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Do recent elections indicate a shift in Latin American politics? Post correspondents answered your questions.

Bogotá bureau chief Samantha Schmidt and Mexico and Central America correspondent Mary Beth Sheridan answered your questions about elections in Honduras, Nicaragua, Venezuela and Chile.

It’s COOKIE TIME! All your holiday baking questions, answered.

Send in your questions to The Washington Post Food team, and we’ll help solve your cooking quandaries and share our latest recipes.

A reader asks, “Where can I learn how to dine?”

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema entertains your dining questions, rants and raves.
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  • Home & Design

Q&A: Melissa Sanabria joins Jura Koncius to chat about getting a guest room holiday ready

Washington-based interior designer Melissa Sanabria on everything you need to know to get your guest room ready for guests this holiday season.
  • Opinion

Chat with Jennifer Rubin about her columns, politics, policy and more

Rubin's Q&A with readers starts at 12 p.m. ET on Friday. Submit your questions now.

Carolyn Hax chat: Hootenanny of Holiday Horrors 2021 (Dec. 10 | 12 p.m. ET)

Advice columnist Carolyn Hax answers your questions about the strange train we call life.

What’s on your travel wish list for 2022?

Travel section reporters and editors will answer reader questions live Monday, Dec. 13 at 2 p.m.
  • Opinion

Need a dose of humor in your day? Chat with Alexandra Petri.

Petri's Q&A with readers starts at 11 a.m. ET on Tuesday. Submit your questions now.
  • Opinion

Ask Eugene Robinson about the latest news around the U.S. and world

Robinson's Q&A with readers starts at 1 p.m. ET on Tuesday. Submit your questions now.

Dining during the pandemic

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema entertains your dining questions, rants and raves.
Past Chats

Was Mark Turgeon’s Maryland tenure doomed by unrealistic expectations? Barry Svrluga answered your questions.

Barry Svrluga answered your questions about Mark Turgeon's sudden departure from Maryland and the rapidly changing college coaching landscape.
  • Opinion

Will abortion play a factor in 2022 voting? Eugene Robinson answered your questions.

Robinson's Q&A with readers was at 1 p.m. ET on Dec. 7. Read the transcript.
  • Opinion

What is the best banana song? Alexandra Petri answered your questions.

Petri's Q&A with readers was at11 a.m. ET on Dec. 7. Read the transcript below.

Health insurance for travelers, TSA headaches and heading south for warmer weather

Read a transcript of the Travel section's weekly online discussion.

Carolyn Hax chat: My husband keeps blaming me when he can’t find something

Advice columnist Carolyn Hax answers your questions about the strange train we call life.
  • Opinion

Can minds be changed on abortion? Ask Jennifer Rubin.

Rubin's Q&A with readers was at 12 p.m. ET on Friday. Read the transcript.
  • Opinion

What can we expect from the Supreme Court on abortion? Ask Ruth Marcus and Henry Olsen.

Marcus and Olsen answered reader questions at 1 p.m. ET on Dec. 2 Read the transcript.
  • Home & Design
  • Perspective

Q&A: Jura Koncius and Jay Jeffers discuss how to refresh your home for the holidays

Designer Jay Jeffers will answer questions on holiday decorating.

Your questions about the omicron variant, answered

Three health and science reporters — Akilah Johnson, Fenit Nirappil and Joel Achenbach — and William Booth, the London bureau chief for The Post, answered your questions on Wednesday.

Tired of cooking? Let’s talk snacks, quick meals and tips for breathing easy in the kitchen

Send in your questions to The Washington Post Food team, and we’ll help solve your cooking quandaries and share our latest recipes.

“We’re leaving DC. Which restaurants do we need to hit before we move?”

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema entertains your dining questions, rants and raves.
  • Opinion

What is the most important issue for the 2022 midterms? Ask Eugene Robinson.

Robinson's Q&A with readers was at 1 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Nov. 30. Read the transcript.

Is this Washington Football Team for real? Barry Svrluga answered your questions.

Barry Svrluga chatted with readers about Monday night’s thrillingly bizarre victory, as the Washington Football Team pushes into a suddenly interesting December.
  • Opinion

What is the best Christmas movie? Alexandra Petri answered your questions.

Petri's Q&A with readers was at 11 a.m. ET on Tuesday. Read the transcript.

Gift ideas for coworkers? For in-laws? Here are some ideas.

We’re all trying to come up with that “perfect” gift for our beloved partners, our quirky friends and our particular in-laws.
  • Nov 26

The countdown to Thanksgiving: We’re here to help!

Send in your questions to The Washington Post Food team, and we’ll help solve your cooking quandaries and share our latest recipes.
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Food critic Tom Sietsema takes your dining rants and raves every Wednesday at 11 a.m. ET.

Home Q&A

Every Thursday, home and design writer Jura Koncius helps you in your quest to achieve domestic bliss. She and weekly guest experts answer your decorating, homekeeping and decluttering questions.

Free Range on Food

Discussions of everything culinary, every Wednesday at noon ET.

Talk about Travel

The travel team entertains your questions, comments and tales every Monday at 2 p.m. ET.

On Parenting

Coach Meghan Leahy and editor Amy Joyce discuss parenting children of all ages every other Wednesday at 11 a.m. ET.
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Eugene Robinson

Columnist Eugene Robinson discusses his recent columns and the latest news every Tuesday.

Petri Dishes

Columnist Alexandra Petri offers a lighter take on recent news and political in(s)anity every Tuesday.