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How the Next Democratic Debate Got Ensnared in a Labor Fight

LOS ANGELES — It’s a labor dispute that had drawn little notice, affecting about 150 workers and featuring only a handful of picket lines. Yet in the heated political atmosphere surrounding the Democratic presidential contest, the impasse...

Rick Gates, Ex-Trump Aide and Key Witness for Mueller, to Be Sentenced

WASHINGTON — After helping bring down two former advisers to President Trump, the former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates is scheduled to be sentenced on Tuesday morning for his part in a criminal financial scheme and for...

Giuliani Provides Details of What Trump Knew About Ambassador’s Removal

WASHINGTON — Rudolph W. Giuliani said on Monday that he provided President Trump with detailed information this year about how the United States ambassador to Ukraine was, in Mr. Giuliani’s view, impeding investigations that could benefit Mr....

Slotkin, Backing Impeachment, Draws Instant Protests, and Applause

HOLLY, Mich. — Impeaching President Trump, Representative Elissa Slotkin said, “was pretty much the last thing I wanted to be working on in my first term as a congressperson.” Yet there she was at midnight Sunday, holed up...

Moderate Democrats Line Up Behind Impeachment as House Prepares to Vote

WASHINGTON — Democratic lawmakers representing conservative-leaning districts announced one by one on Monday that they would cast votes this week to impeach President Trump, signaling that a critical bloc of the most politically vulnerable Democrats is pulling...

Spending Deal to Avert Shutdown Carries Key Priorities for Both Parties

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers on Monday unveiled a dozen bills that would allocate $1.4 trillion in federal spending for the remainder of the fiscal year to prevent the government from shutting down at midnight on Friday. The legislation, divided...

Praise for Rep. Van Drew From Trump, Scorn From Those at Home

TRENTON, N.J. — When Representative Jeff Van Drew, a moderate Democrat who has staunchly opposed impeaching President Trump, decided to jump to the Republican Party, he got Mr. Trump’s encouragement and blessing. There was even talk of an official announcement...

Congress Prepares to Hit Assad With New Sanctions for War Crimes

WASHINGTON — More than five years ago, an unusual whistle-blower approached Congress: a Syrian military photographer. Fleeing Damascus, he smuggled out tens of thousands of gruesome photographs documenting evidence of war crimes perpetrated by the Syrian government. Now,...

Hundreds of Historians Speak Out on Impeachment

This is the Impeachment Briefing, The Times’s newsletter about the impeachment investigation. Sign up here to get it in your inbox every weeknight. What happened today A string of moderate House Democrats — including Representatives Elissa Slotkin, Joe Cunningham, Ben McAdams,...

The Tax Break for Children, Except the Ones Who Need It Most

MONROE, La. — With two children and a third on the way, Ciera Dismuke worked five jobs last year while earning just under $15,000. Although the Trump administration often boasts that it doubled the federal child tax...

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