Everyone’s a Nationals fan, with Washington getting its first World Series since 1933.

Washington baseball fans get a quid pro quo: a World Series in exchange for a complicated history

Finally, the capital has found a subject that everyone here can rally behind, something to compete with the impeachment frenzy — baseball fever.

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California spoke to the media Friday on Capitol Hill. ‘‘We’ve been very clear,’’ he said. ‘‘There was no quid pro quo.’’

Some Republicans are alarmed over shifting explanations on Ukraine aid

The shifting White House explanation for President Trump’s decision to withhold military aid from Ukraine drew concern from the GOP as the impeachment inquiry brought a new test of their alliance.

Representative Tulsi Gabbard.

Gabbard slams Clinton after she implies Russia wants the 2020 hopeful as a 3rd-party candidate

Tulsi Gabbard called Hillary Clinton the “embodiment of corruption” after the former Democratic nominee appeared to call Gabbard “the favorite of the Russians” in a recent interview.

Dan Brouillette

Trump says he will nominate deputy energy secretary to replace Rick Perry

President Trump on Friday afternoon said he would nominate Dan Brouillette to be the new secretary of energy.

John Kasich.

‘Final straw’: Republican John Kasich says he supports impeachment

Kasich, who ran against President Trump in the 2016 Republican primary, says he supports impeaching the president.

Former US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis.

‘I earned my spurs on the battlefield.’ Mattis laughs off Trump barb at charity gala

Former Defense Secretary James Mattis laughed off an insult hurled at him by President Trump.

Hazeltonians reacted to a hula hoop competition during Fun Fest in downtown Hazleton.

‘We can give the whole nation a lesson if they want.’ How Latinos revived a once-dying Pennsylvania city

This small city has changed considerably over the last two decades, and offers hints about what might happen when swing-state voters decide in 2020 if Donald Trump deserves another term.

Hazeltonians react to a hula hoop competition during Fun Fest in downtown Hazleton.

Share your thoughts: How Latinos revived a once-dying Pennsylvania city

Hazleton is all too familiar with the kind of incendiary anti-immigrant proposals and political dog whistles that have been championed by President Trump. But things have changed.

President Trump spoke during a

Trump bashes Democrats as ‘crazy,’ unpatriotic during Texas rally

President Trump unleashed a scathing screed against Democrats at a rally in Texas Thursday, bashing his opponents as “crazy” as they push forward on an impeachment inquiry.

White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney.

Mulvaney walks back comments on Ukraine

Mick Mulvaney’s comments yesterday undercut Trump’s repeated denials of a quid pro quo that linked US military aid for Ukraine to an investigation that could help Trump politically.

HAZLETON, PA - 09/05/2019 Hazeltonians react to a hula hoop competition during Fun Fest in downtown Hazleton. Recent changes in the community have led to a shift in the historically Italian neighborhoods and have resulted in an increase in the latino population. Erin Clark for the Boston Globe

Back to the Battleground

‘We can give the whole nation a lesson if they want.’ How Latinos revived a once-dying Pennsylvania city

This small city has changed considerably over the last two decades, and offers hints about what might happen when swing-state voters decide in 2020 if Donald Trump deserves another term.

ERIE, OH - SEPTEMBER 27, 2019: Marsh and Sam Amenti fold a blanket while their children, Emery, 5, and Keagan, 9, play on Beach 11 at Presque Isle State Park on Lake Erie in Erie, PA on September 27, 2019. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff) section: National reporter:

Scenes from the battleground: Pennsylvania

The Globe dispatched reporters and photographers to four crucial battleground states to seek the stories of people and communities and explore what may have changed for them since the last election.

Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Thursday.

Energy Secretary Rick Perry resigning at end of year, Trump says

Perry is under scrutiny over the role he played in the president’s dealings with Ukraine, which are currently the subject of an impeachment inquiry.

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 17: Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney answers questions during a briefing at the White House October 17, 2019 in Washington, DC. Mulvaney answered a range of questions relating to the issues surrounding the impeachment inquiry of U.S. President Donald Trump, and other issues during the briefing. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Mulvaney comments about Ukraine enrage Trump advisers

White House and Justice Department officials were angered Thursday after Mick Mulvaney seemed to confirm that President Trump’s dealings with Ukraine amounted to a quid pro quo.

President Donald Trump speaks as he arrives at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in Fort Worth, Texas, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

54 percent of US adults approve of impeachment inquiry, Pew survey finds

The Pew study confirms several polls in recent weeks that have shown a majority of Americans now supporting the impeachment inquiry — if not removing Trump from office.

Fed warns of financial risks from climate change

Home values could fall significantly, and banks could stop lending to flood-prone communities, according to warnings published Thursday by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney announces that the G7 will be held at Trump National Doral, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Ukraine aid was held up in part over election probe, White House says

The admission from Mick Mulvaney raised questions at the Justice Department and brought swift rebuke from Democrats, who cast his words as an admission of wrongdoing.

U.S Vice President Mike Pence, talks to members of the media regarding his earlier meeting with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. Pence says United States and Turkey have agreed Thursday to a cease-fire in Syria.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

US, Turkey agree to a 5-day cease-fire in Syria

The US and Turkey agreed Thursday to a cease-fire in the Turks’ deadly attacks on Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, requiring the Kurds to vacate the area in an arrangement that largely solidifies Turkey’s position in the weeklong conflict.

President Donald Trump outside the White House on Oct. 10, 2019. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford

White House says next G-7 to be held at a Trump golf resort

The White House says it has chosen President Trump’s golf resort in Miami as the site for next year’s Group of Seven summit, a move that has been criticized by government ethics watchdogs.

Representative Elijah Cummings.

Democrats and Republicans alike mourn in wake of Cummings death

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she was “personally devastated” by the death of Representative Elijah Cummings.

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