Democracy Dies in Darkness
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The two parties have yet to agree how to operate the 50-50 chamber days after Democrats took control.
The practice of shifting workers from appointee to career status occurs at the end of every presidency.
Protesters burn a “Biden for President” flag Wednesday outside the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement building in Portland. (Maranie R. Staab for The Post)
Extreme-left rioters destroyed the Democratic headquarters in Portland, Ore., hours after President Biden took the oath of office.
The suggestions are not necessarily the obvious policy measures at the forefront of political discussion.
Civil rights activists say the White House cannot use the vice president's presence to justify delaying action on racial justice.
The Jan. 6 attack showed that violent extremism is not a threat exclusively imported from foreign shores. Law enforcement and security officials, experts say, will face significant legal, political and cultural hurdles to battle a disease that seems to have taken hold in the nation’s nervous system.
The former president, in his first political activity since leaving office, endorsed an ally for Arizona party chair who backed his false claims of election fraud.
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The first few days of Biden’s administration have produced a blizzard of fact sheets and memorandums — a veritable redwood worth of paperwork — with aspirations of a return to regular order.
The president’s relief package is being declared dead on arrival by senior Senate Republicans, who say there has been little, if any, outreach from the Biden team to get their support. Liberals are demanding the president ram the legislation through without GOP votes.
Jane Smith of Utah stands in D.C.’s Black Lives Matter plaza after the inauguration of President Biden. (Paula Bronstein for The Post)
Many Americans grant that President Biden’s quest for a quieter culture is a nice enough goal, but many say the country’s divisions remain too deep to allow for such a shift.
Police clash with protesters Saturday in Moscow during a rally in support of Alexei Navalny. (Maxim Shipenkov/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)
Protesters across Russia called for the release of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny — a massive show of defiance against President Vladimir Putin and his widening crackdowns against challenges to his power.
Judge Guzmán said he celebrated in 1973 when Augusto Pinochet overthrew Chile’s democratically elected socialist president in a coup. It took years before Judge Guzmán understood the extent of the terror unleashed by Pinochet, his secret police and henchmen.
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The Tacoma News-Tribune reports that at least one person was injured after a police car plowed through a crowd of pedestrians Saturday night who were watching a downtown street race
Tensions between Cobb County, Ga., teachers and school district administration have boiled over since the recent deaths of three teachers from the virus.
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Bias in home valuations has contributed to the racial wealth gap.
Prince George’s firefighter Steve Collins has spent months rehabilitating after contracting the coronavirus.
Canceled appointments, long waits and uncertainty about future vaccine shipments dominate.
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The 1972 occupation, born out of frustration with the government’s “Trail of Broken Treaties,” lasted for six days
The state, which carried out its first execution in 1608 and put colonists to death for such infractions as stealing grapes and killing chickens, has been the nation’s most prolific death penalty state over the past four centuries.
In the days before 911, firefighters and police used a street-corner communications device.
For these two, the differences in interests and tastes didn’t keep a connection from sparking.
Fine-dining chefs Michael Rafidi and Matt Baker pivot with Yellow and Baker’s Daughter.
I tried it. What happened next was not pretty.
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