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Nikki Haley supports Trump in 2024 with her eyes on 2028

Now the thing to watch is where her supporters go. Donald Trump and Nikki Haley at the White House on Oct. 9, 2018. (Olivier...

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How Biden’s campaign hopes to reinvigorate Black voters

The president’s advisers are keenly aware of the need to reach former supporters who have since tuned out. Images from the Biden campaign's diss...

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How Alsobrooks’s message beat Trone’s money in Maryland

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Three ways to improve the presidential debates

The debates need to be updated and made more meaningful. President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden debate at...

09.05.2024 10

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How Doris Kearns Goodwin helped her husband make peace with his own history

Opinion How Doris Kearns Goodwin helped her husband make peace with his own history Late in life, Dick Goodwin rediscovered what the 1960s were...

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No joke: Biden begins to turn up the heat on Trump

President Biden speaks at the White House correspondents' dinner in Washington on Saturday. (Bonnie Cash/Pool/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock) ...

28.04.2024 10

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Mike Johnson showed courage and rose to history’s call on Ukraine

WASHINGTON, DC-Apr. 17: House Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., does a TV interview on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C....

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The Kennedys rally to prevent RFK Jr. from extinguishing their torch

President Biden salutes as members of the Kennedy family endorse his presidential campaign on Thursday in Philadelphia. (Andrew...

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Lieberman’s convictions were both his superpower and his weakness

Former Connecticut senator Joseph I. Lieberman in October. (Gilles Sabrié for The Washington Post) Listen 4 min Share ...

29.03.2024 30

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Kennedy picked running mate Nicole Shanahan for one big reason: Money

Nicole Shanahan speaks at Tuesday event in California after joining Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s independent presidential campaign as a candidate for vice...

28.03.2024 30

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The unexpected upside to New Jersey’s shocking political scandal

Rep. Andy Kim (D-N.J.) greets supporters outside the Bergen County Democratic convention in Paramus on March 4. (Seth Wenig/AP) Listen 5...

26.03.2024 30

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How the country is failing millions of undocumented essential workers

Immigrants and their supporters carry a banner that reads “Immigrants are Essential” on Sept. 21, 2021, in D.C. (Andrew Harnik/AP Photo) ...

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Surprise! Maryland could determine control of the Senate this fall.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan in Annapolis on Jan. 18, 2023, his final day in office. (Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post) Listen 8 min ...

15.03.2024 20

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Katie Britt’s big fail shows why the GOP can’t connect with women

A screen capture of the State of the Union rebuttal from Sen. Katie Boyd Britt (R-Ala.) on Thursday. (The Washington Post) (Washington Post staff/TWP)...

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RNC chief Ronna McDaniel heads for the exits, leaving a mess behind

Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel on the first day of the Republican National Convention on Aug. 24, 2020, in D.C. (Jabin...

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How Adam Schiff threw a curveball into California’s Senate race

Reps. Barbara Lee, Adam Schiff and Katie Porter, all California Democrats, and former baseball player Steve Garvey, a Republican, at a Jan. 22 Senate...

23.02.2024 30

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New York’s special election sends a message to the Democrats

Democratic U.S. House candidate Tom Suozzi celebrates his special election victory in Woodbury, N.Y., on Tuesday. (Stephanie Keith/Getty Images) ...

14.02.2024 10

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Two aging candidates evoke unsettling questions. We have answers.

Warning: What you are about to read is morbid. That’s because this is about, well, morbidity. Specifically, this is about what happens if the...

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Want to fix immigration? Hold employers accountable, too.

Immigrants walk toward the U.S.-Mexico border wall after crossing the Rio Grande into El Paso on Feb. 1. (John Moore/Getty Images) ...

09.02.2024 10

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Why electability isn’t working for Nikki Haley

Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley speaks to supporters at Mauldin High School on Jan. 27 in Mauldin, S.C. (Sam Wolfe for The Washington...

02.02.2024 10

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The Republican primary is over. Get ready for the long, grim rematch.

Former president Donald Trump speaks to supporters in New Hampshire on Tuesday night. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) Listen 4 min ...

24.01.2024 20

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Haley needs a New Hampshire win; the odds against it are growing

Nikki Haley at a Saturday campaign stop in Nashua, N.H. (Matt McClain/The Washington Post) Listen 5 min Share Comment...

