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In Conservative Michigan, Voters Want to Love Trump, Not Leave Him

In Conservative Michigan, Voters Want to Love Trump, Not Leave Him

Voters in a part of the state that swung for Mr. Trump in 2016 have largely overlooked his recent attacks on four congresswomen, instead focusing their ire on Democrats. View original Post

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Louisiana Police Officer on Facebook Says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ‘Needs a Round’

Louisiana Police Officer on Facebook Says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ‘Needs a Round’

A Facebook post by a Louisiana police officer suggesting that Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “needs a round” drew criticism on Sunday from officials in the city where he works. The officer, Charlie Rispoli, a 14-year veteran…

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Trump Sets the Terms on Racial Division. Do Democrats Know What to Do?

Trump Sets the Terms on Racial Division. Do Democrats Know What to Do?

GREENVILLE, N.C. — President Trump waited for 13 seconds, as the chants from the crowd of thousands grew louder. “Send her home!” the North Carolina audience yelled, mimicking Mr. Trump’s recent tweet attacking a Somali-born…

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‘If You Obey, You Will Be Safe’: Audio Emerges of Iran and U.K. Exchanges Before Tanker Is Seized

‘If You Obey, You Will Be Safe’: Audio Emerges of Iran and U.K. Exchanges Before Tanker Is Seized

LONDON — A British warship tried without success to stop Iran’s seizure on Friday of an oil tanker near the Strait of Hormuz, an audio recording of the episode released on Sunday shows, underscoring the…

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Chinese Money in the U.S. Dries Up as Trade War Drags On

Chinese Money in the U.S. Dries Up as Trade War Drags On

WASHINGTON — Growing distrust between the United States and China has slowed the once steady flow of Chinese cash into America, with Chinese investment plummeting by nearly 90 percent since President Trump took office. The…

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Intelligence Chief Names New Election Security Oversight Official

Intelligence Chief Names New Election Security Oversight Official

ASPEN, Colo. — An experienced official will oversee election security intelligence across the government in a newly created senior position, the director of national intelligence announced on Friday as part of an effort to improve…

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A New Red Scare Is Reshaping Washington

A New Red Scare Is Reshaping Washington

“This is the defining event of our time, and 100 years from now, this is what they’re going to remember us for,” he said. The committee’s two earliest iterations, in the 1950s and again in…

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In ‘Send Her Back’ Fallout, Trump Amplifies Praise From Right-Wing British Commentator

In ‘Send Her Back’ Fallout, Trump Amplifies Praise From Right-Wing British Commentator

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — President Trump on Saturday extended the debate over a chant of “send her back!” at his campaign rally in North Carolina this week when he retweeted a right-wing British commentator who has…

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The Night Democracy Became the Lotto

The Night Democracy Became the Lotto

Democracy, as a certain other news outlet has famously observed, dies in darkness. But if you just want to beat it up and humiliate it for an hour, simply stick it in a box. Or…

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Trump’s Electoral College Edge Could Grow in 2020, Rewarding Polarizing Campaign

Trump’s Electoral College Edge Could Grow in 2020, Rewarding Polarizing Campaign

President Trump’s approval ratings are under water in national polls. His position for re-election, on the other hand, might not be quite so bleak. His advantage in the Electoral College, relative to the national popular…

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