The victories by Shontel Brown, a Democrat supported by the national establishment, and Mike Carey, a Republican endorsed by Donald Trump, provided a lift to the leadership of both parties.
Nearly all have faced calls to resign, and only some have heeded them. But few have faced an inquiry as expansive and public as the one into the New York governor’s actions.
President Donald J. Trump said that he would not sue to keep six former officials from testifying, according to letters sent to them on Monday by his lawyer.
Alexander Vindman’s memoir, “Here, Right Matters,” is not only a backstage account of the first impeachment proceeding but also a plea to Americans to do the right thing.
Two primary contests for special elections, one in a heavily Democratic district and one in a Republican-friendly area, will provide some clues as to where the parties are headed.
Citing new concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, the administration will continue to rely for now on a Trump-era policy.
“We’re going to fight this tooth and nail,” said a lawyer for the former president.
Tokyo and Washington confound expectations.
Hundreds of scientists and policy experts left the government during the Trump administration. The jobs remain unfilled six months into President Biden’s term.
It is delusional to not tell the unvarnished truth because you believe your tone of conciliation will lead to rehabilitation.
In the Republicans’ disinformation campaign, the arrested Capitol rioters are political prisoners and Speaker Nancy Pelosi is to blame for the attack.
Both sides have much to lose if a delicate negotiation over limiting Iran’s activities in return for a lifting of sanctions falls short.
Weaker than he wants, but strong enough to win the nomination once again.
Turning their backs on the ones who had their backs.
Readers discuss an editorial defending a New Jersey woman’s right to display crude political banners.
In the first half of 2021, the former president raised far more money online than any other Republican, federal records show. But his team claimed he had raised more than he actually did.
“Leave the rest to me” and to congressional allies, the former president is said to have told top law enforcement officials.
The Trump administration had stymied the request, and the committee sued to obtain the documents. The former president could still seek an injunction to stop their release to Congress.
Senate Democrats who won’t give up the filibuster to secure voting rights are fooling themselves.
The early success of the deal vindicated the president’s faith in bipartisanship. If he can keep it on track, it will help affirm the rationale for his presidency.
The moratorium on residential evictions is scheduled to expire on Saturday.
The Trump administration successfully stonewalled a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit for the messages during his first impeachment.
Cyber Ninjas said that it had collected more than $5.6 million from five pro-Trump organizations for the widely disparaged review.
“Finding the truth and holding leaders responsible for what happened on Jan. 6 should not be a partisan issue,” one reader writes.
The Biden administration has quietly undone a Trump policy that severely restricted penalties imposed on facilities that violated safety standards.
There is something grandiose about his conception of his place in government.
The move could mean that the Justice Department is also unlikely to defend former President Donald J. Trump in the case.
Should news outlets contextualize false claims made by powerful people? Or ignore them completely? There is no consensus in the industry, but its thinking continues to evolve.
Four officers who defended the Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot testified to House lawmakers. The officers described in dramatic detail what they witnessed, and asked for a thorough investigation into what led to the attack.
The first hearing of the special House committee investigating the attack, which included testimony from four police officers who fought off the mob, has concluded.
Ms. Cheney, one of just two House Republicans willing to serve on the panel, dared her colleagues to support a full investigation into the worst attack on Congress in centuries.
We need a serious look at the lies being perpetuated by leaders — including former President Donald Trump — and what impact such false narratives had.
Building up domestic manufacturing and innovation is important. But we also need tariffs, long an effective tool of economic policy.
They have been isolated and ostracized by their party for accepting Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s offer to sit on the special committee investigating the Capitol assault.
Earlier this week, Mr. Barrack was released on $250 million bond and ordered to wear a GPS location-monitoring bracelet at all times, according to a Justice Department spokesman.
The selection of Representative Adam Kinzinger for the special committee adds a second Republican who has been an unsparing critic of former President Donald J. Trump.
Her shift reflects how rank-and-file Republicans — even those who may disagree with him — have decided it is too perilous to openly challenge former President Donald J. Trump.
The arrests were part of a Trump-era initiative aimed at curbing Beijing’s efforts to steal intellectual property, corporate secrets, and military intelligence.
The agreement requires Mr. Barrack to wear a GPS location monitoring bracelet at all times.
