Ms. Harris is struggling to carve out a lane for herself in what may be one of the most consequential periods in the vice presidency.
Who will cause trouble? Who will surprise us? And who will come away liking what Joe Biden is selling?
The president plans to use his first State of the Union address since Republicans took control of the House to call for bipartisan cooperation. Neither he nor many others expect that to happen.
The effort off the coast of South Carolina is expected to take days, and Navy and Coast Guard ships have been sent to the scene. U.S. officials are watching for retaliation from China.
Beijing registered “strong discontent and protest.” But there may be little it can do to retaliate.
Why the Biden White House needs to push for peace in 2023.
The proposal radically reshapes the way the party picks its presidential nominees, putting more racially diverse states at the front of the line.
President Biden pointed to rapid job growth and falling consumer prices as evidence that his economic agenda is working.
As the president prepares for his national address, his aides debate an emphasis on his still-unrealized plans for child care, prekindergarten and more.
Concerns about the president’s age are being overcome by enthusiasm about his record so far, optimism about the G.O.P. field — and the absence of better options.
Here is what we know about the balloon.
For now, allowing the former president to fade is wiser than attacking him.
Readers urge action to improve the organ donation system and save lives. Also: Budget misinformation; making bread; foie gras; against gambling.
President Biden has for months pointed to solid hiring trends as evidence that his agenda has rebuilt the economy after the pandemic shutdowns.
The chapter is closing on three years of special public health measures, but that doesn’t mean Covid is over.
Without an evolutionary leap to bring it into the modern era, it will become a relic.
U.S. officials say they are preparing to surge forces in the event of conflict with China, including over Taiwan, but do not intend to build up permanent bases.
Brian Deese, the director of the National Economic Council, played a pivotal role in negotiating economic legislation the president signed in his first two years in office.
The outgoing chief of staff thanked President Biden and his staff, and held up what he said was his favorite souvenir: a rock.
If the usual script plays out, the Biden administration’s reluctance to provide the planes could be temporary, officials say.
The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, which targeted racial bias and use of force, stalled in Congress during President Biden’s first year in office.
Employers inflate employee titles to dodge an important worker protection.
The president made the proposal at a meeting of his competition council, roughly a week after lawmakers scrutinized Ticketmaster.
The administration issued an analysis that indicates a scaled-back version of the Willow project could go forward. Opponents call the drilling plan a “carbon bomb.”
The search, like at least two others conducted at locations associated with President Biden, was undertaken with the cooperation of the president and his legal team.
“It’s important not to overstate the damage that some perceive liberalism as having done to the Democrats’ electoral fortunes,” one scholar says.
The meeting, which did not appear to yield a breakthrough, highlighted the differences between the White House and the Republicans who now control the House.
President Biden came to town to commit $292 million to the long-delayed project, but that doesn’t mean it will really happen.
He could be seen as the savior of the free world or as the man who came up short.
Republicans in Congress are seeking to capitalize on discontent about the federal coronavirus response while the party’s presidential contenders are vying to be the biggest foe of restrictions.
American and Indian officials are working toward new partnerships in defense technology, advanced telecom and semiconductors.
It is not clear if the search, which was done with the cooperation of Mr. Biden’s legal team, uncovered any additional classified files.
The United States says Russia is not allowing American inspectors access to its arsenal to ensure compliance with the New START agreement, which the two nations renewed in 2021.
President Biden’s visit to New York City comes as Republicans have accused him of supporting reckless spending that fueled inflation.
Ahead of a meeting at the White House on Wednesday, administration officials demanded that Republicans commit to avoiding a default on federal debt.
Mayor Eric Adams is pushing for the city to host the 2024 convention, but Chicago and Atlanta are also contenders.
“It’s important for them to be here in the gallery that night to listen to the president,” said the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, who invited them.
The investment, which President Biden said would create “20,000 good-paying construction jobs,” is part of a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill that he signed into law in 2021.
Officials who have worked with Democratic and Republican presidents describe an elaborate system for classified documents but a more casual one for everyday records.
