Tim Scott raises $6 million for presidential campaign in second quarter

A memo from his team says the GOP senator from South Carolina has more than $21 million in cash on hand

By Marianne LeVine and Maeve RestonJuly 12, 2023

Man found near Obama’s D.C. home detained pending trial

Taylor Taranto, a defendant in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, was in Obama's neighborhood hours after former president Donald Trump shared the address on social media.

By Olivia DiazJuly 12, 2023

Judge convicts one of first Oath Keepers arrested in Jan. 6 riot

Donovan Crowl, part of a line that marched single-file into the Capitol, was convicted of conspiracy. James Beeks became the first Oath Keeper acquitted of all Jan. 6 charges.

By Tom Jackman and Spencer S. HsuJuly 12, 2023

Why can’t the right-wing bubble give up on Ray Epps?

The former marine filed a lawsuit against Fox News even as Republican lawmakers continued to falsely imply that he was an agent provocateur.

By Philip BumpJuly 12, 2023

FBI chief Chris Wray: ‘Insane’ to say I’m biased against conservatives

Wray appears before Congress for the first time since the June indictment of Donald Trump and plea agreement with Hunter Biden.

By Devlin BarrettJuly 12, 2023

The GOP’s march away from Ukraine has halted

Many Republicans remain skeptical of funding for Ukraine. But the party's move away from support largely ceased earlier this year, with indications that some support might even have been restored.

By Aaron BlakeJuly 10, 2023

All the ways Trump, not his foes, sought to ‘weaponize’ the government

Here is the latest example that it's Trump who tried to weaponize the government against political foes, even as the GOP concerns itself only with its opponents' deeds.

By Aaron BlakeJuly 10, 2023

Who might be Trump’s pick for vice president?

A look at the central questions, the potential contenders and how each of them might fit.

By Aaron BlakeJuly 8, 2023

Biden’s complicated history on cluster munitions

Biden's U.N. ambassador said last year such weapons have "no place on the battlefield." The administration backed off, but it highlights a long-running dilemma for Biden.

By Aaron BlakeJuly 7, 2023

The demographic shifts in voting, visualized

A look at how the votes of Americans have changed since 2016.

By Philip BumpJuly 12, 2023

Proud Boys member who led Jan. 6 charge at Capitol sentenced to 5 years

Daniel "Milkshake" Scott shouted about taking the Capitol hours before the breach and led an assault that broke a key police line.

By Spencer S. HsuJuly 12, 2023

DOJ will no longer intervene on behalf of Trump in Carroll defamation suit

The Justice Department had argued that Trump was immune from any liability because he was acting within his presidential duties when he denied sexually assaulting E. Jean Carroll.

By Rachel WeinerJuly 12, 2023
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‘Insane,’ ‘ludicrous,’ ‘absurd’: FBI’s Wray shows teeth to GOP critics

The FBI director played up his status as a Republican while showing his critics some teeth.

By Aaron BlakeJuly 12, 2023

Congress struggles to see expanding foreign funding of U.S. sports

After Tuesday's Senate hearing on a massive Saudi-funded golf deal, Republicans and Democrats fail to recognize how much Middle Eastern sovereign wealth funds are pouring into sports.

By Paul KaneJuly 12, 2023

Study finds GOP midterm wins came down to partisan turnout, not defections

A Pew survey finds Trump voters were more likely than Biden voters to turn out last fall

By Scott ClementJuly 12, 2023

No Labels snags Sen. Joe Manchin for event, stoking talk of presidential run

Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) is slated to appear next week at an event hosted by the bipartisan group No Labels. Manchin has not ruled out a third-party presidential bid.

By John WagnerJuly 12, 2023

Murdoch is realizing that he’s stuck with the monster he created

Multiple reports suggest that Rupert Murdoch — and by extension his media empire — is giving up hope on Ron DeSantis. He can largely blame himself.

By Philip BumpJuly 12, 2023

Biden, G-7 leaders announce major security pledge to Ukraine

NATO promises Ukraine support that is short of what Zelensky wanted, but is aimed at preventing future attacks on his country

By Toluse Olorunnipa, Emily Rauhala, Meryl Kornfield and Michael BirnbaumJuly 12, 2023
The FixAnalysis

PGA hearing spotlights helpless attitude toward sportswashing, Saudis

Defense of the PGA's partnership with LIV Golf aligns with the long-standing American trend of bowing to Saudi power.

By Aaron BlakeJuly 12, 2023

Southern border ‘eerily quiet’ after policy shift on asylum seekers

The Biden administration is allowing tens of thousands of migrants to enter the United States legally each month, while those who don’t follow the rules face ramped-up deportations.

By Nick Miroff and Toluse OlorunnipaJuly 12, 2023

Teens buying ghost guns online, with deadly consequences

Dozens of teens have bought, built and shot ghost guns in recent years, and a federal attempt to regulate sales has faltered.

By Tom Jackman and Emily DaviesJuly 12, 2023

Republicans plan efforts to tout early voting tactics they once vilified

Some GOP critics worry about infighting and a lack of experience among new groups that are organizing to encourage voting before Election Day

By Josh Dawsey and Isaac ArnsdorfJuly 12, 2023

States where abortion is legal, banned or under threat

More than a dozen states have laws that criminalize abortion when the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Here’s a look at abortion laws by state.

By Caroline Kitchener, Kevin Schaul, N. Kirkpatrick, Daniela Santamariña and Lauren TierneyJuly 12, 2023

Judge orders former Trump aide Bannon to pay lawyers nearly $500,000

A judge orders former Trump aide Steve Bannon to pay his former lawyers for past legal work, including assisting him in obtaining a pardon.

By Alexandra Heal and Beth ReinhardJuly 11, 2023