Tired of Trump? In Theory, the Post’s home for ideas, is launching a new series to tackle the real questions of this election.

Changing the budget to two years instead of one could save Congress a bunch of political headaches.

  • Reid Ribble
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  • Nov 3, 2016
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Public campaign financing would allow our elected officials to chase down constituents, not dollars.

  • Ellen L. Weintraub
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  • Nov 3, 2016
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Members of Congress have no idea who's attacking them. Greater transparency can help rebuild trust.

  • Steve Israel
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  • Nov 3, 2016
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We forget that politics, like life, is a matter of give and take.

  • Jason Grumet
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  • Nov 3, 2016
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Pay for what works: Give money to states that reduce incarceration and crime.

  • Hilary O. Shelton, Inimai Chettiar
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  • Nov 1, 2016
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Criminal justice reform should be easy for the next president. It's already underway.

  • Pat Nolan
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  • Nov 1, 2016
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The federal government must keep college prices in check.

  • Ben Miller
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  • Oct 20, 2016
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The next president should work to reclaim the mission of higher education.

  • Lynn Pasquerella
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  • Oct 20, 2016
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We should address economic anxiety over globalization and technology through education and job training.

  • Carla A. Hills
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  • Oct 17, 2016
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Trade has been strategically important across the globe. We should give it the credit it deserves.

  • Douglas Holtz-Eakin
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  • Oct 17, 2016
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+ What should be the next president’s model in approaching international trade? The future of President Obama’s biggest trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, seems tenable at best. The European Union is facing its biggest existential threat following Britain’s Brexit vote. Donald Trump, running for president under the party that has historically rallied around free trade, is threatening […]

  • Lori Wallach
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  • Oct 17, 2016
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The next president should put housing at the top of his or her agenda.

  • Erika C. Poethig
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  • Oct 11, 2016
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But we do need help paying rent.

  • Edgar Olsen
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  • Oct 11, 2016
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Cities that restrict their growth are choking out low-income housing.

  • Randal O'Toole
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  • Oct 13, 2016
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To protect Social Security benefits, we must raise taxes.

  • Alicia H. Munnell
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  • Oct 6, 2016
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We can slow down the growth of Social Security by fixing absurd rules for benefits.

  • C. Eugene Steuerle
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  • Oct 6, 2016
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Fixing Social Security with high taxes is both unwise and unnecessary.

  • Rachel Greszler
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  • Oct 6, 2016
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An incremental strategy may be unpopular, but it's a realistic approach to the conflict.

  • Derek Chollet
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  • Sep 29, 2016
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We must be willing to take action against Bashar al-Assad, if necessary.

  • Frederic C. Hof
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  • Sep 29, 2016
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What's worked and what hasn't when it comes to fighting terror.

  • Michael Vickers
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  • Sep 26, 2016
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The federal government should follow state and local strategies to invest in renewable energy.

  • Heather Zichal
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  • Sep 19, 2016
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We're subsidizing green energy, but money spent elsewhere could have greater impact.

  • Bjorn Lomborg
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  • Sep 19, 2016
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Enforcement without legalization alienates communities.

  • David A. Martin
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  • Sep 12, 2016
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Here's what the first step to fix our immigration system could look like.

  • Ali Noorani
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  • Sep 12, 2016
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Enforcement without legalization alienates communities.

  • David A. Martin
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  • Sep 12, 2016
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Presidential candidates are missing the essential nuances of the school choice debate.

  • Andrew J. Rotherham
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  • Sep 6, 2016
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This will ultimately be an economic contest.

  • Jennifer M. Harris
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  • Sep 2, 2016
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No presidential candidate should take any reform or new taxes off the table.

  • Maya MacGuineas
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  • Aug 29, 2016
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We need more deficit financing to solve our infrastructure crisis.

  • Josh Bivens
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  • Aug 29, 2016
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The ACA has remained stable despite many challenges -- this time will be no different.

  • Ezekiel Emanuel, Topher Spiro
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  • Aug 22, 2016
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The Affordable Care Act's exchanges suffer from fundamental design flaws.

  • Avik Roy
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  • Aug 22, 2016
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The Russia challenge has radically changed since the 1990s.

  • Angela Stent
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  • Aug 18, 2016
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The next administration should recognize that the nature of the Putin regime precludes real partnership

  • David J. Kramer
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  • Aug 18, 2016
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Prioritizing inequality betrays indifference to policy outcomes.

  • Scott Winship
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  • Aug 16, 2016
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If we advance a bolder vision, we can ensure a more equitable distribution.

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