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Pelosi's rush to impeach resembles Bush's war push
Herding voters with scare tactics turned out disastrously in the Iraq war, and we can't be fooled again.
Devil's in the details when our differences define us
So what was it that made me/you want to throw you/me into the alligator moat?
James Reston Jr.
Impeaching Trump on the phone call alone won't go far enough
This is ultimately about improving the nation.
Ukraine's geopolitical importance is getting lost
It sits between East and West, and it's the state with the greatest potential in a generally depressed part of Europe.
Rent controls are in fashion again, and renters should worry
Capping rents is a lousy answer to the problem of high housing costs.
Gov. Walz, please stop Twin Metals mine
He needs to use his power to save our wilderness area.
Counterpoint: Over-the-counter insulin is a viable option
Advocates of socialized medicine are eager to suppress this information because it doesn't advance their agenda.
Thomas L. Friedman
Thomas L. Friedman: How to impeach Trump, do justice and win an election
This all works provided Democrats keep stressing four things.
Vote of the whole House would legitimize impeachment inquiry
That's what happened before the inquiries of 1974 and 1998. But Pelosi hasn't taken that step.
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Voter deserve full transparency. It may seem invasive, but no ones forces candidates to run for president.
Protect teens from the dangers of vaping
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Keith Ellison and Rebecca Lucero
Keith Ellison, Rebecca Lucero: We will prove LGBTQ discrimination is not free speech
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Counterpoint: In Worthington, where I'm mayor, immigrants help us grow, thrive
Most of us work through the challenges of change.
Sudden Pence presidency unlikely, but here's what it would look like
He'd be a lot like a more conservative version of George W. Bush, though — based on his track record — less effective.
A President Pence might have voter appeal Democrats never dreamed of
He's not charismatic, but also not vulgar. He knows issues, how to negotiate and how to manage. He counters socialistic aspirations.
Ukraine is a scandal. Barr's investigation of Mueller's report is not.
There are fair questions that need to be answered about the origins of the FBI's investigation of the Trump campaign in 2016 and 2017.
Barr appears to be using his authority for Trump's political gain
Attorney general's close involvement in investigation into the origins of the Russia probe implies the desire for a conclusion that facts do not suggest.
Don't make it too hard for Republicans to get on the impeachment train
To Democrats: Proceed carefully, don't shower invectives, don't say you told us so. How dare I make such demands? Three reasons.
Robert Atkins and Adam P. Frankel
President Pelosi? Could happen, and there's precedent for preparation
She's third in line — as House Speaker Carl Albert was in 1973, when he was offered a contingency plan for the possibility.
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