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The Virginia GOP exorcised a few political ghosts
But not former president Donald Trump's.
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Why Republican voter suppression may contain the seed of its own undoing
Their incompetence doesn't excuse their malevolence. But it does offer a silver lining.
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So much for the Abraham Accords. Trump made things worse in the Middle East.
The latest conflict between Israelis and Palestinians reveals the shortcomings of Trump's foreign policy.
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Truth-telling Republicans will have a lot of hard questions to answer
Will they stay in the party, or leave?
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A Jane Austen museum addressing Regency-era slavery? How sensible.
The museum’s curators have dared to acknowledge the truth — a move one can imagine Austen herself approving.
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100 Republicans are threatening a GOP ‘civil war.’ Here’s why that’s good news.
As the GOP punishes Liz Cheney, center-right allies in defense of democracy are crucial.
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Black Panthers, Captain America, police chiefs and lawmakers: Who can really change the world?
Why would Sam Wilson want to be Captain America, anyway? And could Medaria Arradondo have testified in Derek Chauvin's trial the way he did without Black Lives Matter?
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The Liz Cheney fight is not about gender. Except where it is.
The GOP has a woman problem and Liz Cheney isn't making it better.
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Unemployment benefits are holding back the economic recovery
Even if you’re unmoved by employers’ plight, you should be worried about the long-term consequences.
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Pennsylvanians can begin a national reckoning of executive overreach
On May 18, voters will consider amendments to rein in the emergency powers used by Gov. Tom Wolf during the pandemic.
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My majority-Black city went weeks without potable water. This wouldn’t happen in a Whiter town.
Clean and safe water is a human right in principle, but in practice a shower is a gift. In Jackson, even showering can’t be taken for granted.
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Here’s how to ensure Afghan women are protected after the U.S. withdrawal
Women must not be dragged back to the horror and oppression that they previously endured at the hands of the Taliban.
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The crowning of a new Miss Trump GOP
Rep. Liz Cheney (Wyo.) is removed from the House republican leadership and Trump enabler Rep. Elise Stefanik (N.Y.) is the presumptive winner of the crown.
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The cancel-culture Republicans just canceled Liz Cheney
Among the many things Republicans have lost as they cravenly embrace Trump’s "big lie" is a sense of irony.
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A bankruptcy trial reveals the deep rot within the NRA
Is anyone at the National Rifle Association accountable?
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As pediatricians, we say please don’t use precious coronavirus vaccines on healthy children
Millions of adults around the world desperately need immunization. Kids ages 2 to 11 shouldn't be a priority.
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Someone should mind Montgomery County’s business planning
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Virginia’s disarming Republican nominating convention
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Biden is reaching out to Republicans. But his real target is Joe Manchin.
The president has to create space for the senator from West Virginia to vote for an infrastructure bill.
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Republicans should be nervous about the proposed third party. Democrats should be, too.
It's unclear whom this political gambit could hurt more.
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Josh Hawley’s latest book should be the catalyst to take down Big Tech
Can a divided nation agree to break up Big Tech?
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Ranked-choice voting works. Get used to it.
One way out of our political dysfunction.
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No, the economic recovery is not a bust — yet
There’s no reason to panic, but Mr. Biden and the Fed must guard against supply-side limits to much-needed growth.
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If U.S. museums say Black Lives Matter, then they should return Africa’s stolen art
Alas, much less attention has been paid to the responsibility of U.S. institutions that choose to keep objects that were looted from African countries.
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The Justice Department needs to explain why it seized Post reporters’ phone records
The incident strikes at the very heart of the ability of journalists to gather and report the news.
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The Colonial Pipeline attack shows the need for a more modern approach to cybersecurity
The attack — and the panic buying at some gas pumps it has induced — demonstrates the fragility of the United States’ infrastructure.
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Don’t believe the wild rumors on the Iran talks. Here’s the real story.
Top Biden officials are proceeding with extreme caution.
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