Trump dons mask in public for the first time, months after public health experts said everyone should

Trump has disparaged his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, for wearing a mask and publicly downplayed the importance of face coverings during the pandemic.

The Washington Post 12 Jul 2020 7:30 am

A onetime Alabama favorite son hopes to win back his Senate seat. Trump stands in the way.

Trump has been brutal taunting his former attorney general Jeff Sessions over his recusal from control of the Russia investigation. The abuse undermines Sessions in Tuesd

The Washington Post 12 Jul 2020 4:23 am

The once-mocked Never Trump movement becomes a sudden campaign force

The anti-Trump groups seek to build a national political operation, with a particular focus on convincing white suburban voters who consider themselves true Republicans t

The Washington Post 12 Jul 2020 3:35 am

Fauci is sidelined by the White House as he steps up blunt talk on pandemic

Trump hasnt talked to the scientist since early June, saying hes made a lot of mistakes.'

The Washington Post 12 Jul 2020 3:13 am

Why Trumps intervention in the Roger Stone case is extraordinary even for him

An inordinate number of Trumps pardons and commutations have gone to people with either personal or political ties to him, and he has also shown himself willing to interv

The Washington Post 11 Jul 2020 8:21 pm

Trumps commutation of Roger Stones sentence, annotated

Walking through Trump's hyperbolic and often false explanation for his entirely predictable decision.

The Washington Post 11 Jul 2020 6:33 am

CDC: Covid-19 death toll is twice as high among people of color under age 65 as for white Americans

About 30 percent of people of color under 65 died, compared to 13 percent of their white counterparts, according to CDC's most in-depth analysis to date of covid-19 death

The Washington Post 11 Jul 2020 4:58 am

With wave of major rulings, Roberts and Supreme Court emerge as powerful counterweight to Trump and Congress

With Novembers election looming, the courts five Republican-appointed conservatives and four liberals picked by Democratic presidents may have looked for chances to cross

The Washington Post 11 Jul 2020 4:41 am

If these are the polls hes using, no wonder Trump thinks 2020 is going well

A Post columnist got a look at the numbers Trump thinks show he's going to win in November.

The Washington Post 11 Jul 2020 1:52 am

Majority of Americans say race discrimination is a big problem in the U.S.

Most Americans view race relations as a major issue and believe that President Trump has made matters worse, according to polling.

The Washington Post 11 Jul 2020 1:25 am

Trump says hes looking at pardoning Roger Stone ahead of prison term

As Stone objects to rising coronavirus cases at his designated prison, the president builds suspense over whether he will intervene on behalf of his longtime confidant.

The Washington Post 11 Jul 2020 12:10 am

The Trump campaign warns that a Biden presidency could be as dangerous and violent as Trumps

As a candidate, Trump promised to fix crime. Now, he deflects blame.

The Washington Post 11 Jul 2020 12:04 am

Trump delays Saturday rally in New Hampshire because of weather, White House says

Press secretary Kayleigh McEnany told reporters that the event would be postponed because of a forecast for a big storm. Forecasts do not call for a storm to hit coastal

The Washington Post 10 Jul 2020 11:02 pm

How the Trump administration has tried to explain clearing protesters from Lafayette Square

The Trump administration has given differing and at times contradictory accounts of why protesters were cleared outside Lafayette Square on June 1.

The Washington Post 10 Jul 2020 10:05 pm

4 poll numbers that could spell doom for Trump and the GOP

The Washington Post 10 Jul 2020 8:41 pm

Trumps ongoing shortsightedness about the pandemic may be sealing his fate

That he can't

The Washington Post 10 Jul 2020 7:16 pm

The Daily 202: 2020 primaries reveal the atrophy of political machines

Amy Kennedys upset victory in South Jersey was stunning to local activists.

The Washington Post 10 Jul 2020 6:50 pm

The Technology 202: Tech to contain coronavirus on college campuses sparks fresh privacy concerns

Schools are considering everything from contact-tracing apps to facial recognition.

The Washington Post 10 Jul 2020 6:32 pm

The Health 202: Why determining the coronavirus death rate is so tricky

It involves knowing how many people were infected, not just who tested positive.

The Washington Post 10 Jul 2020 5:28 pm

The Cybersecurity 202: Biden campaign hires first top cybersecurity official to protect against digital threat..

The campaign is also hiring a new chief technology officer as it ramps up for the general election.

The Washington Post 10 Jul 2020 5:08 pm

Trump the victim: President complains in private about the pandemic hurting himself

In lengthy monologues, Trump portrays a deadly pandemic, stalled economy and deep-seated racial unrest as happening to him rather than the country.

The Washington Post 10 Jul 2020 3:30 pm

Alphabet Economics: Why the Old Rules of Recoveries May Not Apply

Economists have long used letters of the alphabet like V and U to describe economic recoveries. But the coronavirus downturn is so different from past recessions that eco

The Wall Street Journal 10 Jul 2020 3:30 pm

CDC feels pressure from Trump as rift grows over coronavirus response

Email from HHS adviser accusing CDC of undermining President offers window into pressure on nations public health agency.

The Washington Post 10 Jul 2020 4:32 am

Rulings let Trump keep his taxes under wraps for now, but his angry reaction underscores a political risk

The Supreme Court decisions could give Democrats, including Joe Biden, more ammunition in their attempts to raise ethical questions about a president who has fought relen

The Washington Post 10 Jul 2020 4:31 am

Joe Biden has shifted left

In this edition: What the left got out of the Biden-Sanders task force, why votes still arent counted in New York, and why, yes, a certain rapper still has time to run fo

The Washington Post 10 Jul 2020 3:29 am

In its push to reopen schools, the White House says kids come first. It doesnt mention teachers.

