Author: by Karen Tumulty

Poor Ivanka Trump

THE WASHINGTON POST OPINIONS Ivanka Trump speaks during an Axios360 News Shapers event on Aug. 2 at the Newseum in Washington. (Alex Wong/Getty Images) by Karen Tumulty August 2 at 3:54 PM Email the author The horror of migrant children being separated from their families at the border has caused a great deal of pain. A great deal, that is, for Ivanka Trump. The wails of babies and the anguish of their parents were “a low point for me,” she said in an interview Thursday with Axios. Poor Ivanka. It turns out she feels “very strongly about that, and...

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Step up, gentlemen of the Senate. Change the sexual harassment procedures.

THE WASHINGTON POST OPINIONS Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) arrives at the Capitol with newborn daughter Maile on Thursday. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP) As the Senate was congratulating itself Thursday for its enlightened move to allow one woman, their colleague Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), to bring her newborn baby into the august chamber where Daniel Webster and Henry Clay once debated, there was another development that said far more about how far the Senate has to go on rectifying a bigger problem for women on Capitol Hill. In a letter written by Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), he and 31 other male senators belatedly followed the...

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