Democracy Dies in Darkness
Disputes over the long-elusive package to overhaul the nation’s health care, education, climate and tax laws stem in large part from two moderate holdouts, Sens. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.), but Democratic leaders say they are closer to finalizing the initiative.
Carli Lloyd acknowledges the crowd as she exits Tuesday’s match. (David Berding/Getty Images)
“If she was a male soccer player in Europe, we would have statues of Carli Lloyd all over the country,” her coach Vlatko Andonovski said. “Streets would be named after her — complexes, stadiums, everything.”
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Snow fell near Mammoth Mountain on Monday at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area in California. (AP)
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Democrats facing competitive reelection campaigns argue that expanding Medicaid into certain states, allowing the government to negotiate prescription drug prices, expanding Medicare coverage and providing for paid family leave are key to winning over voters.
New York Attorney General Letitia James. (AP)
James, who could announce as soon as Thursday, oversaw the inquiry into the sexual harassment claims against then-Gov. Andrew Cuomo that led to his resignation. She is the highest-profile candidate so far to challenge Gov. Kathy Hochul in what is likely to be a fiercely contested Democratic primary.
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U.S. companies are increasingly relying on a closed-door system to settle employee and consumer grievances.
The move could make the treatment available to millions in mostly low- and middle-income nations.
Restaurants, bars, and other businesses can still choose to require masks, and face coverings will still be mandatory in schools and on public transportation.
Educators said they are exhausted and stressed out less than two months into the school year.
Del. Wendy Gooditis (D-Clarke) talks with volunteers and staff outside her campaign office in Leesburg. (Katherine Frey/The Post)
Officially, nothing in Northern Virginia's most competitive races for the House of Delegates is about Donald Trump — and yet in practice, almost everything is.