Former labor secretary Tom Perez narrowly defeated Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) — who had been the choice of the party’s liberal wing — to become the first Latino chairman of the Democratic National Committee. After the vote, Ellison said, “We don’t have the luxury to walk out of this room divided.”
The league that oversees sports in Texas public schools ordered Beggs to continue competing in the girls division despite heavy uproar and a lawsuit earlier this month. So the hundreds who gathered to watch as Beggs cruised to a state championship had no choice but to confront one of the nation’s most divisive and highly charged issues.
A newfound fear of the future has already cast a pall over the tomato farms and strawberry fields in the largely undocumented migrant communities east of Tampa, where children have stopped playing in parks, businesses have grown quieter, and most everyone is looking for a lawyer.
In his annual letter, the Berkshire Hathaway chairman praised the contribution of immigrants and also addressed a couple other frequent Trump talking points — offering a much more optimistic take than the president.