The Florida governor is 'Trump without the personality baggage,' as a GOP insider puts it, and his recent moves suggest he's gearing up for a presidential run.
Two years after George Floyd's death, many cities are adopting innovative programs to defuse tense situations without police intervention. Just don't use the D-word.
"With the Republican contests, the big takeaway is how Trumpy the entire field is," says one GOP consultant, as the 2022 primary elections get underway.
Upcoming primaries put the battle between moderates and progress center stage. The outcome will say a lot about who's winning the hearts and minds of voters now
Upcoming contests in Ohio and Indiana are among the primaries in 29 states taking place over the next two months.
The conservative commentator, who has previously ruled out on running for office, told Newsweek: "Never say never."
Jerry Green, 93, the only sportswriter to cover every Super Bowl, was paying his own way to the Big Game—until a Newsweek story changed all that.
Sports writer Jerry Green has been to every Super Bowl since its inception and plans to be at this year's Big Game too (even though he now pays his own way).
Black GOP candidates seem poised to shatter records in the midterms this year. As Georgia's Vernon Jones puts it: "I am the future of the Republican Party."
One in five Americans now say they are vaccine skeptics. As resistance expands beyond COVID, health experts call the potential impact 'extremely concerning.'
Here's a look back at 243 years of Muslim milestones and pivotal moments in U.S. history.
Despite ongoing Islamophobia, American Muslims are having a moment. As one Muslim sportscaster put it: 'Everywhere I look, I see firsts happening."
State legislators from both parties who have participated in past walkouts in Wisconsin, Oregon and Indiana defend the tactic, saying the political costs are high, but well worth the risk.
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer weighs in on the unique challenges facing women in office, the current "destructive" political climate, COVID recovery, the sentencing of one of her would-be kidnappers and more in an exclusive Newsweek interview.
Six months after the Capitol riot, the 10 Republican representatives who voted to impeach Donald Trump are fighting for their political lives. Says one pundit: "I'd be surprised if more than three of the 10 are still in Congress in 2023."
Trump's former defense secretary sharply criticized his former boss' handling of the pandemic, comparing his leadership unfavorably to how other presidents handled crises and called the Capitol riots on January 6 "the most disheartening day of my life."
A recent 30 percent increase in bankruptcies could be a harbinger of more financial pain to come as millions of Americans grapple with rising medical debt from COVID treatment. Says one expert: "It's going to get ugly."
A year after the first round of stimulus checks went out under the CARES Act, more than a million payments remain uncashed or were returned, according to the IRS. Experts say that's a victory.
The new class of Republican women in Congress is the largest and most conservative in history, 'more strident than we've ever seen before," one former GOP governor says. The key question: Will the hardliners among them make it tougher to get anything done?
When it comes to Donald Trump, the incoming president has a critical decision to make about the best way to move the country forward—and neither Democrats nor Republicans are likely to be happy about his choice.
The president's legal losses are mounting, with a handful of recent significant defeats on issues as diverse as TikTok and sexual assault charges, in addition to his dismal record on election-related lawsuits. And the rulings have come from judges across the political spectrum.
Joe Biden campaigned on an ambitious political agenda that included progressive proposals on immigration, health care, climate change and criminal justice reform. But the prospect of a split Congress, led by Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, puts those goals at risk.
Will this be the "transition from hell"? Trump has many ways to hobble incoming president Biden between now and Inauguration Day. Here's the "menu of mayhem" that Biden's team fears.
With less than a month to go until Election Day, both presidential campaigns are amping up efforts in what appears to be the most important battleground state. Newsweek takes an inside look at the strategies of both candidates—and the impact of legal challenges on the voting process.
For Democrats running for the House in districts with large college communities, student votes and volunteers can be a critical path to victory. Remote learning under COVID has changed that dynamic—and has some candidates worried about the outcome.
The Democratic presidential candidate hasn't released a list of potential candidates for the high court. But legal experts say the pool of qualified prospects is small enough to make some very good educated guesses about who the former veep might nominate if he wins in November.
Florida Democrat Donna Shalala, the oldest woman elected as a freshman to the House, mocks Trump's latest Obamacare move, downplays the power of the Squad and waxes nostalgic about an old foe named Rush.
In the 2018 midterm elections, Democrats turned a lot of red Congressional seats blue. This year, the voters in eight of those districts could decide the outcome of the presidential election.
Michigan Representative Rashida Tlaib has been a vocal opponent of Donald Trump since she took office yet refuses to officially back his Democratic opponent. What's up with that? Tlaib addresses the endorsement issue and other subjects in this Newsweek interview.