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  1. Biden’s V.P. Pick Is Said to Be Imminent U.S., Today

    Joe Biden’s advisers are planning an announcement for the middle of the week as his search concludes, people briefed on the selection process said.

  2. Trump Teases a Gettysburg Convention Speech. Experts Say It’s an Ethics Breach. Politics, Today

    If he accepts his nomination at the Civil War battlefield, the president will be conducting partisan business on federal property.

  3. Roadtripping Before the D.N.C. Politics, Today

    Times reporters discuss the realities of election coverage amid a pandemic.

  4. Trump Sends In the Economic Quacks Op Ed, Today

    Now he’s prescribing hydroxychloroquine to fight recession.

  5. Michigan Democrats Hesitate on Whitmer as V.P.: ‘Selfishly, We Need Her Here’ Politics, Today

    She is suddenly on Joe Biden’s shortlist. Can Michigan afford to lose her?

  6. 2020 Election Live Updates: Trump Floats Gettysburg as Site for Nomination Speech Politics, Today

    Speakers at the Democratic convention will include the Obamas, the Clintons and a former Republican governor.

  7. Big Finance, Big Tech and Joe Biden Business, Today

    Although they haven’t necessarily fallen in love with the Democratic presidential candidate, many on Wall Street and in Silicon Valley are falling in line.

  8. Trump Goes Around Congress to Provide Pandemic Relief Politics, Today

    It’s unclear whether the measures he signed will have any immediate effect, but the president pressed ahead anyway: This is your morning tip sheet.

  9. Never a Dull Moment in Trump World Op Ed, Today

    ‘One thing I have to give Trump credit for is a general lowering of expectations.’

  10. Big Tech Makes Inroads With the Biden Campaign Business, Today

    While Joe Biden has criticized the largest tech companies, his campaign and transition teams have welcomed allies of Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple onto its staff and policy groups.

  11. Mark Cuban Wants to Fix Health Care, the N.B.A. and Maybe Everything Else Interactive, Today

    "I’m just looking to say — and this may be arrogant — how can I solve this problem?"

  12. Ambition Has Always Been ‘Ladylike’ Politics, Today

    Nostalgic for the sexism unleashed in response to Hillary Clinton’s 2016 run? Welcome to the prolonged Democratic veepstakes.

  13. How Pro-Trump Forces Work the Refs in Silicon Valley Business, Yesterday

    The new referees in American politics are Facebook, Google and Twitter, and they would be wise to pay attention to lessons the old media tried to learn.

  14. As U.S. and Taiwan Celebrate a Bond, China Responds With Screaming Jets Foreign, Yesterday

    The highest-level American visit to Taiwan in decades shows the island’s importance as ties between the United States and China deteriorate.

  15. Israel Will Be Perfectly Happy With President Biden Op Ed, Yesterday

    It’s the best we can do — for a Democrat.

  16. Boycotted. Criticized. But Fox News Leads the Pack in Prime Time. Business, Yesterday

    Led by Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity, the channel’s pro-Trump lineup outranked every network from 8 to 11 p.m. in June and July.

  17. ‘Top Cop’ Kamala Harris’s Record of Policing the Police Politics, Yesterday

    Senator Harris is speaking out amid the police reform movement. But how did she oversee police misconduct as a district attorney and attorney general?

  18. ‘Christianity Will Have Power’ National, Yesterday

    Donald Trump made a promise to white evangelical Christians, whose support can seem mystifying to the outside observer.

  19. The Wallets of Wall Street Are With Joe Biden, if Not the Hearts Politics, Yesterday

    Through donations, finance executives played a critical role in helping Joe Biden turn his campaign around. They’ve mostly grown to like him, if not love him.

  20. Democrats Hold Edge as Battle for Senate Majority Becomes ‘Knife Fight’ Washington, Yesterday

    As the campaign enters a critical period, the pandemic, their primary strategy and their presumptive nominee have given Democrats a shot at winning the chamber.

  21. The Voting Will End Nov. 3. The Legal Battle Probably Won’t. Washington, August 8

    As the two parties clash over how to conduct an election in a pandemic, President Trump’s litigiousness and unfounded claims of fraud have increased the likelihood of epic postelection court fights.

  22. Hawaii Primary Election Results: First Congressional District Interactive, August 8

  23. Live: Hawaii Primary Election Results 2020 Interactive, August 8

  24. Hawaii Primary Election Results: Second Congressional District Interactive, August 8

  25. Rick Gates, Ex-Trump Aide and Mueller Witness, Is Publishing a Memoir Books, August 8

    “Wicked Game” is slated for release in October, at the height of the presidential campaign, but Mr. Gates says, “It’s not a salacious book.”

