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The Labor Department issued a final rule authorizing the expansion of association health plans over the objections of virtually everyone who weighed in on the proposal, including small businesses....

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Regarding the June 20 Politics & the Nation article “When that hen is really a rooster, it’s a peck of consternation”: Some of the blame for the animal welfare problems caused by the flood of unwant...

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Withdrawing from the United Nations Human Rights Council, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley said the organization was making “a mockery of human rights” [“Citing anti-Israel bias, U.S. leaves...

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George F. Will, in his June 21 op-ed, “Is 2020 the year for Libertarians?,” wrote that Bill Weld noted that “the Articles of Confederation excellently referred to powers not ‘expressly’ delegated” t...

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The District’s leaders have fought tirelessly for greater representation. From the home-rule movement to the statehood effort, Washingtonians have stood united for the idea that the people of the Dist...

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Dana Milbank, in his June 19 Washington Sketch column [“Survival of the ignorant,” Tuesday Opinion], provided quite unintentional praise of House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.). Mr. Milbank walked...

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I found the June 19 Health & Science Perspective about current ovarian cancer treatments, “Ovarian cancer: Keep calm. Get married. Hope,” particularly relevant because my mother died of ovarian canc...

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As a longtime Washington Capitals fan with a deep emotional attachment to the team, I am saddened that General Manager Brian MacLellan “couldn’t get [a contract extension] done,” leading to Barry...

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What a contrast in leadership. “ ‘We’re all in this together’: Bob Dole’s final mission” [front page, June 19], described Bob Dole, a 94-year-old former senator and the 1996 Republican presidential...

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The June 18 editorial “The peril of a Mexican Trump” warned that the election of Mexican presidential candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador could lead to a Mexican version of President Trump and to...

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Regarding the June 20 Metro article “Richmond school is renamed for Obama”: In the 1940s, I attended kindergarten through sixth grade at racially segregated J.E.B. Stuart Elementary School in Richm...

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Regarding the June 10 Arts & Style article “Yes, Mister Rogers was really like that”: I had the privilege of meeting Fred Rogers many years ago, when I interviewed him for a radio show I produced fo...

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I was appalled at two June 6 comic strips: “Wumo” and “Mike du Jour.” “Wumo” displayed a bottle of Viagra in the ocean with an octopus whose tentacles were erect. “Mike du Jour” displayed a wel...

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I was delighted to read the excellent June 9 Religion article “Behind the (Trump) music,” especially the review of the history of Irving Berlin’s “God Bless America.” The article mentioned that Berl...

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The subheadline of the June 10 Outlook essay by Roger Bennett, “Hello, world,” said, “Soccer in the U.S. doesn’t need a team in the World Cup. It’s already here to stay.” I believe that’s true. I me...

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Writing in the June 9 Style article about the suicide of the ultimate food adventurer, Anthony Bourdain, Tim Carman sounded a false note [“Anthony Bourdain: Part epicurean, part Everyman”]. H...

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The photograph accompanying the June 14 news article on melting ice wasn’t “worth a thousand words” because it used the wrong dictionary [“Antarctic ice-melt rate has tripled in past decade”]. Photo...

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As a registered radiographic technologist for more than 12 years, I must object to the use of “radiology technician” in the caption of the photograph accompanying the article “Flu killed 172 childre...

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Reporting on the election results in Virginia’s 10th District, the June 18 news article “Wexton wins primary to challenge Comstock” inappropriately framed Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.) as a Trump op...

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Regarding the June 12 Metro article “Canada didn’t burn the White House. And Dolley Madison needs a fact check”: I am the author of the History Book Club selection “The Burning of Washington:...

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