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Clinton and Sanders Amass Appearances Before California Fight

Mrs. Clinton will head West for almost four days of fund-raisers and campaign events, and Mr. Sanders has flooded California with rallies, commercials and organizers.

Obama Chides Congress Over Zika Funding

President Obama told lawmakers that they should not leave town for a Memorial Day break unless they send him public health legislation he is willing to sign.

House Set to Begin I.R.S. Commissioner’s Impeachment Hearing

The commissioner, John A. Koskinen, is accused of lying during previous hearings about the agency’s scrutiny of Tea Party groups. Some see the impeachment effort as a partisan rebuke.

Bernie Sanders Makes a Campaign Mark. Now, Can He Make a Legacy?

Far from laying the foundation to transform a presidential bid into a fierce progressive movement, Mr. Sanders is wrapped up in the race itself.

White House Letter: Obama Braces for Donald Trump Questions From World Leaders

Private discussions at the Group of 7 summit meeting in Japan are likely to cover a topic not on the agenda: Mr. Trump’s chances of becoming president.

Letter From Washington: Possible Conflict at Heart of Clinton Foundation

If Hillary Clinton is elected president, the nonprofit foundation’s collecting of donations from wealthy interests could raise ethical concerns.

Citing Family, Hillary Clinton Affirms Gun-Control Stance

In an impassioned rebuttal to Donald J. Trump, she asserted that his positions would put children at greater risk.

Sanders’s Feud With the Democratic Leadership Heats Up

Alleging party bias in Hillary Clinton’s favor, Mr. Sanders takes aim at the national chairwoman and backs her rival in a Florida congressional race.

Veterans Groups Seek a Crackdown on Deceptive Colleges

The Department of Veterans Affairs received letters calling for improved oversight of colleges that mislead students about the value of their programs while receiving G.I. Bill funds.

How Bathroom Rights for Transgender Americans Refueled the Culture War

As a campaign to sway the Obama administration gained ground for transgender rights, resistance was escalating in state legislatures and school districts.

Key G.O.P. Donors Still Deeply Resist Donald Trump’s Candidacy

A survey of more than 50 of the most generous donors to Republican candidates and advocacy groups revealed contempt and distrust toward their own party’s nominee.

These Wealthy People Refuse to Give Donald Trump Money. Here’s Why.

We found more than a dozen donors who have given millions to Republicans and say they will not give money to Mr. Trump. They explained why, through interviews, emails, their representatives or associates.

Political Rifts Over Bill Clinton’s Welfare Law Resurface as Aid Shrinks

Some states are limiting cash benefits for families, rekindling concerns — some on the Democratic campaign trail — about a law signed 20 years ago.

Congress Moves to Nullify Judge’s Order on Guantánamo Guards

Lawmakers are intervening in a legal dispute over whether female guards at Guantánamo should be permitted to touch religiously conservative detainees.

Donald Trump Tells N.R.A. Hillary Clinton Wants to Let Violent Criminals Go Free

Mr. Trump, accepting the endorsement of the National Rifle Association, said Hillary Clinton’s desire for stricter gun controls would put law-abiding citizens at risk.

‘Super Pac’ Backing Hillary Clinton Has $47 Million to Bash Donald Trump

The prospect of a grueling campaign against the presumptive Republican nominee has helped Priorities USA Action break its fund-raising records.

Separate Bathrooms by Religion? Oklahoma Opens New Front in Transgender Debate

Proposed state legislation would let students cite religious grounds to request a bathroom that bars transgender people.

‘America Was Never Great’ Hat Leads to Death Threats

A 22-year-old Home Depot worker wanted to make a statement about Donald Trump. But photos of her hat on social media drew outrage.

Fair Game: How Freddie and Fannie Are Held Captive

Newly unsealed documents cast doubt on the Treasury’s justification for sweeping the mortgage giants’ profits, exposing the perils of letting the government act in secret.

Montreal Played Role in Plan to Get Donald Trump’s Plane Flying Again

A quick trip to the city was a bureaucratic barrel roll, evading a monthlong wait for the Cessna Citation X to be allowed to take to the skies again.

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