In a country splintered by partisanship and race, President Obama’s near-complete absence from more than 25 percent of states may have consequences.
Political news from today’s Times and a look at the latest happenings in Washington.
A recall petition against a Colorado lawmaker who supported gun rights was deemed sufficient Tuesday, setting up the first potential recall of a state lawmaker in Colorado history.
There’s no guarantee that President Barack Obama’s health care law will launch smoothly and on time, congressional investigators say in the first in-depth independent look at its progress.
President Obama will renew his call to reduce the world’s nuclear stockpiles during a speech in Berlin Wednesday.
Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa says his office has learned that the IRS is executing an agreement with the employees’ union on Wednesday to pay the bonuses.
Bomb plots targeting the New York Stock Exchange and the city’s subway were among more than 50 terrorist acts worldwide thwarted by top-secret surveillance programs since the 2001 al Qaeda attacks on the United States, security officials said Tuesday.