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Angela Merkel’s Political Life in Pictures: Tracing the End of an Era

BERLIN — Angela Merkel has been chancellor of Germany and unofficial leader of Europe for 13 years. When she was first appointed, George W. Bush was still in the White House and Tony Blair ran Britain. There was no Twitter and no [...]

U.S.-China Trade Truce Gives Both Sides Political Breathing Room

The agreement reached by President Trump and President Xi Jinping of China to effectively pause their trade war and work toward a pact appears to be aimed at giving the two leaders some political breathing room after an escalating fight [...]

House Democrats unveil sweeping political reform bill as ‘HR1’

House Democrats set to retake the majority unveiled a political-reform bill Friday that would bolster ethics rules in Congress, push for automatic voter registration and require presidents to release their tax returns — a direct rebuke of [...]

Trump: ‘I don’t do anything … just for political gain.’

*/ ]]> For the last two years, congressional Republicans have persuaded President Donald Trump to delay the fight to fund his border wall, convincing him he would pay a steep political price for such a high-stakes legislative brawl. Trump [...]

New Hampshire political legend falls prey to Trump effect

New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner (left) watches as Donald Trump fills out his filing papers to be on the nation’s earliest presidential primary ballot Nov. 4, 2015. | Jim Cole, File/AP Photo Elections ‘One of the [...]

Review: Gary Hart biopic a great look at a political moment

Come closer, children, and listen to the tale of what politics was like before TMZ. Back in those dark ages, reporters simply didn’t dig around and ask embarrassing questions of people running for office. They certainly did not bring up infidelity. [...]

Trump turns his attention to his own political survival

GOP victories in some major states vital to President Donald Trump’s 2020 prospects boosted his team’s confidence. | Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> As president Donald Trump absorbed [...]

New Migrant Caravans Trek North, Ignoring Political Repercussions

TAPACHULA, Mexico — It was only last week that a caravan with thousands of Central American migrants hunkered down for the night here in Tapachula, in southern Mexico. Days later, a new group numbering in the hundreds arrived, fanning [...]

Sri Lanka’s Political Crisis Turns Deadly

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka’s escalating political crisis turned deadly on Sunday when the bodyguard of a former cabinet minister fired on a crowd, killing at least one person and wounding two others, the police said. The former [...]

Trump decries ‘political violence’ after years of stoking it

As the suspicious-package story blanketed the cable television airwaves, President Donald Trump expressed outrage about the incidents, stressing that the “safety of the American people is my highest and absolute priority.” | Brendan [...]