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Parker: Clinton’s past and future problem

Then-President-elect Obama with then-Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.). (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Associated Press) By Kathleen Parker Opinion writer April 14 at 9:15 PM Americans, perhaps more than anyone, worship the future and resent the past. This is never truer than during a...
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Ignatius: Hillary Clinton is off to a fuzzy start

Hillary Clinton in March. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Associated Press) By David Ignatius Opinion writer April 14 at 9:24 PM Hey, “everyday Americans,” what are you getting ready for? One couple is having a baby boy. Another couple wants to train the dog to stop eating the trash....

The mayor’s unfulfilled promises

April 14 at 5:07 PM Regarding the March 31 Economy & Business article “Bowser tabs parcels for development”: It seems as if every politician’s job description is to make unfulfilled promises. It’s the name of the game: Propose grandiose policies to alleviate the...
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Editorial: Mr. Obama rewards Egypt’s repression with military aid

Egyptian Judge Mohamed Nagy Shehata reads verdicts in court on April 11. (Hassan Ammar/Associated Press) By Editorial Board April 14 at 8:07 PM JUST 11 days after President Obama resumed U.S. military aid to Egypt , Mohamed Soltan, a 27-year-old American, was sentenced to life in...
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Editorial: The best of intentions creates a ‘free-range’ debacle

Danielle Meitiv and her son, Rafi. (Sammy Dallal/For the Washington Post) By Editorial Board April 14 at 8:51 PM THE DEBATE over “free-range parenting” has reignited in Montgomery County. A couple determined to let their young children wander unsupervised in Silver Spring has...
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Editorial: The outrageous death of a Fairfax County jail inmate

A Fairfax detention center cell. (Rich Lipski/The Washington Post) By Editorial Board April 14 at 8:03 PM NATASHA McKENNA, the mentally ill woman who died after a struggle with sheriff’s deputies inside the Fairfax County jail in February, was neither tall nor powerfully...
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vanden Heuvel: A populist challenge to Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton in the video annoucing her 2016 presidential candidacy. (Ho/AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE VIA GETTY IMAGES) By Katrina vanden Heuvel April 14 at 9:35 AM Hillary Clinton’s decision to “go small” by formally announcing her presidential campaign in a video, before...

Editorial: Congress should put trade atop its to-do list

By Editorial Board April 13 at 8:05 PM ON THE returning Congress’s crowded agenda, no item is more important than the passage of a bill known as trade promotion authority. It would enable President Obama to submit a 12-nation trade agreement with Pacific Rim nations to...
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Editorial: Iran’s absurd persecution of Post reporter Jason Rezaian

Post correspondent Jason Rezaian in 2013. (Vahid Salemi/Associated Press) By Editorial Board April 13 at 8:08 PM WE’RE GUESSING it’s not a coincidence that the latest, disturbing report about Jason Rezaian, The Post’s unjustly imprisoned correspondent in Iran,...
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Cohen: Hillary Clinton is a survivor who does not need to reinvent herself

Hillary Clinton in March. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/ASSOCIATED PRESS) By Richard Cohen Opinion writer April 13 at 7:44 PM Ten days after I wrote a column in 2013 about Hillary Clinton, one that was headlined, “Where’s the message?,” I ran into her at a social event. She was...