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  • Another view: A long time building

    President Barack Obama’s assessment last week of the prospects for Middle East peace was sobering but realistic. For now, he said, “there still does n ...
    March 29, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Carson: The learning curve of a candidate

    Note to readers: This will be Ben Carson’s last column as he is considering a run for president. As ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Another View: House votes to end 'doc fix'

    The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a major piece of Medicare legislation with strong support from the leadership and rank and file of bot ...
    March 26, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Another View: Senate Democrats' needless refusal to act

    Washington gridlock on immigration, energy, federal spending and health care, although lamentable, is understandable. After all, the two major parties ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Another View: Online threats a real danger

    There is the Internet you see, and the Internet most of us never see.On the surface, the Internet is ...
    March 24, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Another View: Higher cost for higher ed

    The budget outline released by House Republicans would freeze levels of financial aid for poor college students, on the pretext that the Obama adminis ...
    March 23, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Another View: Congress should authorize war on Islamic State

    For seven months, the United States has been engaged in military action – war, to put it plainly – against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Yet it’s n ...
    March 22, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Carson: Government could stunt mighty Internet

    There is one place to go where you can find out anything about anyone and any moment in history. That place is called the Internet.
    March 20, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Another View: An anniversary of horrors

    Four years ago this week people across Syria began marching peacefully to demand democratic reforms. The country they sought to improve literally no l ...
    March 18, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Another View: Safety for medical helicopter crews has to be improved

    Pilot Matt Mathews died a hero.Mathews was at the helm of the EagleMed helicopter that crashed into ...
    March 17, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • Sunstein: Thomas repeatedly rejects the court's precedents

    Supreme Court justices may be wise, obtuse, fair or political, but we don’t ordinarily think of them as eccentric. William Douglas, who was on the cou ...
    March 16, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Another View: Today's GOP could learn much from their icon

    Pretty much every Republican politician insists that the country should return to “the Reagan way.” Few have first-hand knowledge.
    March 16, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Another View: U.S. students should have to pass citizenship test, too

    Americans love democracy and freedom – so long as there’s no quiz involved. The numbers are depressing: One in four Americans do not know that the U.S ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Bernstein: Republicans hone an everyone-wins tax plan

    What will Republicans do about tax cuts if they win the White House and retain Senate and House majorities?
    March 12, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Another View: Schock spending grows harder to ignore

    Will Schock drown in the drip, drip, drip?It’s just how a scandal, if that’s what it is, unfolds: dr ...
    March 13, 2015 - 8:21 am
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