I've written three books about Donald Trump, and I spoke with him this spring. He won't be able to resist the lure of the presidency.
Readers urge Donald Trump to persuade the vaccine holdouts. Also: Prosecuting rapists; the appeal of Texas; Republicans and Jan. 6; China crackdown; higher education.
Even amid a glut of scandals, Tom Barrack’s arrest is a big deal.
Politically speaking, we’re not served by our stewing.
Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon is delaying a hearing until the administration answers questions about the response to last year’s unrest in Portland.
The decision not to seek the death penalty in federal cases around the country has raised defense lawyers’ hopes that the administration may end the practice.
Democrats said Representatives Jim Banks and Jim Jordan, who amplified Donald J. Trump’s lies of a stolen election and opposed investigating the assault, could not be trusted to scrutinize it.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she was barring them from a committee scrutinizing the attack based on Democrats’ concerns about their “statements made and actions taken” around the assault.
Mr. Barrack, the chairman of Donald Trump’s inaugural committee, was accused of failing to register as a lobbyist for the United Arab Emirates, obstruction of justice and lying to investigators.
President Biden’s administration has revived a tradition of championship invitations that had grown sporadic under former President Donald J. Trump.
The problem isn't just Republicans. The solution might be money.
Authoritarianism attracts isolated people.
Loyalty signaling, flattery inflation and the modern G.O.P.
Paul A. Hodgkins was the first person charged with a felony in the attack to be sentenced. His penalty could be a guidepost for scores of similar defendants.
The Justice Department should choose accountability for Mo Brooks and others over neutrality.
Washington dismissed warnings that democracy was unraveling under President Jovenel Moïse, leaving a gaping leadership void after his assassination.
The British prime minister is under fire for failing to condemn crowds who booed when England’s soccer players took a knee during the European Championship.
Washington desestimó las advertencias de que la democracia se desmoronaba durante el mandato de Jovenel Moïse, lo que ha dejado un vacío de liderazgo después de su asesinato.
Not so fast, you enablers scurrying for the exits!
The men consulted with an antigovernment paramilitary organization and hoped to start a “movement” that could keep former President Donald J. Trump in office.
President Biden’s Justice Department has ordered a moratorium on carrying out federal death sentences after a surge in executions under the Trump administration.
Los ejecutivos de la red social se han enfrentado por CrowdTangle, una herramienta de datos propiedad de Facebook que reveló los altos niveles de participación de los usuarios con los medios de comunicación de derecha.
Readers urge Democrats to be more aggressive in preserving an essential part of democracy. Also: The Delta variant; Tennessee's rejection of science; artistic dreams; bad behavior at restaurants.
“I Alone Can Fix It,” by Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker, and “Landslide,” by Michael Wolff, take different approaches to recounting the events of 2020 and early 2021.
Former President Donald J. Trump invited mining and logging to a vast wilderness of bald eagles, black bears and 800-year-old trees. President Biden is reversing course.
Enrollment in Medicaid also reached a record high of 81 million Americans early this year. The spikes reflect the growing demand for health insurance during the pandemic, as well as its greater affordability.
Is it Democrats or Republicans who are tearing us apart?
Newly unsealed court files shed more light on a contentious leak investigation.
The president tried to reinvigorate the fight for voting rights, but he made no mention of rolling back the filibuster, which some see as the only way to beat back Republican-led efforts to restrict ballot access.
If he cooperates with investigators, Allen Weisselberg may be the key to holding the former president legally accountable for his conduct as a businessman.
The removal of Allen Weisselberg from dozens of subsidiaries could signal a looming shake-up in former President Donald Trump’s family business.
“Landslide” tells the dramatic and unprecedented story of the weeks after the 2020 presidential election from inside the White House.
The department that protects Congress is damaged and depleted following the Jan. 6 assault, with funding, staffing and operational problems plaguing a deeply demoralized force.
A speech by President Biden on Tuesday could be a signal of how hard the Democrats will fight to protect voting rights.
The dismissal, the latest effort by President Biden to oust a Trump-appointed director of an independent executive agency, could set off a legal showdown over who rightfully holds the position.
Andrew Saul, a Trump holdover, drew Democrats’ ire and has vowed to fight his dismissal.
In a bold move, Stewart Rhodes, the founder and leader of the right-wing militia group, sat for an interview with federal agents after they seized his phone in May.
