A Top Republican Vows a Vote on Health Care, but Uncertainty Reigns

By ROBERT PEAR July 16, 2017 WASHINGTON — A top Senate Republican vowed on Sunday to bring the party’s health care bill to a vote as soon as possible, even as detractors said they would use a delay caused by the absence of Senator John McCain to...

Feature: This Town Melts Down

This Town Melts Down By MARK LEIBOVICH July 11, 2017 In this illustration: Sean Spicer, Kellyanne Conway, Kid Rock, Pepe the Frog and others. By MARK LEIBOVICH July 11, 2017 Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, was running late and...

John McCain’s Questions Leave James Comey, and Observers, Confused

The Arizona senator appeared to conflate two separate investigations as he questioned the former F.B.I. director.

Live Briefing: Comey Testimony: Key Questions About the Hearing

Though James B. Comey’s written statement removed a measure of drama from the proceedings, there appears to be bipartisan consensus that he will find a way to make more news on Thursday.

How G.O.P. Leaders Came to View Climate Change as Fake Science

By CORAL DAVENPORT and ERIC LIPTON June 3, 2017 WASHINGTON — The campaign ad appeared during the presidential contest of 2008. Rapid-fire images of belching smokestacks and melting ice sheets were followed by a soothing narrator who praised a...