Democracy Dies in Darkness
Democrats immediately vowed to make abortion rights a central focus in next year’s midterm elections, where their prospects have been viewed as dim, while many Republicans sought to keep the focus on inflation and other problems facing President Biden.
Some states are prohibiting the use of county jails for migrants, but Immigration and Customs Enforcement have simply relocated them, transferring dozens of detainees to other places, often run by private firms.
The full House could take up the contempt resolution against Jeffrey Clark — who served as acting head of the Justice Department’s civil division at the end of the Trump administration — later this month.
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The emerging conservative campaign divided GOP lawmakers, enraged congressional Democrats and threatened to unravel days of delicate bipartisan talks.
A leading conservative figure, Tim Phillips had served in his role at the influential group since 2006.
Soldiers in Afghanistan burn trash in 2012. (Lorenzo Tugnoli for The Post)
Beau Biden died of brain cancer in 2015 after serving overseas near waste-burning pits, though no connection has been proved. Veterans groups have been pressing for years to designate certain ailments as presumptively linked to those pits.
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Plastic and other debris is seen on the beach on Midway Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands in 2019. (AP)
The National Academy of Sciences revealed the U.S. role in the “deluge” of plastic littering the world’s oceans in a congressionally mandated report.
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The success and health of Scherzer, along with that of fellow ace Jacob deGrom, will be a key part the Mets’ renewed push to take back the National League East from Atlanta, which has won it for four straight seasons.
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Brian Kelly, center, is introduced as the head football coach of the LSU Tigers on Wednesday in Baton Rouge, La. (Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)
An infusion of money and madness has college football coaches changing marquee jobs like never before.