  26. How Kristi Noem, Mt. Rushmore and Trump Fueled Speculation About Pence’s Job Politics, August 8

    After Ms. Noem, the South Dakota governor, flew to Washington on Air Force One, rumors about her ambitions ensued. She made a second trip to smooth things over with Mike Pence.

  27. No Wrist Corsages, Please Op Ed, August 8

    Has America grown since 1984, or will the knives still be out for Biden’s running mate?

  28. Trump, Russia and an Intelligence Document: Key Moments Express, August 8

    Officials told The New York Times Magazine that the draft of a classified document reporting that Russia favored President Trump in the 2020 election was changed to soften its assessment.

  29. Chris Dodd, an Insider From Biden’s Past, Is Helping Him Pick His Future Politics, August 8

    As Biden works to win over progressive voters, he has empowered a Washington uber-veteran long trailed by allegations of personal and financial indiscretion.

  30. Unwanted Truths: Inside Trump’s Battles With U.S. Intelligence Agencies Magazine, August 8

    Last year, intelligence officials gathered to write a classified report on Russia’s interest in the 2020 election. An investigation from the magazine uncovered what happened next.

  31. Trump’s Axios Interview, Kanye West’s Campaign: The Latest in the 2020 Race Politics, August 8

    President Trump wants to brand Joe Biden as a doddering gaffe machine. But the incumbent’s own rhetoric causes so much controversy it is overwhelming the strategy.

  32. Away From Gridlock in Washington, Trump Puts on a Show for His Club Washington, August 7

    The president held what was billed as a news conference. But there was almost no news, he again said the virus would disappear and his audience seemed at times less the nation than his golf club members.

  33. Postal Service Leader Sets Reorganization Amid Scrutiny Over Mail Ballots Washington, August 7

    The Trump donor who runs the post office pledged that such changes would not affect the ability to deliver ballots on time this fall.

  34. Joe Arpaio Loses Arizona Primary to Reclaim His Old Job as Sheriff Politics, August 7

    Voters instead backed Jerry Sheridan, Mr. Arpaio’s former chief deputy, who promised to revive many of Mr. Arpaio’s policies but without the showmanship.

  35. Russia Continues Interfering in Election to Try to Help Trump, U.S. Intelligence Says Washington, August 7

    But a new assessment says China would prefer to see the president defeated, though it is not clear Beijing is doing much to meddle in the 2020 campaign to help Joseph R. Biden Jr.

  36. Beirut on the Potomac Op Ed, August 7

    The American spirit gets a Lebanese makeover.

  37. ‘Hope is Really Important in This Work’ Podcasts, August 7

    Our interview with a longtime protester about her journey to the front lines.

  38. Pence Will Visit Wisconsin While Biden Stays Home From Milwaukee Convention Politics, August 7

    The vice president’s decision underscored the different political wagers the two campaigns are making about the value of traveling to battleground states.

  39. Marquita Bradshaw on Her Tennessee Primary Victory: ‘I Could See the Momentum’ Politics, August 7

    Ms. Bradshaw, an environmental justice advocate, is the first Black woman to be nominated for the Senate by a major party in Tennessee. “Working people showed that my viability was different,” she said.

  40. The Presidential Debates Debate Letters, August 7

    Does this forum make sense for evaluating the candidates? Readers weigh in.

  41. Why Joe Biden Keeps Missing His Own V.P. Deadlines Politics, August 7

    On issues big and small, Joseph R. Biden Jr. will not be rushed, including the critical choice of a running mate. He’s deliberative, and he doesn’t mind extending his timetable — again and again.

  42. Russia Continues to Meddle in Election to Aid Trump, U.S. Intelligence Says Politics, August 7

    Vice President Mike Pence made plans to visit Wisconsin after Joe Biden opted out of traveling there for the convention. Democrats called for an audit of the Postal Service’s new policies, citing concerns about potential mail-in voting issues.

  43. Why an Accurate Census Is So Important Politics, August 7

    The Census Bureau’s move to cut its collection period short by one month in the midst of an already challenging pandemic has unnerved pollsters.

  44. Trump, Facing Headwinds in Ohio, Talks Up Economy in Campaign Swing Washington, August 6

    The president came into 2020 considering the state a lock, but his performance in managing the pandemic and delivering on his promises from four years ago could put it in play.

  45. Elizabeth Warren Says Child Care Is Key to Bringing the Economy Back Politics, August 6

    The senator on child care during a pandemic: “Women continue to have to manage it all.”

