Vivek Ramaswamy and Chris Christie will also be onstage, but much of the attention will be on the two Republicans best positioned to become the top challenger to Donald Trump.
Pressed by Sean Hannity to promise not to abuse power, Donald Trump agreed he wouldn’t, “other than Day 1,” adding: “We’re closing the border. And we’re drilling, drilling, drilling. After that, I’m not a dictator.”
Donald Trump, who has already promised to use the Justice Department to “go after” his political adversaries, is expected to install Mr. Patel in a senior role if he returns to power.
President Biden has portrayed a second term for Donald Trump as an existential threat to American democracy.
In a court filing, federal prosecutors laid out plans to use the former president’s trial on charges of trying to overturn the 2020 election to show a yearslong history of using lies and intimidation.
The former congresswoman is working to ensure that Donald Trump never returns to the Oval Office. She is also keeping her own door wide open.
Responses to articles about Donald Trump’s authoritari tendencies. Also: The inhumanity of homelessness; violence against inmates; community composting.
As ambassador to the United Nations, Ms. Haley strove to stay in the president’s favor and avoided some battles to change his mind on contentious issues.
Donald Trump’s threats for another presidency are deeply alarming, historians and legal experts say.
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Liz Cheney gave up power seemingly to prove the point of how worthless it was compared with establishing a real record of what happened on Jan. 6.
Trump’s language has become darker, harsher and more threatening during his third run for the White House.
The debate among Democrats on renominating Joe Biden calls the long primary process into question.
The party is considering whether to open the door to debates not sponsored by the Republican National Committee, which could lead to more onstage clashes but also diminish their fanfare.
Several anti-Trump Republican donors and strategists are pushing Mr. Christie to end his presidential campaign and back Nikki Haley.
Readers discuss a column by Paul Krugman. Also: A climate protest at the opera; more Trump coverage?
The little-known former software executive had hoped his business acumen and relentless focus on the economy, energy and foreign policy would lift his campaign. It didn’t.
Donald Trump has long exhibited authoritarian impulses, but his policy operation is now more sophisticated, and the buffers to check him are weaker.
She has gained with educated and relatively moderate Republicans and independents, but that is also a big liability in today’s G.O.P.
How the G.O.P. can come up with a new approach to the politics of the issue.
Last week, bankers from Deutsche Bank testified on behalf of the former president, lending support to a central plank of his defense, while a gag order was reinstated against him.
The Insurrection Act is deeply flawed, and the possibility of a second Trump presidency makes its defects terrifyingly clear.
Indicted over a plot to overturn an election and campaigning on promises to shatter democratic norms in a second term, Donald Trump wants voters to see Joe Biden as the bigger threat.
In his new book, “The Kingdom, the Power, and the Glory,” the journalist Tim Alberta subjects his faith’s embrace of right-wing extremism to critical scrutiny.
The ruling is likely to spark a series of appeals that the former president’s lawyers hope will push the trial on election interference charges past the 2024 election.
The decision ignores warnings from voting rights groups and some election experts.
The Heritage Foundation asks applicants for a future Republican administration a series of questions about their ideology, showing the extent to which “America First” has shaped the modern G.O.P.
The Heritage Foundation, which has been staffing Republican administrations since the Reagan era, has a list of questions for job applicants that shows how Donald Trump has transformed the party.
He had a client list that included a police officer accused of assault, a congressman caught up in a scandal, mobsters and former President Trump.
Arguments in court on Friday offered clues to Donald J. Trump’s legal strategy in fighting state charges of conspiracy to overturn the 2020 presidential election.
The court left open the possibility that the former president could still prevail in his effort to claim immunity from civil cases seeking to hold him accountable for the violence.
The court left open the possibility that the former president could still prevail in his effort to claim immunity from civil cases seeking to hold him accountable for the violence.
No one embodies Trump’s fame-obsessed sociopathic emptiness like George Santos.
“Democracy is not what partisans want. It’s what they settle for.”
What they modeled was the boastful, belligerent manner in which most political disagreements are hashed out these days.
Ron DeSantis showed a feistier side, using a friendly moderator to go on offense. Gavin Newsom defended California and President Biden, and jabbed right back.
