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Will the Senate Follow Its Own Precedent?

President Trump wants a vote on his next Supreme Court nominee “without delay”: This is your morning tip sheet.

Amid the Outpouring for Ginsburg, a Hint of Backlash

The mourning for Ruth Bader Ginsburg has also stirred a long-simmering question: Just whose feminism did she symbolize?

Denial and Defiance: Trump and His Base Downplay the Virus Ahead of the Election

With resistance to face masks and scorn for science, President Trump and a sizable number of his supporters are pushing an alternate reality minimizing a tragedy that has killed almost 200,000 Americans.

Law Firms Pay Supreme Court Clerks $400,000 Bonuses. What Are They Buying?

Inside information and influence with the clerks’ former bosses may figure in the transactions, a new study suggests.

Americans Mostly Agree on Policing. The Difference Is Priorities.

Why has it become a big election issue? Democrats prioritize banning chokeholds, and Republicans are focused on not defunding the police.

This Year’s Emmy Winners Want You to Vote

Racial justice and Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy were also recurring themes during Sunday night’s ceremony.

Woman Suspected of Sending Ricin to Trump Is Arrested

Envelopes with ricin were intercepted last week on their way to the White House, a sheriff’s office and a detention facility in Texas.

Trump and Democrats Brace for Showdown Over Supreme Court Seat

The president’s determination to confirm a replacement for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the election set lawmakers on a collision course as Congress deals with other major issues.

TikTok Deal Exposes a Security Gap, and a Missing China Strategy

Technological progress has outpaced the political debate again. What will happen when the next TikTok arrives in the United States?

Biden Has $466 Million in Bank, and a Huge Financial Edge on Trump

The former vice president and the Democrats were $187 million behind President Trump and the Republicans this spring. Now they are entering the final stretch of the campaign with a $141 million advantage.

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