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September 20, 2021 5:30 am

No, John C. Calhoun Didn’t Invent the Filibuster

As convenient as it might be to blame the filibuster on the famous defender of slavery, the historical record is much messier.
Robert Elder
September 20, 2021 5:30 am

The GOP’s Misguided Short Game

Refusing to help raise the debt limit—or eliminate it—is an abdication of responsibility and it carries long-term political risks.
James C. Capretta
September 20, 2021 5:30 am

Boris Johnson Does the ‘Blair Twist’

Once chummy with Trump, the U.K.’s prime minister now embraces Biden.
Shay Khatiri
September 17, 2021 6:20 am

Four Things to Know About the New U.S.-U.K.-Australia Submarine Deal

Who hates it more: the Chinese or the French?
Shay Khatiri
September 17, 2021 6:11 am

The Fight Over How to Close the ‘Tax Gap’

Giving the IRS the tools it needs to catch tax evaders.
Jim Swift
September 17, 2021 5:30 am

All Roads Lead to Roads

Charles Marohn calls out the waste and dishonesty at the heart of the traffic engineering profession.
Addison Del Mastro
September 16, 2021 11:08 pm

Dark Omen in Rep. Anthony Gonzalez’s Retirement

A slap in the face for delusional Republicans who want to pretend the GOP is anything but a pro-insurrection Trump cult.
Tim Miller
September 16, 2021 11:27 am

Not My Party: Biden’s Ballsy Mandate

The workplace vaccine rule is popular now but runs the risk of eventually backfiring politically.
Tim Miller
September 16, 2021 5:30 am

The Election-Reform Bill That Might Just Save Our Democracy

Unlike H.R. 1, the new Freedom to Vote Act has the backing of Joe Manchin.
Kimberly Wehle
September 16, 2021 5:30 am

The Future Is Female

Women are excelling in college and men are lagging—but the statistics have to be understood in a wider social context.
Mona Charen