Mr. Cruz, a candidate who built his name challenging his party’s leadership, has begun wooing entrenched power brokers, and some of them are listening.
Two people were killed and two were injured in the blast in the eastern city of Jalalabad, according to a spokesman for the provincial governor.
By convention, the State of the Union address is part laundry list and part rallying cry. The President of the day lays out his policy priorities for the coming year, bookending and interspersing them with airy salutations to the strength, resilience, and creativity of the American people and the American …read more
Congress’s reaction to the president’s last State of the Union address was a reflection of the partisanship that Mr. Obama had pledged to reverse — a failure he called one of the great regrets of his tenure.
The president looks to history in his final State of the Union speech, even as reality intrudes into the present. …read more
With his time in office wrapping up, the president wants America to remember the good times. …read more
Books of The Times: Review: Jane Mayer’s ‘Dark Money,’ About the Koch Brothers’ Fortune and Influence
In “Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right,” Ms. Mayer reports on David and Charles Koch’s empire and political influence.
A senior executive of Koch Industries on Tuesday sent a letter to the company’s employees disputing a new book about the Kochs and other conservative families, saying it significantly exaggerated the role of the company’s founder, Fred C. Koch, in constructing an important refinery for the Nazi regime in Germany.<br …read more