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Froma Harrop: Progressives don't need Washington all that much

Posted 11/6/2014 in National Columns

The Republican takeover of the Senate majority really shouldn't matter much to progressives.

 

 

Michael Gerson: Only Reagan can be Reagan

Posted 11/5/2014 in National Columns

The Republican debate about the shape of the political future has begun.

 

 

Michael Gerson: Bill Gates' moment

Posted 11/3/2014 in National Columns

"Ebola has reminded people that it is not just poor people who can die of infectious disease," Bill Gates tells me, in a characteristically matter-of-fact tone.

 

 

America's liberal tradition

Posted 10/30/2014 in National Columns

One of the strangest aspects of political discussions these days is that the word "liberal" gets tossed around as an insult.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: Holding memories for Aunt Millie

Posted 10/29/2014 in National Columns

It was the summer of 1969 the first time I came here, two months shy of my 12th birthday.

 

 

Thomas Sowell: Predatory journalism

Posted 10/24/2014 in National Columns

The New York Times is again on the warpath against what it calls "predatory lending."

 

 

Froma Harrop: Canada can be tough on immigration

Posted 10/23/2014 in National Columns

Two years ago, Jeffrey Niehaus was a popular teacher at the University of Victoria in British Columbia.

 

 

Dana Milbank: President pariah

Posted 10/22/2014 in National Columns

They were fired up and ready to go home.

 

 

Froma Harrop: 'Death with Dignity' law is least slippery slope

Posted 10/21/2014 in National Columns

The story of Brittany Maynard has revived the debate over Oregon's Death with Dignity Act.

 

 

Other Editors: Ebola virus is a threat we can handle

Posted 10/20/2014 in National Columns

Given the degree and ease of international travel, it was probably inevitable that the Ebola virus would reach the United States from West Africa.

 

Kathleen Parker: Alison Grimes and the unanswered question on Obama

Posted 10/20/2014 in National Columns

So unpopular is President Obama these days that the (D) following Democratic candidates' names might stand for Denial. And, so desperate are political pundits for any fresh news crumb that a molehill quickly becomes a mountain.

Michael Gerson: Ebola challenges America's ability to adapt

Posted 10/18/2014 in National Columns

In any health care setting, it is wise to listen to the nurses, who see all. Their reports from Dallas about the initial procedures used in treating Thomas Eric Duncan are appalling.

 

Dana Milbank: The magic of Sukkot

Posted 10/18/2014 in National Columns

There haven't been a whole lot of good Jewish carpenters since Jesus. As I have just learned anew, I'm not about to reverse the trend.

 

 

Mary Sanchez: With gun in the mix, mental illness turns to tragedy

Posted 10/18/2014 in National Columns

Colby Sue Weathers killed her father at the insistence of the voices in her head.

 

 

Froma Harrop: Why millennials don't drive so much

Posted 10/16/2014 in National Columns

Young Americans are just not into driving the way their elders are or did at their age.

 

 

Dana Milbank: The FEC is the poster child for a broken Washington

Posted 10/14/2014 in National Columns

If you were to seek out a poster child for all that is broken in Washington, you could find no better candidate than the Federal Election Commission.

 

 

Froma Harrop: Ebola and the 41 million uninsured Americans

Posted 10/9/2014 in National Columns

With the first diagnosed case of the deadly Ebola virus in the United States located in Dallas, Texans are understandably alarmed.

 

 

Susan Estrich: Stomachaches

Posted 10/8/2014 in National Columns

I've had stomachaches for as long as I can remember.

 

 

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