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Jonathan Allen

Jonathan Allen is a senior national politics reporter for NBC News, based in Washington.

Jonathan Allen is a senior national politics reporter for NBC News, based in Washington.

Latest from Jonathan Allen

Biden's 2024 primary calendar gives Kamala Harris an edge in a future White House bid

President Joe Biden's push to make South Carolina the first major battleground in Democratic presidential primaries has a second big beneficiary: Kamala Harris.

White House sparks primary firestorm by pushing South Carolina for top spot

President Joe Biden is recommending that South Carolina kick off the 2024 presidential nominating contest, a move that immediately sparked internal divisions.
4d ago

Trump's tax returns now in the hands of House Democrats after lengthy court battle

A Democratic-led House committee now has access to six years of former President Donald Trump’s tax returns after a multiyear court fight.
5d ago

Biden cranks up his courtship of top donors ahead of the 2024 presidential election

President Joe Biden’s top donors complained of being shut out for most of his first two years in the White House, but that is changing ahead of 2024.
11d ago

There is a growing shadow campaign to defend Joe Biden from House Republicans

Republicans prepare to use their new House majority to probe the Biden administration and the business dealings of the president's son Hunter, but Democrats are ready to respond.

2024 GOP presidential hopefuls in no rush to jump in against Trump

President Donald Trump is boxing his own shadow as he seeks the Republican presidential nomination — and that’s not likely to change anytime soon.
17d ago

Nancy Pelosi, the first female speaker of the House, says she’ll step down as Democratic leader

Nancy Pelosi, the first female speaker of the House, who helped shape many of the most consequential laws of the early 21st century, said Thursday that she

Trump, whose lies about the 2020 election inspired an insurrection, announces third White House bid

Donald Trump, the only president impeached twice, plans to seek a return to the Oval Office in 2024, he will say Tuesday, two years after voters ousted him.
20d ago

Conservatives warn McCarthy: You don't have the votes for speaker

Conservative lawmakers sent a strong message to House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy on Monday, telling him he doesn't have the votes to be the next speaker.
20d ago

Prominent conservatives call for delay in GOP leadership elections

More than 60 prominent conservatives, including Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows and activist Ginni Thomas, are calling for House and Senate GOP

Ronna McDaniel says she will seek re-election at RNC as rivals eye her job

Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel said Monday that she will seek re-election to a fourth term, even as potential rivals are being encouraged