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A missed cue

Another stumble for the GOP with minorities.

Hanging up on the NSA

Americans reclaim some measure of privacy.

Post-presidency for sale

Bill Clinton followed in Gerald Ford’s footsteps.

No time to cave

Conservatives shouldn’t weaken trafficking laws.

The dangerous ‘red-state model’

(Thad Allton / AP)

  • The dangerous ‘red-state model’

    The dangerous ‘red-state model’

    Refusing to expand Medicaid is bad policy.

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  • The non-candidate charade

    The non-candidate charade

    Campaigns-in-all-but-name are ridiculous.

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  • South Sudan’s suffering

    South Sudan’s suffering

    Only the U.N. and NGOs are stepping up.

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  • Israel’s defense minister speaks

    Israel’s defense minister speaks

    Moshe Yaalon calls Iran deal “very bad.”

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PostPartisan

The Insiders: Rand Paul’s Patriot Act gamble — gadfly or leader?

Given his personal heritage, it will be easy for his political ambitions to be dismissed as someone who is more like his father and less like someone who has broad enough appeal to be a major party nominee.

Outlook & Opinions

It’s hard to be a moderate politician. It’s also more expensive.

It’s hard to be a moderate politician. It’s also more expensive.

Centrists in Congress spend more on their campaigns, data shows.

FIFA is corrupt. But do fans care?

FIFA is corrupt. But do fans care?

Nothing in recent sports history suggests they do.

Israel’s education minister: ‘I don’t believe in giving up our land’

Israel’s education minister: ‘I don’t believe in giving up our land’

An interview with Naftali Bennett.

Dennis Hastert ‘wins’ worst week in Washington

Dennis Hastert ‘wins’ worst week in Washington

The lawmaker turned lobbyist now faces a new role — as a criminal defendant.

An Ivy League psychotherapist’s guide to more fulfilling bromances

An Ivy League psychotherapist’s guide to more fulfilling bromances

Review of “Breaking the Male Code: Unlocking the Power of Friendship.”

Five myths about body cameras

Five myths about body cameras

Will video really root out bad officers?

Help those caught in the drug trade

Help those caught in the drug trade

Low-level workers of color have borne the greatest costs.

The Cherokee leader who paved the way for MLK

The Cherokee leader who paved the way for MLK

In the early 1800s, John Ross pioneered civil rights tactics in fighting to keep his people’s homeland.

Reformers want to erase Confucius’s influence in Asia. That’s a mistake.

Reformers want to erase Confucius’s influence in Asia. That’s a mistake.

The real sage never advocated oppression — just the opposite.

D.C.’s untenable legal quandary

D.C.’s untenable legal quandary

The Circuit Court’s ruling on D.C.’s budget autonomy was wrong.

Book Reviews