President Trump has a new plan for how to pay down the national debt: Taxing American consumers and businesses when they buy certain goods from countries subject to his tariffs. Math is not on his side.
By Robert Costa Robert Costa National political reporter covering the White House, Congress and campaigns Email Bio Follow Rudolph W. Giuliani, President Trump’s lead attorney for the ongoing special investigation,
By Eugene Robinson Eugene Robinson Columnist focusing on politics and culture Email Bio Follow Columnist Everything you need to know about today’s Republican Party is summed up by a photograph from President
Former President Barack Obama endorses 81 candidates in U.S. midterms, says he's 'eager' to get involved
WASHINGTON – Former President Barack Obama announced endorsements Wednesday of 81 Democratic candidates in the November midterm elections, and said he is "eager" to help his party gain seats in a contest
With the special counsel’s latest indictment, Americans are one step closer to knowing the truth of what happened during the 2016 election. It’s always on Fridays. Almost like clockwork, each new indictment
For nearly 40 years, the gender gap in voting has been the subject of continued speculation. How much does it matter? Would it be wide enough to put Democrats in office? Now, with President Trump ascendant,
By Heather Long Heather Long Economics correspondent Email Bio Follow Republican Senator John Kennedy of Louisiana took out his wallet and held it up Tuesday. “This is what tax reform is about!” he proclaimed.
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Saturday that it was suspending a program that pays billions of dollars to insurers to stabilize health insurance markets under the Affordable Care Act, a freeze
By Petula Dvorak Petula Dvorak Local columnist Email Bio Follow Columnist Okay, sisters. You wore your pink pussyhats, and you gave the Red Hen five-star reviews. You mocked the Second Civil War that supposed
By Anne Applebaum Anne Applebaum Columnist focusing on national politics and foreign policy Email Bio Follow Columnist “We really believed in our hearts that this was the dawn of the new day we had all
There has never been a cabinet official who has survived as many scandals as Scott Pruitt, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency — until his resignation Thursday. Mr. Pruitt faced up
By Karin Brulliard and Karin Brulliard Reporter and editor for Animalia Email Bio Follow Dana Hedgpeth Dana Hedgpeth Reporter covering local breaking news Email Bio Follow The 13 bald eagles were found
By Dana Milbank Dana Milbank Op-ed columnist covering national politics Email Bio Follow Columnist By one key measure, it is now official: This is the most authoritarian Congress in history. The House
The president has kept features at risk for hacking and resisted efforts by staff to inspect the phones he uses for tweeting. President Donald Trump uses a White House cellphone that isn’t equipped with
Most of today’s AI is designed to solve specific problems Today’s artificial intelligence is certainly formidable. It can beat world champions at intricate games like chess and Go, or dominate at Jeopardy!.