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Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 7:00am
    One of the great myths of the 2016 presidential primaries was that Republicans had an uncommonly dazzling breadth and depth of young contenders.     If that’s so, why is their presumptive nominee a 70-year-old...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
    This is how a political life ends: with a crash, not a whimper. David Cameron's place in history is now assured. He is the man who took the United Kingdom out of the European Union. As we wait for the full impact of Thursday'...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 9:00pm
    The extremely rare sit-in by Democrats in the House chamber may have been, as Speaker Paul Ryan claimed, a "publicity stunt." But it was a righteous one that may improve the prospects for meaningful gun control.  ...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 8:00pm
    We think Brexit is a European story, but it's not really. A stable world order is hard to come by, and the United States has done more than its fair share to generate this instability over the past two decades: Think of the Iraq...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 7:00pm
    No one has to wonder about the enormous consequences of the Supreme Court's decision Thursday to let stand a lower-court ruling blocking President Barack Obama's plan to protect from deportation millions of undocumented...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Leighton Vaughan Williams, a professor at Nottingham Business School who specializes in betting research, has long held that betting markets are better predictors of election outcomes than polls. Yet ahead of the U.K. vote on whether...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 5:00pm
    Let’s criticize cruise ships.     I know, I know. Things are bad enough without going negative about your summer vacation. But we’ve got some problems here. Plus, I promise there will be a penguin....
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 4:00pm
    On the day of Britain's vote to leave the European Union, it was perhaps appropriate for a divided Supreme Court to decide a case about the complex, coordinated relationship between federal and state law.    ...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 3:00pm
    Just what the Republican convention in Cleveland might look like has been the subject of much morbid speculation. But as Politico and other outlets have started to report on Hillary Clinton's plans for the Democratic convention...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Clearly, Americans fear sharia, Islam's legal framework. At least nine states have passed "foreign law" statutes banning sharia in American courts - even though no U.S. court has ever ruled based on sharia. Although the...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 1:00pm
    In this evolving era in which political theater takes the place of real decision-making, the House Democrats' scheme of staging a sit-in on the House floor for stronger gun control was a bit of imagery genius.   ...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 11:00am
    Like everybody else in London, I woke up this morning, after not much sleep, to graphic depictions of the pound crashing, the stock exchange collapsing and markets all over the world in turmoil. I have no doubt that tomorrow, or the...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 10:00am
    The acquittal Thursday of another Baltimore police officer charged in the death of Freddie Gray, like the acquittal 25 years ago of the Los Angeles officers who beat Rodney King, reveals the inadequacy of the criminal-law remedy....
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 9:00am
    On Wednesday, Donald Trump gave a meandering, fact-challenged speech — read from a teleprompter, no less — that framed him and the Republican Party as champions of America’s women and racial, ethnic and LGBT...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 8:00am
    Swing voters tend to be low-information voters. But when veteran pollster Peter Hart convened a group of 11 "blue-collar and economically struggling" voters from suburban Pittsburgh on Tuesday, in research for the Annenberg...
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