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Richard Cohen: Cheapening of the presidency started with Gerald Ford

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Gerald Ford was very briefly vice president of the United States

Joe Conason: Why don’t GOP ‘scandals’ rate same outrage as Hillary’s?

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Transgression against transparency is charged against the Clintons, whether real, alleged or invented, America’s political media rise up in sustained outrage.

Charles Krauthammer: Nation losing doctors to electronic records mandate

Monday, June 1, 2015
“How did you know to get out of medicine in 1978?”

George Will: Summer offers relief from suppression of free speech on college campuses

Sunday, May 31, 2015
Commencement season brings a respite from the sinister childishness rampant on campuses

Pataki should run for president on his record as governor

Sunday, May 31, 2015
Former New York Gov. George Pataki, who announced his presidential campaign Thursday, is arguably the most qualified Republican candidate yet.

Teaching efficacy can't be measured by results of one test

Sunday, May 31, 2015
The debate surrounding public education in New York state has pitted parents, students, teachers and school administrators against Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the state Education Department and the Legislature.

Linda Chavez: Good news on immigration bad for GOP

Saturday, May 30, 2015
Far fewer people are sneaking into the country across our southern border than at any time in recent memory

Froma Harrop: Clumsy word choice on federal subsidies no justification to toss Affordable Care Act

Saturday, May 30, 2015
How many politicians, aides, lobbyists, lawyers, insurance moguls, professional groups and interns agonized over the details in the Affordable Care Act?

Mona Charen: GOP’s men can criticize female foes without being sexist

Friday, May 29, 2015
Carly Fiorina is articulate, thoughtful and accomplished.

E.J. Dionne: To reach most Americans, GOP hopefuls must find courage to depart from far right

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Scott Walker insists that when he changes his positions, he is not engaged in “flips.”

Eugene Robinson: Congress’ efforts to curb NSA data collection a good start

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Once in a great while, House Republicans get it right

Mark Shields: Some tips for future graduation speakers

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
It's graduation time once again

Susan Estrich: Really, who cares about Hillary’s emails?

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Shocking. Forwarding non-classified material.

Charles Krauthammer: Forget hypotheticals, focus on the reality

Monday, May 25, 2015
Ramadi falls. The Iraqi army flees.

George Will: Country is losing its stomach for capital punishment

Sunday, May 24, 2015
Without a definitive judicial ruling or other galvanizing event, a perennial American argument is ending

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