A loss next month in Virginia, which hasn’t elected a Republican to statewide office in eight years, could stir doubts about message and strategy and inflame tensions between progressive activists and the Democratic establishment as the party gears up for the all-important 2018 midterm elections.
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The Arizona Republican delivered a broadside that seemed clearly aimed at Trump, though he didn't name the president during a taped interview with C-SPAN.
Two staff members and a contractor were instructed not to speak as planned at the session on the status of Narragansett Bay, New England’s largest estuary, and the challenges it faces.
A new hotel chain with the backing of President Trump's family is launching in small town America. (Lee Powell/The Washington Post)
It is nearly unheard of for a national hotel company to launch new lines in one of the country’s poorest corners, but it offers a glimpse of how President Trump’s adult sons will steer the company while he is in office. But as the organization plans dozens of locations to appeal to middle America, the deals ratchet up ethical implications for the president.
In the Wisconsin gerrymandering case, Chief Justice John G. Roberts lamented the predicament the court would be in if called upon regularly to choose winners and losers among Democrats and Republicans.
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D.C. United’s Patrick Mullins waves to the crowd Sunday after the team fell to the Red Bulls in its last game at RFK Stadium. (John McDonnell/The Washington Post)
D.C. United’s Patrick Mullins waves to the crowd Sunday after the team fell to the Red Bulls in its last game at RFK Stadium. (John McDonnell/The Washington Post)
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“It’s a broken-down dirty old dump, but it’s our broken-down dirty old dump,” one fan said. He was among the more than 41,000 people who pumped the 56-year-old stadium full of electricity, and love, at least one last time.
The debate in Falls Church has found echoes across the South as communities clash over which figures deserve to be honored in public spaces and the appropriate destination for Confederate imagery.
Sarah Bishop finished first among female runners in 2:45:05. Arlington’s Desta Beriso Morkama was the fastest male by over two minutes with a time of 2:25:14.
The consequences were swift: The rest of the team’s season has been canceled; police are investigating the students seen in the video; and the whole team — now the face of a viral video — has to undergo sensitivity training.
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It’s a wacky juxtaposition: The more Washington fails to get the ball to its most lauded players, the more the team makes progress.
Once again, government-subsidized programs in Maryland, Virginia and the District are stumbling compared to those in tech hubs such as San Francisco.
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The new branch of Mike Isabella and George Pagonis’s Arlington hot spot is a welcome addition to the neighborhood.
A former portfolio manager resigned after being accused of making inappropriate sexual comments to colleagues, and a tech fund manager was fired for allegedly harassing a 26-year-old employee. The allegations come as corporate America faces heightened scrutiny of sexual harassment claims.
“We are on the verge of doing something very, very historic,” President Trump said as Republican leaders argued that the budget provides the best opportunity to get a tax bill enacted by the end of the year.
Their second run at parenting arrives as their earning potential winds down and retirement kicks in with a fixed income never meant to cover the cost of college.
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The former Trump surrogate, who has sued a Fox anchor for rape, says she has been blackballed.
For years, the finest arabica beans were mostly exported, and the most popular preparation yielded weak and watery java. But globalization is fomenting a revolution of coffee-drinking culture in Colombia.
Sherin Mathews’s father told police in Texas he sent her alone into an alley on Oct. 7 when she wouldn't drink her milk.
A wave of new safety technology could soon put pairs of trucks on the road separated by a distance that would have once been considered dangerously close.
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