Nicholas Fandos, The New York Times

Nicholas Fandos

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Recent articles by Nicholas:

Carl Paladino Calls Hitler ‘the Kind of Leader We Need,’ Drawing Backlash

Carl Paladino, a Republican House candidate from New York, has been endorsed by Representative Elise Stefanik, a member of party leadership. → Read More

De Blasio Will Run for Congress in Newly Drawn District

Bill de Blasio, the ex-mayor of New York City, said on Friday that he would run for the House of Representatives in a new district that includes parts of Brooklyn and Manhattan. → Read More

Jeffries Fights New York District Maps: ‘Enough to Make Jim Crow Blush’

Hakeem Jeffries hopes to pressure New York’s court-appointed special master to change congressional maps that split historically Black communities. → Read More

Ex-New York Lt. Gov. Previews Bribery Defense: ‘No Personal Benefits’

The case against Brian Benjamin, who resigned as New York’s second-in-command last week, may hinge on whether political contributions in this case constituted a bribe. → Read More

Louis Molina, Las Vegas Public Safety Chief, Expected to Lead N.Y.C. Jail System

Mr. Molina, a former N.Y.P.D. officer and Correction Department official, will be tasked with restoring order at the troubled Rikers Island jail complex. → Read More

House Passes a Voting Rights Bill, but a G.O.P. Blockade Awaits in the Senate

Named for the civil rights icon John Lewis, the bill is narrower than the Democrats’ sweeping elections overhaul that has stalled in the Senate, but faces similar obstacles. → Read More

With Capitol Sit-In, Cori Bush Galvanized a Progressive Revolt Over Evictions

Refusing to move from the Capitol steps, the first-term congresswoman from St. Louis intensified pressure on the Biden administration and showed her tactics could yield results. → Read More

Already Distorting Jan. 6, G.O.P. Now Concocts Entire Counternarrative

In the Republicans’ disinformation campaign, the arrested Capitol rioters are political prisoners and Speaker Nancy Pelosi is to blame for the attack. → Read More

The U.S. House of Representatives will once again require masks in the chamber.

The House dropped its previous mask mandate six weeks ago, but the Congress’s top doctor said masks were needed again. Republican lawmakers immediately protested. → Read More

An appeals court tosses a G.O.P. lawsuit against Pelosi over House proxy voting.

A three-judge panel ruled that courts did not have jurisdiction under the Constitution to wade into the House’s rules and procedures. → Read More

The Justice Department sued Georgia over its new voting law.

The lawsuit shows that the Biden administration intends to aggressively fight state actions that it sees as potentially disenfranchising minority voters. → Read More

‘Does Anybody Have a Plan?’ Senate Report Details Jan. 6 Security Failures.

A 127-page joint report is the most comprehensive and detailed account to date on the intelligence, communications and policing failures around the Capitol riot. → Read More

McGahn Breaks Little New Ground in Closed-Door Testimony

A transcript of the former White House counsel’s appearance, which ended a two-year dispute between the Justice Department and Congress over a subpoena, will be made public next week. → Read More

Harris Asked to Lead on Voting Rights. She Has Her Work Cut Out for Her.

Her new role comes as the Senate enters a crucial month in the Democratic drive to enact the most extensive elections overhaul in a generation. → Read More

Why the Capitol Riot Inquiries Leave Room for a Broader Commission

Republicans have argued that the existing Justice Department and congressional investigations will address the assault. But they have strict limits. → Read More

Biden Sends Republicans New Infrastructure Offer, but a Gulf Remains

The president’s $1.7 trillion proposal cuts $500 billion from his initial plan, but it does little to resolve difficult questions of how to offset the spending. → Read More

Tlaib confronts Biden on Israel, saying U.S. support is enabling Netanyahu to commit crimes against Palestinians.

During a conversation on a tarmac in Detroit, Representative Rashida Tlaib told the president that he must do more to protect Palestinian lives and human rights. → Read More

Live Updates: McCarthy Announces Opposition to Jan. 6 Commission

The top House Republican said he could not support a bipartisan inquiry into the attack on the U.S. Capitol by a pro-Trump mob because it would not examine unrelated “political violence” associated with the left. President Biden visited the factory in Detroit producing the first electric F-150 pickup truck. → Read More

Democrats Move Closer to Setting Up Jan. 6 Commission, With or Without G.O.P.

House Democrats plan to vote on a bill to create an independent commission to investigate the Capitol riot, but whether Republican leaders would support it was unclear. → Read More

Amid Economic Turmoil, Biden Stays Focused on Longer Term

The president’s advisers are pushing their most detailed argument yet for the long-term benefits of a $4 trillion agenda to remake the American economy. → Read More