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Argentina Once Saw G-20 as a Chance to Shine. Bad News Got in the Way.

BUENOS AIRES — When plans were first made for Argentina to play host to the heads of state of the world’s top economies at this week’s Group of 20 summit meeting, the government saw the gathering as a golden opportunity to portray [...]

Kavanaugh hearing gives 2020 Dem hopefuls a chance to break out

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> They’re the most junior Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee. But Kamala Harris and Cory Booker led the way in upending Brett Kavanaugh’s debut — and the GOP was watching with 2020 [...]

Wisconsin Dems jump at chance to finally beat Walker

Wisconsin Democrats on Tuesday will choose from a field that once swelled to over a dozen candidates — an array of businessmen, state legislators, the mayor of Wisconsin’s most liberal city and the chief of the state firefighters [...]

POLITICO Playbook: Trump gets a chance to shape America for decades

President Donald Trump points towards Republican Senate candidate Rep. Kevin Cramer (N.D.), during a campaign rally in Fargo on Wednesday. | Evan Vucci/AP Photo Driving the Day SNEAK [...]
Venice Journal: A Chance to Spend 99-Plus Years in Venice (in the Afterlife)
VENICE — To let: four small lots with a 99-year (renewable) lease, on an exclusive Venetian island. Fixer-uppers. Illustrious neighbors: Igor Stravinsky, Joseph Brodsky, Emilio Vedova. Starting auction price: around $ 300,000. It [...]
One Percent Chance Comey Not A Self-Dramatizing Fruitcake
There have been a lot of questions about why Trump fired James Comey, ever since he announced to NBC’s Lester Holt — incomprehensibly — that it was his decision, citing, by my count, at least a half-dozen different reasons. On Sunday [...]
Abortion foes seize on chance to overturn Roe
The anti-abortion movement believes it’s one Donald Trump-appointed Supreme Court justice away from a shot at overturning Roe v. Wade, and advocates are teeing up what they hope will be the winning challenge. From Iowa to South Carolina, [...]
Cabinet shakeups give Democrats a chance to block Trump picks
The White House was hoping for a smooth 2018 on Capitol Hill. Instead, President Donald Trump is staring at two bitter confirmation fights — and the possibility emboldened Democrats could block his new Cabinet nominees. Trump’s [...]
A critical moment in Korea: Will the U.S. give peace a chance?
Last Thursday the Times published a story that was perhaps more revealing than the paper once-of-record intended. “Olympic détente upends strategy on North Korea,” the headline announced. The piece then reported on what I can describe [...]
Trump to Heritage Foundation: Tax-cut plan is ‘chance to make a difference’
President Trump told a conservative audience Tuesday night that his tax-reform plan is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to revitalize America. “This is our chance to truly make a difference,” Mr. Trump said at the Heritage Foundation’s [...]