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 squabbling is the latest sign that both sides remain far apart, and a bipartisan group of governors warned that some states are close to running out of money to help the poorest Americans.
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.
Fashion designer Gabriela Hearst is seen at her studio and showroom in New York. (Ben Skla for The Post)
Fashion designer Gabriela Hearst is seen at her studio and showroom in New York. (Ben Skla for The Post)
Hearst sells her handbags directly to customers, which decreases the company’s consumption of natural resources. (Ben Sklar for The Post)
Hearst sells her handbags directly to customers, which decreases the company’s consumption of natural resources. (Ben Sklar for The Post)
Hearst works at her studio and showroom. (Ben Sklar for The Post)
Hearst works at her studio and showroom. (Ben Sklar for The Post)
Hearst's designs are premised on translating female authority into a fashion aesthetic. (Photos by Greg Kessler)
Hearst's designs are premised on translating female authority into a fashion aesthetic. (Photos by Greg Kessler)
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.”
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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.
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Greta Brown Bully, left, and Laurin Stennis talk during lunch. (Brandon Dill for The Post)
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)
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)
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)
The state flag flies in front of Mississippi’s Capitol. (Brandon Dill for The Post)
Laurin Stennis designed a banner that could change how the world sees a state with a brutal racial history — and perhaps how it sees her famous family.
The 2018 Democratic nominee for Georgia governor embarks Monday on a “thank you” tour of the state as she nears a decision on what to seek next.
Keisha Williams fleeced investors out of millions, using the money to fund a lifestyle that included trips to the Bahamas, Bora Bora and Italy.
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