The 45th president frequently tries to outdo the 44th, even when facts get in the way.

(Jabin Botsford / The Washington Post)

The new HHS secretary signals he may weaken the health-care law's enforcement.

Some students are attracting political attacks. Established groups are distancing themselves from students to avoid tainting them in a divided political environment.

Pyongyang may have the Olympic spirit, but it's not clear South Koreans share that sense of 'oneness.'

  • Aram Hur
  • ¡¤
  • 1 hour ago
  • ¡¤
  • Analysis

Trump was ¡®too controversial¡¯ for CPAC in 2016. Now a Le Pen will address the conservative conference.

CPAC has been remade in the president's image. The inclusion of Marion Mar¨¦chal-Le Pen is further proof.

  • Analysis

Does gun control suddenly have real momentum?

A new poll shows a 10-year high in support for stricter gun laws, and Trump just called for bump stocks regulations. But skepticism is still warranted.

  • Analysis

Students are emerging as the newest identity group shaping the gun violence conversation

Will lawmakers listen to them?

CIA Director Mike Pompeo dropped a big hint last week.

  • Michael Poznansky, Evan Perkoski
  • ¡¤
  • 2 hours ago
  • ¡¤

Rachel Laser wants to rebrand the fight for church-state separation as a nonpartisan, patriotic cause.

Have the news media been so negative that Americans are tuning out their coverage?

A handful of individual donors have given seven figures or more thus far in the election cycle ¡ª a sign of donor enthusiasm ahead of a crucial midterm year.

Rubio drew special attention when he said the 2016 Orlando shooting was a life-altering event and then ran for reelection. His Senate record on guns has drawn scrutiny.

The president has yet to cross the NRA, but has privately discussed ideas that could put him at odds with the gun-rights group.

Benjamin Kelly, a Republican Florida aide, had said David Hogg and Emma Gonzalez ¡°are not students here but actors that travel to various crisis when they happen.¡±

The vice president¡¯s office promoted his trip as an effort to combat what it said was North Korea¡¯s effort to use the Winter Games for propaganda purposes.

In 2016, as Donald Trump won Kentucky by the biggest margin of any Republican presidential candidate in history, Belcher lost her seat by just 156 votes to Republican pastor Dan Johnson.

It's the latest attempt by Republican lawmakers to get Trump to take a softer stance on trade.

¡°We¡¯re going to take a swing at that and I¡¯m hoping we¡¯ll be able to do it,¡± said Sen. Patrick J. Toomey (R-Pa.)

  • Perspective

The Agriculture Department employee was placed on administrative leave after she unexpectedly told her story at a Black History Month event.

  • Analysis

And a worse one on Trump's tweet blaming the Russia investigation for the recent mass shooting.

Trump said he expects ¡°that these critical regulations will be finalized ... very soon.¡±

Justice says his colleagues are turning the Second Amendment into a ¡°disfavored right.¡±

Load More