  46. The Latest U.S. Tool to Fight Election Meddling: Text Messages Washington, August 6

    Washington sent offers to cellphones in Russia and Iran of rewards of up to $10 million for information on hackers trying to attack American voting systems.

  47. Tennessee Primary Election Results: First Congressional District Interactive, August 6

  48. Live: Tennessee State Primary Election Results 2020 Interactive, August 6

    Detailed results and maps from the Tennessee primary election.

  49. Tennessee Primary Election Results: Ninth Congressional District Interactive, August 6

  50. Tennessee U.S. Senate Primary Election Results Interactive, August 6

  51. Tennessee Primary Election Results: Eighth Congressional District Interactive, August 6

  52. Tennessee Primary Election Results: Fourth Congressional District Interactive, August 6

  53. Tennessee Democratic Primary Election Results: Fifth Congressional District Interactive, August 6

  54. Tennessee Primary Election Results: Second Congressional District Interactive, August 6

  55. A 4th Presidential Debate? Commission Says No to Trump Politics, August 6

    The Trump campaign had argued that the current schedule would render the debates useless to the many Americans who will vote by mail before they take place.

  56. 2020 Election Live Updates: Maine, South Carolina and Kentucky Face Tight Senate Races, Polls Show Politics, August 6

    Trump’s request for an earlier presidential debate is denied. After a member of his V.P. search committee reportedly criticized Kamala Harris, Joe Biden said she was still “very much in contention.”

  57. In Tennessee, Bill Hagerty Wins Senate Primary U.S., August 6

    President Trump’s request for an earlier presidential debate was denied. Polls show tight Senate races in Maine, South Carolina and Kentucky. And Kanye West said he’s “not denying” that his bid to enter the 2020 race is meant to harm Joe Biden.

  58. Self-Publishing Is a Gamble. Why Is Donald Trump Jr. Doing It? Books, August 6

    His next book, “Liberal Privilege,” comes with an unusual distribution plan and no publishing house behind it, making it something of a curiosity in the industry.

  59. Biden’s Milwaukee Trip Is Canceled, and So Is a Normal Presidential Campaign Politics, August 5

    The Democrats bowed to the realities of the pandemic and canceled the major in-person speeches that were still planned for their convention this month.

  60. Trump Raises $165 Million With G.O.P. in July, Overtaking Biden Politics, August 5

    Joe Biden raised $140 million last month. A record-setting pace of money continues to flood into the presidential campaign.

  61. Biden’s Milwaukee Trip Is Canceled, and So Is a Normal Presidential Campaign Politics, August 5

    The Democrats bowed to the realities of the pandemic and canceled the major in-person speeches that were still planned for their convention this month.

  62. Major U.S. Health Insurers Report Big Profits, Benefiting From the Pandemic Science, August 5

    Consumers are probably entitled to millions of dollars in rebates under Obamacare rules that cap companies’ profits.

  63. Progressive Victories Signal Staying Power for the Movement Politics, August 5

    After Bernie Sanders fell to Joe Biden, the young left mourned what could have been. Now, after a series of victories in congressional races, it’s hopeful again.

  64. Doing Away With Convention Politics, August 5

    Do we really need the spectacle of the traditional political conventions? We’re about to find out.

  65. Trump Is Plotting Against the Census. Here’s Why. Editorial, August 5

    By his calculations, the fewer people of color and noncitizens who are counted, the better.

  66. An Election Battleground: Voting by Mail Letters, August 5

    Readers respond to a front-page article about the president’s assault on the Postal Service and attendant voter fears.

  67. Rashida Tlaib Cruises to Victory in a Primary Rematch Washington, August 5

    The first-term Michigan representative, part of a group of liberal congresswomen of color, widened her margin of victory against a Democratic opponent who first challenged her in 2018.

  68. Rashida Tlaib Cruises to Victory in a Primary Rematch Washington, August 5

    The first-term Michigan congresswoman, part of a group of liberal women of color known as “the squad,” widened her margin of victory against a Democratic opponent who first challenged her in 2018.

  69. 2020 Election Live Updates: Biden Will Accept Nomination in Delaware, Skipping Milwaukee Convention Politics, August 5

    Citing coronavirus concerns, Democrats announced that their convention would be almost entirely virtual. In primary races, progressives triumphed and a polarizing Republican fell.

  70. Trump Raises $165 Million With Party in July, Outpacing Biden Politics, August 5

    Democrats announced that their Milwaukee convention would be almost entirely virtual, citing coronavirus concerns. Biden will skip the convention and accept the nomination in Delaware. In primary races, progressives triumphed and a polarizing Repu...

