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  1. The Eight Counts of Impeachment That Trump Deserves Opinion, Yesterday

    The lessons from Nixon and Clinton.

  2. Donald Trump Is Demeaning Congress Opinion, Yesterday

    The best course for the House is to present a case for impeachment focused on Ukraine and the danger to the 2020 elections.

  3. For Trump, Instinct After Florida Killings Is Simple: Protect Saudis U.S., December 7

    Before issuing his own condolences, the president channeled the Saudi king’s, and avoided any discussion of the hard questions about why the U.S. is training Saudi officers.

  4. Trump Can’t Resist Campaigning for Governors. But They Can Resist Him. U.S., December 7

    The president appears to love nothing more than injecting himself into governor’s races, though once in office, the governors don’t seem to feel they owe him much.

  5. As Candidates Jostle for Position, a Long Race May Become a Marathon U.S., December 7

    In a volatile primary with no true front-runner, Democrats face the prospect of a monthslong delegate battle that would also feature a lengthy public airing of the party’s ideological fissures.

  6. With Impeachment Unfolding Amid a Booming Economy, What Will Voters Prioritize? U.S., December 6

    Mr. Trump could find himself in 2020 presiding over a record-long economic expansion while defending his fitness to hold office.

  7. G.O.P. Tactic on Impeachment: Turn Ukraine Allegations Against Biden U.S., December 6

    President Trump and his allies are pushing debunked claims of corruption by Mr. Biden as a counternarrative to impeachment.

  8. The Power of ‘Patriotic Populism’ Opinion, December 6

    It helps explain Trump.

  9. Trump Is Pushing Protectionism. But Polls Show Americans Embracing Trade. U.S., December 6

    As President Trump calls for tariffs on imports, Americans are increasingly likely to say trade is a good thing. The trends are related — but maybe not in the way you think.

  10. Please, Democrats, Don’t Make the Impeachment Articles Too Narrow Opinion, December 5

    From Russia to Ukraine, the House needs to show the president’s pattern of corruption.

  11. Jane Fonda: We Have to Live Like We’re in a Climate Emergency. Because We Are. Opinion, December 5

    I don’t want to look back and wonder what more I could have done to save our planet.

  12. Donald Trump Is a Clear and Present Danger to the 2020 Election Opinion, December 5

    Who gets to pick the next president of the United States — President Trump, Russia or us?

  13. Giuliani, Facing Scrutiny, Travels to Europe to Interview Ukrainians U.S., December 4

    President Trump’s personal lawyer has been in Budapest and Kyiv this week to talk with former Ukrainian prosecutors for a documentary series intended to debunk the impeachment case.

  14. The Savage Injustice of Trump’s Military Pardons Opinion, December 4

    By bringing together two of his least limited constitutional powers, the president has created a toxic mess.

  15. Key Takeaways From House Intelligence Committee’s Impeachment Report U.S., December 3

    The 300-page report lays out Democrats’ case that President Trump abused the power of his office to solicit political help from a foreign power and obstructed the inquiry into his actions.

  16. Did We Ever Know the Real Kamala Harris? Opinion, December 3

    She was crowned the perfect Democrat for 2020. Here’s what doomed her campaign.

  17. Trump Warns Trade Talks With China May Last Past 2020 Election Business, December 3

    The president said he was in no rush to complete a deal, injecting further uncertainty into a dispute that has rocked global markets.

  18. Will Europe Ever Trust America Again? Opinion, December 3

    As Western leaders gather in London this week, you might be able to detect a huge rupture beneath the surface.

  19. Ukraine Knew of Aid Freeze in July, Says Ex-Top Official in Kyiv World, December 3

    Ukraine’s government learned of the military aid freeze during the Trump administration’s pressure campaign — and tried to keep that knowledge from going public, an ex-deputy foreign minister said.

  20. Republican Impeachment Defense Claims Trump’s Ukraine Pressure Was Apolitical U.S., December 2

    In a report intended to counter Democrats’ impeachment case against President Trump, Republicans will argue his efforts to get Ukraine to investigate his rivals had nothing to do with politics.

