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So personal. As I realized last week, every single thing President Trump does or says diminishes something or someone I cherish. If this keeps up, he could really start to get on my nerves. more
Washington saw another remarkable session of apparent bipartisan accommodation last week, as senators from both parties met with President Trump to discuss measures aimed at containing mounting gun violence. more
The latest mass killing, in Parkland, Fla., may have unleashed a new political force in our country, though only time will tell. That force is the teenagers of America, who go to school each day hoping . . . more
My secret pleasure? For the past month, I’ve been binge-watching “The West Wing” on Netflix. I drift off to sleep every night in the heady company of C.J., Sam, Josh, Toby, Mrs. Landingham . . . more
It’s understandable if it appears to you as if America is under siege from all sides. From outside our country, Russian hackers and “bots” constantly attack our political system, seeking to sow chaos and confusion . . . more
Faces down, thumbs tapping, simultaneously relating to and isolating from, communicating and ignoring, exchanging information and yet limiting responses, without the challenge of face to face or even the duel of voice to voice, we text. more
Golda Meir famously said that when Israel’s enemies loved their children more than they hated Israel, peace would be possible. The same could be said of members of Congress: When they . . . more
Well, that didn’t go so well. Just when it appeared that a bipartisan group of senators calling themselves the Common Sense Coalition would finally find a way to break the endless impasse over immigration . . . more
The day after Kellyanne Conway stepped up to the microphone and suggested that there were “alternate facts” regarding crowd size at President Trump’s inauguration, Penguin Books launched a 75,000-copy reprinting of “1984” . . . more
It’s easy to find fault with a major budget deal in Washington. The one just passed by Congress is no exception. Those on the right say . . . more
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