Opinion

JOAN VENNOCHI

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If Warren wants to run for president, she should.

Editorial

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The Trump administration’s “public charge” rule is chilling and cruel, and letters from Massachusetts officials show how the policy would hurt immigrants.

Opinion | Laurence H. Tribe

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Our country’s governing document makes good on the promise that no one is above the law.

Latest political news

Congress sends bill to make lawmakers liable for harassment settlements to Trump

Congress sends bill to make lawmakers liable for harassment settlements to Trump

Trump says he ‘never directed’ Cohen to break the law in payments to women

Trump says he ‘never directed’ Cohen to break the law in payments to women

Senate votes to curtail support for Saudi-led military effort in Yemen, condemn prince

Senate votes to curtail support for Saudi-led military effort in Yemen, condemn prince

Sanders and Warren agree: They’re both leaning toward White House runs

The senators met Wednesday night at Elizabeth Warren’s D.C. condominium to discuss their political ambitions.

Michael Cohen (left) and President Donald Trump.

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Trump invokes ‘advice-of-counsel’ defense in campaign probe

The president offered a simple defense to accusations he broke campaign finance law: He was following terrible advice from a bad lawyer.

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The senators met Wednesday night at Elizabeth Warren’s D.C. condominium to discuss their political ambitions.

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Maria Butina admitted she tried to infiltrate the National Rifle Association and relay intelligence on American politicians to a Russian government official.

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Nancy Pelosi shrugged off suggestions Thursday that she weakened herself by agreeing to limit her tenure as next House speaker to a four-year maximum.

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Both Michael Cohen and American Media Inc. now say they made hush money payments to a porn star and a Playboy Playmate for the purposes of helping his 2016 White House bid.

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A US Attorney says the National Enquirer’s parent company won’t be prosecuted over efforts to protect Donald Trump during the 2016 campaign.