Susan Estrich

05/21/2015 - 4:11pm

    How come everyone I know is depressed?

    I mean the job numbers. And I don't mean that literally everyone I know is depressed. But you don't hear too many people humming show tunes in the grocery line. People seem to pull away from the...

04/23/2015 - 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 to negotiate within the...

04/23/2015 - 12:47pm

    Will she? She will.

    Would she? She would.

    It was inevitable.

    She did.

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04/16/2015 - 5:45pm

    The real trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin now that the jury has returned its guilty verdicts. Tsarnaev, convicted for staging the bombings at the Boston Marathon, didn't really put on a defense. His lawyers conceded that he was involved (I would...

04/16/2015 - 5:19pm

    More than 30 years ago, conservatives managed to defeat the proposed Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution, which would have added "sex" to the Fourteenth Amendment's guarantee of equal protection, by frightening women into believing that...

04/08/2015 - 11:35pm

    The debate about a "religious freedom" law being considered in Indiana has been making national news. The issue is whether the law would allow discrimination against gays. There has been a storm of protest both from inside and outside the state...

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