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Iranian nuclear deal still is possible, but time is running out

By John Kerry June 30 at 8:17 PM John Kerry is secretary of state. July 20, the deadline to negotiate a comprehensive agreement on Iran’s nuclear program, is fast approaching. All along, these negotiations have been about a choice for Iran’s leaders. They can agree to...
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Milbank: In Hobby Lobby ruling, the Supreme Court uses a ‘fiction’

The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court gather for a group portrait in the East Conference Room at the Supreme Court Building in Washington, October 8, 2010. (© Larry Downing / Reuters/REUTERS) Dana Milbank Opinion writer Dana Milbank writes about political theater in the...
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Cohen: The tea party would rather burn than submit to Washington

A friend of mine worked for a small-town newspaper years ago and had to write the weather report. The county fair was approaching, but the prediction was for rain. So the editors, fearing the wrath of local merchants, ordered my friend to change “rainy” to “sunny.” That was the...
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Robinson: A bad patch, yes, but don’t write off Clinton

Eugene Robinson Opinion writer Eugene Robinson writes a twice-a-week column on politics and culture, contributes to the PostPartisan blog, and hosts a weekly online chat with readers. In a three-decade career at The Post, Robinson has been city hall reporter, city editor, foreign...
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Gerson: Obama’s smaller vision of U.S. interests flunks its first test in Iraq

Michael Gerson Opinion writer Michael Gerson is a nationally syndicated columnist who appears twice weekly in The Post. The summary moment of Barack Obama’s foreign policy came in August 2013 during a consequential stroll. Walking on the South Lawn of the White House with...
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Editorial: Supreme Court clarifies a murky labor law in Illinois

By Editorial Board June 30 at 6:53 PM IN THE end, Harris v. Quinn did not turn out to pose the deadly menace to U.S. labor that pre-decision hyperbole had warned of. Not a single Supreme Court justice accepted anti-union litigants’ invitation to overturn precedents under...

Editorial: West needs to insist on a credible process for counting votes in Afghanistan

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Editorial: Congress should narrow the Religious Freedom Restoration Act

By Editorial Board June 30 at 6:58 PM WHEN BUSINESS owners enter the public marketplace, they should expect to follow laws with which they might disagree, on religious or other grounds. This is particularly true when they form corporations, to which the government offers unique...

Naming helicopters Apaches is a sign of respect, not a slur

June 30 at 5:18 PM I flew Sioux (H-13), Raven (H-23), Chickasaw (H-19), Choctaw (H-34) and Iroquois (UH-1) helicopters in the 1950s and 1960s. Then as now, the Defense Department intended honor for those whose names it chose for helicopters, ships, airplanes and posts....

Virginia e-mails the public needed to see

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