Brian Kemp, the incumbent governor, is at the top of the former president’s enemies list. But to many Georgia Republicans, he is ‘one of us.’
David Perdue challenged Gov. Brian Kemp because of Donald Trump’s fury over his 2020 loss. Thoroughly outflanked and failing to gain traction, he is now staring down defeat.
When they do, they just want to change the rules.
President Biden said he would consider expanding joint exercises with South Korea’s military that were scaled back during the Trump administration.
George P. Bush is running to unseat the incumbent attorney general. His family, once powerful in Texas, has become an albatross as well as an asset.
The onetime Trump lawyer was central to the former president’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election.
The wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas wrote to legislators in a crucial swing state after the Trump campaign’s loss in 2020.
Deep-pocketed outside groups have spent freely to disparage the rivals of their preferred candidates.
John Eastman said in a court filing that he had received handwritten notes from President Donald J. Trump as they strategized about how to keep him in power.
The top Senate Republican traveled to Europe in a bid to show that isolationism hasn’t taken over his party. He has privately lobbied his colleagues to vote that way, and so far, most are.
Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is fending off a challenger fueled by Donald J. Trump’s election lies. But do voters still care about 2020 as much as the former president does?
The roster of participants highlights how Mr. Stone, the pro-Trump political operative, was involved with a strikingly large number of people who sought to overturn the 2020 election.
Republicans want to write Democrats out of the body politic.
The primaries are exposing the rage at the core of the G.O.P.
In primaries so far, Republican voters have appeared willing to nominate proponents of Donald Trump’s election falsehoods, making clear that this year’s races may well affect future elections.
A group trying to hold lawyers accountable for their efforts to keep Donald Trump in power after his election loss filed a complaint against the Republican senator with the Texas bar association.
Mr. Cawthorn, a North Carolina congressman besieged by multiple scandals, lost his primary after many old-guard Republicans had turned on him.
Republican politics today rewards acting out, and the soon-to-be ex-congressman from North Carolina made an art of it.
The Republican Party’s strategy to contain populist rebellion didn’t work in Pennsylvania.
The Make America Great Again movement is dominating Republican primaries. But is the former president in control of it?
The candidates endorsed by former President Donald J. Trump have succeeded in many of their early primaries, with some notable exceptions.
His quirky personal and political appeal is different from that of a typical Pennsylvania Democrat.
The day’s biggest race, the Republican Senate primary in Pennsylvania, was too close to call. But elsewhere, candidates who dispute the 2020 outcome ran away with G.O.P. contests.
In an updated indictment, the Justice Department said Thomas Barrack sought money from the United Arab Emirates for an investment fund that would boost the Trump administration’s agenda.
The Justice Department said that by serving as a middleman for the Chinese government, Mr. Wynn acted as a foreign agent and must register as one.
In the first lawsuit of its kind, two real Electoral College delegates from 2020 are seeking damages from 10 fake ones who tried to help Donald Trump overturn his defeat in the state.
Nostalgia for the former president ran high, but his influence in big elections in swing states this month depended on the candidate.
The changes include an expansion of flights to the country and the restarting of a family reunification program.
The top Senate Republican has been working to tamp down on the anti-interventionist strain in his party, his latest proxy battle against President Donald J. Trump’s America First policy.
The G.O.P. thought it had 2022 all figured out. Then along came Kathy Barnette and Doug Mastriano.
A new regulatory filing by the company in talks to merge with the Trump Media & Technology Group also warned that regulators may not let the deal go through.
Representative Ted Budd is proving the political potency of pairing endorsements from Donald Trump and the Club for Growth, the on-again, off-again allies.
The president also signed off on targeting about a dozen Shabab leaders in the war-torn country, from which Donald J. Trump largely withdrew in his final weeks in office.
Donald Trump, abortion rights and student loan debt create a narrow window for President Biden and Democrats to regain their footing.
The first case developed by the special counsel, John Durham, involves a lawyer who is accused of lying when he shared a tip with the F.B.I. about possible links between Donald J. Trump and Russia.
Kevin Thompson pensó que dirigiría la iglesia de su ciudad natal por el resto de su vida. Luego llegó Trump y todo lo demás.
