James A. Johnson, Democratic Power Broker, Dies at 76

In 1988, James A. Johnson, a Democratic operative, was helping Senator Lloyd Bentsen, the Democratic vice-presidential nominee, prepare for his debate with Senator Dan Quayle, his Republican opponent. In reviewing the research, Mr. Johnson noticed that Mr. Quayle frequently compared himself to John F. Kennedy and told Mr. Bentsen and […]

Obama Mocks Trump’s Chinese Bank Account

Former President Barack Obama made a fiery first in-person campaign appearance on behalf of Joseph R. Biden Jr. in Philadelphia on Wednesday, ridiculing President Trump for complaining about campaigning in Pennsylvania, contracting the coronavirus and hiding business dealings with China. “We know that he continues to do business with China […]

U.S. Still Unsure of Havana Syndrome’s Cause Years Later

WASHINGTON — The U.S. government has not determined what caused some American diplomats and intelligence officers to suffer from a mysterious, debilitating affliction while they were overseas, despite devoting vast resources over more than three years to investigating it, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday. Starting in late 2016, […]