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Darrell Issa, a California Republican, Will Not Seek Re-election to House

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:59
Mr. Issa becomes one of the most prominent in a long list of Republican retirements, adding to talk of a Democratic wave in the midterm elections.

Supreme Court Weighs Purge of Ohio Voting Rolls

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:07
The justices considered whether states may cull their voting lists based on the failure to vote.

Unbuttoned: Fake News Jeans: Travesty or Sign of the Times?

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 11:57
Topshop, the British retailer, has made the issue into a slogan on a pair of pants. Cue controversy.

I.R.S. Paid $20 Million to Collect $6.7 Million in Tax Debts

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:23
An agency watchdog says a congressionally mandated program using private debt collectors has been poorly administered and failed to respect taxpayers’ rights.

‘Outrageous,’ White House Says of DACA Ruling, as Trump Calls Court System ‘Broken’

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 09:25
Republicans and Democrats are in the middle of a legislative battle over the program created by President Barack Obama, called the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.

Russia’s Election Meddling Fits a Global Pattern, Senate Report Says

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 06:00
The report tracks Russian efforts in 19 countries, chronicling misinformation campaigns and the funding of far-right political causes long before the presidential election.

How Much Has ‘Climate Change’ Been Scrubbed From Federal Websites? A Lot.

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 05:00
A new study found that the Trump administration has systematically removed, altered or played down references to climate change on federal websites.

South Korea’s Leader Credits Trump for North Korea Talks

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 00:58
President Moon Jae-in warned North Korea about sanctions if it resumed weapons tests, while crediting President Trump with forcing it to the table.

Trump’s Longtime Lawyer Sues BuzzFeed and the Firm Behind Russia Dossier

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 22:44
Saying “enough is enough,” Michael D. Cohen filed the defamation suit after denying for the past year that he played any part in a conspiracy to help elect President Trump.

A Brief Anatomy of Trump’s Immigration Meeting With Lawmakers

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 21:50
The West Wing met The Apprentice when President Trump presided over a meeting, later broadcast on television, of lawmakers from both parties debating immigration policy in the cabinet room.

Power Companies Got a Tax Cut. Will Your Bill Reflect It?

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 21:00
Some utilities say they will pass savings from the tax law to ratepayers. Attorneys general in several states are calling for federal action as well.

Trump’s First Full Physical Is Approaching. What He Discloses Is Up to Him.

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 20:53
With questions swirling around Mr. Trump’s mental health, his coming physical may yield few clues about whether he is, as his former doctor claimed during his candidacy, the “healthiest individual” to hold the office.

How a Coal Baron’s Wish List Became President Trump’s To-Do List

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 20:46
Robert E. Murray, the chief executive of Murray Energy, wrote a lengthy “action plan” last year for President Trump. There’s not much left undone.

News Analysis: Trump’s Negotiation on Immigration, Unfolding on Camera

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 20:25
President Trump and a delegation of lawmakers from both parties engaged in a vigorous discussion of immigration, in effect negotiating legislation in front of the nation.

El Salvador Again Feels the Hand of Washington Shaping Its Fate

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 19:47
It has suffered from a civil war and gang violence, and is now bracing for the return of nearly 200,000 Salvadorans who have been living in the United States.

U.S. to Open Formal Inquiry on Americans Sickened in Cuba

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 19:25
Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson is opening an investigation into what the government has described as mysterious attacks that sickened or injured 24 Americans in Havana in 2016.

Trump Administration Drops Florida From Offshore Drilling Plan

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 19:18
The state’s Republican governor, Rick Scott, had opposed the proposal.

Trump Likes Drug Price Negotiations; His Nominee for Health Secretary Doesn’t

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 18:38
Alex M. Azar II, President Trump’s nominee for health secretary, told senators that he was wary of proposals for Medicare to negotiate drug prices.

Administration Delays Prosecuting Qaeda Suspect Once Seen as Candidate for Guantánamo

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 16:29
The delay is the latest example of how, in Mr. Trump’s first year in office, his campaign pledges have met the complicated realities of fighting terrorism.

Steve Bannon to Step Down From Breitbart Post

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 16:06
No one has been more closely associated with the right-wing news site in recent years, but Mr. Bannon has lost support among conservative backers as President Trump has denounced him.