Mr. Trump is putting his faith in the political value of celebrity to its purest test yet.
“Hillbilly Elegy,” a best-selling memoir that became a star-studded film, raised the profile of the onetime “Never Trump guy” who won an Ohio primary with the help of the former president.
Is there a third option looming for the next six months of war in Ukraine?
The turbulent aftermath of the Trump era is taking the possibility of a divided government to new levels of intensity, as some Republicans appear eager to target President Biden and his family.
Mr. Mastriano, who has promoted many false claims of a stolen 2020 election, was the leading Republican candidate for governor even before Donald Trump’s endorsement.
The rise of Kathy Barnette in the state’s G.O.P. Senate race has divided the network’s stars, with some backing her and others going on the attack to help a rival, Dr. Mehmet Oz.
The committee’s subpoenas to five House Republicans underscore the potential importance of their testimony to producing a full account of the effort to overturn the 2020 election.
The subpoenas for five G.O.P. members of Congress, including the House minority leader, sent a shock wave through a divided Capitol and left lawmakers wondering what’s next.
A lawsuit settlement requires the federal government to provide water and food, including formula, to detained migrant children.
Interviews show Dr. Mehmet Oz struggling in the G.O.P. Senate primary, despite a Trump endorsement. Voters remain devoted to Donald Trump but seem less swayed by his guidance.
Former Secretary of Defense Mark Esper agreed with an interviewer that President Trump posed “a threat to democracy.” Other former administration officials have expressed similar concerns.
The leaders of the House committee investigating the Capitol attack demanded testimony from Representative Kevin McCarthy, the minority leader, and four of his colleagues.
A federal grand jury has issued at least one subpoena, and investigators are seeking interviews in the case of sensitive documents that ended up at the former president’s Florida home.
To the fabulist go the spoils?
The lawyer argued that mail ballots in Pennsylvania in the 2020 election could be culled in a way that would reverse President Donald J. Trump’s defeat in an electorally critical state.
The favored gathering place of Trump supporters — and a magnet for conflict of interest questions — will become a Waldorf Astoria.
The former president must pay a $110,000 fine that accumulated during the two-week contempt period and meet other conditions or the order will be reinstated, a judge said.
The teen mental health crisis. Also: Elon Musk, Donald Trump and Twitter; Vladimir Putin’s gambit; Russian TV; Penn Station; flying without masks.
It was a mixed night for Trump-endorsed candidates, with fresh evidence of an urban-rural divide within the G.O.P.
America’s richest man tries to halt the liberal retreat from dynamism.
Two conservative writers discuss Trumpism’s appeal in the Republican Party and what the rise of J.D. Vance foreshadows for the midterms.
A Trump endorsement swung a primary between two Republican congressmen in West Virginia.
Mr. Musk has said he wants Twitter to be a forum for debate, and he called the barring of Mr. Trump “morally wrong.” The former president has said he would not rejoin the platform.
The state has a long tradition of workaday populism and civil bipartisanship, but in just a few years, it has moved swiftly to the right.
Kevin Thompson thought he would lead his hometown church for the rest of his life. Then came Trump and everything after.
The Biden administration will lift a 25 percent tariff on the Ukrainian steel sector for one year to help the country’s economy.
The incumbent-on-incumbent Republican primary between Representatives Alex Mooney and David McKinley on Tuesday will again test the former president’s grip on the G.O.P.
The administration knows how to get the Iran nuclear deal back. It’s just afraid of Republicans.
The leaked draft opinion that would eliminate the constitutional right to abortion sent mixed signals about what other precedents might be at risk.
Mark Esper, exsecretario de Defensa, lanza sus memorias sobre cómo fue trabajar al lado de Trump y cuenta una serie de excesos y equivocaciones que presenció durante su gestión.
Quotation of the Day for Sunday, May 8, 2022.
The price tag is $75,000 per person. McConnell won’t be around.
Why Roe v. Wade may be overturned by the very forces of polarization it unleashed.
This Mother’s Day, think about how far we have to go — and remember how far we’ve come.
Charles W. Herbster’s bid for governor has set off a bitter fight for power in a state once known for its genteel politics.
The celebrity doctor was at times the target of boos during the rally, as he and Donald Trump seek to repeat J.D. Vance’s success in the Republican Senate primary in Ohio.
