Ruth Marcus

12/18/2014 - 4:40am

    The so-called "Cromnibus" is an ugly piece of work. On balance, I'm glad -- no, make that relieved -- it passed.

    The Cromnibus is the giant $1.1 trillion spending bill that will keep the government functioning -- no, make that open...

12/04/2014 - 3:13pm

    The grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of teenager Michael Brown was the worst possible outcome -- except for one in which passion overwhelmed facts and Wilson was forced to stand trial...

11/27/2014 - 7:22pm

    Agree or disagree with Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, the president did something important, laudable, and with potentially long-lasting consequences in announcing the move: He released the Office of Legal Counsel memorandum outlining...

11/27/2014 - 6:57pm

    Every Democrat should be nervous about President Obama's plan for unilateral action on immigration reform.

    Not because of the impact on an already gridlocked Congress, or because it risks...

11/20/2014 - 2:47pm

    The line between consensual sex and sexual assault is not always comfortably clear. Especially when alcohol is involved. Especially in the context of the college hook-up culture.

    No doubt, sexual...

11/20/2014 - 2:20pm

    Reginald Latson's path to solitary confinement began four years ago as he waited for the public library to open in Stafford County, Va.

     Latson, known as Neli, has an IQ of 69 and is...

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