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Friday, July 1, 2016 - 9:00am
    Paul Ryan made a big deal about not endorsing Donald Trump too quickly or agreeing with some of Trump's more colorful opinions. But looking over Ryan's catalog of policy prescriptions, the distance between them is narrowing...
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 8:00am
    The attacks on 9/11 changed the world the way we knew it. Yet still, we struggle to understand, asking, first "why do they hate us," to later, in ever more urgent voices, "how do we make it stop?"   ...
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 7:00am
    I have been overcome by gloom since Britain voted to leave the European Union. It’s not just the stupidity of the decision. It’s not merely the lies of the charlatans who led the “Leave” campaign. It’s...
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...
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