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National Editorials and Columns

  • Rubin: How we got to Trumpism

    There is a segment of the American public – goodness knows if they are Republicans, ideological conservatives or even registered voters – that revels ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Hiatt: Hindsight from Iraq

    WASHINGTON – Last week, President Barack Obama defended the Iran agreement in part by dismissing its critics as people who supported the war in Iraq 1 ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Barone: A tough day for the President and his party

    Thursday was the biggest night of the political year so far, for what happened on the stage at Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena and for what happened o ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Another View: Judge's 'no-pregnancy' order won't fly

    After Stephanie Fatland of Mason City, Iowa was convicted of child endangerment in a Floyd County case, District Judge James Drew suspended her 10-yea ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Harrop: Ethical hunters shocked by Cecil story

    BOZEMAN, Mont. – That picture of Cecil the lion’s corpse and the American dentist posing triumphantly over it was ghastly. Cecil had apparently been l ...
    Aug. 9, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Stossel: Gun lies, truths

    My town, New York City, enforces rigid gun laws. Police refused to assign me a gun permit. The law doesn’t even let me hold a fake gun on TV to demons ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Another View: Wealthy oligarchy dominates 2016 election

    The United States may be turning a corner in presidential politics. Although the election itself is more than a year away, the latest reports to the F ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 7:52 pm
  • Another View: A power plan with teeth

    President Barack Obama unveiled the final version of his signature climate change policy Monday, to aggressive attack and enthusiastic cheering. The c ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Pitts: Ending race wars humanity's only hope

    He wanted to start a race war.That, you will recall, was what authorities said white supremacist Dyl ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Sunstein: Obama's new greenhouse gas rules will pay off

    When it comes to regulating greenhouse gases, some people think the more stringent the rules, the better. Others favor the more pragmatic approach cha ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Barone: Obama bets nuke deal will change Iran; few agree

    “Faute de mieux.” That means “for want of something better” in Secretary of State John Kerry’s second language. It also is the best case made by its j ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Another View: Step forward for gays in Scouts

    The Boy Scouts of America made a historic step forward last week, lifting its blanket prohibition on openly gay leaders.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Do you agree with Pope Francis' letter on abortion?