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The next few weeks won’t be easy, but some major voting pitfalls have been avoided.
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I blame the people who haven’t taken covid-19 seriously.
  • 21 hours ago
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Democrats have a chance to establish a new governing Democratic majority.
  • 18 hours ago
An incoming Biden administration would be well-advised to act decisively and fast.
The federal government should have learned from how the "Lost Generation" was scarred by the inadequate response to the Great Recession.
The GOP is going to need a bigger boat.
If it wasn’t obvious already, Thursday’s town hall made clear the easy choice we face.
He's not being held hostage by the deep state. He's just busy serving himself.
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Pursuing herd immunity is the wrong, dead wrong, solution for the pandemic.
Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Co., an inartful and mischievous 5-to-4 case decided over a decade ago, may make Barrett's decision for her.
  • 2 days ago
The price of corn, soybeans — and not debating at all
  • 3 days ago
Language from campaign materials and Trump’s extemporaneous speeches at rallies have been used to justify acts of violence.
  • 3 days ago
The White House and Justice Department deviated from norms of independence. And a future president could follow Trump’s playbook with much greater competence.
  • 4 days ago
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After nearly three years, a glimmar of justice as two U.S. Park Police officers are charged.
The “Great Barrington Declaration” plan would lead to a new wave of illness and deaths.
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A tight race in the commonwealth in an explosive political environment with absentee ballots uncounted on election night is a challenging scenario to debut new voting reforms alongside a troubled, old election IT system.
  • 6 days ago
Pitting investments in low-income communities against each other helps no one.
  • Oct 9
Small businesses seldom ask for government assistance, but now they’re crying out for help.
  • Oct 9
Let’s be clear and honest about what Christopher Columbus accomplished and why those accomplishments continue to be celebrated.
  • Oct 9
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A series of editorials on the damage President Trump has caused — and the danger he would pose in a second term.
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Opinion | The Harris-Pence debate was revealing — even if they didn't answer the questions
Opinion | The Harris-Pence debate was revealing — even if they didn't answer the questions
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Opinion | The first presidential debate was a disaster. We analyzed it anyway.
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Opinion | Ilhan Omar: Democrats can’t beat Trump just by courting swing voters
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Bob Costas, Kenny Stills: The NFL's patriotism was cynical. The national anthem protests were not.
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