Senator Jeff Flake called President Trump a “figure of suspicion” for his attacks on the press as John McCain called on Congress to protect journalists.
Joe Arpaio, the polarizing former Arizona sheriff pardoned by President Trump, upended the race to replace Senator Jeff Flake.
Times reporters reflect on the conversations that stuck with them long after their assignments ended.
Senate Republicans made major changes to their bill, and picked up the votes to push it through the chamber on Friday.
The Republican senator’s surprise announcement not to run for re-election has thrown open the race to succeed him, igniting divisions in both major parties.
When Jeff Flake railed on the Senate floor against the conduct of his president and his party, much of what he said had roots in his religious upbringing.