Politics

Haley’s Comet

How does she win?

Mike Pence Bows Out

The former vice president urged American leadership in the world in his Republican primary valediction.

Three Ways of Looking at Mike Johnson

Are Republicans trying to force normal conservatives away from the party?

So Much for Moving On

January 6 will cast a shadow over at least one more election.

The Hamas Vote

How the Middle East’s new war might scramble 2024.

A Speaker, if the House Can Keep Him

Plus: Joe Biden draws a primary challenger, Rep. Dean Phillips.

The War Room’s Speaker Victory

As Mike Johnson became speaker of the House, the loudest elements of the MAGA world cheered.

Understanding Mike Johnson’s Social Conservatism

What we can learn from his work for the Christian legal advocacy group Alliance Defending Freedom.

No Confidence

Getting nervous about Biden 2024.

What’s the Deal with the Plea Deals?

Interpreting the guilty pleas from Donald Trump’s co-defendants in Georgia.

Meet the New Boss

Introducing Mike Johnson, the 56th speaker of the House.

The Perfect Ending

In the GOP’s speaker mess, the bad guys win again.

Republicans Elect Mike Johnson Speaker

It brings the impasse to an end, but the House GOP still has a lot of hurdles to overcome this year.

Will South Carolina Even Matter?

Plus: A bedraggled House GOP hopes Rep. Mike Johnson can fix its speaker logjam.

A Trumped-Up Tuesday

Plus: House dysfunction is hurting U.S. weapons stockpiles.