Lawmakers Unite in Bipartisan Fury Over Afghanistan Withdrawal

If President Biden hoped to find cover from politicians in both parties who had reached a broad consensus around withdrawal, he is finding little so far. By Catie Edmondson Moderate Democrats are furious at the Biden administration for what they

The Elan of Elon Musk

Muddy Waters comes clean on Tesla Much has been written about Carson Block, the volatile and sometimes venomous short-seller who runs Muddy Waters Capital. Now, Block is penning some rare words of his own. Block just sent clients his first

Biden’s Challenge at the Border

The president’s decision to keep a Trump-era policy has put his immigration strategy under scrutiny. By Clay Risen Sign up here to get On Politics in your inbox every weekday. With the Delta variant spreading, the Olympics ending and the

As Taliban Advance, Biden Officials Cling to Hope for Afghan Peace

Taliban leaders and Afghan government negotiators still occasionally meet. But U.S. officials say prospects for a negotiated outcome appear to be fading fast. By Michael Crowley WASHINGTON — As Taliban fighters make startlingly swift advances across Afghanistan, Biden administration officials

‘Covid With a Vengeance’ Consumes U.S. Politics

Rising case counts and stagnant vaccination rates could prove equally frustrating for President Biden and the G.O.P., making it impossible to shift the public’s attention to other priorities. By Alexander Burns The American political system has come down with a