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Prioritizing student learning in Maryland
(The Washington Post, March 28, 2017; 5:39 PM)
 
Fracking bans violate property rights
(The Washington Post, March 27, 2017; 5:04 PM)
 
The District’s education plan would take too long to close the achievement gap
(The Washington Post, March 27, 2017; 5:03 PM)
 
Chesapeake Bay cleanup on the chopping block
(The Washington Post, March 26, 2017; 7:02 PM)
 
Brittany Binger’s family is in limbo, too
(The Washington Post, March 26, 2017; 7:00 PM)
 
Don’t exploit an alleged rape to fuel xenophobia
(The Washington Post, March 24, 2017; 6:22 PM)
 
Our Muslim sisters and brothers must be engaged, not marginalized
(The Washington Post, March 24, 2017; 6:20 PM)
 
The cherry blossoms’ peak bloom is still coming
(The Washington Post, March 24, 2017; 6:12 PM)
 
A bill in Virginia that would have helped the poor
(The Washington Post, March 23, 2017; 6:35 PM)
 
The downsides of D.C. school vouchers
(The Washington Post, March 22, 2017; 5:56 PM)
 
Good for Virginia? More like good for Dominion.
(The Washington Post, March 22, 2017; 5:53 PM)
 
Montgomery County isn’t hiding the past by moving a Confederate soldier statue
(The Washington Post, March 21, 2017; 6:22 PM)
 
Why the new FBI building belongs in the District, not Virginia or Maryland
(The Washington Post, March 20, 2017; 6:22 PM)
 
The problem with states’ rights
(The Washington Post, March 19, 2017; 7:12 PM)
 
Cuts to NIH will have drastic effects
(The Washington Post, March 19, 2017; 7:09 PM)
 
Airbnb is not the problem
(The Washington Post, March 19, 2017; 7:09 PM)
 
Barring this basketball player’s headscarf was within the rules
(The Washington Post, March 17, 2017; 6:34 PM)
 
Don’t ruin the Enid A. Haupt Garden
(The Washington Post, March 17, 2017; 6:34 PM)
 
The African American Museum treated me infinitely better than the Hirshhorn
(The Washington Post, March 17, 2017; 6:12 PM)
 
Before D.C. schools can be great, they have to get to acceptable
(The Washington Post, March 17, 2017; 6:11 PM)
 
The FBI building belongs in Virginia
(The Washington Post, March 16, 2017; 5:54 PM)
 
Don’t blame owls for the Purple Line delay
(The Washington Post, March 15, 2017; 6:05 PM)
 
How to solve Virginia’s gun-trafficker problem
(The Washington Post, March 15, 2017; 6:04 PM)
 
A clash of hate and tolerance at George Washington University
(The Washington Post, March 15, 2017; 6:03 PM)
 
Scot McCloughan’s departure is one bad-management call too many for this football fan
(The Washington Post, March 14, 2017; 6:51 PM)
 
Those who doubt rapid prompting method should come meet me
(The Washington Post, March 13, 2017; 5:49 PM)
 
Alleged gunrunning is no surprise
(The Washington Post, March 12, 2017; 7:26 PM)
 
A day with an education for Alexandria students
(The Washington Post, March 12, 2017; 7:23 PM)
 
Moving federal agencies out of the District doesn’t make sense
(The Washington Post, March 10, 2017; 6:00 PM)
 
Fighting the opioid epidemic starts with doctors
(The Washington Post, March 10, 2017; 5:57 PM)
 
How to make the Torpedo Factory even better
(The Washington Post, March 10, 2017; 5:54 PM)
 
Consider Metro funding an investment in fighting climate change
(The Washington Post, March 10, 2017; 5:52 PM)
 
A day without an education for Alexandria students
(The Washington Post, March 9, 2017; 5:17 PM)
 
Don’t want to get busted by a traffic camera? Don’t break the law.
(The Washington Post, March 8, 2017; 5:32 PM)
 
Look beyond parking to the bigger implications of Bethesda development
(The Washington Post, March 7, 2017; 5:03 PM)
 
A bad sign for D.C.’s homeless-shelter plan
(The Washington Post, March 7, 2017; 5:00 PM)
 
The District’s paid-leave program is necessary bold action
(The Washington Post, February 27, 2017; 6:05 PM)
 
Lessons from a unique situation in Alexandria
(The Washington Post, February 27, 2017; 6:05 PM)
 
The searing scar from anti-Semitism
(The Washington Post, February 26, 2017; 8:34 PM)
 
The problem with Metro
(The Washington Post, February 24, 2017; 4:55 PM)
 
Too much to spend on a few illuminated park benches
(The Washington Post, February 24, 2017; 4:26 PM)
 
A politics win-win: Send Chaffetz home, and keep the District great
(The Washington Post, February 24, 2017; 11:30 AM)
 
Monticello is a reminder of the our nation’s terrible history on slavery
(The Washington Post, February 22, 2017; 6:45 PM)
 
Disappearance of affordable housing isn’t inevitable
(The Washington Post, February 21, 2017; 7:00 PM)
 
The national parks desperately need infrastructure repairs
(The Washington Post, February 20, 2017; 5:39 PM)
 
The research on charter schools is inconclusive
(The Washington Post, February 19, 2017; 7:50 PM)
 
I support the Metro Safety Commission
(The Washington Post, February 19, 2017; 7:46 PM)
 
Va. lawmakers put a stake through the heart of redistricting reform
(The Washington Post, February 17, 2017; 5:55 PM)
 
Clear out trash, but don’t throw out people
(The Washington Post, February 17, 2017; 5:50 PM)
 
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