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A Uniquely American Story May. 04, 2019

Mark Shields

Feb. 19, 1942, was not President Franklin Roosevelt's finest day. Some 10 weeks after Japan's attack... Read More

Gloom, But No Doom, for Social Security May. 01, 2019

Social Security and You

In the spring each year, flowers and trees bloom. And so do gloom and doom stories about the future ... Read More

The Most Successful Presidents Keep to Themselves -- Not Twitter Apr. 26, 2019

Michael Barone

"The Mueller report makes Trump look vain, ignorant, inept, and astonishingly dishonest." So writes ... Read More

What Will We, Voters, Be Looking For in Our Next President? Apr. 20, 2019

Mark Shields

We Americans have a predictable reaction when a president in his performance or his conduct disappoi... Read More

He Actually Was a Great Man Apr. 13, 2019

Mark Shields

He was the most uncommon presidential candidate. Most of them, disappointingly, flatter every group ... Read More

My 2020 Vision: Choose Hope Over Fear Apr. 11, 2019

Jackie Gingrich Cushman

With over a dozen Democrats having already announced they are running for the Democratic presidentia... Read More

Hearing the President Speak Mar. 23, 2019

Mark Shields

In Marine Corps boot camp at Parris Island, as a humble private, I was taught that at the very top o... Read More

Your Fair Share Mar. 13, 2019

John Stossel

Do you pay enough taxes? What is enough? When asked on "60 Minutes," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ... Read More

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez vs. JFK Jan. 15, 2019

Stephen Moore

Oh how far the Democratic Party has fallen. In recent days, we've seen the new darling of the Democr... Read More

One Final Word for George Herbert Walker Bush Dec. 13, 2018

R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr.

WASHINGTON — Now that America has had its holiday from politics, we can get back to poking one... Read More

Teach Children: Martin Luther King and Ronald Reagan Were Right Oct. 31, 2018

Terence Jeffrey

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and Ronald Reagan are two of the greatest leaders in American histo... Read More

Timeless -- and Wise -- Advice Oct. 06, 2018

Mark Shields

On a Sunday morning two days before the crucial California presidential primary, hundreds of college... Read More

In Economic Boom, How Can President Trump Be Political Liability to GOP? Sep. 22, 2018

Mark Shields

The stock market has just hit a new historic high. Median household income in the U.S. is higher tha... Read More

Not Taking Oneself Too Seriously Sep. 08, 2018

Mark Shields

Mostly missing from the moving and deserved tributes to Sen. John McCain was attention to McCain's g... Read More

Please Speak Ill of the Dead Aug. 31, 2018

Ted Rall

"Too soon!" That was a standard response to my criticisms of John McCain after his death. My cartoon... Read More

Taking the Disraeli Test Jul. 07, 2018

Mark Shields

Benjamin Disraeli, a 19th-century British prime minister and writer, shrewdly advised that to be a s... Read More

Trump's Clarifying Effect Jun. 29, 2018

David Limbaugh

Witnessing the political left's increasing irrationality and aggressiveness is, in the obvious sense... Read More

What a Divided Party Can Do Jun. 28, 2018

Susan Estrich

The Red Hen reminded me. "Don't tell anyone you work for Carter," the volunteer who met me at the F... Read More

How Republicans Went Soft on Communism Jun. 17, 2018

Steve Chapman

If you had told Ronald Reagan in 1988 that in 30 years, the president of the United States would be ... Read More

Reagan Leaves Lasting on Presidency Jun. 11, 2018

Daily Editorials

America's 40th president, Ronald Wilson Reagan, died 14 years ago Tuesday after a long battle with A... Read More