22.01.2024 20

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Trump’s coronation officially gets underway

Former president Donald Trump at a campaign event in Des Moines on Monday. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) Listen 4 min ...

16.01.2024 30

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Trump’s toughest opponent in Iowa isn’t DeSantis, Haley or the weather

Supporters speak after Donald Trump Jr. departs a campaign event at the Bull Moose Conservative Club on Thursday in Urbandale, Iowa. (Jabin...

13.01.2024 10

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Need help making sense of the Republican primaries? Text me.

Share Add to your saved stories Save I’m excited to take readers along with me as I travel the country covering my 10th...

12.01.2024 10

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Is this who we are?

The big question Opinion Is this who we are? By Karen Tumulty Associate editor and columnist | Add Follow ...

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Why Trump is surging in Iowa

12.12.2023 7

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Another squandered chance to debate Trump’s threats

A video monitor shows Republican presidential candidates Nikki Haley, left, and Ron DeSantis arguing a point during the GOP primary debate in...

07.12.2023 50

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No, Liz Cheney. You should not run for president.

Then-Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) speaks during a hearing for the House Jan. 6 select committee on Oct. 13, 2022. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) ...

05.12.2023 7

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Why Chris Christie should stay in the race

Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie at the Hudson Institute in Washington on Nov. 15. (Win McNamee/Getty Images) Listen 5...

30.11.2023 10

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Chris Sununu is the most wanted man in New Hampshire

New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu at a campaign event in Rye, N.H., on Sept. 7. (Robert F. Bukaty/AP) Listen 5 min Share ...

24.11.2023 10

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How Rosalynn Carter broke the mold and made her place in history

President Jimmy Carter and first lady Rosalynn Carter waving to inaugural ball guests in Washington on Jan. 20, 1977. (Jimmy Carter...

20.11.2023 10

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Mike Johnson might be a more skillful speaker than expected

House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) walks to a vote on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) Listen 4 min ...

15.11.2023 30

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Virginia’s closest Senate race is the first skirmish of 2024

Opinion Virginia’s closest Senate race is the first skirmish of 2024 By Karen Tumulty Associate editor and columnist | Add ...

03.11.2023 7

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Religious freedom is under attack in Ukraine. Does Mike Johnson care?

Bishop Ivan Rusyn at the U.S. Institute of Peace on Oct. 30 in Washington. (Stephanie Scarbrough/AP) Listen 5 min Share ...

02.11.2023 5

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Republicans found a speaker. Now comes an even harder part.

Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) after he was elected speaker of the House on Capitol Hill on Oct. 25. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) ...

26.10.2023 5

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The country owes a debt to the Republicans who rejected Jim Jordan

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) greets other Republican House members at the Capitol on Wednesday. (Matt McClain/The Washington Post) Listen...

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Nancy Pelosi’s advice for the next GOP speaker

Then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) at the Capitol on Jan. 3. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) Listen 5 min ...

13.10.2023 3

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McCarthy’s legacy is one of damage to the House and his former office

Then-House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) speaks to journalists on Capitol Hill on Sept. 26. (Tom Brenner/For the Washington Post ) ...

04.10.2023 3

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Who elects these clowns, exactly? As it turns out, almost none of us.

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) and Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) at the Capitol in D.C. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP) Listen 5 min ...

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A pointless Republican debate underscores Trump’s dominance

Vivek Ramaswamy, Sen. Tim Scott (S.C.) and former vice president Mike Pence speak at the second Republican presidential primary debate hosted by Fox...

28.09.2023 10

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How Trump is already looking past the GOP primary

Former president Donald Trump at his golf course in Bedminster, N.J., on June 13. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) Listen 4 min ...

24.09.2023 10

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One simple fix for our broken policing system: Hiring more women

Officer Jill Mahoney puts on her hat at the Boulder Police Department in Colorado on Sept. 15. (Rachel Woolf for The Washington Post) ...

21.09.2023 40

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Ken Paxton got a pass. Now comes a 2024 GOP civil war in Texas.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sits during his impeachment trial at the Texas Capitol in Austin on Sept. 15. (Eric Gay/AP) Listen 5...

19.09.2023 50

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Romney bows out, leaving a legacy that would make his father proud

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) on Capitol Hill on Jan. 29, 2020. (Mandel Ngan/AFP) Listen 5 min Share Comment on this...

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