The end of the emergency, planned for May 11, will bring about a complex set of policy changes and signals a new chapter in the government’s pandemic response.
There’s a stunning disconnect between perceptions and the data.
President Biden is focused on selling his legislative accomplishments after the new House Republican majority had vowed to block his agenda for the remainder of his term.
If the debt limit is breached, investors expect Treasury to put bond payments first. It’d be politically and practically fraught.
The secretary of state and the Israeli leader had a ‘candid’ conversation amid deepening rifts over the Palestinians, Ukraine and a rightward shift by Benjamin Netanyahu’s government.
Lawmakers are seeking answers on why the executive branch is not as careful about protecting classified information as they are required to be on Capitol Hill.
The National Archives does not have any independent ability to enforce its request that former presidents and vice presidents scour their files for classified documents.
The Jan. 27, 2023, episode of “The Ezra Klein Show.”
President Biden formally announced that Mr. Zients, who has a business background, would be taking over for Ron Klain, a skilled political operative who has known the president for decades.
The ouster of several officials has renewed questions about how the Zelensky government is addressing concerns about aid.
Atlanta, Chicago and New York are finalists, and local Democrats are eager to bend President Biden’s ear to host what would be his formal nomination event.
The political scientist Jessica Chen Weiss warns of escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing.
The responsibility to comply with federal records law “does not diminish after the end of an administration,” the archives said in a letter.
A 20-year moratorium on new mining activity for more than 225,000 acres of federal land in Minnesota could deal a fatal blow to a proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine.
The review by John Durham at one point veered into a criminal investigation related to Donald Trump himself, even as it failed to find wrongdoing in the origins of the Russia inquiry.
The president has found a welcome foil in a new conservative House majority and its tax and spending plans, sharpening a potential re-election message.
In a letter, over 70 Democrats urged the president to re-evaluate his asylum restrictions. House and Senate leaders didn’t sign on, exposing significant divisions in the party.
On a chilly Sunday morning, a Ukrainian Catholic Church holds a bake sale to buy winter coats and other supplies for soldiers, while ammunition is forged at a nearby factory.
Keeping its head down has not paid off for the company, which now faces regulatory pressure on many fronts. So it is starting to speak out.
Crossings by migrants from Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela and Haiti have plummeted, but Republicans and some Democrats have attacked the new policies.
Enrollment in plans through the Affordable Care Act’s marketplaces broke last year’s record, with particularly high growth in Florida, Texas and Georgia.
The decision unlocked a flow of heavy arms from Europe and inched the United States and its NATO allies closer to direct conflict with Russia.
The discovery of classified documents has thrust President Biden into an uncomfortable position after he started the new year with plans to do a victory lap of sorts.
The U.S. Forest Service rule restricts development on more than nine million acres in North America’s largest temperate rainforest, reversing a Trump decision.
President Biden’s decision to tap the Strategic Petroleum Reserve comes under fire.
President Biden announced that his administration would arm Ukraine with 31 of the United States’ most advanced tanks.
A proposal to end a decade-long attempt to seek the death penalty before a military tribunal carries political risks, but the Trump administration also decided the system failed.
America’s increasing commitment and Russia’s mobilization show how short wars become long ones.
As it fights Russia’s invasion, Ukraine depends for its survival on aid from Western nations, which have concerns about endemic graft and how the money is used.
The cases are markedly different in their particulars. But they are similar enough that as a practical matter, Democrats will have a hard time using the issue against former President Donald J. Trump.
After enactment of a compromise bill last year, Congress is once again stalemated on gun control, with Republicans seeking to protect the free flow of guns and Democrats calling for more limits.
The documents were “inadvertently boxed and transported” to the former vice president’s home at the end of the Trump administration, Mr. Pence’s representative wrote in a letter to the National Archives.
The 1994 ban blocked the sale of 19 specific weapons that have the features of guns used by the military. It expired in 2004 and any new proposals are unlikely to pass a divided Senate.
