The House Returns to Deep Uncertainty Over Both Parties’ Leadership

The House Returns to Deep Uncertainty Over Both Parties’ Leadership

Just earlier than the Fourth of July recess, Mr. Ryan heralded a broad immigration overhaul as a “great consensus bill,” solely to look at it go down in flames on the House ground, with nearly as many Republicans voting towards it as for it. Still, Mr. Ryan seems on observe to carry on to the […]

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Opinion

“It implies that all people should feel safe, protected here,” Julie Allen, a professor of Scandinavian research at Brigham Young University, advised me. The folks’s house, Ms. Allen mentioned, is about “lifting everyone up.” Egalitarianism led Scandinavian settlers to type agricultural cooperatives and to disproportionately assist the commerce union motion. Many additionally gravitated to the […]

‘It’s a Terrible Vote’: Red-State Democrats Face an Agonizing Supreme Court Choice

‘It’s a Terrible Vote’: Red-State Democrats Face an Agonizing Supreme Court Choice

WASHINGTON — Democratic senators working for re-election in Trump Country face an agonizing alternative over President Trump’s coming Supreme Court nominee: Vote to verify the decide and threat demoralizing Democratic voters forward of the midterm elections, or persist with the occasion and probably sacrifice their very own seats — and any likelihood at a Democratic […]

How a Place That Welcomed Migrants Turned Against Them

How a Place That Welcomed Migrants Turned Against Them

MACERATA, Italy — At the tip of his taking pictures rampage because the police closed in, Luca Traini climbed the steps of a Fascist-era monument, wrapped himself in an Italian flag and straightened his arm in a Fascist salute. He had shot and wounded six African migrants — from Ghana, Mali and Nigeria — on […]

‘A Huge Blind Spot’: Why New York Asians Feel Overlooked

‘A Huge Blind Spot’: Why New York Asians Feel Overlooked

Mr. de Blasio’s proposal coincided with new revelations that Harvard University had used intangible measures like character traits to decrease Asian candidates’ scores, in an effort to restrict their numbers on the faculty. Lost within the rhetoric, Mr. Kim and different elected leaders stated, is the truth that Asian-Americans are hardly monolithic on problems with […]

Mexico Delivers Another Defeat to the Status Quo in Latin America

Mexico Delivers Another Defeat to the Status Quo in Latin America

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s presidential election, which has introduced the social gathering that ruled the nation for greater than 70 years to the purpose of wreck, was the most recent in a string of blistering defeats for incumbent events throughout Latin America. Recent elections within the area have delivered decisive losses to governing events of […]

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Opinion

One hopes that Mexico’s elimination by Brazil from the World Cup soccer event on the day after he was elected president won’t show to be a foul omen for Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the leftist who rode a wave of in style outrage over Mexico’s corruption and violence to a landslide victory. But the prospects […]

Trump and Mexico’s New Leader, Both Headstrong, Begin With a ‘Good Conversation’

Trump and Mexico’s New Leader, Both Headstrong, Begin With a ‘Good Conversation’

Enrique Peña Nieto, the outgoing Mexican president, has objected to the development of a wall — and insisted that Mexico wouldn’t pay for one if it was constructed — however repeatedly tried to keep away from messy diplomatic confrontations together with his American counterpart. Mr. López Obrador is certain to be much less restrained. In […]

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Opinion

MIAMI — In a landslide vote on Sunday, Mexicans elected Andrés Manuel López Obrador as their subsequent president. AMLO, as he’s identified, has been labeled populist, leftist, authoritarian and nationalist. Yet he’s additionally been known as a pragmatist and a fiscal conservative. Who is AMLO and how much president is he apt to be? All […]

Five Takeaways From Mexico’s Election of Andrés Manuel López Obrador

Five Takeaways From Mexico’s Election of Andrés Manuel López Obrador

MEXICO CITY — After 18 years of multinational politics, Mexicans selected Sunday that sufficient was sufficient, electing the leftist candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador as president in a landslide victory in an election of firsts. Capturing greater than half the vote, in line with early returns, he gained by the biggest margin in a presidential […]