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Zakaria: Fareed Zakaria: Why Edward Snowden should agree to stand trial in the U.S.

General view of atmosphre at the Edward Snowden Interviewed by Jane Mayer at the MasterCard stage at SVA Theatre during The New Yorker Festival 2014 on October 11, 2014 . (Bryan Bedder/Getty Images For The New Yorker) By Fareed Zakaria Opinion writer October 23 at 6:05 ...
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Two opposing senators, a deserted island and an idea

(Rob Griffith/AP) By Jeff Flake and Martin Heinrich October 23 at 8:46 AM Jeff Flake is a Republican U.S. senator from Arizona. Martin Heinrich is a Democratic U.S. senator from New Mexico. So two U.S. senators, a Republican and a Democrat, are marooned for a week on a deserted...
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Editorial: Military success has bred popular support for the Islamic State

Smoke rises following an explosion in the Syrian town of Kobane, also known as Ain al-Arab, as seen from the southeastern Turkish village of Mursitpinar in the Sanliurfa province on October 21, 2014. (Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images) By Editorial Board October 22 at 8:02 PM WESTERN...
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Dionne: EJ Dionne: The politics of Ebola

Seth Moulton, Democratic candidate for Congress from Massachusetts. (Stephan Savoia/AP) By E.J. Dionne Jr. Opinion writer October 22 at 8:19 PM BOSTON Seth Moulton, an Iraq veteran and Democratic congressional candidate on Massachusetts’s North Shore, has done something...
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Will: George Will: Restoration of Senate’s dignity rides on Mitch McConnell

FILE – In this Oct. 2, 2014 file photo Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky. speaks at Donamire Farm in Lexington, Ky. (Timothy D. Easley/AP) By George F. Will Opinion writer October 22 at 8:28 PM LOUISVILLE Barack Obama lost Kentucky in 2012 by 23 points, yet...
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Meyerson: IBM’s big blues

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange October 20, 2014. U.S. stocks were mixed on Monday, as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq advanced, but the Dow fell as quarterly results from IBM disappointed. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (UNITED STATES – Tags: BUSINESS TPX...

Miller: A breakthrough plan to make central banking populist

By Matt Miller October 22 at 9:59 AM If, like me, you’re a seeker of broadly shared prosperity, chances are you’ve been haunted by two nagging policy conundrums. Conundrum No. 1: Why is fractional reserve banking the only way the central bank can create money in our...

Politicizing our judicial system

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Rampell: Is sex only for rich people?

(Bigstock photo/Bigstockphoto) By Catherine Rampell Opinion writer October 16 at 8:37 PM America has decided: Sex is for rich people. Non-procreative sex in particular. How else would you explain the trap we’re laying for poor people who deign to get it on? Catherine...