Category: Politics

When Book Deals Get Politicians Into Hot Water

Under normal circumstances, any author who raked in $600,000 for a series of self-published children’s books would be snapped up by a prestigious publisher and handed...

Man Charged in Slashing of ‘Baby Trump’ Balloon, Police Say

The authorities arrested a man they said had slashed a giant balloon of a baby Donald Trump that was on display to protest the president’s visit to a football game in...

Warren Leads Tight Iowa Race as Biden Fades, Poll Finds

Ms. Warren garnered 22 percent in a New York Times/Siena College poll, to 19 percent for Bernie Sanders. Pete Buttigieg has surged, while Mr. Biden’s travails have put...

Meet Marc Lacey, the Times Editor Who Will Moderate Tuesday’s Democratic Debate

BEHIND THE BYLINE Oct. 14, 2019 The Reader Center has started an interview series, Behind the Byline, to introduce you to Times journalists. Is there a reporter,...

U.K. Says Immunity of U.S. Diplomat’s Wife ‘No Longer Relevant’

LONDON — The diplomatic immunity of Anne Sacoolas, the American woman who is a suspect in a road crash that killed Harry Dunn, a British teenager, is “no longer...

In Show of Support, Trump Meets With Giuliani Over Lunch

WASHINGTON — President Trump had lunch on Saturday with Rudolph W. Giuliani amid revelations that prosecutors were investigating Mr. Giuliani for possible lobbying...

Why Populist Democrats Have Gained the Upper Hand in the Primary Race

As next week’s debate looms, polls and donor contributions suggest a party seeking candidates for 2020 who will push the boundaries, while moderates argue they can...

Trump Confirms 2017 Killing of Feared Bomb Maker for Al Qaeda

President Trump announced on Thursday that United States forces had killed Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri, a highly skilled Qaeda bomb maker who built the explosives for...

A Momentous Week in May: Book Details Early Days of Russia Inquiry

WASHINGTON — “Are you O.K.?” Andrew G. McCabe, the acting F.B.I. director, asked Rod J. Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general. “No,” Mr. Rosenstein replied....

Stormy Daniels Reaches $450,000 Settlement Over 2018 Strip Club Arrest

Stormy Daniels, the pornographic film actress who said she had an affair with Donald J. Trump before he became president, reached a $450,000 settlement on Friday with...

Biden’s Work in Ukraine: What We Know and Don’t Know

WASHINGTON — President Trump is trying to deflect attention from a firestorm of controversy around revelations that he pressed Ukraine’s leader to investigate a...

U.S. Charges Ed Buck With Drug Crime in Gemmel Moore’s Death

LOS ANGELES — Federal prosecutors said Thursday that they had charged Ed Buck, a small-time Democratic donor and political activist, with a federal drug crime in the...