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Protesters, Everywhere (Including … Mitt Romney?)

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Aggressive Tactics by National Guard, Ordered to Appease Trump, Wounded the Military, Too

WASHINGTON — A white National Guard commander called the standoff in Lafayette Square “the Alamo,” implying that the White House was under siege. Black...

Andrew Lewis Had Coronavirus. Nobody Told Democrats Exposed to Him.

Democrats in Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives on Thursday accused Republicans of keeping a lawmaker’s positive coronavirus test a secret to avoid political embarrassment, even...

Farmers Get Billions in Virus Aid, and Democrats Are Wary

WASHINGTON — Cotton farmers were paid 33 times as much in federal subsidies in 2019 as the income they actually lost to trade disruptions,...

Amid Pandemic and Upheaval, New Cyber Risks to the Presidential Election

With the general election less than 150 days away, there are rising concerns that the push for remote voting prompted by the pandemic could...

Witness Who Was in Floyd’s Car Says His Friend Did Not Resist Arrest

WASHINGTON — A longtime friend of George Floyd’s who was in the passenger seat of Mr. Floyd’s car during his fatal encounter with a...

Biden vs. Trump on Coronavirus Testing

WASHINGTON — Joseph R. Biden Jr. has proposed harnessing the broad powers of the federal government to step up coronavirus testing, with a public-private...

Joe Biden to Meet With George Floyd’s Family Ahead of Funeral

Joseph R. Biden Jr. will travel on Monday to Houston to meet with the family of George Floyd, a black man whose death at...

Will Twitter Draw a Line for Trump?

Hi. Welcome to On Politics, your guide to the day in national politics. I’m Nick Corasaniti, your host on Tuesdays for our coverage of...

Trump Rally Has Tulsa on Edge

TULSA, Okla. — President Trump’s attempt to revive his re-election campaign sputtered badly on Saturday night as he traveled to Tulsa for his first...