Julie Hirschfeld Davis, The New York Times

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Past articles by Julie:

Trump Administration Considers a Drastic Cut in Refugees Allowed to Enter U.S.

Two options administration officials will consider next week would all but end the United States’ status as one of the leading places accepting refugees from around the world. → Read More

Ex-White House Aide Rob Porter Is Subpoenaed in House Impeachment Inquiry

The Judiciary Committee also asked a court to expedite a ruling on whether Donald F. McGahn II, the former White House counsel, must testify. → Read More

Trump Accuses Jewish Democrats of ‘Great Disloyalty’

The president’s echo of a longstanding anti-Semitic smear drew condemnation from diplomats and analysts across the political spectrum. → Read More

Mueller Testimony Deepens Democratic Divide on Impeachment

Supporters of impeachment say Robert S. Mueller III’s testimony should launch an impeachment inquiry. But many swing-district opponents were unmoved. → Read More

Robert Mueller Testifies to Congress: Live Updates

Neither Republicans nor Democrats are extracting much more than one-word answers and terse responses confined tightly to the special counsel’s report. → Read More

House Votes to Kill Trump Impeachment Resolution

The House on Wednesday killed an attempt to impeach President Trump over statements the chamber already condemned as racist, exposing Democratic divisions. → Read More

House Condemns Trump’s Attack on Four Congresswomen as Racist

The House voted largely along party lines to formally condemn President Trump’s comments on four minority congresswomen as racist, after an hourslong brawl. → Read More

Tensions Between Pelosi and Progressive Democrats of ‘the Squad’ Burst Into Flame

Tensions between Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her “squad” have burst into the open, testing House Democratic unity. → Read More

Photo of Migrants Shocks, but Congress Stalls on Border Aid

A photo of a migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter appeared to crystallize the human tragedy at the border, and it was everywhere — on cable, the internet and on the Senate floor. → Read More

House Moves Forward With Spending Bills as Congress Grapples With Looming Fiscal Deadlines

The burst of productivity stood in stark contrast to the tenor of the wider negotiations, which are hung up over how much to increase domestic spending. → Read More

House Votes to Give ‘Dreamers’ a Path to Citizenship

The House voted Tuesday to give 2.5 million young undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship, a defiant gesture as President Trump pushes a crackdown on migrants. → Read More

Trump Tells Pelosi He Will Deliver State of the Union. Pelosi Responds, No You Won’t.

The president’s letter is the latest move in a game of brinkmanship between the two over the address amid the partial government shutdown. Nancy Pelosi did not blink. → Read More

In Trump’s Immigration Announcement, a Compromise Snubbed All Around

Seeking to appeal to a broader swath of the public and end the government shutdown, President Trump alienated portions of his hard-right base and made no headway with Democratic congressional leaders. → Read More

House Democrats Add $1 Billion in Border-Related Spending to Measures to Reopen Government

The decision by Democrats, and the president’s suggestion that he would have an announcement on Saturday, were the first indications of possible movement over the shutdown. → Read More

Pelosi and Schumer Will Deliver Democratic Response to Trump’s Speech

The Democratic leaders, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senator Chuck Schumer, will deliver a formal response to President Trump’s Oval Office address Tuesday night. → Read More

How the Border Wall Is Boxing Trump In

What started out as a memory trick for an undisciplined candidate has become the central priority of the Trump presidency, even as some immigration hard-liners do not view it as a top goal. → Read More

Nancy Pelosi Elected Speaker as Democrats Take Control of House

Ms. Pelosi returned to her historic role as the first woman to hold the post, and she and President Trump began the era of divided government clashing almost from dawn to dusk. → Read More

Trump to Meet Congressional Leaders as Shutdown Stretches On

President Trump will meet with congressional leaders in the White House Situation Room, a session that will either worsen the border wall dispute or begin peace talks. → Read More

In Newly Divided Government, Who Will Control the Political Agenda?

As Democrats take control of the House, they will push an anti-corruption agenda while President Trump tries to keep the focus on immigration controls. → Read More

A Shutdown Looms. Can the G.O.P. Get Lawmakers to Show Up to Vote?

Vanquished and retiring members have been skipping votes, and House Republican leaders are unsure whether they will ever return. → Read More