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House, in Victory for Liberals, Votes to Raise Minimum Wage to $15

WASHINGTON — The House voted Thursday to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025, delivering a long-sought victory to liberals...

A Live CNN Drawing Will Determine the Next Democratic Debate Lineups

Only on CNN does it take an hour to separate 20 candidates into two nights of presidential debates.After a legion of complaints from the...

Trump Disavows ‘Send Her Back’ Chant as G.O.P. Frets Over Ugly Phrase

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Thursday disavowed the “send her back” chant that broke out at his re-election rally Wednesday night when he railed...

Why Sanders and Biden Are Sparring Over Health Care

WASHINGTON — Senator Bernie Sanders does not understand Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s position on health care. To Mr. Sanders, the health care system is...

‘The Great Society,’ About L.B.J., Is Coming to Broadway

As soon as the Tony-winning “All the Way” closed on Broadway, the playwright, Robert Schenkkan, turned his attention to the sequel.Five years,...

Why 2020 Democrats Won’t Stop Talking About Wisconsin

WASHINGTON — Democrats still don’t agree on why they lost the White House in 2016. But they have absolutely no intention of repeating their...

At Trump Rally, Chants of ‘Send Her Back’ as President Attacks Liberals

GREENVILLE, N.C. — President Trump road-tested his attacks on four Democratic congresswomen on Wednesday, casting them as avatars of anti-American radicalism and reiterating his...

As Congress Seeks Budget Deal, Negotiators Try to Sideline Mulvaney

WASHINGTON — As the federal government inches closer toward a potentially disastrous default on its debts, lawmakers and some Trump administration officials desperate for...

House Votes to Kill Trump Impeachment Resolution

WASHINGTON — The House on Wednesday killed an attempt to impeach President Trump for statements that the chamber condemned this week as racist, turning...

A Key Piece of Obamacare Finds an Unlikely Foe: House Democrats

WASHINGTON — In the heat of the legislative fight over the Affordable Care Act, officials in the Obama administration argued that a steep tax...