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Almost third of Marylanders are set to pay higher taxes
(The Washington Post, November 19, 2017; 6:34 PM)
 
School board members — and everyone else — should stop using the r-word
(The Washington Post, November 19, 2017; 6:32 PM)
 
Metro’s free-rider problem
(The Washington Post, November 17, 2017; 5:22 PM)
 
What do teachers think about cellphones in the classroom?
(The Washington Post, November 17, 2017; 5:22 PM)
 
The Bible museum’s unwelcoming political message
(The Washington Post, November 17, 2017; 5:20 PM)
 
Montgomery County’s $15 minimum hurts its businesses — and itself
(The Washington Post, November 17, 2017; 5:07 PM)
 
Education, not school names, should be the priority
(The Washington Post, November 16, 2017; 6:02 PM)
 
Danica Roem’s real agenda
(The Washington Post, November 16, 2017; 6:01 PM)
 
Honor the spirit of the McMillan Plan for the Mall
(The Washington Post, November 16, 2017; 5:58 PM)
 
Don’t blame the victims when evil is visited upon them
(The Washington Post, November 15, 2017; 6:29 PM)
 
Dvorak seems to think a vote for Republicans is a vote for bigotry
(The Washington Post, November 13, 2017; 6:20 PM)
 
Three cheers for boring
(The Washington Post, November 12, 2017; 6:56 PM)
 
Maryland Democratic leaders seem to have a lot to learn
(The Washington Post, November 12, 2017; 6:48 PM)
 
Insulting Virginians doesn’t reflect well on Falwell
(The Washington Post, November 12, 2017; 6:45 PM)
 
The meaning of Virginia’s election
(The Washington Post, November 10, 2017; 6:10 PM)
 
Thank you, U.S. Navy, for a great National Gallery of Art director
(The Washington Post, November 10, 2017; 6:05 PM)
 
The fired bird-flipper got sympathy. Where’s the sympathy for the Google guy?
(The Washington Post, November 10, 2017; 6:04 PM)
 
Adding even more lanes won’t cure congestion
(The Washington Post, November 10, 2017; 6:02 PM)
 
Comstock should be representing her constituents’ interests in the tax plan
(The Washington Post, November 9, 2017; 6:28 PM)
 
Hold the administrators involved accountable
(The Washington Post, November 8, 2017; 5:50 PM)
 
The law says you can curse, but you may want to do it quietly in Fairfax County
(The Washington Post, November 7, 2017; 6:39 PM)
 
Maryland must open the road to change
(The Washington Post, November 6, 2017; 6:41 PM)
 
We must continue to protect Jamestown
(The Washington Post, November 6, 2017; 6:38 PM)
 
Cutting the D.C. stormwater fee would set back cleanup efforts
(The Washington Post, November 5, 2017; 7:49 PM)
 
Bladensburg’s Peace Cross is constitutional
(The Washington Post, November 3, 2017; 5:34 PM)
 
The Purple Line’s giant footprint
(The Washington Post, November 3, 2017; 5:31 PM)
 
Whom is this church rector serving by removing plaques for Washington and Lee?
(The Washington Post, November 3, 2017; 4:41 PM)
 
It’s neighbor vs. neighbor over a Halloween decoration
(The Washington Post, November 3, 2017; 4:38 PM)
 
Virginia Democrats can’t claim superiority in the treatment of black citizens
(The Washington Post, November 2, 2017; 6:06 PM)
 
This tactic isn’t unconstitutional
(The Washington Post, November 1, 2017; 6:39 PM)
 
Accessory dwellings in Arlington would be bad news
(The Washington Post, October 31, 2017; 7:22 PM)
 
Alex Ovechkin’s compassionate play
(The Washington Post, October 31, 2017; 7:22 PM)
 
The abolitionist you don’t know about
(The Washington Post, October 30, 2017; 6:40 PM)
 
Better ways to measure learning
(The Washington Post, October 30, 2017; 6:39 PM)
 
Progressives don’t get to pick and choose who is entitled to free speech
(The Washington Post, October 29, 2017; 6:33 PM)
 
Fairfax County is making reasonable adjustments to its pension plans
(The Washington Post, October 27, 2017; 6:20 PM)
 
Va. should have made this transportation upgrade a long time ago
(The Washington Post, October 27, 2017; 5:06 PM)
 
The Democratic Party has no room for complacency or insularity
(The Washington Post, October 27, 2017; 5:05 PM)
 
Put students first, not a vanity name change
(The Washington Post, October 27, 2017; 5:03 PM)
 
Cameras serve as an essential eyewitness
(The Washington Post, October 26, 2017; 6:34 PM)
 
Dusty Baker didn’t deserve to be fired
(The Washington Post, October 25, 2017; 6:03 PM)
 
Where is the protection for children?
(The Washington Post, October 25, 2017; 5:59 PM)
 
Two very different approaches to helping Puerto Rico
(The Washington Post, October 23, 2017; 6:08 PM)
 
Rename J.E.B. Stuart High School in honor of Barbara Rose Johns
(The Washington Post, October 23, 2017; 6:04 PM)
 
The Peace Cross should be allowed to stand
(The Washington Post, October 22, 2017; 6:34 PM)
 
Neglecting the mentally ill
(The Washington Post, October 20, 2017; 5:15 PM)
 
On the Confederacy, it’s never too late to learn from the past
(The Washington Post, October 20, 2017; 5:08 PM)
 
Decriminalizing sex work would help bring victims out of the shadows
(The Washington Post, October 20, 2017; 5:07 PM)
 
Plenty of people are excited about the Virginia elections
(The Washington Post, October 19, 2017; 6:54 PM)
 
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