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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The El Salvador Tragedy

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The El Salvador Tragedy

Veronica Lagunas, shown with her son, is among the nearly 200,00 Salvadorans who have lost temporary permission to live in the United States that was granted in 2001.
A Savage Question About Obama and HQ, Answered

A Savage Question About Obama and HQ, Answered

Former President Barack Obama is competitive. Look at that face he’s making. But was he competitive enough to skip his wife’s birthday to play HQ Trivia? Some people were willing to believe it.
Op-Ed Columnist: Is This the Collusion We Were Waiting For?

Op-Ed Columnist: Is This the Collusion We Were Waiting For?

Donald Trump speaking at the National Rifle Association convention in Louisville, Ky., in May 2016.
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Trump Is Killing the American Dream

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Trump Is Killing the American Dream

People opposed to President Trump’s position on DACA marching in Los Angeles in September.
Why the U.S. Is Taking 58 Refugees in a Deal Trump Called ‘Dumb’ <div> </div>

Why the U.S. Is Taking 58 Refugees in a Deal Trump Called ‘Dumb’ <div> </div>

Refugees at a detention center on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, in November. Fifty-eight men are on their way to be resettled in the United States, after an earlier group of 54. Still more are to
Why the U.S. Is Taking 58 Refugees in a Deal Trump Called ‘Dumb’ <div> </div>

Why the U.S. Is Taking 58 Refugees in a Deal Trump Called ‘Dumb’ <div> </div>

Refugees at a detention center on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, in November. Fifty-eight men are on their way to be resettled in the United States, after an earlier group of 54. Still more are to
Op-Ed Contributor: How U.S. Tariffs Will Hurt America’s Solar Industry

Op-Ed Contributor: How U.S. Tariffs Will Hurt America’s Solar Industry

A new tariff on solar panels is likely to reduce the number of jobs for installers, which is the fastest-growing job category in the country.

Who Gets Invited to the State of the Union?

Ronald Reagan invited Lenny Skutnik, who saved a woman from drowning after a plane crash, to the State of the Union in 1982. Since, presidents have kept the tradition of inviting guests.
Op-Ed Columnist: The Nunes Conspiracy

Op-Ed Columnist: The Nunes Conspiracy

Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, in Washington on Monday.
Before Trump’s Speech, a Chaotic White House Follows Tradition

Before Trump’s Speech, a Chaotic White House Follows Tradition

The mood in the White House was light on Tuesday as aides put finishing touches on President Trump’s State of the Union speech, and Mr. Trump practiced, as his predecessors have done, in the Map Room.
Before Trump’s Speech, a Chaotic White House Follows Tradition

Before Trump’s Speech, a Chaotic White House Follows Tradition

The mood in the White House was light on Tuesday as aides put finishing touches on President Trump’s State of the Union speech, and Mr. Trump practiced, as his predecessors have done, in the Map Room.
News Analysis: Trump Can Sell an Improved Economy, but Not Himself

News Analysis: Trump Can Sell an Improved Economy, but Not Himself

His success at passing tax cuts and the continued progress of the economy he inherited have not changed the dismal views that a sizable majority of Americans hold of their president.
News Analysis: Trump Can Sell an Improved Economy, but Not Himself

News Analysis: Trump Can Sell an Improved Economy, but Not Himself

His success at passing tax cuts and the continued progress of the economy he inherited have not changed the dismal views that a sizable majority of Americans hold of their president.
Longest State of the Union? Not Quite, but Trump’s Was Long

Longest State of the Union? Not Quite, but Trump’s Was Long

President Trump’s first State of the Union address was also one of the longest in the last 50 years, outlasting all but two of President Bill Clinton’s.
E.P.A. Blocks Obama-Era Clean Water Rule

E.P.A. Blocks Obama-Era Clean Water Rule

President Trump and the Environmental Protection Agency administrator, Scott Pruitt, at the White House last February.
E.P.A. Blocks Obama-Era Clean Water Rule

E.P.A. Blocks Obama-Era Clean Water Rule

President Trump and the Environmental Protection Agency administrator, Scott Pruitt, at the White House last February.
E.P.A. Blocks Obama-Era Clean Water Rule

E.P.A. Blocks Obama-Era Clean Water Rule

President Trump and the Environmental Protection Agency administrator, Scott Pruitt, at the White House last February.
Ordering Guantánamo to Stay Open Is One Thing, but Refilling It Is Another

Ordering Guantánamo to Stay Open Is One Thing, but Refilling It Is Another

A United States officer in 2016 at the entrance to the United States prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.
Ordering Guantánamo to Stay Open Is One Thing, but Refilling It Is Another

Ordering Guantánamo to Stay Open Is One Thing, but Refilling It Is Another

A United States officer in 2016 at the entrance to the United States prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.
E.P.A. Blocks Obama-Era Clean Water Rule

E.P.A. Blocks Obama-Era Clean Water Rule

President Trump and the Environmental Protection Agency administrator, Scott Pruitt, at the White House last February.