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Relief for Victims of Pot Prohibition: Cory Booker's Marijuana Justice Act Highlights Moral Imperative of Automatic Expungement Mar. 06, 2019

Jacob Sullum

Cory Booker's Marijuana Justice Act, which he reintroduced last week, would rehabilitate the much-ma... Read More

Romney Has the Wrong Idea Jan. 04, 2019

Adriana Cohen

Mitt Romney is the definition of bitter. Still reeling that Donald Trump is president and not him &#... Read More

For Missouri, 2018 Brought Toppled Politicos, Jobs Lost to Trade Wars and Vanishing Data Dec. 28, 2018

Daily Editorials

For Missouri, 2018 was a year of political exits that rocked the state and drew national attention. ... Read More

McCaskill's Exit Further Shrinks America's Political Middle Ground Dec. 19, 2018

Daily Editorials

Missouri's top-ranking Democrat is on her way out of elective politics, taking with her the last ves... Read More

A Record Number Of Women in Congress Could Mean a Sea Change on Health Care Dec. 12, 2018

Daily Editorials

In January, America will seat a record number of women in Congress. It's an encouraging trend, but o... Read More

There's No Laugh Line in a Lynching Nov. 14, 2018

Connie Schultz

Earlier this year, on April 26, a new museum dedicated to the victims of American white supremacy op... Read More

Election Shows Our Democracy Works Nov. 12, 2018

Daily Editorials

The results of Tuesday's midterm elections were a mixed bag across the country. But regardless of ho... Read More

The Flawed Retrospectives on John McCain Sep. 05, 2018

Star Parker

The passing of Senator John McCain was marked by a sea of eulogies mourning the end of an era of civ... Read More

McCain's Valiant Last Stand Aug. 30, 2018

Armstrong Williams

With both mourning and praise, it is proper and fitting to honor the passing of the revered statesma... Read More

August Farewells to McCain -- and Another Great, Too Aug. 29, 2018

Jamie Stiehm

WASHINGTON — I wept for the senator who showed me, as a rookie reporter, that I might be worth... Read More

Are the Interventionists Now Leaderless? Aug. 28, 2018

Patrick Buchanan

"McCain's Death Leaves Void" ran The Wall Street Journal headline over a front-page story that began... Read More

Death of a Patriot Aug. 27, 2018

William Murchison

John McCain's exit from life and politics has commentators of all sorts falling into interpretive co... Read More

McCain Has Chosen Not to Forgive and Forget. Can You Really Blame Him? May. 15, 2018

Bernard Goldberg

If you want to lose faith in humanity, just glance at a few of the many angry comments posted on soc... Read More

An Officer, Gentleman, Senator May. 09, 2018

Jamie Stiehm

At lunch in the Senate Dining Room, the man knocked on the table in a burst of taps. Senator John Mc... Read More

A Senator with Principles and Courage Mar. 28, 2018

Terence Jeffrey

When Zell Miller arrived in the United States Senate in 2000 after spending most of his adult life i... Read More

If She's an American Indian, I'm Chinese Mar. 27, 2018

Bernard Goldberg

It's not exactly breaking news that Donald Trump can be petty and needlessly vindictive. Or that he ... Read More

Underestimating the Voters' Intelligence -- and Paying for It Feb. 24, 2018

Mark Shields

Politics can be both cruel and unsentimental. Consider the case of Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., known... Read More

Republican Discontent With Trump Rising Like a River Aug. 04, 2017

Jamie Stiehm

WASHINGTON — If you listen, you can hear it coming closer. The rumble of resistance to Presid... Read More

Not the Most Dependable of Friends Jul. 01, 2017

Mark Shields

Dean Heller is a 57-year-old Mormon, husband and father of four who — because he is a U.S. sen... Read More

The Senate Must Light the Way Feb. 03, 2017

Jamie Stiehm

WASHINGTON — The Dome lantern glows in the night sky, but the Capitol shines little light on w... Read More