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Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 3:00pm
    President Barack Obama's administration has an unfortunate record of prosecuting whistleblowers, some of whom have been important sources for journalists.     That's not a legacy any president should want...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Many Republicans have lamented some aspect of Donald Trump's campaign. The party's 2012 nominee, Mitt Romney, doesn't like that Trump is a "fraud." House Speaker Paul Ryan has objected to Trump's "...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 1:00pm
    July and August were the hottest months for the planet since record keeping began. Scientists are confident that 2016 will be the hottest year. Rising sea levels have made flooding commonplace in several major U.S. cities. And...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 11:00am
    When it comes to assessing the presidential race, I prefer to listen to the spies. They tend to be brutally unsentimental, see through the nonsense and cut to the cold, hard bottom line. And right now, two of the world’s...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 10:00am
    Firewalls are supposed to prevent unauthorized access to a computer system.     Virginia has served as a political firewall for Democrats in recent election cycles, and the Clinton campaign seemed to make a critical...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 9:00am
    In the past decade, two major movements for criminal justice reform have arisen: the push against mass incarceration and Black Lives Matter's mobilization against police brutality. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 8:00am
    Where and how did birtherism start? Not, certainly, with Hillary Clinton, no matter what Donald Trump says. For that matter, birtherism did not even originate with the specific false accusation, or calumny, that Barack Obama was not...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 12:00am
    When people talk about the benefits and harms from trade, they usually refer to the labor market. That makes sense, since losing a job has a huge impact on a person's life. Even if you can find another job, it takes time and...
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 8:00pm
    After a six-month hiatus from the campaign trail, listening to a Donald Trump speech, and the audience reactions to it, is a powerful experience. Although his message hasn't changed much, Trump's skill as a candidate and his...
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 7:00pm
    So it's come to this: The institutional position of the Republican Party in the great birther controversy roiling the 2016 campaign -- a consequential chapter in our political history -- is now essentially that Donald Trump did...
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 6:00pm
    A disturbing fault line is at the heart of global politics today. Our world is more interconnected than ever before, and yet the mechanisms and means for managing globalization seem less adequate to the challenges. The result is...
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 5:00pm
    I have a profound respect for the intelligence of the voter. Winston Churchill is often quoted as saying that the best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter, but more important is what he...
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 4:00pm
    It's important to acknowledge when you've been wrong, and I've probably never been so wrong as I was in an op-ed published on April 13, 2010. At the time, I was stunned by a terrible tragedy: the crash of a plane that had...
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 3:00pm
    Bayer's proposed purchase of Monsanto, the biggest deal of the year so far, has led to a heated public debate over economic concentration. Unfortunately, both sides are failing to identify the key issues behind the potential...
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Starting in November, Arlington National Cemetery will be phasing in "enhanced security measures," including mandatory screening of everyone who walks into the facility.     Cemetery officials announced the...
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