President Trump is trying to bend Congress to his will in the shutdown fight, but many say his negotiating skills are falling short. “It’s like McDonald’s not being able to make a hamburger,” one critic said.
The squabbling is the latest sign that both sides remain far apart, and a bipartisan group of governors warned that some states are close to running out of money to help the poorest Americans.
An incident at the Lincoln Memorial that involved indigenous rights activists from Michigan, Catholic schoolboys from Kentucky and Hebrew Israelites from the nation’s capital, and the finger-pointing that followed, seemed to capture the worst of America at a moment of extreme political polarization.
Fashion designer Gabriela Hearst is seen at her studio and showroom in New York. (Ben Skla for The Post)
Fashion designer Gabriela Hearst is seen at her studio and showroom in New York. (Ben Skla for The Post)
Hearst sells her handbags directly to customers, which decreases the company’s consumption of natural resources. (Ben Sklar for The Post)
Hearst sells her handbags directly to customers, which decreases the company’s consumption of natural resources. (Ben Sklar for The Post)
Hearst works at her studio and showroom. (Ben Sklar for The Post)
Hearst works at her studio and showroom. (Ben Sklar for The Post)
Hearst's designs are premised on translating female authority into a fashion aesthetic. (Photos by Greg Kessler)
Hearst's designs are premised on translating female authority into a fashion aesthetic. (Photos by Greg Kessler)
The American designer thinks fashion, power and politics can be mutually beneficial. “I just want to give [women] uniforms for their lives so they feel comfortable in their power,” Hearst says. “I don’t want them to waste too much time thinking of what they’re wearing.”
Joe Davidson was picked to be part of the supportive crowd behind the president at his rallies. He clapped. He cheered. Then, in the midst of the bitter feud to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh, Davidson laughed as the president mocked Kavanaugh's accuser Christine Blasey Ford. After that, all the anger directed at Trump, was felt by Davidson, too.
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Greta Brown Bully, left, and Laurin Stennis talk during lunch. (Brandon Dill for The Post)
Greta Brown Bully, left, and Laurin Stennis talk during lunch. (Brandon Dill for The Post)
Laurin Stennis prepares lapel pins featuring her design. (Brandon Dill for The Post)
Laurin Stennis prepares lapel pins featuring her design. (Brandon Dill for The Post)
A “Stennis Flag” flies from a building in Jackson. (Brandon Dill for The Post)
A “Stennis Flag” flies from a building in Jackson. (Brandon Dill for The Post)
The state flag flies in front of Mississippi’s Capitol. (Brandon Dill for The Post)
The state flag flies in front of Mississippi’s Capitol. (Brandon Dill for The Post)
Laurin Stennis designed a banner that could change how the world sees a state with a brutal racial history — and perhaps how it sees her famous family.
The vice president quoted from King’s “I Have a Dream” speech as he defended President Trump’s latest pitch to secure funding for a barrier along the southern border.
This year, the moon will be high in the sky, which makes it the best chance to watch an eclipse in years.
There was the head-spinning, cross-party, total defeat of the prime minister’s Brexit deal. Then the inglorious rescue of her government. At the center of the chaos, May still stands. Scholars of British politics cannot quite believe it. No leader before has survived such a parliamentary drubbing, described by many as “the worst in history.” But May has. How?
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Live updates from Sunday's AFC championship game between New England and Kansas City.
NFL:
Chiefs at Patriots
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1 2 3 4 Total
NE 7 7 3 7 24
KC 0 0 7 21 28
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2:03 Harrison Butker kicks off to the NE-3. Cordarrelle Patterson return for 38 yards to NE35. Tackled by Darrel Williams.
2:03 Harrison Butker extra point is GOOD.
2:06 Damien Williams rush to the middle for 2 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
Stat leaders
New England
Passing
T. Brady
232 yards, 1 TD
Rushing
S. Michel
29 rush, 113 yards
Receiving
J. White
4 rec, 49 yards, 0 TD
Kansas City
Passing
P. Mahomes
247 yards, 3 TD
Rushing
D. Williams
10 rush, 30 yards
Receiving
D. Williams
5 rec, 66 yards, 2 TD
Patriots
Chiefs
Player stats
Passing: C A Yds TD INT
T. Brady 23 32 232 1 2
Rushing: Car Yds TD LG
S. Michel 29 113 2 11
J. White 6 23 0 9
R. Burkhea... 7 22 0 14
Receiving: Rec Yds TD LG
J. White 4 49 0 30
J. Edelman 4 41 0 19
R. Gronkow... 4 39 0 13
R. Burkhea... 4 23 0 6
C. Hogan 3 24 0 11
C. Patters... 2 18 0 15
P. Dorsett 1 29 1 29
J. Develin 1 9 0 9
Player stats
Passing: C A Yds TD INT
P. Mahomes 14 28 247 3 0
Rushing: Car Yds TD LG
D. William... 10 30 1 10
P. Mahomes 2 11 0 9
Receiving: Rec Yds TD LG
D. William... 5 66 2 33
S. Watkins 4 114 0 54
T. Kelce 3 23 1 12
T. Hill 1 42 0 42
D. Harris 1 2 0 2
C. Conley 0 0 0 0
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