In choosing Kelly, Trump has turned to someone who in many ways is the opposite of Priebus, a seasoned political operator.
The Fix
Analysis
Priebus’s hiring was seen as a way for Trump to play nice with the GOP. He seems to have concluded that’s exactly what has gone wrong with his presidency.
Sens. Mitch McConnell, left, and John McCain. (McConnell: European Pressphoto Agency; McCain: AP)
Sens. Mitch McConnell, left, and John McCain. (McConnell: European Pressphoto Agency; McCain: AP)
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell counts success almost entirely through political victories. But Sen. John McCain is done with winning for the sake of winning.
Camp Humphreys has schools, churches, fast-food restaurants and 25,000 people so far. It also boasts modern communications technology and a more “hardened” site to protect against attacks.
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Rain will be around, at least periodically, with continued river flooding and other water rising. The wind will be more noticeable and temperatures for much of the day could be in the 60s.
Retropolis
The Past, Rediscovered
Some thought the cave discovered in an Ellicott City, Md., building last year was used by bootleggers during Prohibition. Others thought it once harbored runaway slaves.
Washington picked up an experienced and versatile right-handed batter to improve what will be a deep and varied bench when everyone is healthy.
Volunteers for Republican Ed Gillespie and Democrat Ralph Northam will descend on homes this weekend as both sides make their first big push, launching a ground game that will play out through Nov. 7.
Gentrification didn’t push out Whitman-Walker Health, the District’s largest community-based provider of HIV services. Instead, the nonprofit is working to transform its massive 14th Street property into a retail space and upscale apartments.
Aminta Breaux takes the reins at Bowie State University with a background that could help as she looks to bolster online offerings and improve campus housing.
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Tasters rated the sandwiches on appearance, flavor, structure and bread quality, and ultimately crowned one sandwich supreme.
The decision comes despite strong reservations among advisers to the president over a provision in the legislation that would bind his hands when it comes to altering the policy.
The much-hyped electric vehicle has a range of up to 310 miles, the company said. It starts at $35,000 for the lowest end version, while a Model 3 with all premium options will cost $60,000, according to Tesla.
The president’s remarks, which came during a speech on gang violence and illegal immigration, drew applause from at least some of the law enforcement officers gathered on Long Island.
They were cleared to come to the United States. Their foster families are waiting for them. But they are stranded overseas.
Solo-ish
Analysis
Although many American adults see online dating as a good way to meet people, movies and television shows have a formula that portrays app dates as dutiful, shallow and repetitive.
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Analysts say this Florida metropolitan area is the most vulnerable in the U.S. to damage if a major hurricane ever makes a direct hit. Yet its slow response is a case study in how American cities reluctantly prepare for the worst.
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