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Labor Dept. Lawyer Says Trump Appointee Intervened in Oracle Case

A litigator asserts that she faced reprisal after saying Secretary Eugene Scalia was set to settle a discrimination suit for a sum she found too low.
Tags: News, Discrimination, Oracle Corporation, Eugene, Scalia, Safra, Wages and Salaries, United States Politics and Government, Whistle-Blowers, Eugene Scalia, Catz, Labor and Jobs, Suits and Litigation (Civil, Labor Department (US, Government Contracts and Procurement, Labor Dept Lawyer Says Trump Appointee Intervened


Think QAnon Is on the Fringe? So Was the Tea Party

Followers of the pro-Trump conspiracy theory are winning elections and worrying moderate Republicans. Sound familiar?
Tags: News, Conspiracy Theories, Tea Party, Trump, Tea Party movement, United States Politics and Government, Fringe Groups and Movements, Polls and Public Opinion, Conservatism (US Politics, QAnon


Trump’s Attacks on the Biden-Harris Ticket

“The contrast between the energetic and forward-looking Biden-Harris team and an increasingly pathetic President Trump couldn’t be more clear,” writes a reader.
Tags: News, Biden, Trump, HARRIS, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Joseph R Jr, Presidential Election of 2020, Kamala D, Biden Harris


Supreme Court Lets Rhode Island Make Voting by Mail Easier Amid Pandemic

The court rejected a request from Republicans to block an order suspending a requirement that witnesses or a notary observe the completion of absentee ballots.
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Republican Party, Republican National Committee, Rhode Island, United States Politics and Government, Supreme Court (US, Voter Registration and Requirements, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Israel and United Arab Emirates Strike Major Diplomatic Agreement

President Trump announced that Israel and the United Arab Emirates will establish “full normalization of relations” and that in exchange Israel will forgo for now “declaring sovereignty” over disputed West Bank territory.
Tags: News, Israel, United States, Middle East, West Bank, United Arab Emirates, Trump, Netanyahu, Benjamin, United States Politics and Government, Donald J


Israel to Establish Ties With Arab Neighbor and Suspend Annexation, Trump Announces

President Trump announced that Israel and the United Arab Emirates will establish “full normalization of relations” and that in exchange Israel will forgo for now “declaring sovereignty” over disputed West Bank territory.
Tags: News, Israel, United States, Middle East, West Bank, United Arab Emirates, Trump, Netanyahu, Benjamin, United States Politics and Government, Donald J


5 Takeaways From Kamala Harris’s First Full Day on the Biden Ticket

She is adding sizzle, bringing in lots of cash, carving out an anti-Trump role and seemingly confounding the Republican opposition.
Tags: News, Biden, Campaign Finance, Kamala Harris, Trump, Democratic Party, HARRIS, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Joseph R Jr, Presidential Election of 2020, Vice Presidents and Vice Presidency (US, Kamala D






‘Feeling Seen for the First Time,’ Indian-Americans Cheer Kamala Harris’s Selection

Asian-American political leaders and community advocates described the choice of Ms. Harris as the Democratic vice-presidential nominee as a powerful statement on American possibility.
Tags: News, California, United States, Black People, South Asia, Kamala Harris, Democratic, HARRIS, United States Politics and Government, Presidential Election of 2020, Vice Presidents and Vice Presidency (US, Indian-Americans, Kamala D


Indian-Americans Cheer Kamala Harris’s Selection

Asian-American political leaders and community advocates described the choice of Ms. Harris as the Democratic vice-presidential nominee as a powerful statement on American possibility.
Tags: News, California, United States, Black People, South Asia, Kamala Harris, Democratic, HARRIS, United States Politics and Government, Presidential Election of 2020, Vice Presidents and Vice Presidency (US, Indian-Americans, Kamala D


Ohio State Football Is Canceled. Will Trump Take the Hit?

The Big Ten Conference’s decision to cancel its football season reverberated across Ohio, where the Buckeyes’ football program looms large. Some voters blamed President Trump’s handling of the virus.
Tags: News, Ohio, Republican Party, Trump, Buckeyes, Politics And Government, Presidential Election of 2016, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, College Athletics, Big Ten Conference, Presidential Election of 2020


Biden and Harris Pledge a Strong Challenge to Trump and a Path Out of Crisis

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris made their debut as running mates in Wilmington, Del., offering a vision of recovery from the coronavirus and pressing their case that the president has made things worse at every turn.
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Biden, Kamala Harris, Trump, Democratic Party, HARRIS, Wilmington Del, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Joseph R Jr, Presidential Election of 2020, Vice Presidents and Vice Presidency (US, Kamala D


Kamala Harris’s Cultural Impact

Biden’s pick for vice president comes with important advantages, but also some complexities.
Tags: News, Biden, Kamala Harris, Trump, Democratic Party, HARRIS, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Women and Girls, Joseph R Jr, Race and Ethnicity, Presidential Election of 2020, Vice Presidents and Vice Presidency (US, Kamala D


Excited Again About a Woman on the Ticket

A former secretary of the Democratic National Committee recalls the first woman on a major-party ticket in 1984 and feels the same enthusiasm today. Also: Power outages; gaining weight.
Tags: News, Elderly, Weight, HARRIS, Democratic National Committee, Ferraro, United States Politics and Government, Presidential Election of 2020, Vice Presidents and Vice Presidency (US, Power Failures and Blackouts, Kamala D, Geraldine A, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV




