Government

06/24/2016 - 1:00pm

    Texas didn’t need a federal court to know it couldn’t do this. Neither did Indiana, Arizona, Florida or any states seeking to excuse themselves from what America has always done.

    We welcome refugees in life-or-death straits.

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06/23/2016 - 4:39pm

    Sometimes civil disobedience is justified. Sometimes it is necessary. The unprecedented events playing out on the House floor -- Democratic members staging a sit-in in the well of their own chamber - represent such a moment.

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06/22/2016 - 2:00pm

    The political context around Hillary Clinton has changed. Until now, complaints about her have pervaded public commentary, usually with a predictable refrain. In a May podcast, former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart couldn't find much good to say about the...

06/22/2016 - 1:00pm

    In the wake of the latest example of this country's most egregious distinction -- its continuing acquiescence in mass gun violence -- a visibly fed-up President Obama made yet another grief-bearing visit last week, calling on the survivors of victims of the Orlando...

06/22/2016 - 11:00am

    "Ignoramus," according to Merriam-Webster, was the name of a fictional 17th-century lawyer who regarded himself as rather shrewd when, in fact, he was quite foolish and ignorant. Enter Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee who...

06/22/2016 - 10:00am

    He won’t pivot. So I have to.

    Having seen Donald Trump as a braggadocious but benign celebrity in New York for decades, I did not regard him as the apotheosis of evil. He seemed more like a toon, a...

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