National reporter on The Washington Post's breaking political news team Education: Harvard University, B.A. in Government, 2005 Felicia Sonmez is a national political reporter covering breaking news from the White House, Congress and the campaign trail. Previously, she spent more than four years in Beijing, where she worked first as a correspondent for Agence France-Presse and later as the editor of The Wall Street Journal’s China Real Time Report. She also spent a year in advanced Chinese language study as a Blakemore Freeman Fellow at Tsinghua University. From 2010 to 2013, she reported on national politics for TheWashington Post, starting as a writer for The Fix and going on to cover Congress, the 2012 presidential campaign and the early days of President Barack Obama’s second term. She began her career teaching English in Beijing and has also covered U.S. politics for the Asahi Shimbun and National Journal's the Hotline. Foreign languages spoken: Chinese, Japanese, Spanish
“I stand with Q and the team,” Jo Rae Perkins said in a primary-night video she posted on Twitter. She later backtracked slightly, saying that she does not believe “everything” from the conspiracy theory.
The process of reopening the U.S. economy will enter a new phase as Memorial Day weekend approaches. By Wednesday, all 50 states will have begun lifting restrictions put in place to combat the coronavirus outbreak.