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Politics May 31Explainer: Was Jared Kushner’s attempted ‘back-channel’ with Russia treasonous — or typical?
A look at what constitutes back-channel diplomacy, some examples from history and the risks and benefits of such informal communications.
Politics May 03Trump’s remarks often set off White House ‘scramble drill’
WASHINGTON — Washington policymakers have a time-tested method for rolling out new ideas: float a trial balloon. Spread rumors of a policy change or selectively leak it to the press, then see how it plays and proceed only if it…
Politics Feb 01How Steve Bannon became a fixture in the White House
It is a mark of Bannon's extraordinary sway with President Donald Trump that he is getting so much credit — and blame — for what's going on.
Politics Jan 19WATCH: Trump kicks off inauguration weekend with Lincoln Memorial concert
Trump will make remarks during a two-hour welcome concert that includes country star Toby Keith, soul's Sam Moore and The Piano Guys.
Nation Jan 14Women’s March organizers plan to ‘send a bold message’
People planning to attend the Women's March in Washington cite a number of causes, from gay rights, reproductive freedom and immigrant rights to equal pay, among others.
Nation Jan 13Inaugural concert to feature Toby Keith, Jennifer Holliday, Jon Voight
The names add some celebrity flavor to an inaugural lineup that so far has been noticeably short on star power, with organizers insisting that Trump himself is the celebrity in chief for this inaugural.
Politics Nov 28Trump wins Michigan’s electoral votes, Jill Stein serves notice for recount
Trump is the first Republican presidential nominee to win Michigan since 1988, but the Green Party is expected to ask for a recount.
Politics Oct 31Here’s the schedule for Election Day
Polls open before dawn on Tuesday, Nov. 8, and it will be Wednesday on the East Coast before the last votes are cast.
Nation Oct 05Michelle Obama weeds out risk for White House garden
A month out from Election Day, the first lady's office on Wednesday unveiled an expanded and improved garden, with the hope that it will endure regardless of who takes office come January.
Politics Sep 26Road to debate: Trump built image as he built business
Donald Trump once claimed to be publicity shy. No joke.