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Joe Conason: Gullible media misled by phony Foundation “scandal”

Americans may now believe the Clinton Foundation was set up as a “pay to play” scheme

Charles Krauthammer: Hillary sets new standard for definition of bri

Bernie Sanders never understood the epic quality of the Clinton scandals

Linda Chavez: Trump’s new immmigration plan looks suspiciously like old GOP amnesty bill

It would be funny if the stakes weren’t so deadly serious

David Harsanyi: Ignore environmental doomsayers: It’s OK to have kids

“Should We Be Having Kids In The Age Of Climate Change?”

Federal gov’t problems: Polarization or disorganization?

Polarized. That’s the word we hear constantly to describe the state of our politics and the society within which it functions.

Froma Harrop: Women won’t fall for Trump’s charm ploy

Republican presidential nominee has made many far less gentlemanly references

Michael Gerson: Cheap, empty-headed populism leading GOP to failure

Defeat now the likely outcome for the Republican presidential nominee,

Charles Krauthammer: America’s foes benefit from policy of powerlessness

Russian bombers flew out of Iranian air bases to attack rebel positions in Syria

David Harsanyi: Reminder: Obamacare is still a remarkable failure

Leaving Obamacare’s health insurance “marketplace”

Susan Estrich: Trump beats Dukakis for honor of worst August for any presidential candidate

A presidential campaign has had a worse August than we did in 1988

Joe Conason: Why is Julian Assange pushing Trump’s conspiracies?

Right-wing propaganda themes

E.J. Dionne: Trump goes for broke with aggressive new team

If Donald Trump's campaign was wild and crazy, just wait for the new Trump campaign

Michael Gerson: Trump’s anti-humanity message turning off young voters

People always remember their first presidential vote

New York’s medical marijuana restrictions hurting patients

In 2014, I wrote about Charlotte Figi, a young girl from Colorado who used medical marijuana to go from 300 weekly seizures to just four per month.

Politics is organic

Watching the political conventions this past month, the relationship between organic farming and our political system became evident, almost metaphorical.

Could Trump drop out of the race? And what if he did?

Donald Trump is officially the Republican nominee for president and somehow the idea that someone, anyone other than Trump might represent the GOP in November refuses to die.

Charles Krauthammer: Clinton still leaves us wondering: Why vote for her?

“The best darn change-maker I ever met in my entire life.”

George Will: Exactly how entangled with Russia is Donald Trump?

Vladimir Putin’s regime is saturating Europe with anti-Americanism

Eugene Robinson: Trump out-Trumps himself with Russia hacking views

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump

Charles M. Blow: Internal issues add to challenges faced by Democrats

Convention: Democrats come with enthusiasm, but with reservations

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