Susan Estrich

01/30/2015 - 12:08am

    It has been 42 years since the United States Supreme Court held in Roe v. Wade that the right to decide whether to go forward with a pregnancy, prior to viability, belongs to a woman, in consultation with her doctors.

    Forty-two years of marches...

10/02/2014 - 4:15pm

    The spectacular failure of incumbent Alaska Sen. Mark Begich to use a "Willie Horton-style ad" (it's being called that) would almost be amusing for this veteran of the real Willie Horton ad were it not so pitiful on so many levels....

09/18/2014 - 4:42pm

    It seems like yesterday. And yet, so much was different.

    My kids were little. I still felt young. We were all so naive.

    Oh, of course we ...

09/18/2014 - 4:23pm

    No, it's not a rock group. You're lucky if you can't remember. It's a disease that was gone, and now it's back. So, by the way, is whooping cough, another dreaded childhood disease that had been effectively wiped out.

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09/11/2014 - 2:47pm

    As if beheadings were not terrifying enough, as if the spread of extremism and hatred were not unsettling enough, as if the kidnapping of young girls were not horrifying enough, the world now faces another crisis requiring that countries barely able to...

09/11/2014 - 2:34pm

    The horrifying footage of the second beheading of an American journalist by ISIS, this time freelancer Steven Joel Sotloff, a 31-year-old from Florida who loved journalism, has again placed the president, and world leaders, in a terrible position. To be...

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