In his decades in politics, the statesman advised many presidents. Here are some of their thoughts from over the years, in their own words.
Is this really about policy, or is it personal?
Two imperatives are clashing in Donald Trump’s criminal cases.
Algorithms have become far too good at telling us what we think we already know.
A gag order that was put on hold by an appeals court judge has been reinstated. The former president has twice violated the order, insulting the judge’s clerk.
The 2024 election cannot be about the price of gas.
Steven Sadow’s minimalist approach in the racketeering case against his client has created some dramatic tension, but his silence may be coming to an end.
Two years after death threats and aspersions roiled little Silverton, the town has found a semblance of peace and a lesson for a ruptured nation.
The former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives discusses the state of the Republican Party and questions Biden’s ability to govern at his age.
Hitchcock knew the terror a threat like Trump could create.
Astead gets a crash course from NYT reporters on the criminal cases the former president — and current Republican front-runner — is facing and how they could upend the 2024 race.
In a memoir to be published next week, the former congresswoman described how Republicans berated her, how her family lost friends and how she forged an unusual alliance with Nancy Pelosi.
The fourth Republican debate will be held next Wednesday night in Alabama. The former president has not attended any of the previous debates.
The lawyer, Jennifer Little, recounted the discussion to a grand jury overseen by the special counsel Jack Smith before he brought charges against the former president.
In a new memoir, Liz Cheney wrote that Kevin McCarthy justified his trip to Mar-a-Lago by saying the former president was depressed after losing re-election.
The aide, Brian Swensen, had been focused on building Vivek Ramaswamy’s New Hampshire operation.
Today, we’re going to moan about the system we use to choose a president.
President Biden’s insistence on seeking a second term comes at high risk.
The testimony of witnesses from Deutsche Bank lent support to a central plank of former President Donald Trump’s defense in the civil fraud case against him.
Readers worry about Donald Trump’s plans if elected — or not elected. Also: Pro-Palestinian students; Mideast myths; standards for prosecutors; neoliberalism today.
The JPMorgan Chase C.E.O.’s show of support for Ms. Haley came on the same day that a new super PAC set out to try to draw independent voters to her candidacy.
The crowds are her biggest yet, and voters are warming up to her candidacy, but Nikki Haley still faces a daunting task in taking down the front-runner, Donald Trump.
Whatever its intentions, there is a reason the organization is supported by major Republican donors like Harlan Crow.
Why Section 3 of the 14th Amendment was added to the Constitution and remains relevant.
After sparring twice with Sean Hannity, Gov. Gavin Newsom of California will jump into the ring this week with Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida. The stakes are high for both men.
The former president’s lawyers in his federal trial on charges of trying to overturn the election are asking to collect a wide range of evidence — including on unrelated issues like Hunter Biden.
The support will give Ms. Haley more organizational strength in the field as she battles Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida for the No. 2 spot in the Republican presidential race.
Voters could go to the polls in 2024 without knowing whether one of the candidates is criminally responsible for trying to overturn the last one.
A majority of those who backed President Biden in 2020 say today’s economy is fair or poor, ordinarily a bad omen for incumbents seeking re-election.
The president’s aides quickly jumped on a statement by Donald Trump that he was “seriously looking at alternatives” to the health law.
Almost all the polling shows the same pattern. Could the coming campaign restore Democrats’ usual advantage?
The former president’s chief rivals are running low on time to make a statement in Iowa’s caucuses, which could determine whether the Republicans’ nominating contest is seriously contested at all.
Do any of them deserve to be Time’s person of the year?
We should all be paying careful attention to the former president’s plans for a second term.
Readers respond to a column by Maureen Dowd. Also: Speaker Mike Johnson’s lament; drive-through downsides; New Orleans drinking water.
Her campaign will test what political strategists and observers of her rise in politics have said is among her greatest political skills: an ability to massage her message to the moment.
More than three dozen incumbents have announced they will not seek re-election next year. Some are running for other offices, while others intend to leave Congress altogether.
A commutation for a drug smuggler named Jonathan Braun had broader implications than previously known. It puts new focus on how Donald Trump would use his clemency powers in a second term.
