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First 100 Days
But the next few months will not get any easier for the president. While Republicans have control of Congress and set the agenda, they have few opportunities to pass partisan priorities before turning to a series of complicated subjects that require bipartisan action.
The Take
Midterm losses in the House are the norm for the party in power, and the president isn’t helping the GOP’s cause.
Attacking the media was a theme to which the president often returned while touting his achievements since taking office and promoting the work that his administration is about to undertake.
Bartender and manager Cesar Salinas pours a beer at the Subway Inn in New York. (Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post)
Bartender and manager Cesar Salinas pours a beer at the Subway Inn in New York. (Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post)
We hit the road to find the diviest of dives based on these guidelines: They must have history; they must have regulars; they can’t be expensive; they can’t have craft cocktails. Here are eight bars from across the nation that have risen to the surface.
The rally — which drew thousands to the capital’s streets on a sweltering day — is directed at the Trump administration, which must decide whether to remain in the Paris climate accord.
White House Correspondents’ Association dinner
(Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
(Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
Her “Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner” offered some sharp-edged Washington counterprogramming.
Without anyone from the administration in attendance, the normally celebrity-filled event is more subdued — and it has competition from Samantha Bee’s event.
Reliable Source
There are still plenty of parties, but instead of gift bags and humble brags, now you get a lecture.
Managers at the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority have moved toward privatizing parts of the system, and the changes are expected to save the system nearly $400 million over the next 10 years, officials there said.
David Watson, accused of attempted murder involving police officers, slipped out of handcuffs and a waist chain before evading guards and fleeing into the woods Friday morning.
Color of Money
The Post financial columnist shares her tips on how to save for your children’s college education.
Capital Weather Gang
Isolated thunderstorms are possible in the early evening after a day of record-breaking warmth.
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It was the most powerful tornado to ever strike the Mid-Atlantic, killing five, injuring 120 and causing more than $100 million in damage.
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Lawrence J. Hogan Sr., a Maryland political figure who rose to national prominence in 1974, died last week at the age of 88.
With smart moves in free agency and now the draft, Washington has allayed concerns that the firing of Scot McCloughan would devastate the franchise.
The little center fielder nicknamed “Mighty Mouse” was standing out and fitting in with his new team before he suffered what looked to be a severe leg injury on Friday.
Stanley Cup Playoffs
Round 2, Game 2
(Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post)
(Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post)
Can Washington rebound from a heartbreaking loss and get back on track against Pittsburgh in Game 2?
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PIT 0 - - 0
WAS 0 - - 0
Recent updates
0:00 End of Period
1:14 Bryan Rust blocks the shot
1:25 Justin Williams has a shot on goal
1:26 Andre Burakovsky has a shot on goal
2:17 Ian Cole receives a 2:00 penalty for interference
Scoring recap
Game Details
This D.C.-area man’s hobby is making elaborate meals for people who lead some of the best kitchens.
Want to be an adventure tour leader? You have a better chance of getting into Dartmouth.
This Instagram star says people don’t have to be willowy or wear Lululemon to get on the mat.
Organizers of the annual Roses Parade through a quiet Portland neighborhood canceled the event days ago because of fears of violence, but the threatened clash between the left-wing and right-wing groups went on.
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The country’s poor were loyal supporters of the late Hugo Chavez, but their growing loss of faith in his successor could be a key factor in determining whether President Nicolás Maduro can stay in office.
The president’s visit to the gun owners’ convention Friday electrified the mostly white male crowd. Many women, distinctly outnumbered, said they have spent the past 100 days developing a profound sense of loyalty to Trump.
Since Nelson Mandela’s death in 2013, the African National Congress has been plagued by scandals, internal divisions and electoral losses. But no member of the Mandela family had disowned South Africa’s ruling party. Until now.
The president is breaking with tradition and skipping the White House correspondents’ dinner, but 13 years ago, he submitted to more than two hours of jokes about his brushes with bankruptcy, his love life and his hair.
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