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“Imagine what would have happened if, God forbid, Barack Obama had been assassinated after becoming the de facto nominee,” Mr. Biden said, evoking the tumult of 1968.
Democracy isn’t just about majority rule.
He deserves at least some credit for convincing people that he’s doing what he said he’d do.
If Pompeo has a sense of honor, he might consider resigning rather than fathering the catastrophe that may soon befall Afghanistan.
The president continued his effort to blame his predecessor for one of his most controversial policies.
President Trump issued his latest call for ending Moscow’s international pariah status, but the idea is likely to earn a cool reception at the annual Group of 7 summit starting this weekend.
President Trump said Russia should be readmitted to the Group of 7 nations during a meeting on Tuesday with Romania’s president.
The government’s brief in the case, about the fate of the program that shields the young immigrants known as Dreamers, is the first salvo in a legal test of the president’s immigration agenda.
The president and his Interior Department undermine the landmark Endangered Species Act in the service of “energy dominance.”
New treatments for Ebola and drug-resistant tuberculosis offer hope, but they won’t be successful on their own.
Their partnership is the stuff of buddy-movie lore, but those who saw it up close described a more difficult, complicated dynamic.
Even in deep blue New York, there are limits to trolling President Trump.
The former president recommended new books by Téa Obreht and Colson Whitehead, as well as well-known works by Hilary Mantel and Toni Morrison.
Mr. Trump railed against China, President Obama, the lawsuits he’s facing, and, as always, his media coverage.
To save our country’s future, Democrats must abolish this arcane Senate rule.
For very different reasons, the Homeland Security Department under both the Obama and Trump administrations has struggled to elevate concerns about white nationalism and extremism.
And are Democrats breaking up with Obama?
We surveyed the leading candidates on how they would deal with the nuclear threat from Kim Jong-un.
Mr. Trump’s usual methods of deflection sputtered as he faced new criticism and scrutiny for the plain echoes of his own rhetoric in the El Paso gunman’s anti-immigrant manifesto.
Federal authorities say they want to employ the same approach used in battling global extremism. But there are political and civil rights concerns.
After widespread criticism over attacks on Barack Obama at this past week’s debates, Democratic candidates at a labor forum in Las Vegas took a very different tack.
Rather than effectively prosecute the easy case against the worst president ever, the Democrats went after one of the best.
The molten core of right-wing nationalism is the furious denial of America’s unalterably multiracial, multicultural national character.
Joseph R. Biden Jr. is the front-runner, but a fragile one. And now he finds himself defending his ties to Barack Obama, whose legacy drew some criticism from other Democrats.
It’s astonishing to see other Democratic candidates attack him for his role in their party’s historic successes.
Interest rates have been so low for so long that further cuts may not do a lot to stave off a slowdown, the economist Austan Goolsbee says.
Yes, the two-night, 20-candidate format is ludicrous, but can we please have a reasonable debate about America’s future?
An auction house selling the jersey, which the former president is believed to have worn while playing in high school, says it could fetch that much when bidding closes in August.
Noah joked that “the best cities in the world,” like Paris, London and New York, all had rats because “rats want to have a good time, too.”
Some Democrats are proposing a government alternative to private insurance. But allowing people to choose such a plan may destabilize the A.C.A., some experts say.
Britain’s new leader has a sadly exaggerated sense of the importance his country will have after Brexit.