CONGRESS NEEDS TO TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR AMERICA'S WARS

But it's a lot easier to let the president take the heat.

ONE OF TRUMP'S ATTORNEYS ALSO REPRESENTS THE ACCUSED WAR CRIMINAL HE MIGHT PARDON

The situation seems ripe for abuse but doesn't appear to be technically forbidden by any rule or law.

 
 
 

I, FOR ONE, AM DISPLEASED ABOUT HAVING TO PAY FOR TRUMP'S NEW $16 BILLION FARMER BAILOUT

This is on top of the $12 billion we paid farmers last year to sell nothing.

THE ANGLE: IS JOSH HAWLEY THE NEW TED CRUZ?

Meet the senator vying for Cruz's title as “the most disingenuous person in Congress.”

 
 
 

JOSH HAWLEY IS VYING WITH TED CRUZ FOR THE MANTLE OF MOST DISINGENUOUS, LEAST PRINCIPLED SENATOR

Should judicial nominees be disqualified because of vigorous advocacy on behalf of clients? Sen. Josh Hawley thinks so.

BALTIMORE IS IN THE MIDST OF A RANSOMWARE ATTACK. THE CITY SHOULDN'T PAY THE RANSOM

Word to the wise: Only pay ransoms in really extreme circumstances.

 
 
 

WHAT HAPPENED TO CONGRESS BEING A CO-EQUAL BRANCH OF GOVERNMENT?

Where are the Republicans who claim to be “constitutionalists”?

THEATER MAGIC

Deconstructing patter songs, Taylor Mac, and how Shakespeare ended up in the park.

 
 
 

BOOKSMART IS MORE THAN JUST A QUEER, GENDER-FLIPPED SUPERBAD

Olivia Wilde's directorial debut brings a whole new energy to the teen sex romp.

BY CENSORING ARTHUR 'S SAME-SEX WEDDING, ALABAMA PUBLIC TELEVISION BETRAYED MR. ROGERS' LEGACY

Children's television is meant to educate kids about the world in which they live. That world includes same-sex couples.

 
 
 

DO WE NEED TO CHANGE THE WAY WE TALK ABOUT PREGNANCY?

The Waves also discusses America's original “welfare queen” and Wine Country.

GAME OF THRONES TV CLUB: THE SHOW THAT WAS PROMISED

A final review of the entire series.

 
 
 

WASHINGTON POST DISCOVERS THAT ELIZABETH WARREN WAS PAID A REASONABLE FEE FOR PROVIDING LEGAL SERVICES TO UNOBJECTIONABLE CLIENTS

Good story?

MODI WINS INDIAN ELECTION IN LANDSLIDE

The Hindu nationalist BJP's divisive campaign worked.

 
 
 

ASK A TEACHER: MY CHILD'S TERRIBLE TEACHER WANTS TO KNOW HOW SHE'S DOING. SHOULD I BE HONEST?

Is honesty really the best policy here?

TILLERSON: TRUMP WAS UNPREPARED FOR FIRST MEETING WITH PUTIN

Tillerson said that the unequal levels of preparation gave Putin the upper hand.

 
 
 

HELP! MY SISTER'S SPECTACULAR BREAKUP IS DESTROYING MY WEDDING

Prudie's column for May 23.

ONE WOMAN'S FIGHT AGAINST ANTI-ABORTION FORCES IN GEORGIA

Looking back, it was watching man after man shed tears at the thought of “the unborn.” That's what finally made Jen Jordan stand and...

 
 
 

CAN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT LEARN FROM THE PAIN OF THE GREAT RECESSION?

If we loosen constraints on lending, will it make the nation vulnerable to another financial crisis?

BARR IS AN ACCOMPLICE IN TRUMP'S “WITCH HUNT” SMEARS

There's no way to reconcile the attorney general's behavior with prosecutorial integrity.

 
 
 



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