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Mona Charen: Republicans should focus on Democrats, not Trump

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
President Obama seems on the verge of the most abject diplomatic capitulation in American history

Charles Krauthammer: Pluto craft reminds us how great we can be

Monday, July 13, 2015
We need a pick me up

George Will: Greek vote was a tantrum disguised as governance

Sunday, July 12, 2015
When Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras decided to call a referendum on a bailout offer from Greece’s creditors

Outsiders adding zest to Schenectady mayoral race

Sunday, July 12, 2015
Two new contenders enter into the Schenectady mayoral race as heavy underdogs, and one of them just so happens to literally be “man’s best friend.”

Eugene Robinson: Good riddance to Confederate flag, symbol of racism

Saturday, July 11, 2015
A flag representing white supremacist violence against black people flew at the capitol of my native state

Joe Conason: Emails reveal side of Hillary the media won’t show you

Friday, July 10, 2015
With the release of the first batch of the thousands of emails that Hillary Clinton turned over to the State Department

Froma Harrop: Sanders has reputation for fighting, but avoids the fray

Thursday, July 9, 2015
Back in the 1960s, Bernie Sanders burned hot as a civil rights activist

Richard Cohen: Another victim of the Benghazi vortex

Thursday, July 9, 2015
House Select Committee on Benghazi will never release the testimony of Sidney Blumenthal

E.J. Dionne: Black churches: A lesson in faith, forgiveness, freedom

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
The African-American church that was burned down by the Ku Klux Klan

Charles Krauthammer: Iran deal: Worst agreement in U.S. diplomatic history

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
The devil is not in the details: Iran deal

Eugene Robinson: GOP must find way to deal with the formidable farce

Monday, July 6, 2015
Anxiety-ridden GOP masterminds will eventually find a way to solve the Trump Problem

George Will: Chief justice tries to restore balance to three branches

Sunday, July 5, 2015
"What chumps!”

What does our celebration of independence really mean?

Sunday, July 5, 2015
Somewhere in Saratoga County, there is a former town supervisor and state senator who — were he to permit himself the luxury of doing so — would be justified in feeling fully vindicated by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges.

New Community Cookbook will share local recipes

Sunday, July 5, 2015
Does the world really need another cookbook?

Susan Estrich: Candidates should stop bashing patriotism

Saturday, July 4, 2015
Fourth of July was always my favorite holiday

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