The indictment of 12 Russian operatives provides never-before-seen detail about the central role of the online avatar Guccifer 2.0 in the dissemination of stolen Democratic documents.
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The president’s re-election haul reflects a brisk fund-raising effort. Most of his predecessors, by contrast, did not kick off their campaigns until after the midterms.
As many top Democrats eye a run for president in 2020, Elizabeth Warren has all but announced her candidacy, while Joe Biden is planning to campaign up to four days a week this fall for midterm candidates.
Though Senator Dianne Feinstein trounced Kevin de León in a primary, they will still face off in November, after party leaders endorsed Mr. de León, reflecting the power of liberal activists.
The leaders’ first summit meeting will be closely analyzed for signs of whether President Trump is friendlier to his Russian counterparts than to the leaders he met in Europe last week.
The former U.S. president was in the country to inaugurate a sports and training center founded by his half sister, Auma Obama.
The military intelligence service suspected of disrupting the 2016 presidential campaign in the U.S. may be behind the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in England.
The Israeli government showed three reporters, including one from The Times, documents indicating that the Iranian nuclear weapons program was larger and more sophisticated than once suspected.
Internal data show that F.B.I. morale remains high under the new director, but the figures further undercut one of President Trump’s explanations for firing James B. Comey.
The president made the remarks in an interview while he was at his golf resort in Scotland, ahead of his meeting with the Russian leader in Finland.
In her comments to the BBC, the British prime minister appeared to be pushing back against President Trump, who had criticized her for ignoring his suggestion.
The House speaker said woodchucks chewed the wiring out from his Chevrolet Suburban: “And so my car was eaten by animals, and it’s just dead.”
By attacking Europe and starting a trade war with America’s closest allies, President Trump has already advanced the agenda of President Vladimir V. Putin, analysts say.
No major candidacy has been announced yet in the Democratic party, and the 2018 midterms are front and center. But the next presidential election looms large for the party.
Whether it is Russia’s interference in the election, its annexation of Crimea, or its intervention in Syria, Mr. Trump’s statements either undercut, or flatly contradict, those of his lieutenants.
The carefully crafted narrative around Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, plays down his legacy as a charter member of elite Washington.
The Supreme Court said last month that public employees who disagree with their unions no longer have to pay dues.
By forcing a showdown last year, Democrats gave Republicans an opening to end the filibuster of Supreme Court nominees. Some wish they had it back.
Ethics experts say President Trump’s promotion of Turnberry is part of a broader, problematic effort to use the presidency to gin up business for his property.
After years of being told to put on a suit and recite their résumé, women running for office are now revealing themselves in more complex ways.