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Political letters deadline set Political letters deadline set
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Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 5 p.m. is the deadline to submit letters related to the Nov. 8 general election. [Read More]

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Commentary: When women win, so do men Commentary: When women win, so do men
12 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
When a woman breaks a glass ceiling and becomes the presidential nominee of a major political party, what should men think? [Read More]
Commentary: Hillary's recycled speech Commentary: Hillary's recycled speech
12 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
Environmentalists should be pleased with Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention Thursday night, because it was largely recycled talking points we have heard for decades. [Read More]
Commentary: Thanks, Obama Commentary: Thanks, Obama
12 weeks ago - - MAUREEN DOWD
PHILADELPHIA — It wasn’t easy for Barack Obama, a skinny newcomer to national politics with an exotic name and scant resume, to overthrow the voracious Clinton machine. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Why are Democrats so angry? Red-Blue America: Why are Democrats so angry?
12 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk, the Red-Blue America columnists, debate why Democrats, especially Bernie Sanders' supporters, are so angry. [Read More]
Commentary: Requiem for the VCR Commentary: Requiem for the VCR
12 weeks ago -
The VCR, in frail health for decades, has died. The Funai Corp. of Japan, last known maker of videocassette recorders, said it would stop making the machines by the end of last month. [Read More]
Commentary: Hillary’s choice Commentary: Hillary’s choice
12 weeks ago -
Monday night’s full-throated roar from the left — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders all on the same evening, really? — should have convinced any doubters in the Democratic Party that boring is just the ticket (or at least the bottom half of the ticket). [Read More]
Commentary: Republican convention dead right to highlight fears Commentary: Republican convention dead right to highlight fears
12 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
The Republican National Convention was, despite conservative objections to the contrary, a dark affair. But to say that is not to be critical. To say that is to be practical, clear-eyed and observant. [Read More]
Commentary: Who loves America? Commentary: Who loves America?
12 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
It was quite a week in politics. On one side, the Democratic National Convention was very much a celebration of America. [Read More]
Commentary: It's about time Commentary: It's about time
With the history-making nomination of Hillary Clinton, the party that prides itself on inclusion has finally recognized one-half of the human race. [Read More]
Commentary: Russian scheme Commentary: Russian scheme
12 weeks ago -
According to a recently released report from the World Anti-Doping Agency, Russia’s government ran a “systematic scheme” to infuse the Russian team with performance-enhancing drugs and to cover up that cheating, before, during and after the 2014 Winter Olympics, which Russia hosted. [Read More]
Commentary: Shale revolution fulfills promise Commentary: Shale revolution fulfills promise
12 weeks ago -
While the daily headlines and nonstop, 24-hour news cycles focus overwhelmingly on issues that often divide the nation, it can be easy to lose sight of where common ground exists and what shared commitments bring us together. [Read More]
Commentary: Democrats win the summer Commentary: Democrats win the summer
12 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
PHILADELPHIA — Donald Trump has found an ingenious way to save the Democratic Party. Basically, he’s abandoned the great patriotic themes that used to fire up the GOP and he’s allowed the Democrats to seize that ground. [Read More]
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