In D.C., the rent is still too darned high

We can legislate equity and justice by boldly tackling systemic racism in our housing systems.
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Virginia should roll back the punitive influence of prosecutors and victims on parole decisions

Release decisions should focus on reintegration and second chances.
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Baltimore is conducting a dangerous experiment in law and disorder

The state’s attorney’s strategy is a roll of the dice — with lives at stake.
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Quality child care was out of reach for many pre-pandemic. That must change in our recovery.

In a moment of shared suffering, it can be easy to forget that not everyone is suffering the same.
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Did Virginia’s Democrats misread their mandate with a boldly progressive agenda?

For the first time in a generation, they’ll have to defend legislative policies some may see as too far left.
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Our cities are eliminating the cash security deposit as we know it. Here’s how.

We must ensure that our families, neighbors and friends can all equitably access safe shelter.
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Area Latinos are suffering more from the coronavirus and getting fewer vaccines

We must work harder to protect the communities of color that are bearing the pandemic’s brunt and are significantly overrepresented in the essential workforce.
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Celebrating emancipation as we fight for representation

On April 16, we will celebrate the day in 1862 when 3,100 enslaved people in D.C. were freed and we will also stand up to demand equal representation.
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Virginia Democrats are suffering from inertia

Virginians are looking forward to a post-coronavirus world where they can get back to work, school and life. The ones looking back are Democratic grandees.

Congress must fix a fatal flaw in the D.C. statehood bill

If the bill passed, the Supreme Court could reject it for admitting D.C. under a constitution that failed the requirements of the guarantee clause.
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Virginia’s GOP is playing a losing game

The state’s Republican gubernatorial candidates are doubling down on Trump’s election lies.

The deaths of two Capitol Police officers this year show the urgent need for improved security

Friday’s attack was a reminder of the tragic toll on Capitol Police.

A commission makes a good start at reimagining policing in D.C.

A commission’s report centered its recommendations on the principle that police alone are not the answer to public safety.

The horrifying death of Mohammad Anwar comes during a spike in D.C. carjackings

Authorities must confront the failures represented by this crime.
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A better tax plan to pay for infrastructure

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The broad definition of infrastructure

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The moral imperative on refugees

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On leaving Afghanistan

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U.S. political parties lack discipline

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Readers critique The Post: This photo was fitting for this moment in baseball

This week’s Free for All letters.
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Readers critique The Post: We are all starved for comic relief. That’s no excuse for insensitivity.

This week’s Free for All letters.
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Readers critique The Post: Leave Catholicism out of it

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Readers critique The Post: A fist-bump like no one’s ever seen before

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Readers critique The Post: This photo choice was irresponsible

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