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'The end is near!' So donate to Candidate X today!

By John Dickerson, Slate. October 09, 2014, 12:54 PM

Everything that's wrong with our politics is visible in fundraising pitches.

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Religious rights will win again in bearded con case

By Noah Feldman, Bloomberg View October 08, 2014, 06:00 PM

Hobby Lobby logic explains why the Supreme Court took this case, and why a Muslim inmate may get to keep...

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Legislative immunity belongs on voters' agenda

By Elisabeth Coats, Claire Houser, Chris Ploch, Noah Jankowski, Erika Ross, and Michael Hernick October 08, 2014, 06:00 PM

We’ll be back again, pushing to eliminate this unjustified privilege for lawmakers.

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This year's peace prize should go to ... nobody

By Joshua Keating, Slate October 08, 2014, 06:00 PM

There are some heroes, but many more blunderers, in current efforts to reduce global violence.

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Our own successful model for struggling schools

By October 08, 2014, 06:00 PM

Minnesota school districts can learn from Anoka-Hennepin’s efforts to improve learning for all.

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Liberals' debate over Islam is short (thank God) but stupid

By Ramesh Ponnuru, Bloomberg News October 08, 2014, 10:37 AM

Criticism isn't bigotry, but reformation can't come by demonizing a whole belief system.

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Same-sex marriage: The long and binding road

By Ruth Marcus, Washington Post October 07, 2014, 06:25 PM

What to make of the Supreme Court’s action by inaction? That it’s a healthy pause en route to a 50-state, fundamental right.

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What Westerners can learn from the Hajj

By William G. Moseley October 07, 2014, 06:25 PM

Though it may come as a surprise to outsiders, the journey to Mecca is a manifestation of globally moderate Islam.

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Can this court be trusted to look out for the lesser among us?

By Erwin Chemerinsky October 07, 2014, 06:25 PM

Here are some cases that worry me this term. Also, some ideas for court reform.

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Cost of war leaves U.S. overcommitted, underfunded

By Editorial, Washington Post October 07, 2014, 06:00 PM

Congress should restore military budget to levels sought in 2011.

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