Kamala Harris Crystallizes Trump’s View of Women

As Ms. Harris joined the Democratic ticket, the president wasted no time calling her “nasty” and praising the “suburban housewife” he says will vote for him. His views are out of step with reality.
Tags: News, Biden, Clinton, Trump, HARRIS, Hillary Rodham, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Women and Girls, Joseph R Jr, Race and Ethnicity, Presidential Election of 2020, Kamala D, Kamala Harris Crystallizes Trump


Join Us for a Conversation About Vice-Presidential Nominee Kamala Harris

Our reporters give you the back story and breakdown what this means for the election.
Tags: News, Republican Party, Biden, Castro, Kamala Harris, Medina, Trump, Democratic Party, Jennifer, Julian, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Joseph R Jr, Presidential Election of 2020


What the Kamala Harris Pick Tells Us About Joe Biden

His choice is a characteristic example of his tendency to row in the direction of the day’s strongest political currents.
Tags: News, Senate, Joe Biden, Biden, HARRIS, United States Politics and Government, Joseph R Jr, Presidential Election of 2020, Vice Presidents and Vice Presidency (US, Kamala D, Kamala Harris Pick


Advisers Consider Whether Trump Can Cut Taxes Without Congress

Trump’s lawyers and economic advisers have studied how far they could stretch executive authority to set tax policy, though the legality of any cuts is dubious.
Tags: News, Congress, Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax, Taxation, Trump, United States Economy, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Labor and Jobs, Executive Orders and Memorandums, Federal Taxes (US, Presidential Election of 2020, Polls and Public Opinion, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV




Why Kamala Harris Matters in Indian and African-American History

As an Indian-American professor of African-American history, I am experiencing Biden’s vice-presidential pick as a personal gift.
Tags: News, Black People, Biden, Kamala Harris, Democratic Party, Lewis, HARRIS, John R, Gandhi, James Lawson, United States Politics and Government, Race and Ethnicity, Voting Rights Act (1965, Slavery (Historical, Presidential Election of 2020, Civil Rights Movement (1954-68


A Historic V.P. Decision

Joe Biden’s vice-presidential search has ended: Kamala Harris will be his running mate. How did he settle on the California senator?
Tags: News, California, Joe Biden, Biden, Kamala Harris, Democratic Party, HARRIS, United States Politics and Government, Joseph R Jr, Presidential Election of 2020, Vice Presidents and Vice Presidency (US, Kamala D


Why Kamala Harris Matters to Me

As an Indian-American professor of African-American history, I am experiencing Biden’s vice-presidential pick as a personal gift.
Tags: News, Black People, Biden, Kamala Harris, Democratic Party, Lewis, HARRIS, John R, Gandhi, James Lawson, United States Politics and Government, Race and Ethnicity, Voting Rights Act (1965, Slavery (Historical, Presidential Election of 2020, Civil Rights Movement (1954-68


The Politics We Don’t See Matter as Much as Those We Do

Party strategists pay a lot of attention to redrawing district maps — and hope you won’t bother to think about it.
Tags: News, Republican Party, Democratic Party, United States Politics and Government, State Legislatures, Voting Rights Act (1965, Redistricting and Reapportionment, Midterm Elections (2018, States (US, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


The Fandom Around R.B.G. Is Out of Step With Reality

‘The Notorious R.B.G.’ memes hit like relics as the symbol of progressive change looks more like a regular person for whom justice was not served.
Tags: News, Black Lives Matter Movement, Ginsburg, United States Politics and Government, Ruth Bader, George Floyd Protests (2020


Ilhan Omar Wins House Primary in Minnesota

Ms. Omar, a member of the “Squad” of progressive women of color elected to the House two years ago, topped a well-funded challenger in a victory for the left.
Tags: Elections, News, Minnesota, House, House Of Representatives, Omar, Democratic Party, Ilhan, United States Politics and Government, Primaries and Caucuses, Ilhan Omar


Marjorie Taylor Greene, a QAnon Supporter, Wins House Primary in Georgia

Ms. Greene’s victory came as six states were holding elections on Tuesday, with Ilhan Omar holding off a well-funded primary challenge in Minnesota.
Tags: Elections, News, Minnesota, Georgia, House Of Representatives, Republican Party, Conspiracy Theories, Omar, Greene, Ilhan, United States Politics and Government, Ilhan Omar, Fringe Groups and Movements, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Marjorie Taylor (1974-


In Kamala Harris, a Choice at Once Safe and Energizing

Her selection as Joe Biden’s running mate was conventional by some political standards. But it was historic most of all, and especially sweet for many Black women.
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Black People, Biden, Kamala Harris, Democratic Party, HARRIS, United States Politics and Government, Joseph R Jr, Presidential Election of 2020, Vice Presidents and Vice Presidency (US, Indian-Americans, Kamala D


A New Clash Over Mail Voting: The Cost of the Postage

Senator Chuck Schumer assailed the Postal Service for what he said was an effort to triple the cost to states of sending out mail-in ballots. The service said it was just a suggestion to use first-class mail.
Tags: News, Nancy, Trump, Louis, Pelosi, Schumer, Chuck Schumer, Charles E, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Presidential Election of 2020, Postal Service and Post Offices, Postal Service (US, Absentee Voting, DeJoy, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV



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