Judge Amy Coney Barrett is the front-runner to be nominated to fill the seat of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. But some of President Trump’s allies continue to push Barbara Lagoa, a federal appeals judge.
Chris Duncan carries a photograph of his mother, Constance Duncan, while walking among flags near the Washington Monument. There were about 20,000 flags laid out to represent a portion of the more than 200,000 U.S. coronavirus deaths. (Matt McClain/The Post)
Environmentalists posed as potential investors in a controversial Alaska gold mine and secretly recorded conversations with top executives who are trying to get federal approvals for the project. The recordings provide a rare glimpse at how the men behind Pebble Mine have wielded political influence, getting access to the White House and making donations to reward some lawmakers while punishing others.
The 359-57 vote sends the legislation to the Senate, which could take it up later this week. The deal was negotiated by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in a chaotic series of events.
The electoral map is the largest in a long time, with once reliably blue states like Minnesota being contested by Republicans and once reliably red states like Georgia getting a hard look from Democrats.
The fact that Purple Line Transit Partners' construction contractor is packing up — a complex and massive process — signals that the chances of saving the project’s $5.6 billion, 36-year public-private partnership have grown increasingly bleak.
The Wednesday meeting comes nearly four months after the president signed an executive order that opened the door for the federal government to oversee the way tech companies police political speech online.
Notre Dame and Wake Forest are discussing Oct. 3 as a possible date to play the game. Of the 18 postponements or cancellations, this became the first to involve a team considered a part of the College Football Playoff picture back before spring practice got wiped out.