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Ruth Marcus

04/13/2014 - 8:01pm

    Here's a radical notion: It is simultaneously possible to believe that women are entitled to equal pay and to not support the Paycheck Fairness Act.

    Not that you'd know it from the rhetoric President Obama and fellow Democrats are happily flinging at Republicans who dare to oppose the measure.

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04/10/2014 - 12:24am

    Let's have a rational discussion about the word "emotional."

    But first, I'd better calm down. Maybe I'll have a soothing cup of herbal tea and pet the cat. Oh wait, I don't have a cat.

    Which...

04/07/2014 - 2:34am

    "A Dupont Circle neighbor said he seemed 'more like a nerd than a spy.'"

    "The rabbi of the South Bend, Ind., temple where he was bar mitzvahed described him as an 'outstanding scholar and your prototype all-American boy.'"

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04/07/2014 - 1:57am

    There is more than one way to demolish a wall, physical or legal. Go at it with a bulldozer, or weaken its foundations and await the collapse.

    When it comes to undermining the structure of modern campaign finance law, Chief Justice John Roberts has done it both ways...

04/03/2014 - 1:10am

    In the context of talking about limits on free speech, it's common to say that your freedom to swing your fist ends where my nose begins. That seems like a sensible way to think about the freedom of religion case just argued before the Supreme Court: whether employers can be required to pay for contraceptive...

04/03/2014 - 12:09am

    The capital's dysfunction has its unfortunate exceptions. Gridlock yields to interests powerful enough to trump habits of obstruction. The result is compromise of a peculiarly distasteful variety -- bipartisanship in the form of can-kicking, budgetary obfuscation and unaffordable generosity to those with the...

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