Don’t ruin Reagan National Airport
Members of Congress from Delta's hubs are pushing legislation to give airlines more slots at, and the right to fly farther from, Reagan National Airport.By the Editorial Board
Why can’t D.C. keep dangerous drivers off the road?
The driver behind a crash that killed three people had multiple DUI convictions. What was she doing behind the wheel?By the Editorial Board
How to block the book ban bandwagon
Restrictions on what students can read need to be opposed where they begin — at the level of local activists and school boards.By the Editorial Board
In Washington, a minor debt deal is worthy of major admiration
The debt limit deal is not a triumph of policymaking, but its passage nevertheless shows that the nation's politics are not totally broken.By the Editorial Board
Politicians keep looking in the wrong place to fix the debt problem
Republicans frequently say the U.S. government has a “spending problem.” The nation is changing rapidly. Our spending priorities should shift, too.By the Editorial Board
Nuclear dangers are rising once more. Here’s how the U.S. should respond.
Nuclear dangers have seemed remote since the end of the Cold War. But they are rising once again.By the Editorial Board
Erdogan won in Turkey. What does the West do now?
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has played a double game with NATO and Russia. Washington and its Western allies should not shy away from hard bargaining.By the Editorial Board
The deal makes sense. Having a debt ceiling doesn’t.
If this deal passes, the nation won’t face another debt limit crisis until 2025. But the bigger problem still exists.By the Editorial Board
The key to victory in Ukraine? Taking the long view.
The U.S., Britain and Germany lead the way with military aid that will need to outlast Putin's long-term project to subjugate Ukraine and wipe out its identity.By the Editorial Board
How to make D.C. government more representative
Pro-democracy activists are laying the groundwork for a 2024 referendum to open D.C. primaries to independents and use ranked-choice voting. It's a great idea.By the Editorial Board
Give D.C.’s grand movie palace a Hollywood ending
Nostalgists will have to say goodbye to the glory of an iconic, single-screen movie experience.By the Editorial Board
Congress wants to regulate AI. Here’s where to start.
Legislators should start with some basic principles.By the Editorial Board
A key ingredient of healthy living is often a struggle. Here’s how to fix that.
Solving the food access riddle for needy Americans will not be easy.By the Editorial Board
What was inauspicious about DeSantis’s start? Suggesting pardons for Jan. 6 rioters.
Ron DeSantis and Donald Trump both say they're open to pardoning people convicted of committing crimes on Jan. 6, 2021. This will embolden the insurrectionists.By the Editorial Board
The U.S. could be safer — and it would cost less
Significant savings could be realized over the next decade while making the military more nimble and more powerful.By the Editorial Board
Paris goes for the gold — on prices for the 2024 Olympics
The Paris 2024 Olympic Games are 14 months off, but many ticket buys are rightly outraged at ticket pricing policies that smack of market manipulation.By the Editorial Board
Celebrate the Colorado River deal. Then get to work.
Efforts to save the Colorado River from catastrophic overuse cannot end here.By the Editorial Board
The 14th Amendment won’t solve the debt limit crisis. Here’s what might.
Invoking the 14th Amendment would be a mistake and a dangerous overstep of presidential authority. It also wouldn’t solve the debt limit crisis.By the Editorial Board
It’s been a year since Uvalde. Here are questions we still need answered.
Government officials should release documents that explain how the shooting response went so wrong.By the Editorial Board
Vladimir Kara-Murza is wrongfully detained. Time for the U.S. to say so.
The administration has not made the designation of Vladimir Kara-Murza as wrongfully detained, and seems to be having doubts. They should not.By the Editorial Board