How the president has handled the discoveries, and why the public was in the dark for so long.
We will soon know just how critical the president’s chief of staff was to his success.
The special counsel regulations were not designed for the problem of having two simultaneous high-profile cases.
Despite an injection of funding, the agency still has not recovered from an exodus of scientists and policy experts, both insiders and critics say.
Political implications of the documents cases. Also: The mass shooting in California; sending tanks to Ukraine; protests in Peru; college admissions.
Elliott Management, the $55 billion hedge fund, has taken a big stake in the struggling tech giant, putting more pressure on its co-founder, Marc Benioff.
The Biden administration is focusing on making the agency more responsive amid concerns that a funding increase will result in more audits.
Congress has to get serious about the 14th Amendment. So does President Biden.
The freshman representative fits right in to the Republican majority in the House.
The mistaken premise helps explain why nearly two months elapsed before Mr. Biden’s lawyers searched the garage of his Delaware home for classified records.
The vice president said the Biden administration was “fighting back” against reproductive health restrictions by directing several federal agencies to explore how to support access to the abortion pill.
He will replace Ron Klain, who has run President Biden’s White House since the president took office two years ago.
Two decades of tax cuts, recession responses and bipartisan spending fueled more borrowing — contributing $25 trillion to the total and setting the stage for another federal showdown.
A team from the Justice Department conducted a 13-hour search of the president’s Wilmington residence on Friday.
Mr. Klain’s departure would mark a rare moment of high-level turnover in an administration that has been remarkably stable through two years of crises and political battles.
Revelations about Bill Clinton’s sex-and-lies affair forever transformed Washington’s politics. Now, President Biden’s team seeks to fend off its own less-tawdry investigation.
Taiwan’s representative, Bi-khim Hsiao, calls herself a “cat warrior” walking a delicate diplomatic line. China calls her a troublemaker who could trigger a war.
Advisers to President Biden calculated that the Justice Department would view possession of the documents as little more than a good-faith mistake.
The 14th Amendment offers a blueprint for tearing down the debt ceiling.
The Treasury Department has started employing “extraordinary measures,” but the path to raising the debt ceiling is likely to be a long one.
The president needs to be a sharper politician than he has been and also not become his own worst enemy.
The Biden administration has set out to measure the economic value of ecosystems, offering new statistics to weigh in policy decisions.
“I think you’re going to find there’s nothing there,” the president told a reporter who asked if he regretted not divulging that classified material was found at his office before the midterms.
President Biden pledged federal support, as the state began a recovery effort that officials said could cost hundreds of millions of dollars.
The shape of his governing style is coming into focus.
Democrats should do whatever it takes to bypass the debt ceiling.
Efforts to arm Kyiv have stepped up in the past few weeks as the war enters a critical phase.
Biden’s case acts as a counterexample to show why Trump’s is more alarming.
The president visited a beach town along Monterey Bay in an effort to assess how much federal aid will be needed to help the state recover.
Some of the former president’s most outspoken defenders will sit on the House’s main investigative committee, underscoring their high-profile roles in the new Republican majority.
Speaking at the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Eric Adams called for the federal government to aid cities dealing with a surge of migrants.
Special counsel investigations have become increasingly common, but some think the system is broken.
Ross Douthat and two analysts discuss Kevin McCarthy, the House G.O.P. and the looming drama over the government borrowing cap.
Chris Whipple’s “The Fight of His Life” chronicles the administration in medias res.
The president should give Netanyahu some tough love.
The Dutch prime minister, Mark Rutte, met in Washington with President Biden, who is trying to shore up alliances to help counter Russia and China.
Ukraine has a narrow window of time to retake more territory ahead of an expected Russian spring offensive, but to do that it needs weapons like armored vehicles.
On a visit to the White House, the Dutch leader said he had also talked to the German chancellor on Tuesday about aiding Kyiv.
Siamak Namazi, an Iranian-American businessman, appealed to President Biden to negotiate with the government in Tehran for his freedom.
