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Two central themes to 2018: Women and defenders of Trump

6 days ago   |   By The Washington Post

On Tuesday, unusually, the two overlapped.
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White House Deputy Chief Of Staff Retires

White House Deputy Chief Of Staff Retires

Joe Hagin is retiring as White House deputy chief of staff. Hagin was one of the few experienced Washington hands in the administration and helped organize the president's... Read more ...

Barack Obama Gets School Named After Him In Former Confederate Capital

Barack Obama Gets School Named After Him In Former Confederate Capital

A Richmond, Virginia, elementary school that was named after a Confederate general will be renamed Barack Obama Elementary School. Read more ...

Stock Markets Drop On Escalating Tariff Threats

Stock Markets Drop On Escalating Tariff Threats

Global stock markets fell in response to President Trump's threats to add another layer of tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods. Trade tensions are leaving investors... Read more ...

Pentagon Calls Off Major Annual Military Exercise With South Korea

Pentagon Calls Off Major Annual Military Exercise With South Korea

Operation Ulchi Freedom Guardian has reportedly been suspended after Trump's pledge to end "war games." Read more ...

Trump Quadruples Down on China Tariff Threat

Trump Quadruples Down on China Tariff Threat

President Trump directed the US Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports Monday as the two nations moved closer to a potential trade war... Read more ...

Federal Judge Strikes Down Kansas Proof Of Citizenship Law

Federal Judge Strikes Down Kansas Proof Of Citizenship Law

The judge said the law championed by the Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach violated federal law and the 14th Amendment. Read more ...

Supreme Court Punts On Partisan Gerrymandering

Supreme Court Punts On Partisan Gerrymandering

This case has been one of the most closely watched this term. Read more ...

A Canadian Firm Prepares To Mine Land Trump Cut From Monument Protection

A Canadian Firm Prepares To Mine Land Trump Cut From Monument Protection

The company has entered into an agreement to purchase mineral rights to a former copper mine site within the original boundary of Grand Staircase-Escalante. Read more ...

Senate Republicans Move to End Family Separations

Senate Republicans Move to End Family Separations

Republicans and Democrats alike have expressed outrage at the thousands of migrant children separated from their parents at the US border, and on Tuesday, Senate Republicans... Read more ...

Live Music Is Nice. But Buying Performance Licenses Could Be Nicer

Live Music Is Nice. But Buying Performance Licenses Could Be Nicer

New state laws protect restaurateurs from abuse and coercion from music rights companies. Read more ...