Articles by Jonathan Allen Is A Senior National Politics Reporter For Nbc News


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The riot, the republic and the fight for America’s soul
Jonathan Allen Is A Senior National Politics Reporter For Nbc News

By Jon AllenJan. 4, 2022WASHINGTON — America survived the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, but the explosion of political violence exposed the republic’s fragility. The republic has been pushed to its limit and is still teetering on the brink, said Joseph Ellis, the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer of the orig . . .

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nbcnews.com Apr 20, 2022

Sanders' team says he has 'not ruled out' a 2024 bid if Biden doesn't run
Jonathan Allen Is A Senior National Politics Reporter For Nbc News

WASHINGTON — Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has "not ruled out" a bid for president in 2024 if President Joe Biden chooses not to seek re-election, his former campaign manager wrote in a memo to allies Wednesday. "In the event of an open 2024 Democratic presidential primary, Sen. Sanders has not ruled . . .

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nbcnews.com Apr 19, 2022

A nasty primary highlights split over Israel and direction of the Democratic Party
Jonathan Allen Is A Senior National Politics Reporter For Nbc News

PONTIAC, Mich. — A proxy war over Israel policy and other ideological differences is drawing attention to a rare, divisive Democratic primary between House incumbents in Michigan’s 11th District. Black voters could account for 20 percent or more of the electorate in the Aug. 2 primary. But neither c . . .

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nbcnews.com Apr 17, 2022

Biden to host summit with leaders from Southeast Asia in D.C.
Jonathan Allen Is A Senior National Politics Reporter For Nbc News

President Joe Biden will host a special ASEAN summit in Washington next month. The meetings with leaders from Southeast Asia on May 12 and 13 come against the backdrop of an ongoing global pandemic, heightened concerns about China's ambitions as Russia wages war in Ukraine, and tension between the U . . .

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nbcnews.com Apr 14, 2022

Trump aide Stephen Miller keeps Thursday date with Jan. 6 committee
Jonathan Allen Is A Senior National Politics Reporter For Nbc News

WASHINGTON — Stephen Miller, a senior adviser to then-President Donald Trump, testified virtually Thursday morning before the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, according to a person familiar with the panel's activities. When he was subpoenaed in November, the commi . . .

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nbcnews.com Apr 07, 2022

Trump is sitting on a fortune. Republicans want it for the midterms.
Jonathan Allen Is A Senior National Politics Reporter For Nbc News

Through his "Save America" super PAC in support of Republicans, Trump doled out just $205,000 to 41 federal candidates through Feb. 28, the last date covered by his most recent campaign finance disclosure. In the weeks since the latest disclosure, Trump has endorsed a handful of additional candidate . . .

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nbcnews.com Mar 26, 2022

Trump's clout tested as he seeks to oust Georgia's GOP governor
Jonathan Allen Is A Senior National Politics Reporter For Nbc News

The formula was simple: Trump hates Kemp for refusing to try to overturn the 2020 election results, Perdue is his hand-picked challenger and most Republican primary voters still love Trump. "I’m a Trump guy, I’m a big Trump guy, I fully support Trump," former Georgia Rep. Lynn Westmoreland, said in . . .

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nbcnews.com Mar 13, 2022

GOP balances condemnation of Putin, allegiance to Trump
Jonathan Allen Is A Senior National Politics Reporter For Nbc News

WASHINGTON — Russia's war on Ukraine is testing former President Donald Trump's sway with Republican officials. That followed a Thursday Fox News interview in which host Sean Hannity tried — and failed — to get Trump to offer anything but praise for Putin. "Many will criticize Putin — not all — but . . .

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nbcnews.com Mar 08, 2022

Why Biden was forced into a ban on Russian oil
Jonathan Allen Is A Senior National Politics Reporter For Nbc News

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden didn't race to ban Russian oil. Once divided over the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Republicans have found unity in demanding an oil ban that is perceived as a hawkish response to autocratic Russian President Vladimir Putin — and which will inevitably lead to higher g . . .

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nbcnews.com Mar 02, 2022

As Biden leads free world against Putin, Trump equivocates
Jonathan Allen Is A Senior National Politics Reporter For Nbc News

"Six days ago, Russia’s Vladimir Putin sought to shake the very foundations of the free world, thinking he could make it bend to his menacing ways. Less than two weeks ago, Trump praised Putin as a "genius." And, just hours before the applause washed over Biden, Trump complained that Republicans, De . . .

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