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  • Bernstein: Blame Congress for U.S. inaction on Arctic

    The U.S. is behind Russia and several other nations in mobilizing for the impact of the Arctic’s melting, the New York Times reported this weekend.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Pitts: If Sandy Hook is 'bearable,' what is not?

    You frequently find fortune cookie aphorisms, yes, but it’s not often that you find searing insight within Twitter’s 140-character confines. Which is ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Another View: Time for Ohioans to get over Mt. McKinley

    House Speaker John Boehner believes the federal government should allow states greater freedom to govern themselves. Except when it comes to naming th ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Harrop: ​The odd politics of fighting wildfires

    As wildfires plague much of the American West, one must ask, “Who is paying to put them out?”The ans ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Another View: Don't change the Constitution

    There are plenty of reasons to talk about illegal immigration in America, and plenty of opinions to go around.
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Schultz: Ramos 1, Trump Zee-ro

    I am so tired of the media tap dance around Donald Trump.Earlier this week in Iowa, Univision journa ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Meyerson: The next GOP debate topic

    In a few weeks, Republicans will hold their second presidential debate, and, if it’s anything like the first, it’s bound to be a doozy. The continued ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Ponnuru: One health care question GOP must answer

    After talking about it endlessly, Republican presidential candidates are finally starting to get specific about how they intend to replace the Afforda ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Another View: GOP attacks on Planned Parenthood a waste of time

    The anti-abortion movement seems to have gained new momentum. Thousands of protesters rallied outsid ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Rubin: Fiorina shows her political smarts

    “Carly Fiorina camp goes to war with the RNC” is exactly the headline she wanted.Her campaign has of ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Pitts: Words of moral cowardice: 'All lives matter'

    This is a column about three words of moral cowardice:“All lives matter.”Those words have risen as a ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Another View: Common Core not based around kids

    Some of the politicians in the crowded Republican field of presidential candidates are endorsing Common Core standards, but we’d like to hear from can ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • Another View: Universities have much to learn about sex assault

    In what might be one of the greatest undertakings of his storied career, William H. McRaven – best known as the architect of the 2011 raid that killed ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Another View: The heroin emergency

    Not even the federal government can solve the nation’s growing heroin epidemic on its own, but it could always do more.
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Harrop: Audience members are getting lousy reviews

    Broadway star Patti LuPone made headlines recently when she grabbed a cellphone from a woman texting in the second row. It may have helped that she wa ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:01 am
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