The attorney general’s decisions in a handful of cases have shaped an early challenge for him: fortifying the department’s independence.
Supporters of Trump's Big Lie are poised to take over the party.
We’re still paying the price of tantrum-based policy.
The lawyer, who once represented Stormy Daniels, was found guilty in February 2020 of trying to extort more than $20 million from Nike.
Readers make the case that Donald Trump has earned that distinction. Also: Edgar Snow’s China reporting; bypassed by the recovery; outdoor dining in the pandemic.
His latest stunt shows how badly he still misunderstands speech and platforms.
Representative Peter Meijer, a Republican who voted to impeach Donald J. Trump, seeks “decency and humility” in Western Michigan, but has found anger, fear and misinformation.
The company they built is wildly successful. But her Washington wisdom didn’t hold up, and neither did their close working relationship.
The worst presidents are waiting — we see you, Mr. Trump.
Former President Donald J. Trump said that he planned to sue Facebook, Twitter and Google, and their chief executives, for wrongful censorship, after the platforms took various steps to ban or block him from posting.
Trump gutted emissions reductions. The president must make up for time lost.
Speaking about “freedom of speech” and the First Amendment — which applies to the government, not to private-sector companies — Mr. Trump called his lawsuit a “very beautiful development.”
As long as the former president dominates the G.O.P., “this animosity coalition will define the party.”
The Democratic senator from Illinois is pushing for legislation that would end the government’s practice of deporting people who have served honorably in the United States military.
Republicans have seized on the botched release of results from the mayor’s race — but the overall effect on public trust goes deeper.
If Democrats want to create an enduring coalition to prevent the unraveling of democracy, they must return to their labor roots.
The Supreme Court, Congress, even the White House — the reverberations are everywhere.
“If you’re scared to tell the truth to people, I understand, but you need to find a different line of work.”
Since Facebook and Twitter banned him, Donald J. Trump, the former president, has posted statements online far less often. But some of his statements have traveled just as far and wide on social networks.
“What the Romans are teaching is always at that meta level of what it might be like to take a view different from your own.”
An interactive, street-level tour of America’s full political landscape.
Nuevos videos obtenidos por The New York Times muestran al público por primera vez cómo fue atacado con spray químico el agente de la Policía del Capitolio que murió tras enfrentarse a los asaltantes el 6 de enero.
New videos obtained by The New York Times show publicly for the first time how the U.S. Capitol Police officer who died after facing off with rioters on Jan. 6 was attacked with chemical spray.
The suit from Representative Eric Swalwell accuses Mr. Trump and several allies of inciting the attack and conspiring with rioters to try to prevent Congress from formalizing President Biden’s victory.
Prosecutors have highlighted two militant groups — the Oath Keepers and the Proud Boys — as being the most organized in last month’s assault.
We tracked how six men associated with the far-right Oath Keepers went from providing security for Roger Stone to participating in the attack on the U.S. Capitol.
See how each senator voted on the conviction of former President Donald J. Trump.
New York Times reporters covered former President Donald J. Trump’s second Senate impeachment trial. The Senate on Saturday acquitted former President Donald J. Trump of the impeachment charge brought by the House, finding him not guilty of inciti...
New York Times reporters covered the fourth day of former President Donald J. Trump’s second Senate impeachment trial. The proceeding began Tuesday with a debate about the constitutionality the impeachment trial, followed by the prosecution’s case...
New York Times reporters covered the third day of former President Donald J. Trump’s second Senate impeachment trial. The proceeding began Tuesday with a debate about the constitutionality the impeachment trial, followed by the prosecution’s case against the former president.
New York Times reporters covered the second day of former President Donald J. Trump’s second Senate impeachment trial. The proceeding on Wednesday included the beginning of the prosecution’s case that the former president incited violence at the Capitol.
After Trump, will we ever look at these things the same way again?
Donald J. Trump’s lies and calls to action were embraced by his supporters, then amplified by rioters at the Capitol.
New York Times reporters covered the first day of former President Donald J. Trump’s second Senate impeachment trial. The trial began Tuesday with a debate about the constitutionality of putting a former president on trial.
