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The ‘next America’

The U.S. electorate has changed.

The party of ‘no’

The GOP still can’t get to ‘yes.’

Netanyahu’s risky bet

His speech to Congress may win votes, hurt ties.

Jeb Bush, CPAC piñata

Conservatives show him no mercy.

Context is key

The ‘textualist’ reason to rule for Obamacare.

The fight for D.C.’s rights

I just wish this battle wasn’t over pot.

Two reading lessons

Arizona’s redistricting commission oversteps.

Out of line

Scott Walker’s questioning of Obama’s faith.

A fatal flaw

The U.S.’s looming capitulation to Iran.

Whose war is it?

Muslims must lead the battle against radicalism.

A necessary deal

The wisdom in negotiating with Iran.

Waiting for the punch

Speaker John Boehner is leading from behind.

Our plan for fixing health care

(Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg)

  • Our plan for fixing health care

    Our plan for fixing health care

    The GOP’s bridge away from Obamacare.

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  • Enrolling extremists

    Enrolling extremists

    ‘Jihadi John’ was a graduate at my university.

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  • Iran’s master strategist

    Iran’s master strategist

    Khamenei has advanced a nuclear deal.

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  • The end of John Roberts’ dream?

    The end of John Roberts’ dream?

    So much for a nonpartisan Supreme Court.

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Outlook & Opinions

Let’s embrace competition in AP testing

Let’s embrace competition in AP testing

The College Board’s monopoly must end.

The end of John Roberts’ dream?

The end of John Roberts’ dream?

So much for a nonpartisan Supreme Court.

Five myths about King v. Burwell

Five myths about <i>King v. Burwell</i>

Does the case hinge on a mistake in the Affordable Care Act?

Who had the worst week in Washington? Randy Wittman.

Who had the worst week in Washington? Randy Wittman.

The Wizards coach has overseen a brick of a season.

Along the Selma march route, progress has been two steps forward, one back

Along the Selma march route, progress has been two steps forward, one back

A photo essay marking the 50th anniversary of the civil rights rally.

Political attacks on Common Core

Political attacks on Common Core

For politicians, opposition to the standards is a craven applause line.

Enrolling extremists

Enrolling extremists

‘Jihadi John’ was a graduate at my university.

The most self-serving words in publishing; ‘New Afterword by the Author’

The most self-serving words in publishing; ‘New Afterword by the Author’

Inside those parts of a book that you probably never read

Best state in America: D.C., where pot is legal — and untaxed

Best state in America: D.C., where pot is legal — and untaxed

Washingtonian weed fans rejoice.

Five myths about NASCAR

Five myths about NASCAR

Yes, the drivers really are athletes.

PostPartisan

With Boris Nemtsov’s murder, Russians lose a champion of democracy

Though Nemtsov is hardly the first opponent of Vladimir Putin to be murdered, this one comes as a particular shock.

Book Reviews