Mr. Strzok was one of the F.B.I.’s top counterintelligence officials. But his disparaging texts about President Trump handed a weapon to conservatives assailing the Russia investigation.
She’s a venal scammer, but she’s right to tell all about Trump.
Cynthia Nixon has been challenging the governor to a debate since May, but until now, he had demurred. He did not debate his 2014 primary challenger.
Voters will have to make up their own minds about how the puzzle pieces fit together.
The former Trump campaign chairman’s trial has ripped away the facade of a man who worked for the campaign for free, intimating he was too rich to need the money.
Democrats hope to swing back in their favor a state that played an unexpectedly pivotal role in President Trump’s victory. But it may be too late.
Trump’s winning coalition and its weaknesses.
Mrs. Obama said, “When they go low, we go high.” In his first speech as a prospective presidential candidate, Mr. Avenatti told Democrats to “fight fire with fire” instead.
Months after Paul Manafort left Donald J. Trump’s presidential campaign, he still sought to use that connection to bail himself out of financial trouble, a banker’s testimony showed.
New data offers a more nuanced look at this group beyond “white men without a college degree.”
Mr. Avenatti, President Trump’s tormentor, said he is “strongly considering” running for president in 2020. He is attending a major Democratic dinner in Iowa this week.
For once, Democrats are not in disarray.
A private conversation during the Paul Manafort trial concerned whether investigators had asked a cooperating witness about the Trump campaign.
Data offers a more nuanced look at this group and how their feelings about the president might have shifted since the election.
The end of the three-month review brings prosecutors one step closer to deciding whether to file charges against Mr. Cohen or to seek his cooperation.
After Rick Gates provided hours of damning testimony, Paul Manafort’s lawyers fought back by attacking his character and accusing him of lying.
Ms. Tlaib, a former state legislator who is Palestinian-American, won a Democratic congressional primary in Michigan. She will run unopposed in November.
Ms. Davids, a lawyer and former mixed martial arts fighter who won the Democratic nomination for a House seat in Kansas, campaigned on expanded health care access and gun control.
The race, between the sitting governor and a hard-right challenger, served as a test of President Trump’s growing influence over the Republican party.
The prosecution’s star witness, Rick Gates, detailed a yearslong fraud by Paul Manafort. Defense lawyers assailed Mr. Gates’s credibility, pointing to thefts, lies and an extramarital affair.
Kristin M. Davis, a former Manhattan procuress, is testifying this week before a grand jury looking at ties between Russia and President Trump’s campaign.
Donald Trump’s “look over there” media strategy is a trap that keeps Democrats from focusing public attention on his bad policies.
President Trump’s lawyer, defending the younger Mr. Trump’s meeting with Russians, said nobody has pointed to any law that may have been violated. Here are several.
Kris Kobach, a Trump ally, holds hard-line positions on immigration and voting rights. Should he win the Republican primary for governor over the incumbent, Gov. Jeff Colyer, many Democrats think their nominee stands a chance of winning in the gen...
Kristin M. Davis, a former procuress, is likely to be asked about her long friendship with Roger J. Stone Jr., a political adviser to President Trump.
President Trump claimed that the June 2016 meeting was “totally legal,” though it is a key subject of the investigation by the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III.
Running against an esteemed incumbent in a St. Louis district, Ms. Bush is hoping to parlay the energy of the insurgent left into another surprise victory.
Prosecutors in Mr. Manafort’s bank and tax fraud trial say he was desperate for money. Why, then, did he volunteer to work unpaid in a top post in the Trump campaign?
The testimony of Cynthia Laporta, a Virginia accountant, brought to life the financial machinations that prosecutors have been sketching out since Mr. Manafort’s trial on bank and tax fraud opened.
From Paul Manafort’s trial to multiple presidential rallies, it’s been a busy week. Here’s what you might’ve missed (and some links if you want to read further).
Mr. James, 37, is a West Point graduate who spent eight years in the Army. He is the president of his family-run business. And he wants to become a senator.
The law professor and activist challenged Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary in 2014, and is a godmother to the current moment of upstart women candidates.
Kris Kobach, a hard-line Trump supporter, could win the Republican nomination for governor, creating intraparty clashes over whether he’s too extreme.
The story of the former Trump campaign chairman and his ties to foreign governments begins long before the 2016 election.
In the third day of testimony in Paul Manafort’s tax and bank fraud trial, witnesses described how his finances deteriorated after losing his Ukrainian client.
Twelve people in a North Carolina county have been charged with voting illegally in the 2016 election. They face up to two years in prison.
Robert S. Mueller III’s investigations of foreign money flowing into Washington could be as much a part of his legacy as anything he unearths about Russian election interference.
The special counsel has referred investigations into lobbying by Washington insiders to the federal prosecutors in New York handling the case against Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former lawyer.
In an opening statement, Paul Manafort’s lawyer sought to place the blame for the tax and bank fraud charges on others, most notably Rick Gates, Mr. Manafort’s former partner.
American politics have become more racialized. Which party benefits?
The governor is leading across every part of the ideological spectrum, every region, every racial group, every age, and among both men and women.
The trial of Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, concerns his work as a consultant in Ukraine. But the Russia inquiry looms over the proceedings.
The president’s endorsement of Ron DeSantis in the Republican primary has tipped the race in his favor and shown how unwavering support of Mr. Trump can be crucial.
The president’s lead lawyer in the special counsel investigation, Rudolph W. Giuliani, presented a defense on Monday: Collusion is not a crime.
