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10/16/2014 - 1:32pm

    When you buy a new car, you dodge the sketchy salesman, read up on consumer ratings, get a feel for the ride. When you get married, you think about growing old with a person, love beyond lust, do a life gut check. And when you elect a federal lawmaker next month, you go against everything you believe in to...

10/02/2014 - 4:10pm

    It shouldn't be this way, but the well-to-do tend to dominate public conversations in this country. The result has been a national preoccupation with the comfort, safety and psychological health of children like theirs -- that is, children who go to...

10/02/2014 - 4:09pm

    As anyone who's ever tried knows, the White House is one of the most difficult buildings in the world to get into. Take it from me. I go there almost every day for the daily White House press briefings. You have to go through several layers of security...

10/02/2014 - 3:54pm

    The President Obama many fellow Democrats have been looking for ever since his 2008 election may have shown up this week at the United Nations. His tough and direct call on the rest of the international community to step up to the challenge of global...

09/25/2014 - 10:58am

    Last month, inspired by his visit to Franklin Delano Roosevelt's home at Hyde Park in New York, Washington Post Editorial Page Editor Fred Hiatt pondered whether FDR could have been elected today. The same question has occurred to Ken Burns and Geoffrey...

09/25/2014 - 10:57am

    What is it going to take to get serious about data breaches?

    I ask this question in the wake of the recent Home Depot breach, in which the "bad guys" - presumably cybercriminals in...

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