  71. Mail Voting’s Latest Test Politics, August 5

    Kris Kobach falls, and Cori Bush rises: This is your morning tip sheet.

  72. Biden Announces $280 Million Fall Ad Buy Across 15 States Politics, August 5

    By far the biggest reservation of the 2020 race by either campaign, it is a sign of the swift turnabout in Joe Biden’s finances since he became the presumptive Democratic nominee.

  73. Tennessee Republicans, Once Moderate and Genteel, Turn Toxic in the Trump Era Politics, August 5

    In the Senate primary race to replace Lamar Alexander, two candidates are fighting to see who can better emulate the president. It isn’t pretty.

  74. James Comey Wrote a Letter in 2016. What Will Bill Barr Do? Op Ed, August 5

    Two investigations appear to be potential fodder for pre-election political machinations.

  75. These Republicans Have a Confession: They’re Not Voting for Trump Again Magazine, August 5

    A set of voter testimonials hopes to convince Biden-curious Republicans that they’re not alone.

  76. Biden Announces $280 Million Fall Ad Buy Across 15 States Politics, August 5

    By far the biggest reservation of the 2020 race by either campaign, it is a sign of the swift turnabout in Joe Biden’s finances since he became the presumptive Democratic nominee.

  77. He Predicted Trump’s Win in 2016. Now He’s Ready to Call 2020. Op Ed, August 5

    Most historians just study the past. But Allan Lichtman has successfully predicted the future.

  78. He Predicted Trump’s Win in 2016. Now He’s Ready to Call 2020. Video, August 5

    Most historians just study the past. But Allan Lichtman has successfully predicted the future.

  79. Cori Bush Defeats William Lacy Clay in a Show of Progressive Might Politics, August 5

    The upset of the veteran congressman from St. Louis sent tremors though the Democratic establishment in Missouri and Washington, D.C.

  80. After 6 Weeks, Victors Are Declared in 2 N.Y. Congressional Primaries Metro, August 4

    Representative Carolyn Maloney and Councilman Ritchie Torres won in New York City after a Democratic primary that raised concerns about mail-in voting.

  81. Arizona Primary Election Results: Fourth Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  82. Live: Michigan State Primary Election Results 2020 Interactive, August 4

  83. Arizona Primary Election Results: Eighth Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  84. Michigan Primary Election Results: 11th Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  85. Michigan Primary Election Results: 10th Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  86. Michigan Primary Election Results: 13th Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  87. Live: Arizona State Primary Election Results 2020 Interactive, August 4

  88. Washington Primary Election Results: Fifth Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  89. Arizona Primary Election Results: Second Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  90. Missouri Primary Election Results: First Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  91. Michigan Primary Election Results: Third Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  92. Washington Governor Primary Election Results Interactive, August 4

  93. Washington Primary Election Results: Third Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  94. Washington Primary Election Results: Fourth Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  95. Washington Primary Election Results: 10th Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  96. Missouri Primary Election Results: Fifth Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  97. Washington Primary Election Results: Eighth Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  98. Live: Missouri State Primary Election Results 2020 Interactive, August 4

  99. Missouri Primary Election Results: Sixth Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  100. Michigan Primary Election Results: Ninth Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  101. Arizona Primary Election Results: Fifth Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  102. Arizona Primary Election Results: Ninth Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  103. Michigan Primary Election Results: Eighth Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  104. Arizona Primary Election Results: First Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  105. Kansas U.S. Senate Primary Election Results Interactive, August 4

  106. Kansas Primary Election Results: Second Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  107. Arizona Primary Election Results: Sixth Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  108. Michigan Primary Election Results: Fifth Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  109. Michigan Primary Election Results: Fourth Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  110. Washington Primary Election Results: Sixth Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  111. Live: Washington State Primary Election Results 2020 Interactive, August 4

  112. Michigan Primary Election Results: 12th Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  113. Michigan Primary Election Results: Sixth Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  114. Missouri Primary Election Results: Third Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  115. Washington Primary Election Results: Seventh Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  116. Arizona U.S. Senate Special Primary Election Results Interactive, August 4

  117. Kansas Primary Election Results: First Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  118. Live: Kansas State Primary Election Results 2020 Interactive, August 4

  119. Missouri Governor Primary Election Results Interactive, August 4

  120. Missouri Primary Election Results: Fourth Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  121. Michigan Primary Election Results: First Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  122. Kansas Primary Election Results: Third Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  123. Michigan Primary Election Results: 14th Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  124. Washington Primary Election Results: First Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  125. Washington Primary Election Results: Ninth Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  126. Missouri Primary Election Results: Seventh Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  127. Washington Primary Election Results: Second Congressional District Interactive, August 4

  128. Live Results: Missouri Medicaid Expansion Amendment Interactive, August 4

  129. Kris Kobach Loses Kansas Senate Primary, Easing Republican Worries Politics, August 4

    Mr. Kobach, a polarizing figure in Kansas politics and an ally of President Trump’s, was defeated by Roger Marshall, the preferred choice of many Washington Republicans.

