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From the Politics Desk

Stay up to date on the latest developments from the campaign trail, the White House and Capitol Hill with exclusive reporting and analysis in our daily politics newsletter.


Biden campaign preps for a Trump trial verdict: From the Politics Desk

Plus, what voters are saying about the state of democracy heading into the next election.
Image: President Joe Biden
Image: President Joe Biden

How Arizona Latinos rate Biden and Trump on the border: From the Politics Desk

Plus, the message Nikki Haley is sending Trump and behind the scenes of the Republican Party's platform fight.
Joe Biden delivers a speech
Joe Biden delivers a speech

Where the VP contenders stand on Trump’s biggest issue: From the Politics Desk

Plus, Nikki Haley says she will vote for Trump, and Biden's 200th judge is confirmed.
Donald Trump during a campaign rally in Wildwood, N.J.
Donald Trump during a campaign rally in Wildwood, N.J.

The power — and limit — of abortion for Democrats in 2024: From the Politics Desk

Plus, the prosecution rests in the Trump trial and pro-Israel groups wade into Republican primary battles.
Demonstrators hold signs that read "Women Will Die" and "It's not 1864"
Demonstrators hold signs that read "Women Will Die" and "It's not 1864"

Can Trump put Minnesota in play?: From the Politics Desk

Plus, Biden ramps up his outreach to Black voters as polls show a drop in support.
Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally
Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally

A tense day at the Trump trial: From the Politics Desk

Plus, what Biden's debate challenge reveals about the state of his re-election campaign.
Donald Trump.
Donald Trump.

How Biden came around to debating Trump: From the Politics Desk

Plus, Speaker Mike Johnson and Sen. Mitt Romney weigh in on Trump's legal woes in new interviews.
Donald Trump and Joe Biden.
Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

Jan. 6 takes center stage in tonight’s primaries: From the Politics Desk

Plus, why split-ticket voting could make a return in this fall's presidential and Senate races.
A split side by side image of Derrick Evans and Harry Dunn
A split side by side image of Derrick Evans and Harry Dunn

Trump turns to his allies to ramp up trial attacks: From the Politics Desk

Plus, Biden's narrowing path to victory in the Electoral College and a preview of the Maryland's high-profile Democratic Senate primary.
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Image: politics political politician closeup

Biden faces his next campus test over Gaza: From the Politics Desk

Plus, the biggest news Biden made this week, and it's Michael Cohen's turn to take the stand in the Trump trial.
Joe Biden speaking
Joe Biden speaking