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09/11/2014 - 2:51pm

    When their far-fetched marriage-gone-bad defense failed to save former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, from guilty verdicts in their corruption trial, I could not help but wonder: Why didn't they take a plea deal when they had the chance?

09/11/2014 - 2:28pm

    Americans need to get out more. We're not only divided into different political parties, polls show; we are becoming different Americas.

    That's good for vigorous arguments, but it works...

09/04/2014 - 1:32pm

    It's not hard to figure out why the Rev. Al Sharpton, of all people, receives a strange new respect in President Obama's White House. Every president needs a good "anger translator."


09/04/2014 - 1:17pm

    Journalists in Ferguson, Missouri don't face as many risks as our colleagues in Syria, but that's not much to brag about.

    Hardly anything compares to the dangers journalists face in Syria...

08/28/2014 - 3:51pm

    Televised scenes of fires and looters ravaging storefront buildings in Ferguson, Missouri brought flashbacks in my memory to other urban riots a half-century ago -- and to lessons that Ferguson officials failed to learn.

08/21/2014 - 6:14pm

    Some of President Barack Obama's supporters sound notably disappointed by his third speech on the Ferguson, Missouri, crisis. Too timid, they say. Here are some representative tweets.

    Ta-Nehisi Coates of The Atlantic: "Feel like he is...

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