Candidates endorsed by the former president have tended to win about a third of the ballots in key Republican primaries this year. Big-time kingmakers have more clout than that.
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Tourist and business travel will not fully recover until the CDC revokes the testing requirement for air travelers to the US.
Liberals have hoped and Republicans have feared that the politics of immigration would give Democrats the upper hand. Reality is proving different.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan should read Tolstoy before blocking Finnish and Swedish membership in NATO.
A blunt speech about racism by a president known for his empathy framed a mass killing motivated by bigotry into an attack on all Americans.
A conversation with social scientist Sydney Calkin of Queen Mary University of London on how the advent of medication abortion shifted politics and activism.
The pandemic ranked dead last in a recent ranking of public concerns. But it still packs a strong political punch.
Raising corporate rates may be politically appealing to Democrats, but it doesn’t make much sense economically.
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The world’s biggest retailer is known for being careful about costs. But that’s harder to do when prices for everything are going up.
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Unvaccinated people who got Covid last winter have little protection from reinfection, and even vaccinated people might be vulnerable after only a few months.
The country pays far too little attention to it as the press pursues an obsession with political tittle-tattle
The alliance should remain skeptical of the Turkish president’s attempt to play Sweden and Finland’s entry into the group to his advantage.
It’s really unusual for faculty members to publicly denounce an undergraduate editorial. But we live in unusual times.
Presidential popularity, or lack of it, tends to predict how well each party will fare at the polls. But other factors can also count, especially in years as unusual as this one.
UK-EU relations will never be easy. But they should be better than this.
This week’s election will be a lesson for governments around the world, as rising fossil fuel prices make energy a hazardous issue to navigate.
The president says that slowing the rise in prices is his top priority, but he’s not running his administration that way.
The problem isn’t the division of powers between judges and legislators. It’s that US politics detests compromise.
Farms will get smaller, urban areas will get more efficient, and the state’s $3 trillion economy will cushion the blow.
Hong Kong’s populace is already cowed by harsh security laws and pandemic restrictions. This just feels like overreach.
Calling Russia’s president a war criminal was a form of “strategic madness,” says a leading Israeli foreign-policy scholar.
He rode cultural and geographic divides — and social media — to a landslide win. In retrospect, his opponent barely stood a chance.
Rising prices will help the GOP in November. Supporting monetary tightening, pursuing smart tariff and regulatory policies and restraining Democratic spending would help even more.
It’s been almost two centuries since a vice president has cast so many decisive votes on Capitol Hill, and her pace reveals a lot about how a 50-50 Senate actually works.
In a Q&A, law professor Greer Donley makes the case for broad access to medication abortion, no matter the fate of Roe v. Wade.
A tense exchange about abortion at a congressional hearing is more revealing than some senators realize.
Despite the constraints imposed by Germany’s past, geography and politics, Chancellor Olaf Scholz has made clear that he and the country stand firmly against Russian aggression.
The cartel beats the alternative of oil producers pumping at will.
From flag-waving to flag-burning, hoisting a banner is a form of speech — as the Supreme Court unanimously recognized.
A conversation with Jason Miller, deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget, on what the pandemic revealed about government effectiveness and why improving customer experience is critical to democracy.
The power of Trump endorsements in party primaries is still up for debate. The power of talk-show hosts looks uncontested.
Supreme Court leaks and abortion protests outside homes are signs of an institution that is losing its distinctive place in the American political ecology.
The country’s intellectuals have stumbled into an edifying debate about Russia’s war and the appropriate response.
How can Japan’s prime minister attract investors to a country that the world’s richest man says will one day ‘cease to exist’?
Passing a stalled federal spending bill for vaccines and other Covid-fighting measures would be good for the country and the party. It shouldn’t be so hard to do.