What are D.C. voters hungry for as primary day approaches?

The marquee event is a mayor's race that offers a clear choice: well-known quantity or a gamble on change?

Virginia can provide more hope for foster children

Virginia is one of the three worst states in the country for children aging out of the foster care system without a permanent connection. That can and must change.
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Doctors can make bicycling safer in D.C.

Washington should take another look at its European roots and create more protected bike lanes.
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Every Maryland child deserves healthy meals — at no charge

State lawmakers managed to find $1.2 billion to upgrade to Camden Yards and M&T Bank Stadium but were unwilling to help feed hungry kids.
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Virginia’s Cumberland County shouldn’t be the next Flint, Michigan

Fair treatment does not stop at public engagement; it must involve real policy decisions that expel harmful projects when needed.
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Virginia politicians pick self-preservation over principle

On the redistricting case, Democrats and Republican are in near-complete agreement.

An ode to spring in the Washington region

Surely, I am not alone in feeling, as the poet William Wordsworth wrote, that “the world is too much with us."
  • 3 days ago

I am an unhoused person. Here’s what happened to me in Adams Morgan.

At the plaza, we at least felt safe together to sleep and hang out, unlike the terrible and really dangerous conditions at shelters.
  • 4 days ago

Facing the truth in the Land of Lee

A face on a diploma might seem harmless, until you explore the historical use of Robert E. Lee’s image.
  • 5 days ago

Why we are opening a new abortion clinic in Maryland

As the Supreme Court was meticulously stacked with judges determined to overturn Roe v. Wade, we decided to start our own clinic to serve patients from across the nation who need reproductive care.
  • May 20
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The Post endorses Katie O’Malley in Maryland’s attorney general Democratic primary

She has earned praise as balanced, compassionate, energetic and hands-on.

Virginia learned the hard way that lower standards don’t benefit students

A damning report documents a years-long trend of declining student performance and glaring racial, ethnic and income achievement gaps.

Metro riders are unhappy — and they have every right to be

Discontent is mounting for D.C.'s transit system, and no wonder. But things look even bleaker down the tracks.

Mayor Muriel Bowser gets our endorsement for a third term

Public safety and schools remain the key issues.

The Post endorses Brian Schwalb for D.C. attorney general

He understands the needs of Washingtonians, many of whom are struggling.
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Feeling safe in a society with vaccine mandates

  • Jan 18
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We’re all under pressure

  • Jan 18
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Principles over polls

  • Jan 18
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We all have a stake in college enrollment

  • Jan 18
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Mr. Youngkin should explore conservationist conservatives

  • Jan 18
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Readers critique The Post: A truer picture of abortion protests

This week's Free for All letters.
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Readers critique The Post: A skewed picture on abortion

This week's Free for All letters.
  • May 20
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Readers critique The Post: What’s confusing, and missing, from Ukraine war coverage

This week's Free for All letters.
  • May 13
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Readers critique The Post: Give the most important news on the planet prominence

This week's Free for All letters.
  • May 6
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Readers critique The Post: A photo that captures beauty amid the pain

This week's Free for All letters.
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