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Editorial: Will Mayor Gray now come clean after ‘Uncle Earl’s’ plea?

“LIES. THESE are lies.” That was the reaction of D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) to allegations aired in federal court Monday that he was deeply implicated in the illegal activities that helped elect him four years ago. According to the mayor, the liar is businessman and longtime...

Milbank: Democrats’ climate-change filibuster is nothing but a lot of hot air

The filibuster has been used to delay many things over the years: civil rights, spending bills, presidential nominees and, most recently, Obamacare. But this may be the first time in the history of the Senate that somebody has filibustered himself. A group calling itself the...

Robinson: Ukraine’s ultra-nationalists present a need for U.S. caution

When the new Ukrainian prime minister visits the White House this week, President Obama should offer continued support — but also ask pointedly why several far-right ultra-nationalists have such prominent roles in Ukraine’s new government. I don’t know of any reason...

Gerson: Ukraine shakes up the GOP debate over foreign policy

The Republican Party is undergoing its most significant foreign policy debate since President Richard Nixon dismissed then-California Gov. Ronald Reagan as “shallow” and of “limited mental capability” and Reagan criticized the policy of detente, initiated by Nixon, as “a one-way...

Cohen: Putin forces us to reconsider poor Neville Chamberlain

Pardon the cliche, but I think we have come upon a teachable moment. I am referring to the crisis in Ukraine and what it teaches us, not just about the future but also about the past. Vladimir Putin has turned us all into Neville Chamberlain. The umbrella, please. Chamberlain is...

Rampell: Women should embrace the B’s in college to make more later

A message to the nation’s women: Stop trying to be straight-A students. No, not because you might intimidate easily emasculated future husbands. Because, by focusing so much on grades, you might be limiting your earning and learning potential. The college majors that tend...

Mr. Ryan’s harmful anecdote

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A strong message from the Eisenhower memorial

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Who needs a likable foreign policy?

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The best way to protect Md. schoolchildren from sexual predators

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