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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, under pressure on China, seeks to send a signal with Olympics diplomatic boycott

The White House doesn't appear to expect change from Beijing, but it wants to get its message across.

GOP Rep. Devin Nunes to leave Congress to lead new Trump media company

The California lawmaker's political fortunes were in doubt after draft congressional maps moved him into less friendly territory.

David Perdue joins Georgia governor's race, setting up GOP showdown with Kemp

In a video announcement, Perdue said that Kemp "has failed all of us and cannot win in November."
2d ago

Pence's former chief of staff cooperating with Jan. 6 committee

The House committee is assessing what information Marc Short might be able to provide following his subpoena.
3d ago

In Georgia, Stacey Abrams relies on new voters to buck history

An Abrams campaign analysis provided exclusively to NBC News shows an electorate that is bigger, younger and less white.

U.S. lawmakers defy China by meeting with officials in Taiwan

'When news of our trip broke yesterday, my office received a blunt message from the Chinese Embassy, telling me to call off the trip,' Michigan Rep. Elissa Slotkin said.
21d ago

Amid reports of White House friction, Harris allies advise her to focus on her job

The stakes are magnified for Harris because so many Democrats don't believe Biden when he says he is running for a second term.

Inflation threatens Biden agenda, Democratic majorities

Analysis: Rather than scare them off, the political uncertainty of the economy has added to most Democrats' sense of urgency about passing Biden's social safety net bill.

Voting with Biden leads to calls for punishment from House GOP

Analysis: Trump loyalists demand retribution against 13 Republicans who voted for Biden's infrastructure bill, demonstrating the far right's power in the party.

The question isn't when Trump will start campaigning. It's whether he'll stop.

Analysis: The former president is making all of the moves of a candidate — and with far more capacity to command national attention than any other potential GOP 2024 hopeful.

Gov.-elect Youngkin's underage son tried to vote twice in Virginia election, officials say

An election official said it was unclear whether any laws were broken since the teen presented proper identification and did not end up casting a ballot.