AFTER MAKING an arrest, a law enforcement agency typically runs a suspect's name through a national database to check if he is wanted for another crime or in another jurisdiction. Makes sense. So why are states and municipalities balking at checking an alleged offender's immigration status through...
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Vice President Biden's Moscow visit: An overdue message about human rights (Post, March 11, 2011; 8:50 PM)
Turkey's bad example on democracy and authoritarianism (Post, March 10, 2011; 7:51 PM)
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For Mayor Gray, a needed probe of hiring and a chance to mend credibility (Post, March 10, 2011; 7:50 PM)
Homegrown Islamic radicalization: Worth studying: Congress can study a possible terror threat without demonizing American Muslims. (Post, March 9, 2011; 8:35 PM)
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Barack Obama's Libya straitjacket (Post, March 9, 2011; 8:10 PM)
Mr. Obama's Gitmo order is a half step in the right direction (Post, March 8, 2011; 8:44 PM)
A crude idea: Tapping the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to ease gas prices (Post, March 8, 2011; 8:43 PM)
Naming Kaya Henderson to schools post is a great step for D.C. (Post, March 8, 2011; 8:42 PM)
Sulaimon Brown's charges must be taken seriously (Post, March 7, 2011; 8:07 PM)
Metro's bag checks: Necessary nuisance for a real threat (Post, March 7, 2011; 7:45 PM)
High court's ruling on DNA tests is a lifeline for inmates (Post, March 7, 2011; 7:39 PM)
An urgency to the early years: Small children who read poorly are unlikely to catch up. (Post, March 6, 2011; 7:52 PM)
The values of Professor Liu: A controversial judicial nominee deserves confirmation. (Post, March 6, 2011; 7:48 PM)
China's leadership cowers: Of the Communist regime is so successful, why is it so afraid? (Post, March 6, 2011; 7:46 PM)
Level the field on contracts: In Montgomery County, fixing a broken system that's favored unions (Post, March 5, 2011; 6:35 PM)
Better not to think twice: Regulation spread among multiple agencies is unnecessary and costly. (Post, March 5, 2011; 6:32 PM)
The Arab uprising spreads to Iraq: Protests prompt repression but also democratic politics. (Post, March 5, 2011; 6:26 PM)
Memo to Congress: Stop badgering Ben Bernanke (Post, March 4, 2011; 9:16 PM)
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