At a Washington dinner event, Mike Pence criticized the president he served under as well as Republicans who are minimizing the Capitol riot.
Author: Jonathan Weisman
J.B. Pritzker Is Democrats’ ‘Break Glass’ Candidate
Gov. J.B. Pritzker of Illinois has maintained his political organization, built a progressive record and is open about his ambitions. For now, he says, they don’t include the White House.
Politics Invade the East Palestine, Ohio, Train Crisis
The train derailment in Eastern Ohio has spawned conspiracy theories and contradictory narratives, with politicians from both parties parading through town to further their agendas.
Tim Scott Weighs 2024 Run, Selling Unity to a Party Eager for a Fight
Mr. Scott, the only Black Republican senator, has many political assets. What he lacks is an obvious ability to win over voters who have embraced a Trumpian brand of us-versus-them divisiveness.
$500 a Month, No Strings: Chicago Experiments With a Guaranteed Income
For recipients, it’s a lifeline. For liberal supporters, it shows how expanding government can make a difference. For conservatives, it’s a return to wasteful welfare handouts.
As Federal Cash Flows to Unions, Democrats Hope to Reap the Rewards
In places like West Virginia, money from three major laws passed by Congress is pouring into the alternative energy industry and other projects. “I think it’s a renaissance for the labor movement,” said one union official.
Biden Breaks Ground on a Huge Project: Winning Back the White Working Class
In a State of the Union address that focused heavily on job creation, the president signaled the opening of a yearslong push to persuade white working-class voters to return to the Democratic fold.
Representative Jim Banks Announces Senate Bid in Indiana
The seat will be open as Senator Mike Braun runs for governor instead.
Far-Right Critics Vex McCarthy in His Bakersfield District, Too
The Republican divisions posing problems for Representative Kevin McCarthy have been playing out not only on the House floor but also in his hometown, a red area of blue California.
A New York Gala Draws Incoming G.O.P. Lawmakers, and Extremists
Organizations that track extremism have expressed concern about some of the attendees at a New York Young Republican Club event in Manhattan on Saturday.