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Like Obama, Lincoln got his share of free advice

By Chris DeRose June 30, 2014, 11:31 AM

Leading up to and during the Civil War, coping with active predecessors was the president’s other battle.

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9-0 rulings show order in this court

By NEAL K. KATYAL June 29, 2014, 06:00 PM

The 5-4 brawls get our attention, but the Supreme Court hasn’t ruled unanimously this often for 74 years.

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SCOTUS chills innovation with Aereo ruling

By June 29, 2014, 06:00 PM

Congress enacted key provision of copyright law in 1976, when it couldn’t predict digital future.

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Howard Baker: Down the middle statesman

By Albert R. Hunt, Bloomberg News June 29, 2014, 06:00 PM

His moderation was creative, even passionate, not a cop-out. No one plays his kind of role today.

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Blandin fuels early-ed momentum

By Sarah Caruso and Kate Wolford June 29, 2014, 06:00 PM

Education for the youngest needs urgent support. The foundation’s renewed commitment helps.

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The friends we left behind

By KIRK W. JOHNSON June 28, 2014, 06:00 PM

Iraqis who helped America have been deserted, and nobody cares.

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Support troops, sure, but celebrate all of America

By Steve Berg June 28, 2014, 06:00 PM

True July 4th patriotism salutes the live-and-let-live ideal that makes our nation unlike many and worth defending.

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Yes, really, Obamacare is working

By June 28, 2014, 06:00 PM

Just don’t expect to hear a glowing review from the political right, which is stuck on repeat.

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Obama: Minnesota couple's story resonates for middle class

By BARACK OBAMA June 28, 2014, 06:00 PM

As president, I’m calling on Congress to adopt “economic patriotism” to help Americans like Rebekah and Ben thrive.

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In higher ed, the revolution has only begun

By From the economist June 28, 2014, 06:00 PM

Soaring costs, changing job markets and disruptive technology will reinvent the university — discomforting some, helping many.

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