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Why women in office matter

Millennial women shouted their views with their votes in New Hampshire, where almost 80 percent of them went for Bernie ..


The Entire Christmas Story

This holiday season, let's remember the entire Christmas story. It only begins in a manger in Bethlehem. "Jesus himself was a ..


No more excuses

"Have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last?" That's the question Joseph N. Welch, special counsel to the U.S. ..


Reformers on the Rise

For all the toxic partisan smog now polluting Washington, there is one thing both sides can agree on: The way ..


Return of the know-nothings

"Our progress in degeneracy appears to me to be pretty rapid," Abraham Lincoln wrote in 1855. "As a nation, we ..


Halting the heroin scourge

Steve was guest-hosting "The Diane Rehm Show" on NPR recently, and the topic was the nationwide upsurge in heroin addiction. ..


Just worry about the kids

Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans -- Cokie's hometown -- breaking the levees and damaging or destroying ..


Pay farmers now, not doctors later

TAKOMA PARK, MD. -- Sometimes a simple idea makes so much sense, you have to wonder: Why didn't folks think ..


Facts, not faith, in economics

The Export-Import Bank has been around for 81 years, providing loans and protections for American companies selling their products abroad. ..


The ‘why not me’ election

This is shaping up as the "Why not me?" election. As more candidates declare for president -- three Republicans joined the ..


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