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Letters of advice to the new president, from “full speed ahead” to “stop tweeting.”

Every objective indication is that far more people showed up to register dissent over Trump's rise to power than to celebrate it.

Instead of making a much-needed goodwill gesture, he talked about his own sacrifices.

It’s no Occupy … they hope.

When the new president says the government is the problem, he means all government but himself.

Trump’s inauguration showed us what he really cares about — and how to turn the tables on him.

Obama envisioned a similarly dismal America in 2009.

The retired general is surrounding himself with “his battle buddies,” and some people are worried.

That will determine whether Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds belong there.

The president eschewed the usual themes and instead delivered a forceful, dark vision of an isolationist America.

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There’s a heartfelt reason I’m attending this event against indignities women experience.

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The District is praying up a storm.

Let’s hope the new president is wiser and less impetuous than the candidate many came to fear.

Our country’s ideals are earning boos and jeers.

President Trump’s speech is sure to backfire by fueling his opposition.

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On Friday, President Trump claimed to speak for the American people. On Saturday, quite a few of them spoke back.

In their confirmation hearings, they didn’t deny global warming, but they were evasive about the extent of the crisis.

President Rodrigo Duterte threatens martial law in his war on drug users and dealers.

Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton arrive at Donald Trump's inauguration. (EPA/JOHN ANGELILLO / POOL)
Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton arrive at Donald Trump's inauguration. (EPA/JOHN ANGELILLO / POOL)
The new president is still obsessed with fighting the election he barely won.
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His predecessors tried to inspire. He focused on "American carnage."

The ultimate microeconomics: One job, and one tweet, at a time.

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The ominous history of the new administration's watchwords.

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The administration seems poised to further unleash the agency's paramilitary branch.
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No, he doesn’t have the worst record on civil rights — but he’s no champion, either.

  • Richard Fording
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The ultimate microeconomics: One job, and one tweet, at a time.

  • Heidi N. Moore
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A dangerous new trend in political attack.

Wealthy Americans have served the country well. But usually they have a record of putting the greater good above self-interest.

  • Brooke Harrington
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Massoud Barzani talks with the Post about beating the Islamic State and forging a separate path for his people.

  • Lally Weymouth
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Every executive since Washington has recognized the branding power of the painting.

  • Paul Staiti
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A teaching method obsesses over our differences.

  • Mike Gonzalez
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You have to start at the state legislature.

  • Kara Moran
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Organizers should engage the public early, and get people excited, connected and ready to participate.

  • Don Neal
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The experience was not what we expected.

  • Stephen Samuels, Joanna Pratt
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Privacy and safety of transgender people are at risk under his proposed bill.

  • Sara Queen
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