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Real progress requires a concerted, sustained effort.

  • Eugene Puryear, Matthew Frumin
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Lionizing a traitor is not in the city’s best interest.

  • Jonathan Hennessey
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Medications are finding their way in massive quantities into Maryland’s prisons and jails.

  • Marc Kilmer
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The county’s inaction hurts us all.

  • Eric Goplerud
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  • Feb 17
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“Reverse retrocession” may be just the ticket to voting rights for District residents.

  • Kris Hammond
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  • Feb 17
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When a court puts politics and fearmongering above the rule of law, liberty dies.

  • Thomas Wheatley
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Ward 5 is counting on the right decision from the Board of Zoning Adjustment

  • Tom Kirlin
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At one time, they embraced drama with both arms and stoked discontent furiously because it suited their electoral goals.

  • Norman Leahy
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Democrats have won Virginia in the last three presidential races, but Republicans hold their strength in rural counties and economically depressed areas.

  • Peter Galuszka
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Some see a Churchillian struggle between liberal democracy and tyranny.

  • Norman Leahy
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  • Feb 16
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The city should assist any hurt by its lab’s errors.

Peter Newsham is a logical successor to former chief Cathy Lanier and a veteran of D.C.’s police department.

With a trio of convictions in young children’s deaths, the local prosecutor’s office is looking out for the most helpless of victims.

Short of new ideas and money, the agency’s death spiral could accelerate.

The mayor expressed several “grave concerns” — yet refused to veto the expensive legislation.

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Charlottesville is again roiled over the modern extension of the Civil War [“Battle over Old South rises again in Virginia,” Metro, Feb. 9]. Admirers of that conflict’s losers want to retain a statu...

Regarding Brooke Newman’s Feb. 12 Local Opinions essay, “Virginia’s legislature rewrites the commonwealth’s history”: Britain did not recognize a separation of church and state; therefore “planting E...

Regarding the Feb. 22 Metro article “Ridership losses add to Metro’s fiscal pain”: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority officials say they have looked at every source of supplemental fun...

Regarding the Feb. 18 Metro article “Early stumble for high-tech sidewalk”: It is difficult to imagine a worse waste of taxpayers’ money than the District’s quixotic and now failed experiment in...

Regarding the Feb. 20 Metro article “Point man in the ‘Hands Off DC’ fight”: D.C. Council member Charles Allen (D-Ward 6) is to be complimented for leading the “Hands Off DC” fight. I hope he will...

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Victor Schwartz, in his Feb. 12 letter, “When presidents are also dads,” cited President Harry S. Truman’s letter to music critic Paul Hume as a precedent for our current president’s public reaction t...

Charlottesville is again roiled over the modern extension of the Civil War [“Battle over Old South rises again in Virginia,” Metro, Feb. 9]. Admirers of that conflict’s losers want to retain a statu...

The American Kennel Club strongly disagrees with the assertions made in Ingrid Newkirk’s Feb. 10 op-ed, “The dog show’s ugly business.” Dogs that compete in AKC events are beloved pets long before t...

In his Feb. 10 column, “The art of the racket,” George F. Will quoted Sen. Eugene McCarthy’s comment “Anything said three times in Washington becomes a fact.” But McCarthy, a poet as well as a polit...

The choice of the word “coyly” to describe Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-Mass.) refusal to be pulled off message in the Feb. 9 Style article “Nevertheless, she persists the day after” dumbfounded me. T...

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