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July 08, 2020 09:00 AM

A month into Trump's latest law-and-order, fear-the-anarchists push, there is little indication in polling that it is working.

July 04, 2020 11:01 AM

Activists say the pandemic and racial justice protests have contributed to a climate that is more favorable to progressive candidates and ideas.

July 04, 2020 07:25 AM

In a speech on the eve of July Fourth, the president denounced protesters who call for the removal of Confederate statues and announced he would establish a National Garden Of American Heroes.

July 03, 2020 11:48 AM

We do need a holiday just now. And not just a moment of leisure but an occasion for unity, healing and hope.

July 02, 2020 03:46 PM

Despite calls for Joe Biden to choose a Black woman as his vice presidential pick, many progressives are urging him to choose Sen. Elizabeth Warren instead.

July 02, 2020 03:44 AM

Joe Biden and the Democratic National Committee raised a combined $282 million in the last quarter, compared with $266 million for President Trump and the Republican National Committee.

June 30, 2020 09:01 AM

The Colorado U.S. Senate Democratic primary is Tuesday's marquee contest. Also notable: Former Gov. Jon Huntsman is looking to make a comeback in Utah.

June 28, 2020 05:41 PM

The president says he was never briefed on intelligence, first reported by The New York Times, showing Russia had offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants to kill Western forces in Afghanistan.

June 27, 2020 11:00 AM

Issues of vanity aside, the mask has become an emblem of submission to experts, to officialdom — to Washington. By the same token, the refusal to wear a mask becomes another badge of defiance.

June 24, 2020 01:05 PM

Economic uncertainty from the coronavirus pandemic is keeping potential investors in "opportunity zones" on the sidelines, according to a survey of people involved in the sector.