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Experience matters. ‘Mayor Pete’ is banking on ideals mattering more.
Pete Buttigieg would not only be the youngest president in history but also the first to be elected straight from a mayoral post.
(Fri, 13 Dec 2019 13:33:00 -0500)
‘Thou shalt not steal’: Even someone else’s joy, says one educator
Catera Scott works to ensure that intangibles such as hope and opportunities are there for others. Part of a series on the Decalogue in modern life.
(Fri, 13 Dec 2019 09:51:00 -0500)
In one swing district, impeachment hasn’t swayed voters – yet
As the drama of impeachment vote unfolds in Washington, what are voters thinking about? In California’s Orange County, it’s local issues.
(Thu, 12 Dec 2019 17:34:34 -0500)
Rhode Island lawsuit: Students sue for the right to learn civics
A federal case in Rhode Island, brought by parents and students, tests the ideals of equal opportunity and participatory democracy.
(Thu, 12 Dec 2019 10:59:17 -0500)
Will Bloomberg’s big spending scramble the Democratic contest?
The former New York mayor is pouring money into TV ads and building ground operations. In a race with no clear frontrunner, he may have an opening.
(Thu, 12 Dec 2019 08:35:54 -0500)
After shooting, can Pensacola remain a lighthouse for freedom?
After three sailors were killed by a Saudi national at Naval Air Station Pensacola, residents wonder what will happen to its mission to welcome foreigners to U.S. values.
(Wed, 11 Dec 2019 17:20:52 -0500)
How impeachment helped push surprise progress on trade
Partisan Trump impeachment inquiry, in flip, may have helped lead to bipartisan trade, defense agreements
(Wed, 11 Dec 2019 15:25:28 -0500)
Vaping bans: How one health crisis prompted a crackdown on another
Vaping was once considered safer than smoking. Now vaping crises among teens and adults is testing researchers and policymakers.
(Wed, 11 Dec 2019 09:34:10 -0500)
Did FBI try to take down Trump? Three questions about DOJ’s report
President Trump has alleged that the FBI’s investigation into his campaign was political. The 434-page report provides answers – and suggests reforms.
(Tue, 10 Dec 2019 15:52:00 -0500)
FOIA reveals how US government misled public on Afghanistan war
A government report, obtained by The Washington Post via the Freedom of Information Act, quotes officials on how the conflict was misrepresented.
(Tue, 10 Dec 2019 12:00:04 -0500)
Democrats announce two articles of impeachment against Trump
A vote is expected within days on abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, two articles unveiled by House Democrats Tuesday.
(Tue, 10 Dec 2019 11:58:32 -0500)
Scripps reforms National Spelling Bee rules, reducing wild cards
The 2020 bee will have fewer participants after this year's competition ended in an unprecedented eight-person tie.
(Tue, 10 Dec 2019 11:39:58 -0500)
Designing life: How college courses in coping are booming
Students flock to happiness classes to help them reflect on the big picture. Are helicopter parents or warp speed change to blame for their stress?
(Tue, 10 Dec 2019 09:52:00 -0500)
Impeachment and the history of political combat
Partisanship runs through the history of U.S. impeachment proceedings – not just President Trump’s. Here’s a look at why.
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 17:29:55 -0500)
Former Fed chair Volcker remembered for 'Great Moderation'
Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker, who died Dec. 8, ushered in a recession during the 1980s in order to save Americans from runaway inflation.
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 14:29:38 -0500)
Wedding sites reconsider promoting former plantations as venues
Advocacy efforts have pushed websites like Pinterest and The Knot to review content that romanticizes former slave plantations and their histories.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 12:18:14 -0500)
After Russian trolls target black Americans, one city fights back
Black activists point to a long history of people interfering with African Americans’ right to vote. In 2016, that meddling came from overseas.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 11:24:00 -0500)
Panel calls for removal of outdated racist laws in Virginia
Although they haven't been enforced for decades, state segregation laws still exist. Governor Northam is leading a charge to remove them for good.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 11:09:05 -0500)
Is chastity old-fashioned? An NFL veteran’s take on Seventh Commandment.
Vai Sikahema, now a Philly TV anchor, has seen benefits to observing chastity and fidelity. Part of a series on the Decalogue in modern life.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 10:00:00 -0500)
Where suburban women might matter more than the president
Gov. Kemp snubbed President Trump’s Senate pick in favor of a businesswoman, showing the GOP needs to win back suburban voters, particularly women.
(Thu, 05 Dec 2019 16:44:37 -0500)
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