Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s decision to step aside this week came in the aftermath of the release of thousands of embarrassing internal email exchanges that revealed party officials discussing boosting Hillary Clinton’s candidacy during the primaries, while disparaging Sen. Bernie Sanders. Longtime strategist Donna Brazile will take over as interim chair.
It has been an open secret that one of the weakest elements of the party under President Obama has been the Democratic National Committee, and the email debacle confirms that it has been more or less isolated from key elements of the party — including the White House.
Humidity levels will rise tonight and combine with possible triple-digit temperatures to create uncomfortable if not downright dangerous conditions tomorrow. Heat index values could be as high as 115 degrees.
Before he was the Sultan of Swat, Babe Ruth was the southpaw from St. Mary’s orphanage. A tour of Baltimore-area sites trod by the Bambino begins at his birthplace, just a short walk from Oriole Park at Camden Yard.
The GOP nominee seemed skeptical of accusations by at least two dozen women that they had been sexually harassed by his longtime friend: "Some of the women that are complaining, I know how much he's helped them."
International federations governing the 28 sports have only a 12-day window to review the International Olympic Committee's stated criteria and determine which Russian athletes should be allowed to compete.
The 2016 election is unlike any before it. The campaign has seen the rise of Donald Trump, the New York provocateur who has seized the Republican Party from its bewildered establishment and seized an angry electorate. What's happening in America? What does it mean to be American? For nearly 35 days, Washington Post journalists crossed the nation looking for answers, chronicling them in this book.