First 100 Days: Opinions



The president’s policies are unintentionally intensifying the spike in families and unaccompanied minors crossing the border.

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President Biden is blunting the GOP’s wedge politics.

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A change in tone should not shelter Republicans.

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The Senate’s undemocratic rules and the Democrats’ wafer-thin majority threaten President Biden’s agenda.

I got in touch with activists and politicians who are fighting for democracy across the globe to ask: What would they ask President Biden to do if they could meet him?

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A group of senators is calling for a suspension of U.S. security aid to Honduras. Will Biden heed them?

  • Dana Frank
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Less than 20 percent of the world’s population lives in a free country, the smallest proportion since 1995, Freedom House reports.

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The argument that the strikes in Syria are a “defensive” measure mocks the reality of our presence there.

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Party leaders have put off compromising on the policy to help the working poor.

Officials are leaning too hard on the idea that migrants shouldn't come.

Both his actions and his words are important.

Vanita Gupta and Kristen Clarke, tapped for top jobs at Justice, become targets.

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The moves the new administration is making are an improvement. More is needed.

After four years of decline, can America again be a beacon?

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In dealing with Iran and Saudi Arabia, Biden shows he is just as tough as Trump — but far smarter.

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LGBTQ advocates have a historic shot at federal rights protections.

  • Jonathan Rauch
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The new administration can learn from the mistakes of its predecessors.

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Instead of making poverty more painful, they could promote ways to make jobs more accessible, available and rewarding.

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We've come a long way since 1789. The president should be able to pick his own staff.

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The OMB nominee is a loyal and, yes, sometimes combative Democrat, but she cares far more about policy than politics.

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