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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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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...
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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...

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...
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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...

Politicizing our judicial system

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Editorial: Obama’s failing strategy in Yemen

Yemeni Shiite supporters of the Huthi movement chant slogans before dismantling part of their protest camp in Sanaa on October 16, 2014. (Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images) By Editorial Board October 16 at 7:40 PM PRESIDENT OBAMA cited Yemen as a model for U.S. operations against...
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Samuelson: Stock market turmoil and the global debt trap

Specialist Anthony Matesic works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Oct. 10, 2014. U.S. stocks closed out a turbulent week with another loss, giving the market its worst week since May 2012. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) (Richard Drew/AP) By Robert J....
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Gerson: Ebola challenges America’s ability to adapt

Jeff Hulbert from Annapolis, Maryland, dressed in a protective suit and mask holds a poster demanding for a halt of all flights from West Africa,as he protests outside the White House in Washington, DC on October 16, 2014. (Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images) By Michael Gerson...

Give Ukraine the weapons it needs for self-defense

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