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Rampell: Obamacare’s biggest obstacle now may be its public image

(Michael Chavez/AP) By Catherine Rampell Opinion writer November 17 at 7:46 PM Another year, another HealthCare.gov enrollment period and another series of Republican efforts to repeal, defund or otherwise dismantle the Affordable Care Act. So when will the GOP learn to stop...

High-school admissions process is biased against white males

November 16 at 7:11 PM Jay Mathews, in his Nov. 10 Education column, “Rejected by Jefferson, star student embraces Herndon curriculum,” and a letter writer, in her Nov. 13 letter, “Thomas Jefferson’s flawed admissions process,” accepted Robbie Moore’s explanation for...

Editorial: D.C. should hit the brakes on any streetcar expansion

By Editorial Board November 16 at 7:12 PM D.C. OFFICIALS are soon expected to announce the start of the city’s first streetcar line in half a century. But even those who count themselves as enthusiasts of the project are finding it hard not to feel some trepidation: They...

Editorial: GOP victory: Game over for the climate?

By Editorial Board November 16 at 7:13 PM JUST BEFORE Republicans scored a big midterm-election victory two weeks ago, the authoritative Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report that underscored the severity of the risk global warming poses and the level...

Editorial: Rape kit contribution should spur congressional action

By Editorial Board November 16 at 7:12 PM SO CONVINCED is Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. (D) of the importance of rape kits in improving public safety that he is dedicating $35 million to help eliminate the backlog that has become a national disgrace. The money is...

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Will: George F. Will: A murderer’s warped idealism

By George F. Will Opinion writer November 14 at 7:51 PM Western reflection about human nature and the politics of the human condition began with the sunburst of ancient Greece 2,500 years ago, but it lurched into a new phase 70 years ago with the liberation of the Nazi...
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King: Root out the corruption, but let’s wrap up the probe of D.C. politicians

WASHINGTON, DC — NOVEMBER 18: U.S. Attorney Ronald Machen. (Andre Chung/for The Washington Post) By Colbert I. King November 14 at 7:42 PM The ghost of the 2010 D.C. primary hovered over the 2014 elections in this city. That specter can be expected to continue haunting the...

Esther Cepeda: Why some women shun feminism

By Esther J. Cepeda November 14 at 6:05 PM Esther J. Cepeda is a nationally syndicated columnist with the Washington Post Writers Group. CHICAGO — And now for another episode of “As the Feminism Turns” — you know, the overwrought soap opera about who is and isn’t a...

Protecting human rights is crucial to global security

November 13 at 4:58 PM In his Nov. 9 op-ed, “What the World Bank won’t utter,” Philip Alston made the case for the World Bank to support human rights, but he ignored the role that protecting human rights (and addressing global poverty) plays in ensuring the security of all...