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Why a GOP House majority would imperil democracy
The disgraced former president would still be calling the shots.
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A cop’s anger at GOP lies about Jan. 6 should put Republicans on the defensive
As a deal is reached on the makeup of a Jan. 6 commission, Republicans can't bury the truth forever.
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Readers critique The Post: This cartoon needed 1,000 words to explain it
This week’s Free for All letters.
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Elon Musk and bitcoin’s chicken-and-egg problem
If you think your bitcoin is going to surge in value later, why would you trade it for a car today?
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Baffert goes to the Preakness, and the mess that is horse racing continues
Bob Baffert's ability to stay on top while continually escaping serious consequences is perhaps the starkest representation of racing’s inability to police itself.
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Without swift action, the Chesapeake Bay will decline even further into national disgrace
The system must be managed as a single ecological system, even as it encompasses such a vast political geography.
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Ranked-choice voting would help Virginia better represent its people
A new law allows localities to give their voters options.
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A federal program can help give Virginia’s coal-mining towns a future
We must give communities and people in Appalachia the resources to help transition from an economy based heavily on extractive industries.
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D.C. has the resources and the know-how to ensure nobody else lives (or dies) without housing
Today, with targeted funding, ending homelessness is within our grasp.
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Jack Reed is crucial to our national security. How will he handle it?
As chairman of the Armed Services Committee, Sen. Jack Reed must take into account changing 21st-century defense technologies.
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Still Wanted for the attack on the Capitol
House Democrats and Republicans reach an agreement to establish an independent commission to investigate the attack on the U.S. Capitol. Let’s hope the instigators will be held accountable in addition to the actual attackers.
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Ignorance is the bread and butter of conservative politics
Texas House Republicans are leading an effort to curb the teaching of critical race theory in public schools.
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Bob Caslen is more than his worst mistake
Caslen’s resignation as president of the University of South Carolina was an unfortunate end to a job he probably never should have had.
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The Little Colorado River canyon can survive only if we leave it alone
A developer is pursuing a dreadful idea to build dams in the sacred canyonlands of the Little Colorado River.
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Trump killed the old GOP — and he’s getting away with the murder
Liz Cheney believes that truth should trump lies and that integrity deserves a place in the Republican Party. The party proved her wrong on both counts.
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The Jan. 6 commission should make it harder for Republicans to twist the truth
GOP untruths about Jan. 6 dishonor those who defended the Capitol.
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An Obama scientist debunks the climate doom-mongers
Here are a few climate facts that John F. Kerry failed to mention in his recent testimony, marshaled by one of the Obama administration’s top scientists, Steven E. Koonin.
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Democrats can’t defeat the pandemic alone. It’s time for Republicans to step up.
Why are so many Republicans treating their own vaccinations like a shameful secret?
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Republicans didn’t cancel Liz Cheney, because they can’t
The power to cancel? It's just not in Republican hands.
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Why were Canadian commentators so wrong about the covid-19 crisis?
At best, pundits seem most comfortable blaming “the system,” broadly understood, and the mediocrities imagined to be running it.
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Cartoon by Michael Ramirez
An editorial guest cartoon by Michael Ramirez for the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
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Indoor dining must return. Just not the way we knew it.
We must stay safe to stay open.
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The CDC shouldn’t have removed restrictions without requiring proof of vaccination
The vaccinated may be well-protected, but let’s not forget our obligation to those who do not yet have immunity.
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The vicious cycle gets worse for the Israelis and Palestinians
This newest outbreak of violence comes at a dangerous moment of impotent leadership and diplomatic dead ends.
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Mitt Romney: We can’t look away from China’s existential threat
Warning signs are also flashing on climate and deficit spending. Will Americans pay attention?
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Democrats must not chip away at Biden’s tax plans
Everything should be negotiable — except paying for new spending fairly.
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