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.
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.
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?
On Jan. 18, the Black Hebrew Israelites, Catholic high school students attending the March for Life, and a group participating in the Indigenous Peoples March converged on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
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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)
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)
Omar ibn Said had been a Muslim scholar in West Africa, where he was abducted in 1807. The Library of Congress has just acquired his memoir, which is believed to be the only known document of its kind.