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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...

A toxic mix takes another life

April 13 at 4:59 PM The April 10 Metro article “Abduction leads to shootings, chase” quoted my experience witnessing an April 9 police chase that ended dramatically in front of the restaurant window where I was dining on H Street NE. The event had a surreal filmlike or dreamlike...

The better jail contract for D.C.

April 13 at 5:19 PM The April 13 Metro article “D.C. likely to vote on prison contract” noted that the District has faced fewer lawsuits from D.C. jail inmates under the current holder of the jail’s health-care contract, Unity Health Care, than it did previously....

Mr. Putin’s large-scale thinking

April 13 at 4:59 PM The April 10 editorial “A cease-fire in name only,” about hostilities in Ukraine, pointed to a looming crisis. But the worst may be yet to come. Ukraine may be a steppingstone for Russian President Vladimir Putin’s long-range thinking. Through its...

Thiessen: Obama’s ‘Gruber Doctrine’ for Iran and Cuba

Jonathan Gruber, professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, speaks during a House Oversight Committee hearing in Washington last year. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg) By Marc A. Thiessen April 13 at 11:14 AM Remember Jonathan Gruber, the Obamacare architect who as caught on...
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Diehl: Obama rolls the dice on Iran

By Jackson Diehl Deputy editorial page editor April 12 at 7:41 PM The weakest point in President Obama’s defense of his deal with Iran is his claim that “it is a good deal even if Iran doesn’t change at all.” Let’s consider that scenario. An Iran that does not...
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Samuelson: Middle-aged capitalism

Employees of start-up companies work in the offices of 1776 business incubator in Washington. (Mladen Antonov/AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE VIA GETTY IMAGES) By Robert J. Samuelson April 12 at 7:41 PM On any given day, you can expect news of major corporate mergers. Last week, we had...
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Dionne: Hillary Clinton’s role model? Bush 41.

Hillary Clinton in June 2014. (Michael Reynolds/EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO ASSOCIATION) By E.J. Dionne Jr. Opinion writer April 12 at 7:41 PM It’s Hillary Clinton, not Jeb Bush, who will take former president George H. W. Bush as her role model. Her road to victory was blazed by...
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Editorial: The federal government needs a solitary confinement overhaul

A security fence surrounds the inmate housing on New York’s Rikers Island correctional facility in New York. (Bebeto Matthews/Associated Press) By Editorial Board April 12 at 6:57 PM THE FEDERAL government should be leading the effort to end the abuse of isolating prisoners...