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Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Into the overheated, under-informed bathroom wars comes a well-timed intrusion of sanity in the form of a decision by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.     The court's ruling in the case of Virginia high-...
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 12:00pm
    We think we know Harriet Tubman: former slave, Underground Railroad conductor and abolitionist. But much of Tubman's real life story has been shrouded by generations of myths and fake lore, propagated through children's books...
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 10:00am
    Conservatives should be delighted that Harriet Tubman's likeness will grace the $20 bill. She was a Republican, after all, and a pious Christian. And she routinely exercised her Second Amendment right to carry a gun, which she...
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 8:00am
    J. Randolph Evans, an expert on Republican nominating rules, is the kind of person who in past years would toil in obscurity and rarely see the light of day, much less the front of a camera.     These days, as a...
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 6:00am
    Three days before I met Samih Mohamed, a wooden sign marking the first fully Muslim cemetery in California, which his father founded in 1998 and where he was buried six years later, was pulled up from the dusty Antelope Valley soil...
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 9:00pm
    It's been a busy week in executive politics, what with impeachment in Brazil and Hillary coming up Trumps in New York. But we shouldn't lose sight of the Supreme Court's most recent tour of the administrative state. The...
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 8:00pm
    If House Republican leaders push through their 2017 budget, just 1 in 3 federal workers who retire will be replaced. Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz (Texas) and Ohio Gov. John Kasich also have touted...
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 7:00pm
    The U.S. Treasury's decision to portray the great anti-slavery warrior Harriet Tubman on the face of the $20 bill is symbolic on many levels. The fact that she'll replace Andrew Jackson -- the country's seventh president...
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Since his swearing-in as House speaker, Paul Ryan has maintained his sunny, gung-ho disposition, hobnobbing with his party's guerrillas while gently trying to lure them back to the comforts of civilization.    ...
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 5:00pm
    Discussions of a possible British exit from the European Union often center on how the move would affect Britain itself. It's only natural, since British voters are the ones who will make the decision, and they care mainly about...
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 4:00pm
    If you're inclined to appreciate John Kasich's kinder, gentler approach to Republicanism, you might want to take a look at his tax plan.     In a meeting with The Washington Post editorial board on Wednesday...
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 3:00pm
    Several hundred thousand American citizens won’t be voting in presidential primary elections—and it’s not their fault.     In Pennsylvania, for example, a registered voter who needed an absentee...
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 3:00pm
    The announcement by Treasury Secretary Jack Lew that Harriet Tubman will take the place of Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill has caused some grumbling. Senator Lamar Alexander, who like Jackson is from Tennessee, expressed...
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Forty years ago, Ronald Reagan and Gerald Ford came to a final showdown at the Republican National Convention in Kansas City, Mo. It was the first time since 1948 that no one knew heading into the convention who the nominee would be...
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Out of the potty mouths of billionaires sometimes comes potty sense. This was the case last week with Donald Trump, who weighed in on which bathrooms transgender people should use.     His answer: the ones they want...
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