Democracy Dies in Darkness
The $1.9 trillion package enjoys wide support across the country, polls show, and it is likely to be felt quickly by low- and moderate-income Americans.
Democrats voted to adopt the bill without any Republican support after a more than 24-hour session. It will now fall to the House next week to consider the sweeping package once again before it can become law.
What Cuomo (D) has touted as an “aggressive” style goes far beyond that behind the scenes, according to more than 20 people who have worked with him from the 1990s to the present day.
The former Methodist church in Linden, N.C., is now the worship and meeting home for a controversial whites-only group. (Eamon Queeney for The Post)
Locals in Linden, N.C., were startled when the Asatru Folk Assembly arrived, intent on preserving “ethnic European folk.” “It’s appalling,” Bishop Hope Morgan Ward, who leads the United Methodist Church in North Carolina, said recently. “But we have no control over it."
As state GOP lawmakers move to restrict voting, congressional Democrats push to make voting easier and change campaign finance laws.
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Many young activists and Black leaders want Vice President Harris to be their champion inside a White House headed by a 78-year-old White man and his longtime advisers. That puts her in a painfully sensitive position as she seeks to build a bridge to a new, more diverse generation of Democrats.
Pope Francis made a sweeping appeal for the kind of religious coexistence that has long eluded Iraq, while also testing the limits of his influence.
U.S. officials say there is no sign that federal agencies or major defense contractors have been hacked, but they fear it could cripple many small and midsize businesses and state and local government agencies.
The future of voting rights — in state legislatures across the country and before the Supreme Court.
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President Biden remains on track to confirm every initial choice for the 15 traditional Cabinet departments — a feat that was last achieved in 1981 by Ronald Reagan.
The letter was sent to the Republican National Committee, the National Republican Congressional Committee and the National Republican Senatorial Committee, the former president’s advisers confirmed.
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) on Friday voted against the inclusion of a $15-an-hour minimum wage hike in the coronavirus relief bill. (Video: The Post; photo: Reuters)
The Democratic senator's vote recalls the late Arizona senator John McCain (R), and it drew ire from the left.
 The Washington Post and the Partnership for Public Service are tracking nominees for roughly 800 of those 1,250 positions, including Cabinet secretaries, chief financial officers, general counsels, ambassadors and other critical leadership positions.
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Although Pope Francis is vaccinated against the coronavirus, Iraq has only just begun a limited inoculation program.
The Saudi crown prince faces possible crimes against humanity charges as the German justice system considers some crimes so grave — such as genocide and war crimes — that impunity and territorial restraints on prosecutions should not apply.
Finnegan Lee Elder, 21, and Gabriel Natale-Hjorth, 20, are accused of killing a police officer in Rome.
Labor rights groups argue that mandatory vaccines would not stop the spread of the coronvirus but could lead to discrimination on socioeconomic and ethnic grounds.
The clerk's lawyer said the suit is an attempt by the family to make it expensive to criticize them “even if the criticisms are true.”
After Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) announced plans to rescind the statewide mask mandate, the tough choice to enforce public health guidance has fallen to business owners.
The Times said David Brooks’s paid relationship with the Aspen Institute was approved by his previous editors, but his current editors were unaware of the arrangement. 
“He demanded if I lived there because ‘you look suspicious.’ I showed my keys & buzzed myself into my building. He left, no apology.”
At either Spice Kraft, you’ll dine happily on lunch bowls, curry wraps and luscious lamb.
Mr. Davis, who died of complications from covid-19, wrote a two-hander that became a staple of community theater after premiering on Broadway in 1981.
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Only two Big Ten games were played last season before the rest of the event was scuttled by the coronavirus pandemic. The tournament returns this year — but in a decidedly different form. Here’s what you need to know.
At Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, an effort to vaccinate local residents has gone into extra innings — and the energy is proving contagious.
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The football team was conservative at the beginning of its rebuild last season. But with a division title and an improving roster, the front office now has a choice to make on how aggressive to get.