A loss next month in Virginia, which hasn’t elected a Republican to statewide office in eight years, could stir doubts about message and strategy and inflame tensions between progressive activists and the Democratic establishment as the party gears up for the all-important 2018 midterm elections.
He expressed readiness to move a bipartisan bill but said he wants to be sure Congress is “not just debating it, but actually passing something to be signed.”
A former portfolio manager resigned after being accused of making inappropriate sexual comments to colleagues, and a tech fund manager was fired for allegedly harassing a 26-year-old employee. The allegations come as corporate America faces heightened scrutiny of sexual harassment claims.
Miles Teller, above left, portrays Adam Schumann, below. (DreamWorks Pictures)
Miles Teller, above left, portrays Adam Schumann, below. (DreamWorks Pictures)
“Thank You for Your Service” chronicles Adam Schumann’s descent into despair as he was tormented by an event that happened near the beginning of his deployment. His path to healing started with a long journey home, where he was met only by his wife at a little airport in Kansas.
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For years, the finest arabica beans were mostly exported, and the most popular preparation yielded weak and watery java. But globalization is fomenting a revolution of coffee-drinking culture in Colombia.
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The debate in Falls Church has found echoes across the South as communities clash over which figures deserve to be honored in public spaces and the appropriate destination for Confederate imagery.
The consequences were swift: The rest of the team’s season has been canceled; police are investigating the students seen in the video; and the whole team — now the face of a viral video — has to undergo sensitivity training.
Sarah Bishop finished first among female runners in 2:45:05. Arlington’s Desta Beriso Morkama was the fastest male by over two minutes with a time of 2:25:14.
As the D.C. United prepare to play its last game at RFK, the former teenage prodigy, now 28, faces a premature end to a career that began in Washington.
Montgomery County fire officials said it could be days before the residents can return to their homes in the 550-unit complex. The fire on Saturday morning displaced as many as 1,500 people.
The Redskins fired McCloughan “for cause” and asserted they were not obligated to pay him for the remainder of his contract. McCloughan said he was fired unjustly and is seeking the balance, estimated to be as much as $2.6 million.
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The area of high pressure responsible for this delightful weather will quickly move away tomorrow, yielding an increase in clouds before rain becomes omnipresent late tomorrow night.
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Enlisting a career coach or counselor, as well as rethinking options, could help.
The battles are endless, and the books don’t seem to help.
“What are we legally able to do? I don’t want to say the quarantine word, but I guess I just said it,” Georgia state Rep. Betty Price said during a committee meeting last week.
In the Wisconsin gerrymandering case, Chief Justice John G. Roberts lamented the predicament the court would be in if called upon regularly to choose winners and losers among Democrats and Republicans.
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A former treasury secretary knocks down the claim that lower taxes for businesses would raise the wages of the average American family by at least $4,000.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has long sought to amend the part of the constitution that renounces war. Conservatives say the move is overdue, but neighbors China and South Korea are nervous about the potential return of a militaristic Japan.
A wave of new safety technology could soon put pairs of trucks on the road separated by a distance that would have once been considered dangerously close.
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The former Trump surrogate, who has sued a Fox anchor for rape, says she has been blackballed.
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