The House managers took one final shot at Donald J. Trump on Tuesday morning before his impeachment trial got underway, telling the Senate in a written brief that the former president’s lawyers were relying on “flawed legal theories” because they had “no good defense” for his conduct around the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial started today. Only three presidents before him faced impeachment even once.
A detailed look at each stage of the impeachment process of former President Trump.
The House impeachment managers filed a five-page memo rebutting former President Donald J. Trump’s effort to dismiss the charge against him.
In a 78-page brief submitted to the Senate, former President Donald J. Trump’s lawyers put forward their first sustained legal defense since Mr. Trump was impeached by the House for the second time.
Taking aim at a key plank of the former president’s impeachment defense, the lawyers argued that the constitutional protections do not apply to an impeachment proceeding.
An interactive map that lets readers explore in new detail how most states voted in the 2020 presidential election.
Several members of the far-right paramilitary group the Oath Keepers have been arrested for a Jan. 6 breach of the Capitol. Who else may have participated, and how do they connect to the militia’s leader Stewart Rhodes?
Here’s what it sounded like.
See what senators have said about the article of impeachment against the former president.
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New York Times reporters provided live coverage of Inauguration Day, as former President Donald J. Trump departed the White House and President Joseph R. Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States.
This list documents all the verbal attacks Mr. Trump posted on Twitter, from when he declared his candidacy in June 2015 to Jan. 8, when Twitter permanently barred him.
In one handy graphic.
When Joe Biden takes office, there will be several children's book authors and subjects in the White House.
Here is a moment-by-moment timeline of events on Jan. 6, when a mob assaulted the U.S. Capitol.
Late-night hosts were put to the test this week. Here are their takes on the fallout from President Trump's impeachment.
See how each House member voted on the article of impeachment charging President Trump with inciting violence against the country.
Lawmakers in the House voted to impeach President Trump for a second time on Wednesday, with 10 Republicans joining Democrats in rebuking the president.
In a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Vice President Mike Pence rejected the possibility of stripping President Trump of his powers through the 25th Amendment.
We analyzed the alternating perspectives of President Trump at the podium, the lawmakers inside the Capitol and a growing mob’s destruction and violence.
The handoff from Obama to Trump was fraught and unprecedented in ways the public didn’t see at the time. It was a prelude to so much that followed.
House Democrats on Monday introduced an article of impeachment charging President Trump with “high crimes and misdemeanors” for inciting the mob that assaulted the Capitol on Wednesday.
Hundreds of people barreled past fence barricades and clashed with police officers in an attempt to disrupt the certification of the Electoral College results.
The debate in Congress to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory has renewed hours after the proceeding was disrupted by a pro-Trump mob storming the Capitol. We covered the evening’s events as they unfolded.
A normally perfunctory joint session will be more dramatic than usual on Wednesday as some Republican lawmakers plan to object to the electoral vote count. Their effort, based on spurious claims of widespread voter fraud, is all but certain to fail.
The New York real estate titan was in some ways a foil to the president — and was on his mind as he went to Walter Reed.
These maps show how areas with Latino and Asian residents shifted the vote in a way that may scramble the future of electoral politics, according to a New York Times analysis of 28,000 precincts.
Vaccines, Joe Biden's victory and bombshells from Trump's world provided a perfect recipe for late night. Here's what the hosts had to say.
Climate change is propelling enormous human migrations, transforming global agriculture and remaking the world order — and no country stands to gain more than Russia.
See how the 538 members of the Electoral College voted for president.
Late-night hosts enjoyed this bit of comparatively lighter fare this week before returning to Trump. Here are some highlights.
This week, the late-night hosts crunched the numbers from the so-called Million MAGA March in Washington and pondered Rudy Giuliani’s worth and his hair dye. Here are some of the best moments.
Georgia’s vote audit found more than 5,000 new votes but left Joe Biden’s victory intact.
Though turnout was explosive for both candidates, President Trump found 10.1 million new supporters across the country, allowing him to expand his base.
The week since Joe Biden’s victory was announced, things have not exactly been smooth sailing — giving the late-night hosts plenty to work with. Here are some of their best moments.
See full results and maps for the 2020 presidential election in North Carolina.
See how well President Trump fared among his most ardent supporters from four years ago.
The presidential race in Arizona remains close, but Joseph R. Biden Jr. was able to draw voters in Phoenix who could help him flip the state.