D.C.’s judicial nominees need a push from the president

Court vacancies are a crisis for the city. The Biden administration should act like it.

Rebuilding safety means rebuilding some families

I wrote that we shouldn't "blame and shame." A reader pushes back.

Stopping D.C. gun crime starts with helping our children

The root of the problem is not guns. It is the dismaying number of violent people picking up guns and using them.

Yes, the museums honoring women and Latinos belong on the National Mall

The Smithsonian American Women’s History Museum and the National Museum of the American Latino will best tell those stories here in their rightful place at the center of the capital.
  • Nov 13

Race matters. But it didn’t decide the D.C. Council.

Race has its place. But not in when it comes to political life in today’s District of Columbia.

How D.C. voters altered the city’s political landscape

The D.C. Council might come together as a stumbling block for the mayor's agenda.

Abigail Spanberger again shows how to win as a centrist Democrat

The Virginia Democrat proves that running to the center can pay off.

Youngkin no longer can walk the tightrope he perfected in 2021

The Virginia governor has to choose between playing to the darker impulses of Trump supporters or leading the Republican Party out of the wilderness.
  • Nov 4

The new FBI site is a matter of equity

Communities of color, such as Prince George’s, again might get left behind.
  • Nov 4

Virginia schools need politicians to get out of the way of learning

We should be given the space and time to respond to the individual needs of our students and families.
  • Nov 4
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Smooth sailing for Metro, for now, as storm clouds gather

The Washington area's transit system has smooth sailing for the coming year. But someone should hit the panic button soon, because storm clouds are gathering.

The Senate ignores D.C., while judge vacancies pile up

It's time for the Senate to ease the personnel crisis in D.C.'s local courts.

Youngkin is right to focus on building more housing in Virginia

As the governor said, "If you want a workforce, you need to have someplace for them to live."

D.C.’s downtown is comatose. Here’s how to revive it.

The city has been stuck at just 45 percent of workers back in the office since Labor Day. That’s worse than the national average for major cities,

Decades in the making, the Silver Line reaches its destination

The Silver Line might be done. But there's more work to be done connecting the region.
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Feeling safe in a society with vaccine mandates

  • Jan 18, 2022
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We’re all under pressure

  • Jan 18, 2022
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Principles over polls

  • Jan 18, 2022
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We all have a stake in college enrollment

  • Jan 18, 2022
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Mr. Youngkin should explore conservationist conservatives

  • Jan 18, 2022
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  • Dec 2
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Readers critique The Post: What have we become?

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Readers critique The Post: Wowsers for this howitzer shot

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  • Nov 18
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Readers critique The Post: How about a ‘Trump’ section?

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