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 Democratic senator from California, known for sharp questioning on Capitol Hill, joins a growing field of candidates fighting for the nomination of a party that is increasingly non-white and fueled by women.
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.
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.”
It was a strange game, made stranger by some incoherent officiating and untimely yellow flags. But it was a great dynamic, a classic on-field narrative between bold youth and aged maturity that ended with New England punching its ticket to Atlanta.