  21. Trump Bars Bloomberg News Journalists From Campaign Events Business, December 2

    The Trump campaign retaliates after the billionaire candidate's media organization announced that it would steer clear of investigating Democratic contenders while still covering the president.

  22. Trump Heads to London as Impeachment Inquiry Progresses U.S., December 2

    President Trump left a dreary Washington on Monday with some pointed words for Democrats, who, he said, are deliberately holding an impeachment hearing while he is out of the country.

  23. Sidelined for Months, Judiciary Panel Will Reclaim Impeachment Drive It Once Led U.S., December 1

    The House Judiciary Committee had been leading the debate over whether to impeach President Trump long before the Ukraine affair. This week, it returns to the center of the maelstrom.

  24. Why Republicans Will Sidestep Their Garland Rule for the Court in 2020 U.S., November 29

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s health scare raised the question of how the Senate would handle a Supreme Court vacancy in a presidential election year.

  25. With Impeachment Inquiry in Full Swing, Public Opinion Remains Split U.S., November 29

    Most Americans view President Trump’s potential impeachment along partisan lines. But a crucial slice of the electorate remains undecided, with possible implications for the 2020 election.

  26. Kevin Talks Turkey Opinion, November 28

    My brother dishes on Trump, impeachment and the 2020 field.

  27. Donald Trump Jr., Debut Author, Sees Sales Bolstered by G.O.P. Allies U.S., November 28

    Orders from the Republican Party and other conservative groups helped push Mr. Trump’s best-selling book, records show.

  28. When Trump Was Only Funny Mean Opinion, November 27

    Dating back to “The Apprentice,” he has long grasped that cultural loyalties can animate Americans far more than high-minded principles.

  29. Trump Keeps Losing in Court. But His Legal Strategy Is Winning Anyway. U.S., November 27

    As fights over the president’s stonewalling of Congress play out slowly in courts, he is reducing the prospect that voters learn new damaging facts about him before the 2020 election.

  30. At Florida ‘Homecoming’ Rally, Trump Rails Against Familiar Targets U.S., November 26

    The president took on the impeachment inquiry, Democrats and the news media in his first return to the state as a formal resident.

  31. Trump Knew of Whistle-Blower Complaint When He Released Aid to Ukraine U.S., November 26

    White House lawyers briefed President Trump in late August about the complaint, people familiar with the matter said.

  32. As Bloomberg Enters the Democratic Race Opinion, November 26

    Readers discuss the former mayor’s candidacy, Barack Obama’s advice and Joe Biden’s slumping poll numbers.

  33. They Voted Democratic. Now They Support Trump. The Upshot, November 26

    Two-thirds of battleground state voters who chose Trump in 2016 but selected Democrats in the midterms say they will return to the president next year.

  34. They Voted Democratic. Now They Support Trump. The Upshot, November 26

    Two-thirds of battleground state voters who chose Trump in 2016 but selected Democrats in the midterms say they will return to the president next year.

  35. How Trump Survives Opinion, November 26

    The lesson of past impeachments might be that it takes disasters, not just scandals, to remove a president from office.

  36. Can Anyone or Anything Dislodge Trump From the White House? Opinion, November 26

    Diplomats and Democrats are doing their level best.

  37. A Split Decision From Congress Will Leave Voters With Final Say on Trump U.S., November 23

    Unlike Presidents Richard M. Nixon or Bill Clinton, Mr. Trump will face an election after his impeachment battle if he isn’t removed from office.

  38. Four Problems With 2016 Trump Polling That Could Play Out Again in 2020 U.S., November 23

    The issues that led battleground-state polls to miss the mark in the last election could reappear next year, experts warn.

  39. Trump Warns a Flavor Ban Would Spawn Counterfeit Vaping Products Health, November 22

    The president again questioned the need for restrictions on e-cigarettes aimed at curbing use among teenagers, who tend to favor fruit and mint flavors.

