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Estrich: Rising gun deaths a public health emergency

December 12, 2022, 6:01am Columns

A new report has found the gun death rate to be the highest in 40 years. Read story

Pitts: Hypocrisy votes for GOP

December 12, 2022, 6:01am Columns

Today’s topic: “How to be a Black man.” Read story

Other Papers Say: Ballot verification important

December 12, 2022, 6:01am Columns

Election concerns have been the providence of certain Republicans of late, but a voter disenfranchisement lawsuit filed in King County Superior Court comes from the other side of the political spectrum. Read story

Harrop: Democrats are learning how to win elections

December 11, 2022, 6:03am Columns

By removing the Iowa caucuses as the first stop in picking a presidential candidate, would Democrats be giving up on Iowa? Not at all. The opposite could happen. Read story

Westneat: Between prison, pamphlets

December 11, 2022, 6:03am Columns

Having drugs like fentanyl and meth is still illegal in this state. But lawmakers heard this past week how distant that restriction is from reality. Read story

Jayne: What’s best use of tax dollars?

December 11, 2022, 6:02am Columns

At the core, it seems, the issue touches upon a fundamental question: What services do taxpayers want local government to provide? Read story

Local View: Thank you candidates, voters

December 11, 2022, 6:01am Columns

Whew! The election seasons do seem to run continuously, but we are enjoying a lull and pause after the 2022 elections. Read story

Harrop: Is it time to regulate crypto?

December 10, 2022, 6:03am Columns

Cryptocurrencies were born out of the libertarian dream of a financial system free from government regulation. Bitcoin’s promoters peddle its ability to let us make transactions without dealing with regulated banks, which, they say, we are not supposed to trust. Read story

Pitts: Has media learned its Trump lesson?

December 9, 2022, 6:01am Columns

Last week, Donald Trump finally crossed the Rubicon. Read story

Ponnuru: Strengthen the child tax credit before expanding it

December 9, 2022, 6:01am Columns

The federal government’s child tax credit just had its 25th anniversary, but not everyone is celebrating. Some conservatives think it’s a runaway entitlement program. A few on the left would rather redirect the money elsewhere. Advocates, meanwhile, want to expand it — but don’t agree on how. Read story