Mr. Braun was still under investigation by the Justice Department at the time of his pardon. Here are some key points about the case.
The downward slide of once-mighty presidential candidates usually starts after Thanksgiving.
While voting has yet to begin for the G.O.P. primary, Donald Trump has casually weighed the pros and cons of some contenders.
Readers discuss a column by Charles M. Blow. Also: Expanding Advanced Placement classes; election lessons; America’s love of outlaws.
If you’re laughing, it’s working.
Powerful players in the business world have gravitated toward Nikki Haley, aware that she remains an underdog but beginning to believe she has a chance.
The speaker fulfilled a demand of the far right, which has sought thousands of hours of footage to try to rewrite the history of the Capitol attack.
With the 2024 election drawing nearer, there are crucial questions to ask.
Or 26, if you count not sharing the stuffing with George Santos.
Polls suggest they might be. So we convened a very special Thanksgiving focus group to try and understand why.
Just how stable is the “very stable genius”?
Why the age of populism looks different outside Europe and America.
As overheated rhetoric and threats rise, people are leaving election jobs in record numbers.
This term largely revolves around a single question: Will our government retain the capacity to address the most pressing issues of our time?
El expresidente está centrando sus ataques más feroces en sus oponentes políticos internos, lo que genera nuevas preocupaciones entre los expertos en autocracia.
A state judge ruled last week that the former president had engaged in insurrection on Jan. 6, 2021, but allowed him to remain on the ballot.
Surely, he says, the greatest country in the world can do better than these two men.
The endorsement by Bob Vander Plaats was long expected, but comes as Gov. Ron DeSantis has tried to build momentum heading into the Iowa caucuses in January.
Prosecutors say the defendant, Harrison Floyd, has been intimidating potential witnesses in the racketeering case with his social media posts.
It was the speaker’s first trip to see the former president since he won his post, and it came as he faced anger from right-wing lawmakers for moving to fund the government.
The former president has been relatively quiet, out of the headlines and off mainstream social media. Democrats are hoping that more attention on him can help turn around President Biden’s fortunes.
Además: Argentina eligió presidente, Acapulco a un mes del huracán Otis y más para estar al día.
The legal profession has stood largely silent on assaults on America’s democracy. The situation will grow worse if Trump returns to the White House.
The former president’s doctors have often offered hyperbolic or unverifiable claims in reports about his health.
The former president is focusing his most vicious attacks on domestic political opponents, setting off fresh worries among autocracy experts.
Readers react to a column by Carlos Lozada that argues that it is. Also: Rosalynn Carter’s life; protests at Columbia University; Bidenomics.
There is always something to be grateful for.
A federal appeals court panel is weighing how to balance the former president’s free-speech rights against insulating prosecutors, court personnel and potential witnesses from intimidation.
En manos de un candidato hábil, las encuestas preliminares pueden ser un mapa de ruta para darle un giro total a una campaña en dificultades.
The short Thanksgiving week will see the parade of expert witnesses continue as the defense argues that the valuations of assets were within normal boundaries.
President Biden has no plans for a lavish public celebration when he turns 81 on Monday, even as Democrats search for a strategy to assuage voters’ concerns about his age by next year’s election.
Gov. Greg Abbott threw his support behind the former president in the Republican presidential primary at an event near the southern border.
The Florida governor is courting white evangelicals by using Donald J. Trump’s criticisms of hard-line abortion restrictions against him.
The former president has made Iowa his priority, hoping to thin the field and turn his attention to a campaign against President Biden.
The Republican front-runner has a history of making racist statements, but some advisers think highlighting his signature law could help increase support among Black voters and potentially swing the election.
Young men need to look for role models outside the attention economy.
Biden should aim more barbs at Trump, not at fellow Democrats.
Imagining the unlikely scenario in which she actually wins the nomination.
A district court judge ruled that former President Donald J. Trump “engaged in insurrection” but said the disqualification clause of the 14th Amendment did not apply to him.
The judge, Arthur F. Engoron, used the denial as an opportunity to defend his handling of the case. The former president’s allies have accused him of political bias.