  40. Google Changed Its Political Ad Policy. Will Facebook Be Next? Opinion, November 22

    Forget impeachment. The country wants to know if Facebook will put the brakes on digital disinformation.

  41. May Slideshow, November 22

    A Trump administration battle, life rising from the ruins and a look to the future.

  42. Charges of Ukrainian Meddling? A Russian Operation, U.S. Intelligence Says U.S., November 22

    Moscow has run a yearslong operation to blame Ukraine for its own 2016 election interference. Republicans have used similar talking points to defend President Trump in impeachment proceedings.

  43. The Day That Decided the 2020 Election Opinion, November 22

    Democrats have a road map for victory.

  44. Anticipating Impeachment, Republicans Debate Trial Timeline U.S., November 21

    President Trump wants an aggressive defense, but White House officials and Republicans are divided over whether to aim for a brief process or a drawn-out spectacle.

  45. Why We’re Impeaching Our Student Body President Over Trump Jr. Opinion, November 21

    The president’s son spoke at the University of Florida for a $50,000 fee. We dug deeper.

  46. What Were the Most Memorable Moments From Last Night’s Debate? U.S., November 21

    For a Democratic debate that was without major fireworks, there were several memorable moments. Here are the lines that stood out.

  47. Debate Night: The ‘On Politics’ Breakdown U.S., November 21

    I thought Pete Buttigieg would have a target painted on his back. But no one really stopped him.

  48. Buttigieg Was a Target. But No One Was Attacked Like Warren. Opinion, November 20

    The debate was often a referendum on a politician who has presented a challenge to the party.

  49. ‘I’m 17 Years Old, and I’m Terrified’: The Issues Our Readers Hope Come Up at the Democratic Debate Reader Center, November 20

    Ahead of the Democratic debate on Wednesday, we asked Times readers what issues they most wanted the presidential candidates to discuss, and why.

  50. Obama Moves Off Political Sidelines, Earlier Than He Expected U.S., November 20

    As Democratic presidential candidates gather to debate on Wednesday night, Barack Obama is increasingly pressing a 2020 message: Focus on defeating President Trump and ditch the ideological purity.

  51. What Democrats Need to Know to Win Latinos Opinion, November 20

    To avoid a disappointing 2020 turnout, the party needs to understand the nuances of the Latino electorate.

  52. Trump Is Doing Exactly What He Was Elected to Do Opinion, November 20

    Don’t impeach him. His actions have all been within the scope of the presidency.

  53. Sondland Kept Pompeo Informed on Ukraine Pressure Campaign U.S., November 20

    The diplomat at the center of the impeachment inquiry looped in the secretary of state at key moments as American officials pushed for investigations sought by President Trump.

  54. The Democrats Are in Georgia. The Stakes Couldn’t Be Higher. Opinion, November 20

    The state’s demographics have been favorable to turn it blue, but destiny is shaped by history, too.

  55. The Danger of Elizabeth Warren Opinion, November 20

    Even if she wins the presidency — hardly a sure bet — she may jeopardize Democrats in the House and the Senate.

  56. Republicans Can Win Back the Suburbs. Here’s How. Opinion, November 19

    They can start by engaging on the issue of education.

  57. Trump Retreats From Flavor Ban for E-Cigarettes Health, November 17

    Advisers say the president pulled back from proposed restrictions intended to curb teenage vaping after he was warned of the political fallout among voters.

  58. Trump Retreats From Flavor Ban for E-Cigarettes Health, November 17

    Advisers say the president pulled back from proposed restrictions intended to curb teenage vaping after he was warned of the political fallout among voters.

  59. Mueller and Comey Failed Their Tests. She Passed Hers. Opinion, November 17

    Marie Yovanovitch chose her country over what others might think of her.

  60. How to Dislodge the Brute in the White House Opinion, November 15

    Threatening, malicious, contemptuous of the law and public service: Trump to Ukraine is Trump in all departments.

  61. A Goldilocks Candidate? Opinion, November 15

    Deval Patrick’s opportunity — and his problem.

