Ruth Marcus

07/03/2015 - 2:41pm

    Chief Justice John Roberts knew a torrent of conservative invective was headed his way, so perhaps praise from a left-of-center columnist is the last thing he needs.

    Sorry, chief, here goes.

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05/07/2015 - 2:54pm

    My three takeaways from Tuesday's Supreme Court arguments on same-sex marriage involve the justices' reasonable anxiety about overstepping their constitutional roles; the ridiculous argument that same-sex marriage would harm the state's interest...

05/07/2015 - 2:35pm

    The anger in Ferguson, Missouri -- even the violence  -- was more understandable and, in that sense, less upsetting, than what we have been witnessing in Baltimore this week, in the aftermath of yet another black man dying in police custody....

04/30/2015 - 8:25pm

    How should we think about whether Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev deserves the death penalty?

    Perhaps you oppose the death penalty in all cases, on the grounds that state-sanctioned...

04/23/2015 - 1:21pm

    Could this city actually be working? The past week has witnessed several developments -- on the Iran nuclear agreement, Medicare reimbursement rates, and fast-track trade authority -- that offer grounds, if not for irrational exuberance, then for tempered...

04/23/2015 - 12:46pm

    She's in! She's given up the private jet to schlep across America (albeit being driven by the Secret Service) and stroll, incognito, into Chipotle. Herewith, two myths about Hillary Clinton and two challenges for her on the campaign trail:...

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