If conservatives ignore fiscal austerity when they’re in power but Democrats embrace it when they take control, then conservatives will consistently meet the demands of their constituents while Democrats consistently fail to do so.

An unclear outcome in deeply polarized times could be dangerous.

The moderate policies driving our passenger rail system reflect Biden's pragmatic approach.

  • David Alff
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Two essays argue that the world has become too nasty for the liberal international order. Are they right?

Meet the new GOP, same as the old GOP?

Their activism reshaped the content of history textbooks, producing a heroic, skewed narrative.

  • Rob Alex Fitt
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Precedents set in the 1970s for 25th Amendment procedures wisely sought continuity of government — and policy.

  • Heather C. Walser
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Social media platforms should silence the president until the winner of the election is clear.

The president’s rallies demonstrate his unserious approach to the pandemic.

The push to remove police from schools centers on concerns about racism, brutality and misallocation of community resources.

  • Joanna Paxton Federico
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Ed Markey shows how senior members of the party can respond to the changing base.

  • Rebecca Kirszner Katz
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  • Perspective

History shows that the text is far more complex than the legal doctrine might indicate.

The president's opposition to the Affordable Care Act is not simply rhetorical.

  • Emily Gee and Jacob Leibenluft
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  • Perspective

If Trump is prosecuted, obstruction of justice, bribery and conspiracy to defraud the U.S. could be among the charges.

  • Perspective

No, foreign countries can’t flood mailboxes with fake ballots.

The armchair judgments of her critics showed how partisanship can trump decency.

  • Alexandra DeSanctis
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  • Perspective

Standing on line for hours is out of the question, and my options are limited.

  • Ralph Edelbach
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A guide to what the next president will have to unwind.

  • Amy Siskind
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  • Perspective

What will the reckoning look like for a leader who holds himself above the law?

  • Sam Tanenhaus
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  • Perspective

A truth tribunal is not the answer. Preserving presidential records is.

  • Jill Lepore
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