Politics

A 10-Word Epitaph for Democrats’ Hopes

Special counsel Robert Hur says the quiet part out loud.

Moment to Moment

The bill has come due on Joe Biden’s age.

Democrats Fret Over Biden’s Age After Special Counsel Report

Plus: Why Adam Schiff is boosting the Republican in California’s Senate primary.

Special Counsel’s Report Puts Biden’s Age Center Stage

Robert Hur describes the president as a ‘well-meaning, elderly man with a poor memory.’

The Disqualification Scenario

Let’s pretend.

The Scapegoats

A crisis of leadership in a weak, divided party.

‘Chaotic and Puzzling’: The Implosion of the Border Deal

Plus: Despite the odds, Nikki Haley’s campaign ramps up for Super Tuesday.

Why Biden’s Low Approval Numbers Might Not Hurt Him in November

Many of the old rules of politics no longer apply.

Video: Border Deal Breakdown and Biden’s Iran Response

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Mood: Disorder

What being a loyal Republican means now.

Dispatch Live: Border Deal Breakdown and Biden’s Iran Response

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Labeling the Third-Party Movement

No Labels seeks to do what no third-party White House bid in recent memory has achieved—win.

Trump’s RFK Jr. Anxieties Are Well Placed

Kennedy appeals to many of the same voters who’ve supported the former president.

The Senate Foreign-Aid-and-Border Package Is Mostly Dead

The Republican House has no truck for the deal brokered by Senate negotiators.

Our Best Stuff on the Child Tax Credit and the GOP Primary

And yes, we weighed in on the Taylor Swift-Travis Kelce conspiracy theory.

Joe Biden Confronts a Weakened Coalition

South Carolina may be less dramatic this time for the incumbent, but it will still matter.