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Immigration paradox

Could Obama’s edict spur comprehensive reform?

The climate pact swindle

China is getting a 16-year pass on emissions.

A democratic failure

Obama’s immigration order is a confession.

Cosby’s stony silence

Was I having a jolly time with a serial rapist?

America’s advantages

Why the U.S. still has a bright future.

A mission for Jeb Bush

Prove an argument with the far right.

Playing it safe

What is Cory Booker so afraid of?

Wisconsin’s bully

Justice Department attacks school choice.

A Keystone copout

Liberals are violating their own principles.

Deportation’s cost

The damage of tearing families apart.

Politics and prosperity

Is this the twilight of democratic capitalism?

A taxing task

(Carolyn Kaster / AP)

  • A taxing task

    A taxing task

    The anti-tax push harms government.

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  • A terrifying strategy

    A terrifying strategy

    The Islamic State targets Sunni leaders.

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  • Protecting public pension plans

    Protecting public pension plans

    A hidden problem affecting public employees.

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  • The point of Obamacare

    The point of Obamacare

    Isn’t this how markets work?

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The ‘Beyond Gridlock’ editorial series

An ongoing series about all the policy areas where the two parties could produce results in the next Congress.


    GOP shouldn’t overreact to Obama’s immigration order

    Republicans should be smart and measured in their response to Obama’s executive overreach and pass their own tough package of immigration reform bills.

    Outlook & Opinions

    A better Islamic State war strategy

    A better Islamic State war strategy

    Half-hearted steps won’t get the job done.

    5 myths about Valerie Jarrett

    5 myths about Valerie Jarrett

    What does she do, anyway?

    Internet slowdown

    Internet slowdown

    Obama’s approach to regulating the Web would do more harm than good.

    George W. Bush’s tribute to his father

    George W. Bush’s tribute to his father

    The son includes a defense of their actions in Iraq.

    China, the new indispensable nation?

    China, the new indispensable nation?

    Washington wants Beijing to step up. But on our terms.

    Jonathan Gruber’s worst week

    Jonathan Gruber’s worst week

    The consultant’s comments about Obamacare weren’t so smart.

    Less cancer risk, more guilt

    Less cancer risk, more guilt

    I had a mastectomy. Am I still a feminist?

    The many pressures doctors face

    The many pressures doctors face

    Exploring the world of cost control, empathy and words for the dying.

    Five war principles for the U.S.

    Five war principles for the U.S.

    These values should govern any authorization of force.

    Ban the word ‘feminist’?

    Ban the word ‘feminist’?

    I can think of a few others to get rid of.

    Book Reviews