Now the cracks are showing. Men are dropping the series in favor of other options (MCU, etc) while women aren flocking to it in numbers that offset the loss of male viewers. Hence hard drops. Republicans won back the majority just two years ago after eight years in the political wilderness. But they could just as easily lose that newfound power, especially if a controversial GOP nominee like Donald Trump is at the top of the ticket. Republicans believe that likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton could also damage some Democrats, though, with low approval ratings herself and the shadow of her email scandal still lingering.
I heard back from an apologetic Sandri Tuesday. He said by email that, “it was not my political intention to draw the map that way at all,” calling it a mistake that happened because “I had a very short time for creating the illustration. If you work under time pressure mistakes can happen.” He added that he was surprised that the NPR staff did not catch the mistakes themselves, and said they should have double checked, as well; “They approved everything and really liked the illustration.
CORNISH: In the early 1970s, the party started opening up, giving voters more of a say, and the result was not so great for the party. The first candidate picked was George McGovern. He was a champion of liberal causes, and he was trounced by Richard Nixon in the general election.
Argentine handball player Matias Schulz said members of his team had suffered two or three petty thefts from their rooms in the Olympic Village, which is in a desolate area about an hour from Rio’s main attractions. The training facilities available to the Argentine team lack showers, he said. And the food in the athletes’ cafeteria paled in comparison with that from the facilities at the 2012 Games in London, where he also competed, he said..
Violent crime dropped 23percent over the years Lanier was chief, and homicides plunged to a half century low in 2012. Though they spiked in 2015, one of the more difficult years for the chief, violent crime pales to when Lanier joined the force as a patrol officer and Washington was awash in killings and crack cocaine. She dealt with rioters in Mount Pleasant in her rookie year..
That mosquito was responsible for a dengue epidemic in Key West in 2009 and 2010 that infected more than 90 people. It’s also the mosquito that carries the Zika virus. The problem is that Aedes aegypti mosquitoes have become resistant to some pesticides.