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  • Opinion

Let’s not mince words about Limbaugh’s legacy

The radio talk-show host was a driving force behind the reactionary turn of the Republican Party.
  • Feb 19, 2021
  • Opinion

McConnell has basically written the Senate’s censure resolution already

He flinched at conviction. But who could argue with his denunciation of the former president?
  • Feb 15, 2021
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In rallying to Trump, Senate Republicans sacrificed Pence

This was the moment they should have taken a stand.
  • Feb 13, 2021
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D.C.’s vaccine appointment disparity didn’t have to happen

Racial inequities in delivery of lifesaving shots were predictable — and preventable.
  • Feb 12, 2021
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The only question facing senators in Trump’s impeachment trial

Do they care as much about the sanctity of their own institution as former vice president Mike Pence did?
  • Feb 8, 2021
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D.C.’s police came to the Capitol’s rescue. Its taxpayers still aren’t allowed a vote in Congress.

Well done, MPD, for securing the Capitol and the rest of the federal enclave downtown.
  • Feb 5, 2021
  • Opinion

The GOP once knew what to do about problems like Marjorie Taylor Greene

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy could learn something from how former President George H.W. Bush handled David Duke's candidacy.
  • Feb 1, 2021
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Democrats have prevailed, but Trumpism is still here. We can’t be complacent.

Time to stop dancing in the end zone over the Biden-Harris victory.
  • Jan 29, 2021
  • Opinion

How enslaved Black people helped make Washington our nation’s capital

And no, Jan. 6, 2021, was not the first time that a Congress in our nation’s capital was confronted with a serious domestic threat.
  • Jan 22, 2021
  • Opinion

Martin Luther King gave his life fighting the same forces stirred by Trump

Trump has been a beacon to the bigoted fringes of American society. That light still shines.
  • Jan 15, 2021