Documents filed in the Manafort case allege that Mr. Friedman, an Italian media celebrity, helped lobbying efforts in the U.S. and Europe on behalf of Ukraine.
The key difference is among regional cultures tracing back to the nation’s colonization.
The actress-turned-candidate for governor is trying to persuade skeptical New York Democrats to see beyond her political inexperience, as some did with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Questions about Russian involvement in President Trump’s 2016 campaign are not on the docket but hang heavily over the proceedings.
From Michael Cohen’s released recording to a pause in the trade war with Europe, it’s been a busy week in American politics. Here are five of the top stories you might have missed (and some links if you want to read further).
New evidence at the neighborhood level suggests a re-evaluation of some of the initial views of the 2016 election.
An interactive map lets readers explore the 2016 election in new detail.
The Times’s interactive map of precinct results shows that even within partisan strongholds, there are contrary-voting enclaves.
Donald J. Trump, as a candidate and president, has wielded false statements as a shield against tough questions and embarrassing stories.
Ms. McBath became an activist after her son was fatally shot during a dispute over the volume of his music. She’ll face Karen Handel, the incumbent.
Mr. Kemp won the Republican nomination for Georgia governor on Tuesday night. We analyzed his acceptance speech.
Michael D. Cohen, President Trump’s former personal lawyer, escalated their dispute by releasing a secret recording of a conversation they had about payments to a former Playboy model.
The early days of the Trump administration seemed to promise Rick Gates and Elliott Broidy enormous clout — and earning potential. But those times are over.
The attorney general laughingly repeated the phrase, used during the 2016 campaign to call for jailing Hillary Clinton, after audience members began the chant.
If the eight New York state senators are forced to return the money, their campaign spending may be greatly curtailed as they face primary challenges.
An endorsement from President Trump has electrified the Republican primary for governor, which will decide who faces Stacey Abrams in November.
The F.B.I. followed the laws in wiretapping the former Trump adviser. But do those laws protect our privacy well enough?
The president and his press secretary repeated the false claim that the findings of a former British spy prompted the inquiry. A congressional report found it began with a diplomat’s tip about a Trump political adviser.
Also: A plea for a fact-based debate about charter schools.
Documents released over the weekend plainly demonstrated that key elements of Republicans’ claims about the F.B.I.’s surveillance of Carter Page were misleading or false.
The Republican and Democratic hopefuls agree the state’s weak economy and stagnant job growth are top priorities, but not on the best ways to address them.
Federal authorities believe that American Media Inc. acted more as a political supporter than as a news organization as it helped Michael D. Cohen suppress embarrassing coverage.
With a tweet, President Trump signaled open warfare on his longtime fixer, who has publicly discussed the idea of cooperating with the Justice Department.
The meeting incited conflicting statements, outcry and new developments in the relationship between Washington and Moscow. Here’s a look at the meeting, what happened afterward — and some links to other political articles if you want to read furth...
Swing Left, a Democratic political action committee founded after the 2016 election by three relative novices, resembles a Silicon Valley start-up more than a traditional political organization.
Dan Coats, the intelligence chief, also said he was not fully aware of what President Trump and the Russian president had discussed one on one, a remarkable admission.
Weeks before taking office, Donald J. Trump learned of highly sensitive intelligence about Russian election interference, but he has done all he can to suggest other explanations for the hacks.
Either Mr. Kemp, Georgia’s secretary of state, or Mr. Cagle, its lieutenant governor, will face Stacey Abrams in the November election.
An agnostic's guide to our president’s strange conduct.
The Quinnipiac University poll of 415 Democrats found that Mr. Cuomo, seeking a third term, leads Cynthia Nixon, the actress, by 59 percent to 23 percent.
President Trump has said his admirers will stand by him through anything. Now, a stunning news conference with the Russian president has provided a singular test case.
President Trump didn’t say in Finland that he doesn’t support American intelligence about Moscow’s interference in the 2016 election. Got that?
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s crop of new donors has a familiar ring: aides, relatives, roommates, allies, appointees and lobbyists.
Mr. Coats has emerged to more publicly defend the intelligence agencies — under a president who has long denigrated them.
As Democratic leaders in Congress pressed for tangible actions to punish President Trump, Republicans weighed a variety of proposals to respond to his remarks in Helsinki.
Live in Helsinki, Trump brings his blame-America-first tour to a close.
Ms. Roby, who has held her seat in Congress since 2011, came up short during a June primary. She faces Mr. Bright, a former mayor of Montgomery (and a former Democrat) in a runoff on Tuesday.
On Monday, President Trump continued to cast doubt on Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election, the consensus position of American intelligence agencies and both parties on Capitol Hill.
Ms. Butina was accused of trying to broker secret relationships with American politicians so Russia could influence American policies.
A smoke-and-mirrors effort by Mr. Trump after being briefed extensively on the specific roles by Russian military commanders to tamper with the 2016 presidential election.
Maybe the president is exactly as compromised as he looks.
The president’s attempt to walk back his comments did little to mollify intelligence officials, especially when it came to Mr. Putin’s offer to aid the Mueller investigation.
President Trump contradicted U.S. intelligence assessments that Russia meddled in the 2016 election, and President Vladimir V. Putin said he didn’t know that Mr. Trump was in Russia in 2013.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo raised more than $6 million since January, but he has also spent more than $5 million in his re-election efforts in that same period.
President Trump has ended his weeklong trip to Europe.
The indictment of 12 Russian operatives provides never-before-seen detail about the central role of the online avatar Guccifer 2.0 in the dissemination of stolen Democratic documents.
The president fails to protect the country from an ongoing attack.