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Charles Krauthammer: America’s foes benefit from policy of powerlessness

Russian bombers flew out of Iranian air bases to attack rebel positions in Syria

David Harsanyi: Reminder: Obamacare is still a remarkable failure

Leaving Obamacare’s health insurance “marketplace”

Susan Estrich: Trump beats Dukakis for honor of worst August for any presidential candidate

A presidential campaign has had a worse August than we did in 1988

Joe Conason: Why is Julian Assange pushing Trump’s conspiracies?

Right-wing propaganda themes

E.J. Dionne: Trump goes for broke with aggressive new team

If Donald Trump's campaign was wild and crazy, just wait for the new Trump campaign

Michael Gerson: Trump’s anti-humanity message turning off young voters

People always remember their first presidential vote

New York’s medical marijuana restrictions hurting patients

In 2014, I wrote about Charlotte Figi, a young girl from Colorado who used medical marijuana to go from 300 weekly seizures to just four per month.

Politics is organic

Watching the political conventions this past month, the relationship between organic farming and our political system became evident, almost metaphorical.

Could Trump drop out of the race? And what if he did?

Donald Trump is officially the Republican nominee for president and somehow the idea that someone, anyone other than Trump might represent the GOP in November refuses to die.

Charles Krauthammer: Clinton still leaves us wondering: Why vote for her?

“The best darn change-maker I ever met in my entire life.”

George Will: Exactly how entangled with Russia is Donald Trump?

Vladimir Putin’s regime is saturating Europe with anti-Americanism

Eugene Robinson: Trump out-Trumps himself with Russia hacking views

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump

Charles M. Blow: Internal issues add to challenges faced by Democrats

Convention: Democrats come with enthusiasm, but with reservations

George Will: Bending people to his will, Trump reinvents the GOP

Donald Trump’s dilemma is that he burns some bridges by the way he crosses others.

Mychal Denzel: Obama has failed Black Lives Matter

No life deserves to go unmourned

Social media plays to our anti-social side

Earlier this month Sara Niccoli, the supervisor of the small western Montgomery County town of Palatine running for a seat in the state Senate, was bitterly criticized on social media for not placing her hand over her heart and reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.

Governor’s split allegiances serve only himself

Do you identify with a party that you actually aren’t an official member of?

Fact check: Trump acceptance speech

Fact check: Trump acceptance speech

But he relies on statistics that are ripe for manipulation, citing misleading numbers on the economy, for example, through selective use of years, data and sources.

Every man a sheriff: Join forces to help police

Rather than just talking about the problems, go out and help police

Froma Harrop: FOX-y females perpetuate sexism on TV

Gretchen Carlson’s suit against Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes alleging sexual harassment

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