Thursday, December 1, 2022

Can Congress Force Trump to Testify?

The Jan. 6 committee has voted to subpoena former President Donald J. Trump. It’s a momentous move, but it’s not without precedent.

Why Detroit Won’t Elect a Black Democrat to Congress

Shri Thanedar’s primary victory means that for the first time in 70 years, America’s largest majority Black city may not send a Black representative...

Hu Jintao Was Escorted Out of China’s Congress, Raising Questions

A health scare? A brazen political gesture? Whatever else it was, the episode was awkward.

For Trump’s Backers in Congress, ‘Devil Terms’ Help Rally Voters

In vilifying tweets and speeches, G.O.P. lawmakers who contested the election have far outpaced other Republicans and Democrats in fueling polarization.

Hu Jintao’s Departure Causes Stir as Xi Elevates Loyalists in Congress

A new lineup of the Communist Party elite will limit potential resistance to Mr. Xi’s agenda of bolstering security and expanding state sway over...

Steve Bannon Sentenced to 4 Months in Prison for Contempt of Congress

Stephen Bannon was found guilty of two counts of contempt of Congress this summer for defying a subpoena from the House Jan. 6 committee.

Beijing Turns Into a Fortress Ahead of the Communist Party Congress

The authorities in China have arrested a million criminal suspects, curbed travel to Beijing to keep Covid out, and deployed an army of neighborhood...

In Fight for Congress, a Surprising Battleground Emerges: New York

After a haywire redistricting process, New York has more congressional battlegrounds than nearly any other state. Even the Democratic campaign chairman is locked in...

China’s Communist Party Congress: What It Means for Business

The opening speech by Xi Jinping, the country’s top leader, could provide clues to policies with broad economic and financial implications. A new leadership...

Suddenly, a New Jersey Congressional Race Looks Like a Bellwether

If Democrats have a chance of holding onto the House, their path runs through districts like Tom Malinowski’s.