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Will: Use of force against Islamic State could create a new void

REFILE – ADDITIONAL CAPTION INFORMATION Sailors guide an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Valions of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 15 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) in the Gulf, in this handout image taken and released on August 8,...
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Meyerson: Economic inequality, not just wages at the bottom, needs to be addressed

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks before signing an executive order to raise the minimum wage for federal contract workers to $10.10 an hour starting next year, during an event at the White House in Washington February 12, 2014. (Kevin Lamarque/REUTERS) By Harold Meyerson...
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Editorial: Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe fumbles on the Redskins name

RICHMOND VA, AUGUST 5: Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe sports a Redskins shirt during day 13 of the Washington Redskins training camp. (John McDonnell/The Washington Post) By Editorial Board August 13 at 8:02 PM DANIEL SNYDER, among the nation’s most obstinate sports team...

Editorial: Seeking clarity on the number of jobs the Export-Import Bank is responsible for

By Editorial Board August 13 at 8:04 PM THE EXPORT-IMPORT Bank is fighting for its life on Capitol Hill. To both advocates and opponents, one key bone of contention is jobs — specifically, how many does Ex-Im add, subtract or multiply? The pro-Ex-Im forces tout the figure of...
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Editorial: Azerbaijan prosecutes a prominent human rights defenderon absurd charges.

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev (R) pose before their meeting with Armenia President Serzh Sergsyan in Sochi on August 10, 2014. (Alexey Druzhinin/AFP/Getty Images) By Editorial Board August 13 at 8:06 PM WHEN AN autocrat who is...
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Airstrikes against Islamic State will lose effectiveness

A still image captured from U.S. Navy cockpit video shows an F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Fighting Black Lions of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 213 after launching from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (R) in the Arabian Gulf on August 10, 2014 in this video...
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Airstrikes against Islamic State will lose effectiveness

A still image captured from U.S. Navy cockpit video shows an F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Fighting Black Lions of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 213 after launching from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (R) in the Arabian Gulf on August 10, 2014 in this video...
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Airstrikes against Islamic State will lose effectiveness

A still image captured from U.S. Navy cockpit video shows an F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Fighting Black Lions of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 213 after launching from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (R) in the Arabian Gulf on August 10, 2014 in this video...
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Lane: Another tax reform solution: taxing consumption

U.S. Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service 1040 Individual Income Tax forms for the 2010 tax year are arranged for a photograph in Tiskilwa, Illinois, U.S. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg) By Charles Lane Opinion writer August 13 at 7:28 PM According to much conventional...
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Lane: Another tax reform solution: taxing consumption

U.S. Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service 1040 Individual Income Tax forms for the 2010 tax year are arranged for a photograph in Tiskilwa, Illinois, U.S. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg) By Charles Lane Opinion writer August 13 at 7:28 PM According to much conventional...