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Doug Jones, a former prosecutor, defeated scandal-scarred Roy S. Moore for the Senate seat once held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
The defeat of Roy S. Moore, the Republican, in Alabama’s Senate election contains some worrying signs for the party as it heads into the 2018 midterms.
In a frenzy of last-minute negotiations, Republicans drew closer to a 21 percent corporate tax rate and a top individual rate of 37 percent.
Cutting taxes is mostly an exercise in slicing the economic pie a different way, not making it bigger, with gains for a few offset by losses for many.
Leaders who don’t like to be criticized or investigated have embraced the term. Scholars fear that it further erodes trust in democracy.
A chorus of Republicans, including some party mainstays, are questioning the impartiality of the Justice Department and F.B.I. to discredit the Trump investigation.
Some messages criticized the Clinton team and the Obama administration, but the officials appeared appalled at some of Donald J. Trump’s comments during the campaign.
The country is often reminded of what grief looks like immediately after mass violence. But Newtown shows how mourning evolves and endures years later.
Doug Jones strikes a blow against Donald Trump and for morality in American politics.
Republicans embraced Trump, Moore and post-ethics politics. In defeat, they are officially post-shame.
If this deep-red state isn’t beyond redemption, then America isn’t, either.
A defeat in Alabama should inspire a course correction in the White House — but it won’t.
The president and the populist badly botched their attempt to put Roy Moore over the top.
This was a real sign of health.
When immense power is in erratic hands, the readiness of subordinates to disobey becomes critical. Even a dog knows that.
Market response may be muted; the big impact may be political.
The propaganda machine has kicked into high gear, and has a single goal: convincing President Trump to fire the special counsel.
Two men accused of recent attacks in New York both came to the country through visa programs that the Trump administration wants to end.
President Rodrigo Duterte said continued military rule on the southern island of Mindanao was needed to ensure the “total eradication” of militancy there.
On Tuesday, Rex W. Tillerson discussed the future of the embassy in a speech at the State Department and then took questions from department employees.