Seeking the political benefits of getting kids back to school, the Trump administration isnt talking about the adults that will join them.

The Washington Post 10 Jul 2020 3:15 am

Wait, did Trump win or lose? A seven-question FAQ on the Supreme Courts ruling.

The Supreme Court handed down a pair of rulings in cases where President Trump was seeking to keep others from obtaining his tax returns and private financial information

The Washington Post 10 Jul 2020 2:48 am

The plot thickens on William Barrs removal of a prosecutor who probed Trump

The prosecutor testified Thursday to a concerted effort to remove him -- and one which raises all kinds of questions about Barr's motives.

The Washington Post 10 Jul 2020 2:13 am

Republicans look into holding their convention outdoors

As coronavirus cases soar in Jacksonville, Fla., Republicans explore holding their national convention in an outdoor arena.

The Washington Post 10 Jul 2020 12:10 am

Supreme Court says much of eastern Oklahoma remains Indian land

The 5-to-4 ruling has implications for 1.8 million residents, including in much of Tulsa.

The Washington Post 9 Jul 2020 11:28 pm

Wuhan Faces a New Challenge After Coronavirus: Flooding

Wuhan, the Chinese city where the coronavirus first emerged, has experienced its heaviest rains in recent memory. Floods could take an economic toll on large swaths of Ch

The Wall Street Journal 9 Jul 2020 10:56 pm

Supreme Court says Manhattan prosecutor may pursue Trumps financial records, denies Congress access for now

In 7-to-2 rulings in both cases, the justices rejected the presidents assertion that he enjoys absolute immunity while in office. Trump nominees Neil M. Gorsuch and Brett

The Washington Post 9 Jul 2020 10:45 pm

The Supreme Courts unanimous and biting rebuke of one of Trumps many absolute claims

Trump claimed absolute immunity from state investigations. Chief Justice Roberts noted that not even his solicitor general would back that up, and even the two dissenting

The Washington Post 9 Jul 2020 9:42 pm

The long political fight over Trumps tax returns is likely to be over. Trump may have won.

Even if the returns lead to revelations before the election a big if the focus will be on the bigger-picture allegations they help flesh out.

The Washington Post 9 Jul 2020 9:27 pm

Biden hires new aides to boost outreach to people of color

The new campaign members, all people of color, are part of a broader strategy to engage core voters.

The Washington Post 9 Jul 2020 8:32 pm

As much as Trump wants to downplay the pandemic, his campaign increasingly cant escape it

A surge in Tulsa. A surge in Jacksonville. The pandemic is spreading, whether Trump wants to admit it or not.

The Washington Post 9 Jul 2020 7:49 pm

The Daily 202: Most Americans arent buying Trumps rosy outlook on the coronavirus

Sixty-five percent of Americans in a recent Gallup poll said things were getting a little or a lot worse.

The Washington Post 9 Jul 2020 6:49 pm

The Technology 202: Pressure mounts for more Silicon Valley companies to undertake civil rights audits

A civil rights leader is calling on more companies to follow Facebooks lead.

The Washington Post 9 Jul 2020 6:35 pm

The Finance 202: Liberals wonder what Joe Bidens new deal really is

The presumptive Democratic nominee is giving a major economic speech later today.

The Washington Post 9 Jul 2020 5:37 pm

The Health 202: Should students stay six feet apart, or is three enough? Theres no agreement.

Its a question that will determine how many kids can be in the classroom.

The Washington Post 9 Jul 2020 5:14 pm

The Cybersecurity 202: These are the top things officials say they need to run Novembers elections

More money and more bipartisanship top the list.

The Washington Post 9 Jul 2020 4:40 pm

Federal workers are returning to the office. Some members of Congress say they shouldnt be.

Senators representing Maryland and Virginia will send a letter Thursday warning against premature reopenings.

The Washington Post 9 Jul 2020 3:30 pm

Trump who? Senate GOP candidates in tight races avoid any mention of the president in campaign ads.

In their campaign ads back home, its as if the unpopular incumbent president doesnt exist, as Republicans choose instead to highlight their own achievements or go on the

The Washington Post 9 Jul 2020 3:30 pm

Biden releases U.S.-centered economic plan, challenging Trumps America First agenda

Joe Biden announces Thursday a plan to spur American products and research, part of a shift in both parties away from free trade and toward protecting U.S. workers and bu

The Washington Post 9 Jul 2020 3:00 pm

The Coronavirus May Forever Change Grocery Shopping

Will the coronavirus pandemic lead to long-term changes in how we shop for food? To better understand the challenges facing grocery stores, WSJs Alexander Hotz spoke with

The Wall Street Journal 9 Jul 2020 3:00 pm

Campaign for Senate hopeful from N.H. uses photo trickery to hoodwink reporters

Don Bolduc fought in Afghanistan in 2001, but he was not part of the 12-man team of horse soldiers lionized in a Hollywood movie

The Washington Post 9 Jul 2020 12:30 pm

Surge in virus hospitalizations strains hospitals in several states

As hospitals race to add new intensive care beds, doctors and nurses are under growing pressure.

The Washington Post 9 Jul 2020 4:10 am