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Democrats are all about status quo

By Francis Wilkinson, Bloomberg News March 07, 2014, 05:48 PM

In contrast to Republican swings to extremism, the moderate left is clinging to the middle.

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Obama's new world disorder

By David Rothkopf, Foreign Policy. March 07, 2014, 11:21 AM

Between Bush's 'us versus them' and Obama's 'lie-there-like-a fish,' America has frightened friends and emboldened enemies.

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Provide support for the wrongfully convicted

By Jon Hopeman March 06, 2014, 06:30 PM

State support is a small price to pay after people are sent to prison for crimes they did not commit.

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Restore exit exams so diplomas mean something

By Charlie Weaver and William Blazar March 06, 2014, 06:31 PM

There’s progress, but we need exams to prove students are earning their diplomas.

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Let adult adoptees gain access to their original birth records

By James M. Hamilton March 06, 2014, 06:31 PM

They deserve to be able to say to a man or a woman, if they so desire: “I believe I am your child. Can we talk?”

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Marijuana, fine, but leave medicine out of it

By GAVIN BART March 05, 2014, 06:31 PM

The Legislature's current bill does nothing for safety, quality control or dispensary standards.

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Counterpoint: Don't repeat NAFTA mistakes

By Rick Nolan and Keith Ellison March 05, 2014, 06:32 PM

Amid secrecy and the model of broken promises, don't ram through the TPP deal.

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Ukraine: A fight we can't win and Russia can't lose

By John A. Mazis March 05, 2014, 06:32 PM

Putin has legitimate security and historical reasons for his actions in Ukraine.

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Make the most of Southwest light-rail development

By LINEA PALMISANO and AARON ISAACS March 05, 2014, 06:37 PM

Although the SWLRT route is getting most of the attention, developing stations is key.

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Ready for the retirement crisis? (Probably not)

By An Editorial, Bloomberg News March 05, 2014, 11:03 AM

For many, it's already too late. But forced savings plans could make a difference down the road.

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