The former president sued Twitter after it permanently blocked his account in the wake of the Capitol riot.
The former personal lawyer to Donald J. Trump withdrew from an interview scheduled for Friday after the panel would not let him record it, his lawyer said.
The legal reasoning that the Supreme Court’s conservative bloc is considering to end abortion rights could uproot a series of other past rulings that created modern rights.
It is one of the moments in his upcoming memoir that the former defense secretary described as leaving him all but speechless.
Readers praise and decry Mr. Carlson and The Times for its in-depth report on him. Also: J.D. Vance; targeting Russian generals; Madison Cawthorn.
Mike Bartlett’s “The 47th” presents political turmoil in the United States for laughs. But some find it more like a horror story.
In the run-up to an August primary, a number of Republicans on the ballot in Arizona — like those in Ohio — have rushed to embrace Donald J. Trump and his stolen-election falsehoods.
A big endorsement was decisive, but a cable news megaphone and a huge infusion of spending helped pave the way to victory.
The Maryland governor, a rare Republican who speaks out publicly against Donald Trump, is trying to defend G.O.P. lawmakers targeted by the former president.
We look at last night’s election results.
Donald Trump showed his enduring grip over Republican primaries for Senate, and establishment Democrats won a House rematch against a progressive challenger.
Now the Republican nominee for Senate in Ohio, Mr. Vance owes his ascendant political career in large part to Donald Trump, whose style he has tried to emulate.
J.D. Vance, the author of “Hillbilly Elegy,” won a G.O.P. race that saw nearly $80 million in television advertising.
Staying within a moderate lane focused on jobs, manufacturing and China, the congressman beat a progressive lawyer who had criticized his record and campaign donations.
Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. argued two basic points: The Constitution is silent on the question of abortion and Roe’s flaws make it unworthy of respect as precedent.
We’re seeing a breakdown of internal norms that tracks with the broader erosion of American institutions in recent years.
The lawsuit brought by the attorney general in Washington, D.C., claimed that the Trump hotel accepted excessive payments from the inaugural committee.
Former President Donald J. Trump has turned his Florida club into a shadow Republican Party headquarters. The elections will test his continued sway.
The panel will have up to a year to recommend whether the prosecutor should pursue criminal charges against the former president and his allies.
All three quickly declined. The panel also said it had evidence that some House Republicans sought pardons from President Donald J. Trump in connection with the effort to overturn the election.
It may be the most serious prospect of prosecution that Trump and his associates are facing.
Amid the current crisis, Fiona Hill and other former advisers are connecting President Trump’s pressure campaign on Ukraine to Jan. 6. And they’re ready to talk.
Mr. Vance is arguably a perfect test case for Mr. Trump: weak enough to need a boost but with enough potential to make him a worthwhile risk.
Donald Trump’s endorsement of the author and venture capitalist J.D. Vance has shaken up the Republican race for the first major Senate midterm election.
Un análisis de la carrera del presentador y su peculiar influencia muestra el modo en el que su trayectoria ha seguido la de Fox News y el conservadurismo en Estados Unidos.
How the divides of the party’s 2016 primary campaign have risen fully to the surface again.
Charles W. Herbster, who has been endorsed by Donald Trump for Nebraska governor, was accused of groping a second woman at a 2019 Republican fund-raising event. He denies both allegations.
A Times examination of the host’s career and singular influence at Fox News shows how his trajectory traces the transformation of American conservatism itself.
As the host turned a civil war at Fox to his advantage, he found himself at the forefront of the nativist forces transforming conservative politics.
A string of setbacks made the pundit flee television, the Republican establishment and even his home. He re-emerged with what may be the most racist, and successful, show in the history of cable news.
The slugfest for the Republican nomination for Ohio’s open Senate seat has buried the brand of good-natured, country-club conservatism that was once a hallmark of the state.
Republicans in several states are trying to oust conservative governors by harnessing anti-establishment energy. But in battles for a state’s top job, it’s hard to beat the establishment.
The Manhattan district attorney is continuing to investigate Donald J. Trump, but knowledgeable people say charges are unlikely to occur in the foreseeable future, if ever.
