The Obama labor secretary was elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee in a second round of voting. His victory over Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota was a blow to the party’s liberal wing, but Ellison asked his supporters to stay with the party, saying "We don't have the luxury to walk out of this room divided."
Reagan espoused American exceptionalism and a nation seeking to defend freedom around the world. Trump looks inward and appears to begrudge the responsibilities of leading the world that previous presidents, Republican or Democrat, have embraced.
The calls were orchestrated after unsuccessful attempts by the White House to get senior FBI officials to speak with news organizations and dispute the accuracy of reports of alleged contacts between members of Trump’s campaign team and Russian intelligence operatives.
Ward Chamberlin Jr. personally led public TV stations, including WETA in Washington, making it the third-largest producer of original shows for PBS. He was a history buff who also invested in Ken Burns, helping to launch the documentary filmmaker’s career.