Her reaction, which came six days after the former president first made the remarks, came in response to a question from one of her supporters while campaigning in Iowa.
The former president went unmentioned during the memorial service for Maryanne Trump Barry, seemingly in accordance with her wishes.
The ruling was a step toward allowing prosecutors to introduce evidence at trial that members of the mob that stormed the Capitol believed they were acting at Donald Trump’s instruction.
Utilizar el Departamento de Justicia para vengarse de sus adversarios y aumentar la represión a los inmigrantes serían algunas de las prioridades de Trump si regresa a la Casa Blanca.
Allison Greenfield has become a lightning rod for the former president and his allies, who say a civil fraud case against him is political persecution.
The former president’s defense strategy is taking shape.
Truth Social, the online platform at the core of Trump Media, has had challenges attracting advertising revenue.
If congressional inaction lets Section 702 lapse on New Year’s Eve, officials believe the program could lawfully operate into April.
A slice of voters would vote for Vice President Harris but not President Biden, reflecting his challenges and opportunities.
Nikki Haley is vying for a matchup with Donald Trump in her home state. The calculus is similar for Ron DeSantis, who has stepped up his attacks on his rival for second place.
Yawning inequality in the American economy is causing Bidenomics to fall flat with voters.
President Biden isn’t the first incumbent to face grim polling a year out from Election Day.
G.O.P. leaders, including Gov. Brian Kemp, are shielding Fani T. Willis from political threats, not so much to protect her, as to protect the image of the state.
Cientos de migrantes han requerido tratamiento intensivo en hospitales estadounidenses tras intentar escalar las barreras de la frontera sur.
The defendant, Harrison Floyd, who once led a group called Black Voices for Trump, has been accused of intimidating co-defendants and witnesses.
If we came to think of Trump derangement syndrome as a mental health problem, who do you think would be the first person diagnosed?
Readers criticize the code as weak and unenforceable. Also: The Trump trial; an optional Regents exam in New York; Anne Frank; vaping among the young.
The long-shot effort doubled as a political salvo against the judge, Arthur F. Engoron, who is expected to reject it.
Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida and Nikki Haley, the former governor of South Carolina, have attacked each other with misleading claims on dealings with Chinese companies, energy and refugees.
Donald J. Trump and his allies are already laying the groundwork for a possible second Trump presidency, forging plans for an even more extreme agenda than his first term.
As the prosecutor, Fani T. Willis, discussed the case at a conference, her office sought an emergency protective order to prevent more leaks of discovery materials.
The ruling notches a preliminary victory for Donald Trump in a nationwide battle over his eligibility to run for president again, even as he faces a wave of legal scrutiny in other cases.
The filing was the latest volley in the fight over whether the former president should be limited in what he can say about his trial on charges of seeking to overturn the 2020 election.
Trump quiere revivir las políticas fronterizas de su primer periodo, entre ellas la prohibición del ingreso de personas de ciertas naciones con mayoría musulmana y el Título 42.
Three officials were accused of operating at the behest of Russian intelligence when they aligned with efforts by Rudolph W. Giuliani to tie the Biden family to corruption in Ukraine.
Readers discuss a crackdown that would include sweeping raids and huge detention camps. Also: Donald Trump’s “vermin” vow; women in China; investing in Earth.
Trump, Biden y unas elecciones clave, breves de la guerra en Medio Oriente y más para el inicio de la semana.
Checks and balances are for losers.
Speaker Mike Johnson, then a Republican state lawmaker, posted on social media that Donald J. Trump lacked the character and morality to be president and could be vindictive.
The South Carolina senator failed to excite Republican voters with his racial optimism.
Ali Krieger played her last soccer game on Saturday. That was also the day when her team won the championship.
The White House has hailed new investments and new jobs, yet many voters in a battleground state are chafing at inflation and housing costs.
He appointed judges who overturned Roe, but his vague statements on the issue may give him some leeway with voters.
Hundreds of migrants have ended up needing extensive treatment in U.S. hospitals after trying to scale barriers along the southern border.
It is time for a Biden peace plan.
His book is a thrilling account of the conspiracy to steal the 2020 election, the attack on the Capitol, Tucker Carlson’s defenestration and more.