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Progressives Embrace Climate and Tax Deal, Despite Disappointments

WASHINGTON — With enactment of a major piece of Democrats’ domestic agenda in sight within days, progressives in Congress are rallying, grudgingly but decisively,...

In Senate Battle, Democrats Defy Biden’s Low Standing (for Now)

PHOENIX — In a Senate split 50-50, Democrats on the campaign trail and in Congress have zero margin for error as the party tries...

Democrats Eye a Major Shift in How Corporations Are Taxed

WASHINGTON — At the center of the new climate and tax package that Democrats appear to be on the verge of passing is one...

Griner’s Sentence Renews Pressure on President Biden

WASHINGTON — Immediately after a Moscow judge handed down Brittney Griner’s nine-year prison sentence on Thursday, calls grew louder for President Biden to find...

Democrats’ Long-Sought Plan for Lowering Drug Costs Is at Hand

WASHINGTON — For decades, as prescription drug costs have soared, Democrats have battled with the pharmaceutical industry in pursuit of an elusive goal: legislation...

Sinema Agrees to Climate and Tax Deal, Clearing the Way for Votes

WASHINGTON — Senator Kyrsten Sinema, Democrat of Arizona, announced on Thursday evening that she would support moving forward with her party’s climate, tax and...

Alex Jones, Under Questioning, Is Confronted With Evidence of Deception

AUSTIN, Texas — In a brutal cross-examination on Wednesday in the trial of the conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, a lawyer for Sandy Hook parents...

Trump Lawyer Proposed Challenging Georgia Senate Elections in Search of Fraud

John Eastman, the conservative lawyer whose plan to block congressional certification of the 2020 election failed in spectacular fashion on Jan. 6, 2021, sent...

As China Plans Drills Circling Taiwan, U.S. Officials Fear a Squeeze Play

WASHINGTON — For years the deliberate “strategic ambiguity” in Washington’s China policy has left unclear how the United States would respond to a full-scale,...

Things to Do in Washington, D.C.

Visitors are back in Washington, for all the reasons they came before.Gaggles of school groups and tour buses are on the National Mall, enjoying...