The Republican old guard is protesting the direction of the party after it put forward two champions of Donald Trump’s election falsehoods for attorney general and secretary of state.
Far from the U.S.-Mexico border, Ohio’s Senate primary shows how the Republican obsession with the fiction of a stolen election has spawned a new cause for fear of illegal immigration.
John Carlin, who occupies one of the most powerful and under-the-radar posts in the department, has dealt with major matters including the Jan. 6 investigation.
The state has become an unlikely laboratory for right-wing policy, pushed by a governor with presidential ambitions.
As unions decline and their members maintain their affections for Donald J. Trump, Democrats like Representative Marcy Kaptur find their base of support eroding quickly.
The Republican senator is leaning into her centrist credentials and bipartisan ties in her re-election race, hoping that voters will reward moderation as the G.O.P. has lurched to the right.
The Trump-backed social media app is inundated with phony accounts and features that don’t work. It also hides some posts, including those with curse words.
A congressional report raises new questions about a pandemic relief loan to a troubled trucking company with close ties to the Trump administration.
Elon Musk reveals what he wants Twitter to be by how he acts on it.
How conservatives put their hope in Elon Musk and Ron DeSantis.
Ukrainians fight for freedom as a U.S. congressman and Russia’s leader fight for power.
The Club for Growth has lined up behind Josh Mandel. Donald J. Trump and his eldest son, Donald Jr., are backing J.D. Vance. Tuesday’s outcome will be a crucial test of the former president’s sway.
New audio recordings reveal Kevin McCarthy worried that comments by his far-right colleagues could incite violence. He said he would try to rein in the lawmakers, but has instead defended them.
Readers are split over whether this prospect should be cheered or feared. Also: A hard-line U.S. message to Russia; parents and teachers.
The president commuted the sentences of 75 nonviolent drug offenders and issued three pardons, part of what aides described as a broader strategy to overhaul the criminal justice system.
The world’s richest person didn’t like Twitter. So he’s buying it.
A court filing and newly disclosed text messages provide additional evidence of how closely some fervent pro-Trump lawmakers worked with the White House on efforts to overturn the election.
Democrats should let voters know about their successes — and run on Democratic values.
What happens when the incarnation of a problem buys the right to decide what the problem is and how to fix it?
It’s the 200th birthday of Frederick Law Olmsted, who helped create one of New York’s shining jewels.
The newest social media honcho will face a bevy of business challenges at Twitter.
El director ejecutivo de Tesla ha criticado las políticas de moderación de contenido de Twitter y aboga por los algoritmos de código abierto.
Mallory McMorrow’s viral speech attacking what she called Republicans’ “hollow, hateful scheme” against L.G.B.T.Q. rights has made her an instant hero on the left.
Reaction to the French election; churches and the “big lie”; grandparents’ role; a return to Australia; Russian disinformation; handwritten archives.
Mr. Nunes stepped down from his House seat in January to become chief executive of Trump Media. Wes Moss, a financial adviser and a contestant on “The Apprentice,” is also now a director.
Donald J. Trump was ordered to fully comply with the attorney general’s subpoena and will be fined $10,000 a day until he does, though the ruling may be short-lived.
The Tesla chief executive has criticized Twitter’s content moderation policies and advocated open-source algorithms.
The ruling could prevent the federal government from nimbly responding to future pandemics.
For all of the attention on the Justice Department’s investigation into the Jan. 6 attack, Mr. Garland has focused on the everyday work of being the attorney general.
Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia and his Republican primary opponent, former Senator David Perdue, bickered over the previous election — and over who would be more likely to defeat Stacey Abrams in November.
For years, the United States sent mixed signals about its interests in the country. Then Vladimir V. Putin made his move.
Readers reflect on Donald Trump as both a party boss and a sore loser. Also: Reforming the patent system.
Testimony disclosed by the House committee investigating the attack showed that Mark Meadows and Freedom Caucus members discussed directing marchers to the Capitol as Congress certified the election results.
A dizzying week featured Kevin McCarthy, the House Republican leader, caught lying and another lawmaker, Marjorie Taylor Greene, grilled under oath about her role in the Jan. 6 attack.
Some liberals were surprised by how much they agreed with members of the focus group, while other readers were more critical.