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Richard Cohen: Republicans would unify around Trump at their peril

“What are you going to do about Trump?”

David Harsanyi: Obama Administration shouldn’t apologize for Hiroshima

Secretary of State John Kerry toured the Hiroshima Peace Memorial and Museum

George Will: No secrecy for history

Dispute about government secrecy

Froma Harrop: Bring back the charm of this old house

They demand granite countertops. We don’t.

Getting tougher on sex offenders won’t help problem

The editorial, “Tighten the reins on sex offenders,” in the April 14 edition of The Daily Gazette encourages support for legislation that will do just that.

Linda Chavez: Despite rhetoric, trade benefits American consumers

“Trade” has become a dirty word in this year’s presidential race

Charles Krauthammer: Republicans: Get ready for the upcoming train wreck

Yes, the big Wisconsin story is Ted Cruz’s crushing 13-point victory

Froma Harrop: Women's names belong in certain stories

Hulk Hogan's successful suit against Gawker or Donald Trump's rumble with a gossip writer

Ombudsman needed to link community, casino operator

While there are some who believe that the siting of a casino is an important cornerstone of the city’s and county’s renaissance, there are others who regard it as risky and problematic.

Take advantage of quiet times to renew yourself

When we retired to Sharon Springs, we had no idea we were moving to Brigadoon. Like Lake Wobegone, here the women are strong, the men good-looking, and I can tell you from working at the local school that all the children are above average.

E.J. Dionne: Clinton needs to find a way to diffuse Sanders’ appeal

Not be the first time that a Clinton relies on New York to salvage a front-running presidential candidacy

Froma Harrop: Why must U.S. fund other nations’ defense?

The fascinating Norwegian political thriller, “Occupied.”

Charles Krauthammer: Four candidates, four distinct foreign policies to pitch

The world wants to know: What are their foreign policies?

William Murchison: Bernie Sanders has been getting away with murder

I’ve resisted coming down too hard on the honorable Bernard Sanders of Vermont

George Will: Libya undermines Clinton's foreign policy credentials

The probable Democratic nominee’s principal credential is undermined by a debacle of remarkable dishonesty

Linda Chavez: Republicans have to take a good long look in the mirror

Will Republicans learn the right lessons from the debacle that is the Trump candidacy?

Union College should consider payment to city, but only after changes are made

Union College should consider payment to city, but only after changes are made

In columns and opinion pieces, I am on record as supporting a PILOT once the city eliminates managerial inefficiencies and waste from its budget.

With Common Core’s track record, we should still opt out

Here we go again. A new year brings a new round of state assessments for third- through eighth-grade students and parents must decide what is best for their children. Only, this decision not only affects your child, but more importantly, all children in public schools.

E.J. Dionne: Focus on Trump has skewed our perception of reality

The evidence is in and it shows that the dominant media narratives about 2016 are wrong

Mark Shields: Political year needs a bit of comic relief

Boy, do I miss Ronald Reagan's robust sense of self-confidence

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