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Linda Chavez: Obama sure pulled one over on Iran in new nuclear deal

Monday, April 6, 2015
Boy do I have a deal for you

George Will: Understanding economics isn’t difficult

Sunday, April 5, 2015
Every day the Chinese go to work, Americans get a raise

Iran nuclear deal meets America's goals

Sunday, April 5, 2015
President Barack Obama’s strategy to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons has worked.

David Harsanyi: We need to stop pretending to be offended by everything

Saturday, April 4, 2015
Lena Dunham received plenty of criticism for her insufferable New Yorker piece titled “Dog or Jewish Boyfriend?"

Michael Gerson: Fight partisanship by strengthening political parties

Friday, April 3, 2015
The John Boehner/Nancy Pelosi agreement on Medicare doctors’ payments

Froma Harrop: When privacy clashes with security, something has to give

Thursday, April 2, 2015
The pilot who crashed the Germanwings plane, taking 150 lives, was too ill to work

Charles Krauthammer: Republicians are off to the races

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
With Ted Cruz announcing and Rand Paul and Marco Rubio soon to follow, it’s time to start handicapping the horses and making enemies.

Eugene Robinson: Plane crash was more than a suicide; it was terrorism

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
We don't need to know the political or religious views of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Gunter Lubitz

Mona Charen: Why isn’t administration taking death talk seriously?

Monday, March 30, 2015
Maybe I’m too sensitive, but when a foreign autocrat leads his people in chants of ”Death to America,” I take it personally.

Toughen requirements for granting tenure

Sunday, March 29, 2015
Teacher tenure is one of those liberal “sacred cows” that has never made much sense to me – and I’m a pretty liberal guy. Nevertheless, it’s time for an end to our current system of teacher tenure.

George Will: A second President Clinton would bring familiar baggage

Sunday, March 29, 2015
An abscess of anger seems to gnaw at Hillary Clinton, but the reasons for her resentments remain unclear.

Plane crashes make us rethink precautions

Sunday, March 29, 2015
Anyone who boards a commercial jetliner knows the safety risks. Passengers buckle up and sometimes fortify themselves with a drink and the assurance that, statistically, flying gets safer and safer because planes are better engineered and pilots are better trained. That assurance has been shaken by a spate of mysterious air crashes.

Mark Shields: Electoral College excludes most states; time to replace it

Saturday, March 28, 2015
In the cliffhanger presidential election of 1976, when Democrat Jimmy Carter defeated Gerald Ford

E.J. Dionne: So far, underdog Ted Cruz making all the right moves

Friday, March 27, 2015
Sen. Ted Cruz is a decided underdog for the Republican presidential nomination

Susan Estrich: No excusing wage gap for female nurses

Thursday, March 26, 2015
I never quite understood what “nursing” really meant

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