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Vernon Jordan meets with President-elect Bill Clinton and Vice President-elect Al Gore in the governor’s mansion in Little Rock, Ark., in 1992. (AP)
Jordan reached the peak of his quiet authority during the 1990s, when he had Bill Clinton’s ear through two terms as president, including when Clinton faced an investigation and impeachment over a relationship with a White House intern.
The sanctions are the first by the Biden administration targeting Russia. Navalny has been a fierce critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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Gary Gensler, President Biden's nominee to chair the Securities and Exchange Commission. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg)
SEC nominee Gary Gensler and CFPB nominee Rohit Chopra, both tough industry critics, are appearing before the Senate Banking Committee for a joint confirmation hearing.
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President Biden has faced criticism from liberals for not fixing a broken immigration system faster and from conservatives who say he recklessly opened the border.
The increasingly conservative court's decisions on election rules will affect new laws and new congressional and legislative districts taking shape in states.
Vanita Gupta speaks during the announcement of Biden administration nominatees for the Justice Department. (Demetrius Freeman/The Post)
The effort is aimed at countering attacks from hard-right conservatives who have portrayed the civil rights attorney as a radical liberal.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s office formally referred the allegations to the attorney general Monday, paving the way for an investigation to begin.
A criminal justice advocacy group recommends that states and the federal government implement a 20-year maximum prison term except in rare circumstances.
Broken water mains in Jackson, Miss., have played havoc with residences as well as many businesses and restaurants. (Rogelio V. Solis/AP)
Residents are filling pots with whatever water they can find after devastating storms.
An executive in the company's cloud-computing division accused co-workers of engaging in racial stereotypes and alleged that one executive propositioned her for sex.
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Ron Rivera helped the Washington Football Team to a playoff berth. (John McDonnell/The Post)
How does a collaborative NFL front office like Washington's make decisions? Trust, humility and avoiding groupthink.
The quarterback said his return from injury was a problem for the new coach.
The three-time Grand National winner is being investigated in his native Ireland for a photo that "appalled" the British Horseracing Authority.
A February swoon, injury issues and persistent defensive struggles cost Pierce his job as Atlanta Hawks coach.
The No. 21 Cavaliers checked all of those boxes with a 62-51 victory, getting a game-high 18 points from Sam Hauser, who was one of four seniors recognized before tip-off.
Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, spoke with Oprah Winfrey about turning away from life as senior royals in an interview airing on March 7. (Reuters)
The HBO docuseries returns with an exploration of Woody Allen’s relationship with Soon-Yi Previn, daughter of Mia Farrow.
After sexual assault claims against T.I. and Tiny circulated online, a lawyer for several alleged victims has publicly called for a criminal investigation.