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Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:00pm
    Former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell, whose bribery conviction was unanimously overturned today by the Supreme Court, should thank his lawyers, his lucky stars and the First Amendment -- in reverse order. McDonnell had been...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 9:00pm
    It's a good thing that Donald Trump's plan to loosen existing legal protections for those who badmouth public figures hasn't yet taken effect. Because the presumptive Republican presidential nominee took advantage of...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 8:00pm
    What do we mean when we talk about "homegrown extremism" or "radicalization" in the United States? Donald Trump claims that the threat of "radical Islam" is imported by immigrants from abroad, from...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 7:00pm
    I spend much of my time shrugging off breathless news events. Ebola (now Zika), employment reports, Federal Reserve rate changes, government shutdowns, peak earnings and so on. Much of what passes for earth-shaking news turns out to...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Today the Supreme Court upheld the constitutional right to abortion -- and laid down a new framework for how courts should evaluate future legislation limiting it. For the first time, the court expressly held that laws limiting...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 5:00pm
    The movie “Free State of Jones” certainly doesn’t lack in ambition — it sprawls so that it feels like several films stitched together — but I still found it woefully lacking.     The...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 8:00am
    Elites are in trouble. High levels of immigration are destabilizing our democracies. Politicians who put their short-term political interests over their countries' needs reap the whirlwind -- for themselves but, more importantly...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 7:00am
    The movie “Free State of Jones” certainly doesn’t lack in ambition — it sprawls so that it feels like several films stitched together — but I still found it woefully lacking.     The...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 12:00am
    "We don't know anything about Hillary in terms of religion," said Donald Trump, while speaking to a group of Christian leaders in New York. "Now, she's been in the public eye for years and years, and yet there...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 9:00pm
    Many people see striking similarities between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Great Britain's vote to leave the European Union. One of those people is Donald Trump.     The presumptive Republican...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 8:00pm
    The contempt that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump express for each other will continue to play out in vitriolic sound bites. But their profound differences on what to do about the economy and the struggling middle class are far more...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 7:00pm
    The British vote to leave the European Union may come to be seen as a tipping point in global politics, perhaps more consequential than anything since the fall of the Berlin Wall. It may mark the moment when Europe comes face to face...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Greg Mankiw, a Harvard economist and a respected voice in economic policy-making, recently wrote a New York Times article discussing five possible explanations for slow growth in rich countries. The final possibility he discusses is...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 5:00pm
    When last month's Washington Post-ABC News poll showed Donald Trump leading Hillary Clinton 46 percent to 44 percent among registered voters, it was the third poll in a week to show the presumptive GOP nominee in a surprising...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 4:00pm
    If Hillary Clinton had to pick her running mate today, I think she'd pick Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia.     Here's why.     The defining trait of Clinton's political career is caution. She...
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