No Labels preps playbook to select presidential candidates, broaden support

The group that’s preparing a potential third-party bid is seeking ways to grow grass roots before deciding whether to field candidates next year.

By Michael SchererAugust 30, 2023
Fact CheckerAnalysis

An FBI source, a Burisma deal, the Bidens and details that don’t match up

A deal described in the memo is very different than what occurred, assuming it is the same transaction.

By Glenn KesslerAugust 30, 2023

Francis Suarez | 2024 presidential candidate

Francis Suarez is Cuban American and was twice elected mayor of Miami. Here's what to know about the 2024 presidential candidate.

By Washington Post StaffAugust 29, 2023

Trump co-defendant reaches bond agreement after weekend in jail

Harrison William Prescott Floyd, who faces allegations that he harassed an Atlanta-area election worker in the weeks following the 2020 presidential election, posted bond of $100,000 Tuesday.

By Amy Gardner and Holly BaileyAugust 29, 2023

Why a DOJ lawyer questioned a Trump case witness at the White House

Republicans call the White House session evidence of political interference. But legal experts say it’s standard to interview government workers at their offices.

By Perry Stein, Tyler Pager and Devlin BarrettAugust 29, 2023

The fired Ukrainian prosecutor is not a reliable narrator

Republicans are hyping Viktor Shokin’s new Fox News interview about the Bidens and Burisma. But it reinforced reasons to doubt his account.

By Aaron BlakeAugust 28, 2023

Trump’s Georgia case could get real — quickly

While Trump might not go to trial for a long time, others are forcing the issue in ways that could shed light on the case against him.

By Aaron BlakeAugust 26, 2023

What our post-debate poll means for DeSantis, Ramaswamy and Haley

Ron DeSantis and Vivek Ramaswamy were declared the winners by most voters, but their showings were less impressive in context. And Nikki Haley’s performance probably mattered most.

By Aaron BlakeAugust 25, 2023

Some undersold moments from the first Republican debate

Breaking down DeSantis’s squeamish response on Pence and Jan. 6, Pence’s conspicuous “contrition” reference to Trump, and other moments that haven’t gotten their due.

By Aaron BlakeAugust 24, 2023

Justice Barrett says court scrutiny welcome and she has ‘thick skin’

“Justices and all judges are public figures, and public criticism kind of comes with the job,” she said.

By Robert BarnesAugust 29, 2023

Jesse Watters tells Fox viewers about systemic oppression of Black people

Of course, he was only doing so to claim that Black Americans now love Trump.

By Philip BumpAugust 29, 2023

House Majority Leader Steve Scalise diagnosed with blood cancer

The Louisiana Republican said he has already begun treatment for multiple myeloma.

By Amy B Wang and Laurie McGinleyAugust 29, 2023

As drugmakers slam Medicare price controls, Wall Street shrugs

Drugmakers unleashed a broadside at the Inflation Reduction Act, but most will see minimal impacts from price caps — for now.

By Daniel GilbertAugust 29, 2023
The FixAnalysis

Georgia Republicans are unusually skeptical of Trump’s 2020 actions

A new poll reinforces something we saw in the 2022 primaries. And it could matter for the case ahead.

By Aaron BlakeAugust 29, 2023

Even partisans hold surprisingly heterogeneous policy positions

Many were caught off guard by the “Rich Men North of Richmond” singer’s multi-faceted policy views. They shouldn’t have been.

By Philip Bump and Lenny BronnerAugust 29, 2023

Racist killings reignite Black leaders’ anger at DeSantis in Florida

Many Black Floridians’ anger at DeSantis erupted anew as the Republican presidential candidate responded to racist violence in his home state.

By Hannah Knowles and Brittany ShammasAugust 29, 2023

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez drops out of Republican presidential race

“While I have decided to suspend my campaign for President, my commitment to making this a better nation for every American remains,” Suarez said in a post shared on X, formerly known as Twitter.

By Mariana AlfaroAugust 29, 2023

Meadows’s defense gets at a key question: Where’s the line in trying to retain power?

Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows’s testimony on Monday seemed to center on an argument that overturning the 2020 election was simply part of his job.

By Philip BumpAugust 29, 2023
The FixAnalysis

Mark Meadows struggles to distance himself from Trump’s plot

Meadows’s attempts to separate himself from efforts to overturn the election offer a preview of the difficult balancing act that other defendants will face.

By Aaron BlakeAugust 29, 2023

Ramaswamy’s 2003 question: Why support a candidate without experience?

On an episode of MSNBC’s “Hardball,” the 2024 candidate, then a student, posed a question about experience to another long-shot candidate — the Rev. Al Sharpton.

By Philip BumpAugust 29, 2023

Eminem tells Vivek Ramaswamy to not use his songs on campaign trail

In the end, the Republican presidential candidate only had one shot, one opportunity to rap his favorite song on the trail.

By Mariana Alfaro and Jonathan EdwardsAugust 28, 2023

President Biden visits D.C. middle school to mark the start of classes

The president was joined by first lady Jill Biden, a longtime English teacher, at Eliot-Hine Middle School.

By Lauren LumpkinAugust 28, 2023

Why Trump’s trial dates make his 2024 campaign more difficult

If you’re running for president, one of the months you definitely want to be on the campaign trail is March.

By Amber PhillipsAugust 28, 2023

Republicans have already achieved a desired impeachment outcome

Most independents see both the Biden and Trump families as corrupt.

By Philip BumpAugust 28, 2023