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  • Another View: Judge sides with vote-suppressing law

    Last week, a federal district judge upheld one of the most regressive and restrictive voting laws in the country – a 2013 North Carolina law that elim ...
    May 1, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • Tucker: Restoring voting rights to felons is right thing to do

    Of all the consequences of the nation’s decades-long infatuation with building more and more prisons and locking up more and more citizens, perhaps th ...
    May 1, 2016 - 11:06 pm
  • Stossel: Market competition would make hospitals cheaper, better

    Last week’s column on my lung surgery struck a nerve. Many of you wished me well. Others said I deserve to die.
    April 29, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • Another View: Court allows Brady to suffer for Pats' sins

    In his bizarre quest to destroy the reputation of the NFL’s premier quarterback, commissioner Roger Goodell has drawn up some pretty nasty plays.
    April 29, 2016 - 9:33 pm
  • Another View: What is Donald Trump hiding?

    As Republican voters from Maryland to Rhode Island went to the polls Tuesday, there was a lot they did not know about Donald Trump. Unlike his rivals, ...
    April 26, 2016 - 8:17 pm
  • Barone: NY's some-state winners have November problems

    Home-state candidates notched up impressive victories in New York’s presidential primaries last week. Donald Trump topped 50 percent for the first tim ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • Applebaum: U.S. can't afford a 'Brexit'

    Barack Obama has a full schedule in London this week. There is lunch with the Queen, on the occasion of her 90th birthday. There is dinner with the Du ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:16 pm
  • Another View: Gov. Kasich's positive approach

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich is as conservative as the next Republican. What sets him apart in the GOP presidential race is not ideology: It is his avowed co ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Another View: Zap Zika before it's too late

    Congress and President Barack Obama are engaged in a needless spat over the president’s Feb. 8 request for about $1.9 billion to fight the growing dan ...
    April 21, 2016 - 9:18 pm
  • Connie Schultz: Same misogyny, different season

    Hillary Clinton’s ascendancy in the race for president has provided an opportunity for the rest of us women to step back and assess our standing in Am ...
    April 21, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Another View: Ryan misses budget deadline as trouble looms

    It may sound like a Republican stress dream, but yes, Paul Ryan missed his tax day deadline.No, the ...
    April 20, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • Barone: Trump's insincere process arguments fall flat

    “Gestapo tactics.” That’s how Donald Trump’s recently installed campaign manager, Paul Manafort, characterized the Ted Cruz campaign’s successful effo ...
    April 18, 2016 - 8:56 pm
  • Another View: With refugee crisis, U.S. is too slow and accepting too few

    Forget leading the way on Syrian refugee resettlement – the United States is barely making a dent in the worst refugee crisis since World War II.
    April 18, 2016 - 8:56 pm
  • Tucker: Epidemic of blacks killing blacks hasn't gone away

    Barney Simms, a retired government bureaucrat and civic leader, was murdered at his Atlanta home April 9, shot dead in his front yard, his car stolen. ...
    April 17, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Schultz: When a boy decides 'I'm a girl'

    When Gabriel was nearly 3 years old, he told his mother, “I’m sad.”“Why?” she asked.“I want to wear ...
    April 14, 2016 - 11:31 pm
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