Why Did It Take the GOP So Long to Panic About Herschel Walker?
Walker surged to a massive lead in the primary off his celebrity and Donald Trump's endorsement, but a number of Republicans worry he can't win in November.
Democrats Want to Campaign Against MAGA Candidates
Democrats in a number of races around the country are planning to use "MAGA" as a cudgel against their GOP opponents in 2022.
Races to Watch on Tuesday as Primary Season Kicks Off
The results Tuesday will provide the first real clues to a couple of endlessly debated political questions.
Will Trump Candidates Endanger Republicans' Washington Takeover?
Republicans are nervous Trump-endorsed candidates won't be able to win in general elections and could wash away the red wave they're hoping for in the fall.
Democrats Mull Biden's Value in Critical Midterms as Poll Numbers Tumble
"Do you run with the president, or away from him?" That question gained new urgency last week with the release of two new polls a senior DCCC staffer called "depressingly bad."
Biden's Russia Response Is Giving Him a Boost. Can He Make It Last?
Biden as a war-time president could revive his political fortunes and, possibly, those of the Democratic party. Here's how.
Putin Has Never Lost a War. Here Is How He'll Win In Ukraine
The Russian leader wants to restore Moscow to a position of great power in Eastern Europe—while dealing NATO a humiliating blow.
Why Putin Is Fixated on Ukraine
Much is made of the Russian president's KGB background, but less attention is paid to another side of Putin.
Why the GOP Won't Put up Much Fight Over Biden's Supreme Court Nominee
Republicans will only lose if they try to fight Biden's nominee. But some are calculating they could win in a different arena if they let things go smoothly.
For NATO Members in Russia's Shadow, U.S. Is Doing Too Little Too Late
Allies in Eastern Europe worried the U.S. wasn't taking the Russian threat seriously enough. Then Biden held his disastrous press conference.
Trump Spent Jan. 6 Anniversary Watching Cable News and Fuming
Trump canceled a January 6 press conference, then fumed as he watched President Joe Biden and Democrats denounce him as a threat to democracy.
Trump's Backing of 'Stop the Steal' Candidates May Cost GOP Seats in 2022
GOP mainstreamers fear Trump's obsession with the 2020 election and brash style will hurt the party in the midterms—and in 2024 as well.
Can Joe Biden Save His Presidency?
With his domestic agenda at risk of failure and the prospect rising of a Democratic drubbing in the midterms, Biden needs to act swiftly to rescue his term.
After Afghan Withdrawal Debacle, Biden's Counterterrorism Plan Draws Fire
Joe Biden is counting on an 'over-the-horizon' strategy to keep America safe from terrorists once U.S. troops exit Afghanistan. Defense experts are skeptical.
Trump Was So "Gobsmacked" by Fauci Emails, He Paused Golf to Take a Call
The former president's friends and aides worry that his "reinstatement" talk makes him sound "unhinged." But his insistence that COVID-19 was caused by a Chinese lab leak doesn't sound so crazy in light of Dr. Fauci's email comments.
Exclusive: Japanese Leader Suga, on Challenge of China, Alliance with U.S.
Following his historic White House summit, Japan's prime minister sat down for an exclusive Newsweek interview, weighing in on China, COVID, economic recovery, the Olympics and his budding friendship with Joe Biden.
Trump Spends His Days Gossiping, Golfing and Plotting Revenge on RINOs
The ex-president seems calm, friends say, but he's busy making plans to defeat "disloyal" Republicans in 2022.
Biden's Tough China Policy Poses Business Risk to Some of His Biggest Donors
The new president seems ready to follow the path set by his predecessor. That may not sit well with big campaign contributors from Wall Street to Silicon Valley to Hollywood, who are fixated on the massive—and still growing—Chinese market.
Trump Sees Impeachment Trial as a "Badge of Honor"—But Rethinks 2024 Run
The ex-president wanted to use the trial to relitigate his claims of election fraud, but Lindsey Graham told him, "You don't want to go there."
McConnell Disdained Democrats' "Half-Assed" Impeachment Process
The Senate minority leader "likes things done properly," says a friend, and McConnell thought the House vote was "a sham."
The Donald Trump Advisers Who Brought On the Capitol Riot
President Trump and his inner circle thought they were winning the post-election political battle. "Then all hell broke loose," said a longtime aide.
Will Mike Pence Kill His 2024 Ambitions If He Accepts the Election Results?
Four years of loyalty to Donald Trump won't give Pence cover: if he ratifies the 2020 election count in his role as president of the Senate, he'll anger the president and Trump's most ardent fans.
In Stimulus Battle, Trump No Match for McConnell, Man Who Shaped His Legacy
Is McConnell's legacy more transformative than Trump's? The Senate Majority Leader took Trump under his wing, got his judges appointed and tax cuts passed, but clashed with him in the president's final days.
Donald Trump Thinks Bill Barr Helped Joe Biden Become President. He's Right
The attorney general didn't purposely undermine President Trump's chances of winning a second term. But he sure didn't help.
Trump's 2024 Campaign Theme: "We Wuz Robbed and We Won't Be Robbed Again"
The president's rage at the media and Democrats, and criticism that he is "delegitimizing" Biden's win, have hardened his resolve to get revenge four years from now.
Donald Trump, Facing Defeat, Asks Lawyers to 'Pull a Rabbit Out of a Hat'
As his hopes of winning re-election dwindled, the president's campaign filed a flurry of stop-the-count lawsuits. The effort is a "Hail Mary," says one staffer.
Trump Says Voters 'Are Tired of the Virus'; His Campaign Bets He's Right
Let's party like it's 2016! Covid-19 cases are surging, but the Trump campaign will hold multiple rallies in the campaign's final week, saying people want their "normal life" back.
When Hunter Biden Comes Up in Tonight's Debate, Here's What Joe Biden Plans to Tell Trump
President Trump's camp has its own concerns, like not getting so obsessed with Biden's son that he forgets to tout the economy.
Trump Has More Campaign Volunteers than Obama Ever Did and Democrats Worry
The president's data-driven campaign workers want to know if you go to church or have a hunting or fishing license. Here's why.
As Law-and-Order Message Fails In Minnesota, Trump Moves Money to Florida
President Trump came close to turning the bluest of blue states red in 2016, and thought his message would play well in the protest-torn state this year. It didn't.