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Gettysburg? The Liberty Bell? Trump Weighs R.N.C. Speech Options

WASHINGTON — A presidential address in front of the Gettysburg battlefield, or at the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia. A speech from the first lady,...

Rashida Tlaib Beat Her Primary Opponent by 900 Votes in 2018. How Will the...

DETROIT — Representative Rashida Tlaib, a first-term Michigan Democrat who rocketed to national attention as a vocal critic of President Trump, is fighting for...

Mail Delays Fuel Concern Trump Is Undercutting Postal System Ahead of Voting

WASHINGTON — Welcome to the next election battleground: the post office.President Trump’s yearslong assault on the Postal Service and his increasingly dire warnings about...

Trump Still Defers to Putin, Even as He Dismisses U.S. Intelligence and the Allies

WASHINGTON — On the eve of accepting the Republican nomination for president four years ago, Donald J. Trump declared that he would pull out...

Homeland Security Shuts Down ‘Intelligence’ Reports on Journalists

WASHINGTON — The acting secretary of homeland security said on Friday that he had shut down an intelligence examination of the work of reporters...

A Better Year for Trump’s Family Business (Last Year, That Is)

Before the coronavirus ripped through the country, upending President Trump’s family business and the broader hospitality industry, the company last year showed modest gains,...

Karen Bass, Susan Rice Rise As Biden’s Search for V.P. Nears End

WASHINGTON — Joseph R. Biden Jr. has entered the final stage of his deliberations about choosing a running mate as he prepares to talk...

Trump Floats an Election Delay, and Republicans Shoot It Down

Facing disastrous economic news and rising coronavirus deaths, President Trump on Thursday floated delaying the Nov. 3 election, a suggestion that lacks legal authority...

Will Herman Cain’s Death Change Republican Views on the Virus and Masks?

The death on Thursday of Herman Cain, attributed to the coronavirus, has confronted President Trump and other Republicans with the reality of the pandemic...

At Lewis Funeral, Obama Calls Filibuster a ‘Jim Crow Relic’

Former President Barack Obama called for sweeping changes to voting laws on Thursday, including making Election Day a national holiday and implementing automatic voter...