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Zelensky’s Whirlwind U.S. Tour

The Ukrainian president faces resistance as he makes the case for continued support.

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Ukraine Keeps Fighting While Its Allies Ponder More Support

Volodymyr Zelensky’s U.S. visit comes as Ukraine notches small victories on the front lines.

Against Slobs

Craving decorum in an unserious age.

Congress Heads Toward a September Scramble

The gap between the House and Senate spending plans grows as the end of the fiscal year approaches.

When the House Returns, It’ll Be Crunch Time

Plus: Succession questions loom after another Mitch McConnell medical scare.

Vivek Ramaswamy’s Garbled January 6 Hypothesis, Explained

Trying to perform the vice president’s role ‘very differently’ than Mike Pence would not have gotten very far.

Strolling Toward a Shutdown

Plus: So much for the hopes for a room-temperature superconductor.

Appropriations Turmoil Incoming

A Biden administration request that includes additional aid for Ukraine may cause problems for House Republicans.

The Perks of Being a Politician

Matt Lewis’ new book explores how elected officials almost always get richer—and why that erodes civic trust.

Rep. Jeff Jackson Sizes Up China and AI

The freshman Democrat reflects on his first few months in Congress.

The Two Types of Congressional Conflict

Philip Wallach’s new book, ‘Why Congress,’ shows the first branch craves performance. Could conflict nudge it toward compromise?

Senate Advances Kids’ Online Safety and Privacy Bills—Again

Plus: Congress reacts to another Trump indictment as the House GOP investigates the Bidens.

What’s At Stake in the Farm Bill?

A bastion of bipartisanship or big government run amok?

Congress Debates Airline Pilot Safety Measures

Plus: An impeachment inquiry could give House Republicans more power to investigate Joe Biden.

The Path to NATO Withdrawal, Explained

The Senate moves to restrict the president’s authority to leave the trans-Atlantic alliance.