There is no question that things have gotten worse since Trump took the national spotlight.

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Mocking small-town papers for covering dollar-store openings isn’t a good look.

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And so does hundreds of years of legal tradition.

Alan Shearer, who has run The Washington Post’s syndication operation the past 26 years, is retiring.

Say hello to railguns, hypersonic weapons and lasers.

Personal responsibility is strange fruit to him.

The problem at the White House is more than personnel — it’s the president.

Instead of reshaping U.S. politics, he has been a standard Republican, albeit an incompetent one.

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Trump praised Poland. Then Poland ramped up its assault on the rule of law.

He has sounded increasingly passive on the issue facing young undocumented immigrants brought here as children.

Officials need to dig deep to find out why the problem occurred.

President Donald Trump stands during an event to announce a Merck, Pfizer, and Corning joint partnership to make glass containers for medication, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Thursday, July 20, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (Alex Brandon / AP)
President Donald Trump stands during an event to announce a Merck, Pfizer, and Corning joint partnership to make glass containers for medication, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Thursday, July 20, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (Alex Brandon / AP)
Presidents who win the electoral college but lose the popular vote never really recover.
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Cutting short the Russia investigation wouldn’t work the way the president might hope.

Making statements is one thing. Making laws is another.

Our justice system should take these abductions more seriously.

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The writings of the late Harvard political scientist anticipate America's political and intellectual battles -- and point to the country we may become.

Cutting short the Russia investigation wouldn’t work the way the president might hope.

Making statements is one thing. Making laws is another.

Our justice system should take these abductions more seriously.

  • Jane K. Stoever
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Presidents who win the electoral college but lose the popular vote never really recover.

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It’s not so “pale, male and Yale” anymore.

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A CIA veteran says it’s in line with what he’d expect to see.

  • Rolf Mowatt-Larssen
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No, it’s not a cultural wasteland. Though you can get in on a good mullet toss.

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In business or politics, putting relatives in charge is a bad idea.

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Such a monument would honor a 16-year-long battle.

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We should be protecting the Chesapeake watershed more, not less.

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William Morva should not have been executed.

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Doing so would come at too high a cost and without “sufficient support.”

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Give the planned family shelters a chance.

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