacting to Trump

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 07:51
Kim Jong-un turns the standoff with Washington into a personal duel, while warning of more dangerous weapons tests.

Rouhani Lashes Back at Trump, as Iran Unveils New Missile

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 07:50
The Iranian president vowed at a military parade to “strengthen our missile capabilities,” a point the American president has cited as a reason to scrap the nuclear deal.

Right and Left React to the Graham-Cassidy Bill

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 03:00
Writers from across the political spectrum discuss the Republican health care bill proposed by Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy.

Trump, Though Not on Stage, Looms Large in Alabama G.O.P. Senate Debate

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 22:43
The sitting senator, Luther Strange, took every opportunity to mention the president’s endorsement, and the candidate he trails, Roy Moore, needled him for it.

Megyn Kelly Is Ready for Her Morning Closeup

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 22:00
The former Fox News host says her daily NBC morning show, which starts Monday, is one she was “born to do.” Others aren’t so sure.

Trump Poised to Drop Some Limits on Drone Strikes and Commando Raids

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 19:40
The president’s national security advisers have advised relaxing certain Obama-era rules outside war zones, laying the groundwork for counterterrorism missions in more countries.

Latest Obamacare Repeal Effort is Most Far-Reaching

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:36
The Graham-Cassidy bill would turn federal funding for a law Republicans loathe into block grants to states, realizing a long-held goal of the party