Trump’s outreach to Pyongyang isn’t going well. It’s time to prepare contingency plans.

The Senate fight between Dianne Feinstein and Kevin de León could offer clues about the nationwide battle.

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It’s not just about privacy.

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In the world of right-wing reality inversion, intent is a poor standard.

The government needs to step in to protect workers from heat stress.

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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.

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An official reprimand 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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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.

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 17 : President Donald J. Trump speaks as White House Chief of Staff General John Kelly accidentally turned off the lights during a meeting with members of Congress in the Cabinet Room of the White House on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post)
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 17 : President Donald J. Trump speaks as White House Chief of Staff General John Kelly accidentally turned off the lights during a meeting with members of Congress in the Cabinet Room of the White House on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post)
The U.S. used to push back on Russian conspiracy theories. Not after Helsinki.
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Matteo Salvini’s anti-immigrant rhetoric has made him the most popular politician in Italy.

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We should have a debate over whether treason is being committed by the White House. Yes, I just typed those words.

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

Matteo Salvini’s anti-immigrant rhetoric has made him the most popular politician in Italy.

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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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