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Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 1:22pm
    Snaking its way through the Pennsylvania legislature is a bill that will block local governments from requiring companies to provide sick leave, even if unpaid, that is more than required by state or federal regulations.  ...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 1:21pm
    Every mature democracy may be unhappy in its own way, but in the need for - and obstacles to - reform they share certain challenges. So insights that Italian premier Matteo Renzi offered during a visit to The Post on Friday may have...
Thursday, April 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...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 1:21pm
    One of the most surprising of President Barack Obama's legacies may be the eclipse of "Never again" as an aspiration of U.S. foreign policy.     I don't mean that Obama is the first president to...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 1:20pm
    Can robots make good Christians? As computer science races ahead, at least one forward-looking Florida pastor sees a future for the faith in whatever passes for a soul in robots, androids, cyborgs and other forms of artificial...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 1:20pm
    With Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio now in active competition for their parties' 2016 presidential nominations, it's guaranteed that voters will be subjected to one of the longest preludes to the actual election yet recorded...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 1:18pm
    In announcing his formal candidacy for the presidency, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio started out in the shadow of a video -- Hillary Clinton's electronic declaration that she is after the same job.     Making his...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 1:18pm
    Just days after Hillary Rodham Clinton entered the race - and days before she heads to New Hampshire herself - more than a dozen Republican presidential hopefuls descended on the first-in-the-nation primary state Friday to jockey for...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 1:11pm
    Much is distressing about going to watch the Washington Nationals play baseball these days. The fielding. The errors.     And that's just when you get onto the field.     But before you get...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 1:10pm
    Has a fever come over Washington? It seems like every time I turned around this week, Congress -- or at least some subset of it -- was actually doing something. Was it just yesterday that they were agreeing to let the president try...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 1:09pm
    Hillary Rodham Clinton has kicked off her presidential campaign making all the right noises. Trouping around Iowa with a handful of aides (and a media scrum that could fill Yankee Stadium), she has focused, however hazily, on the...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 1:08pm
    Not that anyone was surprised, but now it is official. Hillary Clinton is a candidate for President of the United States. Should she win the Democratic Party nomination for President it would be the highest political achievement yet...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 1:06pm
    In all of rock 'n' roll history, one of the most misguided if entirely memorable refrains came in an otherwise excellent 1965 song by The Who. "I hope I die before I get old," they declared in "My Generation....
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 1:06pm
    Some time ago, I heard a power company executive arguing that humans have played no role in global warming. Actually, he went further, "demonstrating" that global warming isn't even happening. (This is often done by...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 12:52pm
    You must admit, it is amusing. One of the biggest complaints we've heard from Republicans about Barack Obama is: Boy, were we wrong to elect a first-term senator as president. We'll never make that mistake again!  ...
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