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In a close race, the former labor secretary defeated Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) — who had been the choice of the party’s liberal wing — for chairman of the Democratic National Committee. After the vote, Ellison called for unity, 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.
Former House speaker Tip O’Neill’s famous axiom has been supplanted as surging seas of activists on the left and right drown out local issues and force senators and representatives to answer locally for every national controversy.
Rachel Veazey is returning merchandise to TJ Maxx, where she refuses to continue shopping. (Shawn Poynter for The Post)
Rachel Veazey is returning merchandise to TJ Maxx, where she refuses to continue shopping. (Shawn Poynter for The Post)
Many conservatives said they are tired of the negativity surrounding the new commander in chief. So they are staging their own boycotts against retailers such as Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus and TJ Maxx.
The president announced his decision on Twitter Saturday, amid his now-semi-regular tweets attacking the media as “fake news” and growing calls for media outlets to boycott the event.
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The D.C.-based daily deals start-up was once valued at $6 billion and hiring dozens of workers a month. Its chief rival, Groupon, revealed last week that it had bought LivingSocial for $0.
Dozens of the congresswoman's constituents vented their frustration at her absence from the event at the Sterling Community Center.
The temperature dropped 10-20 degrees into the mid-50s behind a line of storms and winds gusted to 45 mph at National Airport.
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(Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post)
The lab was understaffed and several senior scientists had resigned before the debacle involving a watered-down solution used for tests.
A study of the African Americans who have served in the White House kitchen starts with a strong man named Hercules.
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More than 500 pet owners wait years for the chance to let Fido roam among the headstones.
NHL: Washington vs. Nashville
1 2 3 Total
WAS 1 0 1 2
NSH 0 3 2 5
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0:52 Viktor Arvidsson scores an empty net goal assisted by Filip Forsberg and Ryan Johansen
1:20 John Carlson has a shot on goal
1:34 Stoppage - Time Out - Home
Scoring recap
Goals T. Wilson () E. Kuznetsov ()
Goals F. Forsberg () V. Arvidsson () R. Josi 2 () M. Fisher ()
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College Basketball: Iowa vs. Maryland
1 2 Total
IOWA 47 36 83
MD 40 29 69
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0:24 Anthony Cowan makes a layup. Dion Wiley with the assist.
0:32 Dion Wiley with a defensive rebound.
0:32 Jordan Bohannon misses a 3-point jump shot from 25 feet out.
Stat leaders
Bohannon 24
Cook 10
Bohannon 5
Huerter 13
3 tied 6
Huerter 5
Player stats
Player Min FG Pts Reb Ast
T. Cook 34 8-13 21 10 1
J. Bohann... 31 8-13 24 3 5
A. Wagner 13 1-5 2 5 2
I. Moss 16 1-4 2 1 1
P. Jok 31 3-10 11 4 3
C. Pemsl 9 2-2 4 3 0
R. Kriener 2 0-0 0 0 0
C. Willia... 15 1-4 2 1 1
N. Baer 22 4-7 11 2 1
D. Uhl 12 0-0 0 2 1
B. Elling... 15 2-4 6 2 2
Player stats
Player Min FG Pts Reb Ast
J. Jackson 28 3-7 9 4 2
K. Huerter 30 5-11 13 4 5
A. Cowan 23 4-6 11 1 3
M. Trimble 32 4-13 10 5 4
D. Dodd 17 3-5 6 6 0
J. Brantl... 20 3-6 8 1 1
I. Bender 18 2-3 4 6 2
D. Wiley 7 0-1 0 1 1
J. Nickens 10 2-5 6 0 0
L. Gill 15 0-1 2 3 0
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Academy Awards 2017
(Clockwise from top left: Lionsgate, 20th Century Fox, CBS Films, A24)
(Clockwise from top left: Lionsgate, 20th Century Fox, CBS Films, A24)
To make it count, you must have put a foot on the ground and breathed in the air.
This mom doesn't think straightening hair is wrong, but, for her child, the image carries so much weight.
Not 10 minutes after you pop this parmesan chicken into the oven, the house fills with the smell of garlic butter.
This week’s 10 questions head into space but come back to Earth. The faster you correctly answer, the more points you can score.
Thousands in Kuala Lumpur International Airport were near the place where the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was killed, which means others could still get sick.
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., whose masthead reads “President Hillary Rodham Clinton,” went viral after coverage from Breitbart, the Daily Caller and Milo Yiannopoulos.
Sunayana Dumala said she was unsure whether she and her husband should stay. But Srinivas Kuchibholta refused to abandon the "country he loved," she said. He was killed Wednesday night in a bar.
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