  130. Kris Kobach Loses Kansas Senate Primary, Easing Republican Worries Politics, August 4

    In Missouri, Cori Bush, a progressive activist, upset the 10-term incumbent William Lacy Clay Jr., marking another major step forward for the progressive movement in its bid to threaten centrist officials.

  131. Republicans Aid Kanye West’s Bid to Get on the 2020 Ballot Politics, August 4

    At least four people involved in the effort to get Kanye West’s name before voters in several states have G.O.P. connections, renewing questions about the aim of his campaign.

  132. Live Analysis: August 4 Election Results Interactive, August 4

    Follow live coverage and analysis from Times reporters.

  133. No Relief Bill, No Vacation Editorial, August 4

    Millions of Americans can’t wait while the Senate takes the rest of the summer off.

  134. How QAnon Creates a Dangerous Alternate Reality Op Ed, August 4

    Game designer Adrian Hon says the conspiracy theory parallels the immersive worlds of alternate reality games.

  135. Decoding the Trump Ad Buy Politics, August 4

    After going dark on the TV airwaves last week, the Trump campaign has returned, targeting early voting states.

  136. Inaction and a Blame Game in the Throes of a Calamity Op Ed, August 4

    Federal relief has ended, and the need grows worse.

  137. More U.S. Troops Will Leave Afghanistan Before the Election, Trump Says Washington, August 4

    The president’s assertion undercuts diplomats who have said withdrawals will depend on the Taliban’s commitment to its peace deal with the United States.

  138. Live Primary Election Results: Races in Arizona, Kansas, Michigan and Missouri Interactive, August 4

    Get the latest primary results from Arizona, Kansas, Michigan and Missouri.

  139. Trump Assesses John Lewis’s Legacy: ‘He Didn’t Come to My Inauguration’ Politics, August 4

    President Trump was asked by an interviewer to reflect on the late congressman’s contributions to the civil rights movement. He talked up his own record instead.

  140. From Outsider to Insider: Karen Bass’s Unexpected Journey to Power Politics, August 4

    At every step in her political career, the California congresswoman had to be coaxed to run for a higher office. Now she’s a top contender to be Joe Biden’s running mate.

  141. A Wider-Than-Thought Trump Investigation Politics, August 4

    New York prosecutors may be circling the president’s business practices: This is your morning tip sheet.

  142. Trump Doesn’t Need the Most Votes. What if He Doesn’t Even Want Them? Op Ed, August 4

    Government of the minority, chosen by a minority, on behalf of a minority, is not what Lincoln had in mind at Gettysburg.

  143. Republicans Are Ready for the Don Draper Method Op Ed, August 4

    The coronavirus relief debate has Republicans falling back into pre-Trump grooves.

  144. Live 2020 Election Updates: Kris Kobach and Rashida Tlaib Face Tough Primary Fights Politics, August 4

    In St. Louis, Cori Bush, a progressive activist, will try again to unseat William Lacy Clay, a 20-year incumbent. Joe Arpaio, the immigration hard-liner, is trying to reclaim his job as a sheriff in Arizona.

  145. Trump Again Assails Mail-In Voting Washington, August 3

    The president has been raging against voting by mail for several months, claiming without evidence that the process is plagued by fraud.

  146. Gettysburg? The Liberty Bell? Trump Weighs R.N.C. Speech Options Politics, August 3

    The president and his aides are holding out hope for ambitious convention programming, and have considered a return to Mount Rushmore or a speech by Melania Trump from Seneca Falls, N.Y.

  147. Disenchanted Seniors for Biden Editorial, August 3

    The pandemic is particularly dangerous for older Americans, and Trump is losing their support.

  148. Why Biden Won’t Find His Biden Politics, August 3

    He would be wise to remember that Barack Obama didn’t pick him simply because they were “simpatico.”

  149. Trump Puts Pentagon in Political Crossfire With Tata Appointment Washington, August 3

    The president sidestepped Congress when it became clear that his nominee for a top Defense Department position would not win Senate approval.

  150. Rashida Tlaib Beat Her Primary Opponent by 900 Votes in 2018. How Will the Rematch Go? Politics, August 3

    The Michigan Democrat is facing a rematch against a challenger who says she hasn’t done enough for her district in Detroit.