Emerging from coronavirus lockdown to a world changed by the war in Ukraine, China sought to convey reassurance about its economic health.
Las tribulaciones del hijo del presidente de EE. UU., protestas en Perú y más para estar al día.
The economic “misery index” has fallen off a cliff.
A top House Republican had demanded the logs after classified documents were found at President Biden’s personal residence.
From the royal family to the House of Representatives, it was a strange week.
On Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, the president assured an audience at Ebenezer Baptist Church that its side in the struggle would, indeed, overcome someday.
Also a major attack in Ukraine, Japan’s military ambitions and a preview of the Australian Open.
The American president wants Britain’s squabble with Europe over Northern Ireland trade issues settled before the 25th anniversary of the peace accord that ended sectarian violence in the North.
Remember when it was ‘Democrats fall in love; Republicans fall in line'? Me neither.
The Biden administration is doubling down on a reckless Trump policy.
Lycoming County, Pa., officials were persuaded to conduct a 2020 recount, a three-day undertaking that showed almost no change, but left skeptics just as skeptical.
A number of events would have to go the president’s way, and even then age is an issue.
The New York City mayor said the arrival of tens of thousands of asylum seekers could cost as much as $2 billion, putting pressure on the city’s budget.
The revelation came as the White House defended its public statements about the extent of the documents that remained in Mr. Biden’s possession.
The special counsel will have to reconstruct how a small number of classified documents made it to Mr. Biden’s home in Delaware and a private office in Washington.
America’s system for protecting classified documents has spun out of control.
The State Department has contacted Congress about major arms deals for Turkey and Greece, but a prominent senator is strongly opposed to the Ankara sale.
President Biden’s speech will be his first appearance before a House led by Republicans who are unlikely to cooperate with his agenda.
Presidents have established and developed the classification system through a series of executive orders around World War II and the early Cold War.
Las autoridades pronto decidirían si acusan al hijo del presidente de EE. UU. por cargos fiscales y de posesión de armas. También enfrenta audiencias hostiles en el Congreso. Pero un análisis detallado de su historia muestra que difiere en aspectos importantes del relato promovido por los republicanos.
Since the dark days of Watergate, every president but one has faced a special prosecutor scrutinizing them or their associates. President Biden now joins the club.
Since the dark days of Watergate, every president but one has faced a special prosecutor scrutinizing them or their associates. President Biden now joins the club.
Dr. David A. Kessler took over Operation Warp Speed when President Biden entered office, and his departure signals the end of the program.
Investigations into two presidents’ handling of secret documents. Also: Hunter Biden and Prince Harry; the debt limit; psychiatric care; editing; libraries.
The two leaders discussed tensions with China, North Korea and Russia and plans for deterrence in Asia with U.S. troops and missiles.
How the cases of President Biden and former President Donald Trump compare.
Shrugging off Mr. Trump’s 2024 candidacy is a fool’s errand. But it would also be foolish to assume that his path to another presidency would be smooth.
The new investigation is sure to muddy the waters politically as former President Donald J. Trump cries persecution over his own documents inquiry, although the cases differ significantly.
An investigation into President Biden’s classified documents.
Mr. Hur spent time during the Trump administration as a top aide in the Justice Department when it installed a special counsel to oversee the Russia investigation.
The West has sent an array of weapons once seen as too provocative, and it looks like tanks will be next. With a new Russian offensive expected, officials see an urgent need to shift the balance.
More details have emerged about the discovery of classified files associated with President Biden.
The discovery of classified documents in President Biden’s private office and home has prompted comparisons to former President Trump’s hoarding of sensitive government records.
President Biden promised a further explanation after the White House acknowledged that a second set of classified documents had been discovered at his residence in Delaware.
There are now two special counsels looking into presidents — Jack Smith was appointed in November by the attorney general to oversee the two investigations into former President Trump. Here’s more about the powers of a special counsel and why they...
The continuing saga of the lying congressman. Also: The gender culture war; the Biden files; congressional subpoenas; misinformation.