Just short of 23 weeks, I awoke to find I was having contractions. This was nightmare enough. A Republican bill would compound the nightmare for every woman in my position.
Ashley Parker“Our son was born alive but with no chance at a healthy life, and so we held him, touched him, and looked at him until he gently passed away.” Former longtime Congressional reporter @meredithshiner w an open letter to @GOPLeader.
During a White House meeting about social media, the president offered a glimpse into his fact-challenged approach to tweeting.
Ashley ParkerTrump’s tweets are the scroll of cable news chyrons, the noisy static of American politics in 2019 and the subject of endless fascination. And on Thursday, the president explained it all —>
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Trump sees impeachment as an attack on his legitimacy, but the potential political benefits also intrigue him.
Ashley ParkerThere is a theory percolating that Trump and the White House is secretly trying to goad Democrats into impeaching him. My story on what the president and his team are actually thinking and saying —>
Ashley ParkerAs you wait for the Zelensky transcript, and on the first full day after Pelosi announced impeachment proceedings against the president, re-upping my story on Trump’s fascination with — and fear of — the “I-word.”
An understated but tenacious journalist who mastered national health care issues with reporting that became a must-read in the capital and beyond.
Ashley ParkerRobert Pear was a brilliant NYT healthcare reporter, quietly dogged. But really, he was just so nice, kind, decent. He was a friend of DC Buro news clerks, and newbie Hill reporters. He knew your interests, left CVS Valentine’s cards, and will be missed.
How America’s obsession with long hours has widened the gender gap.
Ashley ParkerThis is a fascinating, depressing, on point article that has already obviously been sent to me by a half dozen women... and where I also learned a new word: “Karoshi,” or “death from overwork.”
Ashley Parker"The fundamental problem all along is that someone has to take care of the children."
The aggressive midterm strategy runs the risk of further energizing Democrats and alienating moderates who have turned on the president.
Ashley ParkerAdvisers tried to talk Trump out of visiting Texas and Wisconsin — where he’s headed next week — bc they argued it was a waste of his time. Ted Cruz is going to win, they said, and Scott Walker is going to lose. My latest w @jdawsey1.
Ashley Parker“I am on the ticket,” says Trump, Who also refuses to take the blame if Republicans lose the midterms. A look inside how Trump has made the Nov. elections all about him. W @jdawsey1.