  62. Bloomberg Will Spend $100 Million on Anti-Trump Online Ad Blitz U.S., November 15

    Ahead of a possible 2020 bid of his own, the billionaire and former mayor of New York City is dipping into his fortune to target President Trump with digital ads.

  63. Trump’s Embrace of Sanctions Irks Allies and Prompts Efforts to Evade Measures U.S., November 15

    Allies and adversaries are seeking ways to avoid President Trump’s sanctions, which critics say have become a substitute for foreign policy.

  64. Senate Republicans, Eyeing Election-Year Impeachment Trial, Wrestle With Timeline U.S., November 14

    Republicans are weighing whether to draw out the proceeding, hindering the presidential campaigns of several Senate Democrats, or seek a quicker resolution.

  65. Why a ‘Republican Economist’ Plans to Vote in the Democratic Primary Business, November 14

    The Harvard economist N. Gregory Mankiw, once an adviser to Republican leaders, has been disappointed by Trump. Here’s what he’s seeking in economic policy.

  66. Will New Candidates Shake Up the 2020 Race? Opinion, November 14

    And what has the resistance inside the Trump administration actually accomplished?

  67. The Evidence of Wrongdoing by Trump Is Overwhelming Opinion, November 13

    The witnesses’ testimony on Wednesday was clear and alarming.

  68. Key Moments From the First Public Impeachment Hearing U.S., November 13

    Witnesses testified that President Trump pressured a foreign power to help him win re-election during historic hearings that previewed an intensely partisan battle.

  69. A Court Ruling Ending DACA Might Not Be a Good Thing for Trump U.S., November 12

    It could mean news coverage of the government trying to deport thousands of young immigrants in the midst of what is certain to be a difficult re-election battle.

  70. A ‘Fixer’ or a ‘Bully’: New Yorkers Have Opinions on Bloomberg as Mayor Reader Center, November 12

    New Yorkers say the city was cleaner, safer and healthier during Mr. Bloomberg’s 12 years in office, but at a cost. Had the city lost a piece of its heart?

  71. Assessing the Impeachment Defenses Offered by Trump and his Allies U.S., November 12

    From denials of a quid pro quo to attacks on impeachment inquiry witnesses, here’s a look at some of the arguments made by the president and his supporters.

  72. What to Expect as the House Starts Impeachment Hearings U.S., November 12

    The public phase of the House impeachment inquiry into President Trump begins Wednesday. Here’s how it will unfold.

  73. Mark Sanford Drops Trump Primary Challenge: ‘You’ve Got to Be a Realist’ U.S., November 12

    Mr. Sanford, a former congressman and governor of South Carolina, ended his presidential campaign just two months after it began.

  74. Democratic Ad Campaign Spotlights Trump Voters With Regrets U.S., November 12

    “I’m kind of embarrassed to admit that I voted for Donald Trump at this point,” a voter said in one of the ads, which will air in Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, three key swing states.

  75. Who’s Afraid of Elizabeth Warren? Opinion, November 12

    Quite a few people, and they have something in common. It’s not poverty.

  76. Why Impeachment Isn’t a Big Deal on the Trail U.S., November 11

    It’s a big week for the impeachment inquiry — but the Democratic candidates aren’t talking about it.

  77. Hillary Clinton on Health Care, Impeachment and Gutsy Women Business, November 11

    The former secretary of state opens up about the current political climate, and says she is a fundamentally optimistic person.

  78. Giuliani Associate Says He Gave Demand for Biden Inquiry to Ukrainians New York, November 10

    The claim by the associate, Lev Parnas, is being vigorously disputed.

  79. The Disorienting Defenses of Donald Trump Opinion, November 10

    The president and his allies ask Americans to reject the evidence before their eyes.

  80. Man Charged in Slashing of ‘Baby Trump’ Balloon, Police Say U.S., November 10

    Protesters displayed the balloon of a giant baby Donald Trump during the president’s visit to a football game in Alabama.