After preliminary results showed a narrow win over outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative Christian Democrats, the leader of the center-left Social Democrats said he has a mandate to form the next government.
The expected opposition would deal a death blow to the measure, which had passed the House, and adds to pressure on Democrats to devise their own path ahead of a series of fiscal deadlines starting this week.
“People say I’m getting older and getting taller, but I don’t really notice it,” said a seventh-grader in D.C. “I’m reconnecting with my friends at school. They changed in their heights, but not really in any other ways.”
Unlike several cities and states across the country, including Baltimore and D.C., Maryland does not have a “right to recall” or “right to return” law that protects those who were laid off during the pandemic.