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House Votes to Create a National Museum of the American Latino

Supporters of a National Museum of the American Latino are the closest they have ever been to gaining a spot on the National Mall. On Monday, the House passed a…

Barr Clashes With House Democrats in Testimony, Defending Protests Response

Attorney General William P. Barr vigorously defended the federal response to nationwide protests and civil unrest in a combative congressional hearing on Tuesday where Democrats accused him and other Trump…

From the Start, Federal Agents Demanded a Role in Suppressing Anti-Racism Protests

WASHINGTON — From the earliest days of the recent protests against police brutality and racism, some top federal law enforcement officials viewed the demonstrators with alarm and called for an…

What Does It Mean to ‘Look Like a Mom’?

When Bev Barnum, a 35-year-old self-described “suburban wife and mother of two,” first sent out the Facebook call for a “wall of moms” to help protect protesters in Portland, Ore.,…

Fact Checking the Portland Protests: How Violent Are They?

PORTLAND, Ore. — Attorney General William P. Barr forcefully defended the federal response to long-running protests in Portland on Tuesday, telling the House Judiciary Committee that the protests had become…

Minneapolis Police Link ‘Umbrella Man’ to White Supremacy Group

The tall man, dressed head to toe in black, including a black gas mask and a black umbrella, can be seen in a video wielding a sledgehammer as he calmly…

State of the Race, as Told by Ads

Hi. Welcome to On Politics, your guide to the day in national politics. I’m Nick Corasaniti, your host on Tuesdays for our coverage of all things media and messaging. Sign…

Senate Democrats Issue Scathing Review of Pompeo’s Tenure at State Dept.

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats unveiled a report Tuesday highly critical of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s management of the State Department, two days before he is set to testify on…

The Vatican Is Said to Be Hacked From China Before Talks With Beijing

WASHINGTON — Chinese hackers infiltrated the Vatican’s computer networks in the past three months, a private monitoring group has concluded, in an apparent espionage effort before the beginning of sensitive…

Barr Clashes With House Democrats, Defending Responses to Protests and Russia Inquiry

Attorney General William P. Barr vigorously defended the federal response to nationwide protests and civil unrest in a combative congressional hearing on Tuesday where Democrats accused him and other Trump…