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E.J. Dionne: To reach most Americans, GOP hopefuls must find courage to depart from far right

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Scott Walker insists that when he changes his positions, he is not engaged in “flips.”

Eugene Robinson: Congress’ efforts to curb NSA data collection a good start

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Once in a great while, House Republicans get it right

Mark Shields: Some tips for future graduation speakers

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
It's graduation time once again

Susan Estrich: Really, who cares about Hillary’s emails?

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Shocking. Forwarding non-classified material.

Charles Krauthammer: Forget hypotheticals, focus on the reality

Monday, May 25, 2015
Ramadi falls. The Iraqi army flees.

George Will: Country is losing its stomach for capital punishment

Sunday, May 24, 2015
Without a definitive judicial ruling or other galvanizing event, a perennial American argument is ending

Time to invest in upgrading rail system

Sunday, May 24, 2015
I recently visited a friend from Europe who was staying in New York. As we chatted on our way down the stairway to a dank Midtown subway platform, I commented that I had several years before made a brief stop at the main railway station in Munich, Germany. My impression had been that the train station — huge, clean and modern — was as incredible as the locomotive that had brought me there.

Proud of WWII service, they opposed Vietnam War

Sunday, May 24, 2015
This year, Memorial Day comes on the heels of two big anniversaries — the 70th observance of V-E Day and the 45th of the evacuation of the U.S. embassy in Vietnam.

Richard Cohen: Pope needs to call out Cuba on human rights abuses

Saturday, May 23, 2015
Who am I to tell the pope how to be,

Mona Charen: Obama in no position to be judgmental of others

Friday, May 22, 2015
Like cult members awaking to find their leader swigging gin and squirreling money into a Swiss bank account

Froma Harrop: Death penalty in marathon case detracts from victims, undermines local opposition

Friday, May 22, 2015
Why was 21-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to die in a state so generally opposed to capital punishment?

E.J. Dionne: Jeb’s critics must also answer about Iraq

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Am I am the only person outside the Bush family who has a smidgen of empathy for Jeb Bush’s roller-coaster ride

Eugene Robinson: GOP field making Hillary look like a winner

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
At this point in the campaign, do you see the Republican presidential hopeful who's going to beat Hillary Clinton?

Susan Estrich: Job statistics don’t translate to happiness

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
If the numbers are so good ... how come everyone I know is depressed?

Linda Chavez: Pope’s recognition of Palestine another troubling action

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Pope Francis’ decision to give formal recognition to a Palestinian state is puzzling at best.

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