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In George Floyd's old neighborhood, Biden's war on poverty faces a crucial test

1 month ago   |   By The Washington Post

Whether the largest antipoverty effort in a generation produces lasting change or becomes a cautionary tale about the limits of governmental largesse will play out in communities such as Cuney Homes.
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Opinion | Sally Buzbee Can Do What Her Male Predecessors Never Figured Out

Opinion | Sally Buzbee Can Do What Her Male Predecessors Never Figured Out

Thanks to Jeff Bezos' bottomless pockets and former Executive Editor Marty Baron's atavistic editorial powers, taking the top editor job at the Washington Post in the summer of... Read more ...

Boston Police investigating human remains found near Dorchester house

Boston Police investigating human remains found near Dorchester house

Cops are investigating after someone found human bones outside of a Dorchester house. Boston Police around 11 a.m. Tuesday were called to Fuller Street near Washington Street... Read more ...

Judge dismisses NRA bankruptcy case in blow to gun group

Judge dismisses NRA bankruptcy case in blow to gun group

DALLAS - A federal judge dismissed the National Rifle Association's bankruptcy case Tuesday, leaving the powerful gun-rights group to face a New York state lawsuit that accuses... Read more ...

GOP-led states are cutting $300 weekly federal unemployment benefits. Here's...

GOP-led states are cutting $300 weekly federal unemployment benefits. Here's the 9 states doing so this summer

Summary List Placement Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced on Monday that the state was halting its participation in federal unemployment benefits starting June 19. "We have... Read more ...

Prosecutor plans to seek death penalty in spa shootings

Prosecutor plans to seek death penalty in spa shootings

ATLANTA - A man accused of killing eight people, six of them women of Asian descent, in shootings at three Atlanta-area massage businesses was indicted Tuesday on murder... Read more ...

Former Republican congressman says Kevin McCarthy will do anything 'short of...

Former Republican congressman says Kevin McCarthy will do anything 'short of throwing his mother under the bus' to become House speaker

Summary List Placement Former Republican congressman Paul Mitchell said that House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy is backing Rep. Liz Cheney's removal from leadership because... Read more ...

Two NYC mayoral candidates think the median home in Brooklyn sells for less...

Two NYC mayoral candidates think the median home in Brooklyn sells for less than $100,000. Only Yang guessed correctly

Summary List Placement A pair of Democratic New York City mayoral candidates offered drastically low estimates when asked about the median housing price in... Read more ...

Poll: Opposition to Newsom recall grows and Jenner fails to break through

Poll: Opposition to Newsom recall grows and Jenner fails to break through

A growing number of Californians oppose the forthcoming recall of Gavin Newsom, according to a survey released Tuesday morning , a boost for the sitting governor who has... Read more ...

Republicans like Ted Cruz and Stephen Miller are cheering on Andrew Yang...

Republicans like Ted Cruz and Stephen Miller are cheering on Andrew Yang after he posted a pro-Israel tweet amid tensions with Palestinians

Summary List Placement Andrew Yang tweeted in support of Israel amid the country's latest unrest with Palestinians on Monday, provoking anger from fellow liberals and support... Read more ...

Youngkin wins Virginia GOP nomination for governor

Youngkin wins Virginia GOP nomination for governor

Businessman Glenn Youngkin, a first-time candidate, will be the Republican nominee for governor in Virginia. Youngkin, a former CEO at the private-equity firm Carlyle Group... Read more ...