Category: Columns

Trump’s turnover is huge

By DEBRA J. SAUNDERS Kathryn Dunn Tenpas has been keeping track of White House staff turnover since the late 1990s, but until President Donald Trump took the oath of office, the Brookings Institution senior fellow told the Las...

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Oh, for the days of bipartisanship

Many Americans remember a more constructive engagement between members of Congress and may wish for similar relationships considering the great number of problems facing our nation’s present and future. Cooperation and  unity...

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Can moderation get up off the mat?

By MICHAEL GERSON In the world of progressive politics, all eyes are turned to Great Britain. Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party, represents progressivism in its most uncompromising form. He and his party are proposing...

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Success in college sports

When the last whistle blew, the final foul called, and the men’s and women’s champions decided, March Madness 2018 came to its close last month. With the winners determined, there were ecstatic folks at Notre Dame and Villanova...

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The good things about America

By MICHAEL F.  VALDEZ I do not live in a blue or red state, but the United States of America. Who could believe the highest office in our United States, the presidency, regardless of which party holds that position, can be...

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The president we have

Recall is fading. Nevertheless, memory reminds us that President Donald Trump led us to believe that as president he would be looking after all Americans.  So far, he’s worked mainly on behalf of opposites to his oft-repeated...

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The hope-mongers’ march

By E.J. DIONNE JR. For several hours on Saturday, cynicism was banned from the streets of what on many days seems to be the most cynical city in the world. Throngs estimated to number up to 800,000, and perhaps more, gathered...

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The hope-mongers’ march

By E.J. DIONNE JR. For several hours on Saturday, cynicism was banned from the streets of what on many days seems to be the most cynical city in the world. Throngs estimated to number up to 800,000, and perhaps more, gathered...

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