Maria Butina isn’t part of Mueller’s investigation, but she is in U.S. custody.

Counterterrorism problems aren’t going away anytime soon.

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Anti-poverty measures have helped, but the fight is far from over.

  • William J. Barber II, Karen Dolan
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An official reprimand of the president would not be a substitute for impeachment but a possible precursor to it.

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Trump changes the selection process for federal judges who might be hearing your case one day.

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Republicans have gone from denouncing useful idiots to becoming useful idiots.

If we’re going to automatically enroll people in savings plans, we need to do it right.

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His retraction of his retraction on Russia is his presidency in a nutshell.

Conspiracy theorists pounced on the story of fired congressional IT staffer Imran Awan. All because of his name.

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We need to think creatively about the future of the Middle East. How about federalism?

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her comrades are shaking up politics in constructive and promising ways.

The Constitution’s guarantee of citizen status simply for being born here is a deliberate misreading.

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As Putin tries to stifle Bill Browder, Trump champions the Russian strongman’s agenda.

Safety-net programs should be designed to avoid disincentives to employment, and not perpetuate stereotypes.

Lawmakers need to find ways to balance the public benefits with the obvious privacy concerns.

President Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 Summit in Hamburg on July 7, 2017. They will meet Monday in Helsinki. (Evan Vucci/Associated Press)
President Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 Summit in Hamburg on July 7, 2017. They will meet Monday in Helsinki. (Evan Vucci/Associated Press)
Trump is ineffectual, and even dangerous, in his foreign policy. Gay romance metaphors do not convey this reality — they obscure it.
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Unquestioning support for Israel isn’t a policy position. It’s borderline fanaticism.

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An absurdist response to the absurd events of this week.

Strong growth despite political chaos: Why faster GDP growth is no substitute for representative democracy.

The past week has convinced our NATO allies in Europe that the United States can no longer be trusted.

If there was widespread outrage about wage theft, he'd have been gone years ago.

The Trump administration continues to make the phony case for work requirements in anti-poverty programs.

Parallels lie in authoritarianism, racism, ethnic myths and dehumanizing language, not the Final Solution.

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The administrative state is rapidly deconstructing. 

The president goes overboard to woo the Russian leader, even though he’s holding a better hand.

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Five books grapple with the era of ‘alternative facts.’

No, the justices don’t always have the final word.

The alliance was meant to contain a powerful, destructive force. The president risks unleashing it.

John went into the Capital Gazette on a Thursday. The rest is a daze.

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Past presidents avoided constitutional battles to protect the rule of law. Would Trump?

Virginia Republicans don’t believe government should be closest to the people.

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An annual festival at Kenilworth reminds me of my great hypothetical failure.

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This fish is not going to ruin the ecosystem.

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A recent Supreme Court ruling doesn’t address an inherent unfairness.

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It’s the area’s paper of record. That’s why the attack last month feels so personal.

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