Latest from Colbert I. King
  • Opinion

No issue is more important than voting rights

Let's be clear: Using a Senate filibuster to obstruct the Freedom to Vote Act was just as subversive as state actions to roll back access to the franchise.
  • Oct 22, 2021
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Colin Powell — moments to remember

Through his years of service and sacrifice, Powell stands at the pinnacle of an enormous pyramid of public service in America.
  • Oct 19, 2021
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A pivotal political season approaches for a changing D.C.

D.C.'s leadership is in transition, and it's time for voters to start getting ready to render their verdicts. Rightly so.
  • Oct 15, 2021
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Press releases aren’t going to prevent gun violence in D.C.

Laying blame for violent crime is easy. Carrying out real solutions is hard.
  • Oct 8, 2021
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Democrats, don’t forget what got you here

Internecine warfare over $2 trillion or $3 trillion is self-defeating. Thinking Democrats would settle for what they can get.
  • Oct 2, 2021
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Reproductive rights are on the line. D.C. will stand with Women’s Marchers.

At a moment of legal peril, the District offers a safe space to the Women's March.
  • Oct 1, 2021
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Some of Biden’s troubles come with the territory. But the buck still stops with him.

Eight months after Inauguration Day, the president's leadership is being tested. Can he step up?
  • Sep 24, 2021
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The insurrectionists and their defenders are an old American story

The “Justice for J6” rally is junior varsity. Defeating Trumpism, in all its ugly forms, is what should matter most.
  • Sep 17, 2021
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Since 9/11, most terrorism in this country has been made in the USA

The taste for despotism, stimulated by Trump’s unraveling of American political culture, is loose in the land.
  • Sep 10, 2021
  • Opinion

Hillary Clinton warned us this day would come

Abortion was on the ballot in 2016. The Supreme Court's decision letting Texas's restrictive law stand is the direct result of that.
  • Sep 4, 2021