The Washington Post : politics
22h08 27  février
Biden tells the world America is back.’ The world isn’t so sure.
Anne Gearan
The president is pushing to reclaim America’s global leadership after four years of Trump’s insults and snubs. But allies worry the U.S. could easily return to Trumpism.
03h41 28  février
Another former aide accuses New York Gov. Cuomo of sexual harassment, report says
Hannah Knowles
Charlotte Bennett, 25, told the New York Times that the 63-year-old governor asked about her sex life, wondered whether she had slept with older men and told her he would be interested in relationships with women in their 20s.
01h28
At conservative conference, Trump’s election falsehoods flourish
David Weigel
Like the Republican Party overall, conservative activists embraced the former president’s false views of the election and glided over the pandemic.
22h08 27  février
Biden tells the world America is back.’ The world isn’t so sure.
Anne Gearan
The president is pushing to reclaim America’s global leadership after four years of Trump’s insults and snubs. But allies worry the U.S. could easily return to Trumpism.
14h59
Republicans call Deb Haaland a radical.’ Polls show their views on climate are out of the mainstream.
Eugene Scott
President Biden wants to make history with Rep. Deb Haaland. But Republicans could block that.
14h05
The ugly story of Trump and Jamal Khashoggi is confirmed
Aaron Blake
The report confirms previous reporting on the crown prince’s readily apparent role in Khashoggi’s murder.
13h30
Why the candidate who promised unity is relying on an increasingly partisan legislative process to pass coronavirus relief
JM Rieger
Despite calling for unity as a candidate, President Biden plans to pass his first major policy via budget reconciliation, a legislative process that requires no GOP votes and has become increasingly partisan.
21h34
The making of Madison Cawthorn: How falsehoods helped propel the career of a new pro-Trump star of the far right
Michael Kranish
Cawthorn has emerged as one of the most visible figures among newly arrived House Republicans, who have promoted baseless assertions and pushed a radicalized ideology that has become a driving force in the GOP.
17h54
Joseph Duffey, educator and antiwar activist behind influential Senate campaign, dies at 88
Harrison Smith
He ran for the Senate in 1970 as a Connecticut Democrat and later led the National Endowment for the Humanities and the U.S. Information Agency.
17h22
Rep. Gosar criticizes white racism’ after speaking at event whose organizer called for white supremacy
David Weigel
The Arizona Republican also backed away from the organizer’s praise for Jan. 6 Capitol protesters.
17h04
It’s Donald Trump’s party’: How the former president is building a political operation to cement his hold on the GOP
Josh Dawsey
In advance of his first major post-White House address, Trump is making plans to launch a super PAC, has begun endorsing candidates and is plotting a possible 2024 comeback.
16h38
House Democrats pass Biden’s 1.9 trillion relief plan despite setback on minimum wage
Erica Werner
Democrats pressed ahead over united GOP opposition on the massive relief package aimed at stabilizing the economy and boosting vaccinations and testing.
16h29
As Trump reemerges, will the GOP find a way to move on without him?
Dan Balz
The Republican base brooks no dissent about the former president, while others look to a future in which he becomes a diminished force.
14h59
Republicans call Deb Haaland a radical.’ Polls show their views on climate are out of the mainstream.
Eugene Scott
President Biden wants to make history with Rep. Deb Haaland. But Republicans could block that.
14h05
The ugly story of Trump and Jamal Khashoggi is confirmed
Aaron Blake
The report confirms previous reporting on the crown prince’s readily apparent role in Khashoggi’s murder.
13h30
Why the candidate who promised unity is relying on an increasingly partisan legislative process to pass coronavirus relief
JM Rieger
Despite calling for unity as a candidate, President Biden plans to pass his first major policy via budget reconciliation, a legislative process that requires no GOP votes and has become increasingly partisan.
00h51
It’s not the time to relax,’ Biden says after touring coronavirus mass vaccination site in Texas
Amy B Wang
The president is also scheduled to visit a mass vaccination facility in Houston during his Texas trip.
00h30
In storm-struck Texas, Biden’s personal touch is muted by the pandemic
Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
The president sought to show his trademark empathy at a time when even a hand on a shoulder presents a health risk.
23h57 26  février
Josh Hawley, who tried to derail Biden’s presidency, now champions ’the rule of the people’
Philip Bump
In a speech at CPAC, the first senator to pick up Trump’s stolen-election effort declares a need for the people to be heard.
22h14
The former president (yes, that one) still gobbles up a lot of attention
Philip Bump
Both intentionally and not, Trump remains a fixture online and on television.
21h49
Vaccine lotteries and personal appeals: The medically vulnerable find their priority status slipping away
Lena H. Sun
Federal guidelines recommend that people with underlying conditions putting them at increased risk from the coronavirus be prioritized for vaccination. But states are charting their own paths, and access to a shot comes down to where you live.
19h45
The evolution of CPAC’s speaker lineup is the story of the GOP
Philip Bump
In 2015, a parade of presidential hopefuls spoke to the right-most edge of the party. No longer.
19h15
Guidance for federal hiring and firing puts less emphasis on marijuana use as a disqualifier
Eric Yoder
Federal agencies should not automatically disqualify job applicants or take disciplinary actions against current employees for using marijuana, the central personnel agency says.
17h04
Capitol riot defendants facing jail have regrets. Judges aren’t buying it.
Rachel Weiner
Some accused in the insurrection have blamed Donald Trump, downplayed their actions or expressed remorse.