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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 new mobilization represents a stark reversal of the recent political dynamics around health care.
He 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.
Euless Trinty High School junior Mack Beggs won the title Saturday in Texas. (Michael Stravato for The Washington Post)
Euless Trinty High School junior Mack Beggs won the title Saturday in Texas. (Michael Stravato for The Washington Post)
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.
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(Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post)
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