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Rampell: Cities find buyers’ remorse for winning Olympics, World Cup

By Catherine Rampell Opinion writer July 10 at 7:52 PM Could it be? Are the voices of reason and fiscal prudence at last winning out over greedy special interests, mathematically illiterate pundits and corrupt politicians? In other words, has the world finally realized what a...
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Ignatius: Obama’s counterterrorism blueprint looks good, on paper

By David Ignatius Opinion writer July 10 at 7:53 PM In President Obama’s sometimes maddeningly cautious foreign policy, you can see him struggling to answer what may be the hardest question of his presidency: How should the United States project power in a disorderly world...
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Robinson: An overriding need for immigration reform now

By Eugene Robinson Opinion writer July 10 at 7:55 PM There’s no objective need for President Obama to visit the Texas-Mexico border and see the immigration crisis firsthand, but he shouldn’t have claimed that “I’m not interested in photo ops.” The line about...
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Gerson: The tea party risks scaring away voters

Supporters of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) celebrate during his “Victory Party” after Cochran held on to his seat after a narrow victory over Chris McDaniel at the Mississippi Childrens Museum on June 24, 2014 in Jackson, Mississippi. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty...
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Krauthammer: The immigration no-brainer

By Charles Krauthammer Opinion writer July 10 at 7:57 PM As is his wont, President Obama is treating the border crisis — more than 50,000 unaccompanied children crossing illegally — as a public relations problem. Where to photo op and where not. He still hasn’t enunciated a...

Mayor: Childhood center services will not be lost

By BRIAN BOHNERT and MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITERS When Mayor Eric Keckler opened his copy of the Review Times June 25 and read the headline, “County mulls selling Fostoria’s childhood center,” the news was definitely news to him. A request to consider selling the Early Childhood...

The grass really is greener in Rockville

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Montgomery County should move ahead with public financing of elections

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The good, bad and ugly of biking in D.C.

July 10 at 5:37 PM I was disgusted to read Courtland Milloy’s July 9 Metro column, “District biker gang — the pedaling kind — has a lot of nerve.” Likening cyclists to terrorists is extremely offensive. Yes, some cyclists break the law — just as some drivers speed like...

The American flag symbolizes the country’s values and those who sacrificed for it

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