Democrats Splinter Over Strategy for Pushing Through Voting Rights Bill

President Biden and leading congressional Democrats have made the far-reaching bill a top priority, but some proponents believe it needs major changes. By Nicholas Fandos and Michael Wines Democrats in Congress are quietly splintering over how to handle the expansive

Opinion | Speak Softly, and Carry a Big Agenda

If you dial down the conflict, you can dial up the policy. By Ezra Klein Opinion Columnist American politics feels quieter with Joe Biden in the White House. The president’s Twitter feed hasn’t gone dark, but it’s gone dull. Biden

Opinion | Why Trump Holds a Grip on the G.O.P.

Republicans still embrace the power of the ex-president’s agenda to galvanize voters and drive turnout. By Daniel McCarthy Mr. McCarthy has been a political editor and commentator for 18 years and has written extensively about conservatism, populism and the Trump

Ex-Security Officials Spread Blame for Failures of Capitol Riot

WASHINGTON — Three former top Capitol security officials deflected responsibility at a Senate hearing on Tuesday for security failures that contributed to the Jan. 6 riot, blaming other agencies, each other and at one point even a subordinate for the

Opinion | Letter to a Young Republican

This week I received a moving note from a young friend of mine. In college, he realized he wanted to make a difference in this world by serving in government. His opinions leaned right, so the Republican Party became the

5 Takeaways From Day One of Trump’s Second Impeachment Trial

Former President Donald J. Trump’s second impeachment trial began on Tuesday, 370 days after he was acquitted of high crimes and misdemeanors in his first trial. He is accused of “incitement of insurrection” for his part in kindling the violence