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In the spirit of Passover, when telling the story of the exodus from Egypt is a sacred duty, I would like to return to a story I have told before and plan to tell again. Perhaps you remember Shoshana Goldberg of Flatbush. more
The collapse of the effort to repeal and replace Obamacare exposed fissures in the Republican Party that will continue to challenge the White House and congressional leadership. The next big action that must be taken . . . more
My third-grade teacher, Mrs. Heller, told me that I needed to grow an “elephant skin.” She advised toughening up if I wanted to survive elementary school trash talk. more
Last Friday, Republican leaders were forced to withdraw proposed legislation to overhaul to the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Notwithstanding President Trump’s lobbying efforts . . . more
In my backyard, in the shadow of my creaky wooden deck, a holly bush grows. A little over four years ago, I thought it dead. more
And not a moment too soon. Did you hear it land on our doorsteps? Monday, at 6:29 a.m., spring actually sprang into our lives. No matter the temperature, no matter the down coats in the front closet . . . more
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson finished his trip to Asia by meeting with President Xi Jinping of China in what has been described as a public display of cooperation between the two nations. The leaders had much to discuss . . . more
Even though I’ve always been involved in politics, I don’t come from a family where politics dominated the nightly dinner-table discussions. more
Have you heard of Ida Tarbell? In 1903 she wrote a series of pieces for McClure’s magazine about the monopolistic practices of the Standard Oil Company under the ownership of John D. Rockefeller. As a result of her investigative reporting . . . more
Last Friday, President Trump moved to eliminate the last remnants of the Obama administration, prosecutors at the Justice Department. The president ordered the 46 holdover U.S. attorneys to . . . more
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