Biden team plans television ads after Tuesday reelection announcement

President Biden is expected to release a video Tuesday announcing he is seeking a return to the White House at a tumultuous moment

By Tyler Pager and Michael SchererApril 24, 2023

Daines, head of powerful Senate GOP fundraising arm, endorses Trump

Daines made his endorsement during an interview on Donald Trump Jr.'s podcast. The senator told Trump’s son — Daines’s longtime friend — that the “best four years” he had in the Senate were those he served during the Trump administration.

By Mariana Alfaro and Isaac ArnsdorfApril 24, 2023

Schumer announces Senate will vote on the Equal Rights Amendment this week

When Congress passed the measure in 1972, it gave the state ratification process seven years to be completed. The proposed legislation would remove that deadline and allow the Constitution to be amended.

By Mariana AlfaroApril 24, 2023

Iran gained access to election results website in 2020, military reveals

U.S. officials disrupted the attack before the votes were tallied.

By Joseph MennApril 24, 2023

Wyden asks Texas billionaire for detailed accounting of gifts to Clarence Thomas

In a letter, the Senate Democrat said the “unprecedented arrangement between a wealthy benefactor and a Supreme Court justice” raises concerns related to tax and ethics laws.

By John WagnerApril 24, 2023

House GOP’s latest Hunter Biden laptop theory is less than meets the eye

Jim Jordan and company allege the Biden campaign got former intelligence officials to help suppress the story. The connection isn't so direct, though.

By Aaron BlakeApril 21, 2023

A GOP governor touched by tragedy makes rare push for gun law

Gov. Bill Lee (R) is pushing for what is commonly known as a red-flag law. The fact that he won't call it that says a lot.

By Aaron BlakeApril 20, 2023

DeSantis’s best poll deserts him

But it still suggests a path to victory in a key state — New Hampshire — for the would-be presidential candidate.

By Aaron BlakeApril 20, 2023

Fox News’s next big problem: Smartmatic

The claims were similar to the ones made about Dominion which resulted in a $787.5 million settlement. But there are some differences.

By Aaron BlakeApril 19, 2023

Proud Boys saw themselves as ‘Trump’s army,’ U.S. says in trial closings

Closing arguments are underway in the seditious conspiracy trial of five Proud Boys leaders accused of spearheading the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol.

By Spencer S. Hsu, Rachel Weiner and Tom JackmanApril 24, 2023

What to know about the Trump-E. Jean Carroll case going to trial

In addition to facing criminal charges in Manhattan, Donald Trump is a defendant in a civil lawsuit over an alleged rape decades ago.

By Mark Berman and Shayna JacobsApril 24, 2023
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Why Tucker Carlson was a problem for Fox News

We don’t yet know why he and Fox abruptly parted ways, but his fast-and-loose style and huge stature were a toxic mix in our new post-Dominion era.

By Aaron BlakeApril 24, 2023

Biden welcomes ‘Tennessee Three’ to White House to discuss gun control

The president met with the three Tennessee lawmakers who faced expulsion votes after participating in protests over last month’s school shooting in Nashville.

By John WagnerApril 24, 2023

Ron Johnson takes Hunter Biden-laptop-whataboutism to new heights

Apparently a letter written in October 2020 was more influential than the interference of October 2016.

By Philip BumpApril 24, 2023

Nikki Haley to make antiabortion pitch with eye on swing voters

Haley is set to deliver a speech Tuesday aiming to put her stamp on the issue as an unapologetic antiabortion voice who can nonetheless win back moderates who other Republican candidates alienated in the midterms.

By Michael Scherer and Dylan WellsApril 24, 2023

Now what for Tucker Carlson? Now what for Fox News?

The right-wing channel parted ways with one of its biggest stars. What history tells us about what comes next — and how Carlson's likely unique.

By Philip BumpApril 24, 2023
The FixAnalysis

Alito’s remarkable reasoning in his abortion-pill dissent

Alito suggested the Biden administration might simply disregard an unfavorable ruling on mifepristone. Here's what he appears to be talking about.

By Aaron BlakeApril 24, 2023

Susan Rice to leave role as White House domestic policy chief

Rice, 58, formerly served as national security advisor and ambassador to the United Nations under President Barack Obama.

By Amy B WangApril 24, 2023

Ray Epps’s very good point about culpability for Jan. 6

In an interview with “60 Minutes,” the focal point of endless right-wing conspiracy theories offered a succinct, effective defense.

By Philip BumpApril 24, 2023

Tracking presidential candidates for the 2024 election

We are tracking the Democrats and Republicans who have announced they are running for president in the 2024 election and who might announce next.

By Hannah Knowles, Amy B Wang, Kati Perry and Szu Yu ChenApril 24, 2023

Supreme Court to decide if officials can block constituents on social media

At issue is whether the First Amendment guarantees access to personal social-media accounts that are used by public officials to communicate with constituents.

By Robert BarnesApril 24, 2023

Tracking Biden administration political appointees to fill top roles

Follow the president's progress filling nearly 800 positions, among the 1,200 that require Senate confirmation, in this tracker from The Washington Post and the Partnership for Public Service.

By Harry Stevens, Madison Walls and Adrian BlancoApril 24, 2023

Hunter Biden lawyer seeks ethics probe of Greene for ‘verbal abuses’

Lawyer Abbe Lowell said in a letter to the Office of Congressional Ethics that the Georgia Republican has spewed "unhinged rhetoric" at the president's son.

By John WagnerApril 24, 2023

Democrats reluctant about Biden 2024, but they see no other choice

They are lukewarm about picking Biden as their nominee, but many believe he may be the best hope of preventing a second Trump term and fighting extremism.

By Cleve R. Wootson Jr., Sabrina Rodriguez, Colby Itkowitz, Meryl Kornfield and Dylan WellsApril 24, 2023