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Estrich: Trump’s Victory Lap

March 25, 2021, 6:01am Columns

In his haunting book “The Plot Against America,” Phillip Roth imagines a world in which the isolationist hero and explorer Charles Lindbergh, not Franklin Roosevelt, had won the 1940 presidential election. Read story

Camden: On being 18 and ready to vote

March 24, 2021, 6:01am Columns

When editors asked me to write about the 50th anniversary of the passage of 18-year-olds being able to vote, it was partly because as a baby boomer I was the only person available who remembers it happening. Read story

Allen: More suffering at border to come

March 23, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Whether you agree with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s politics or you think his lifting of COVID-19 restrictions was the result of “Neanderthal thinking,” it’s difficult to argue with his characterization of President Joe Biden’s immigration policy as “reckless open borders.” Read story

Pitts: He was having a bad day

March 22, 2021, 6:01am Columns

He was having a bad day. Read story

Harrop: Democrats have stock in the markets

March 22, 2021, 6:01am Columns

On March 11, President Joe Biden gave a White House address touting his administration’s response to the COVID-19 crisis. As it happened, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at another record high the day before. But about that Biden said not a word. Read story

Schram: Biden botches crisis at border

March 22, 2021, 6:01am Columns

As mega-crises swirl in from all directions at once, new presidents quickly figure out that the center of America’s governance bull’s-eye isn’t round after all — it’s Oval. Read story

Estrich: Get the Vaccine

March 21, 2021, 6:01am Columns

COVID? What COVID? Read story

Westneat: Work at home, live at work

March 21, 2021, 6:01am Columns

With the pandemic maybe now ebbing, the talk of the town for those of us who were lucky enough not to be on the front lines is about going back to work. Read story

Other Papers Say: No new tax amid state windfall

March 21, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Wednesday’s good-news state revenue forecast says Washington has enough money to provide necessary government services critical to the pandemic recovery. The Legislature should accept this evidence the state is on strong fiscal footing without a capital gains tax. Read story

Local View: TVW offers window into open government

March 21, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Last week marked a national observation known as “Sunshine Week,” an annual event designed to promote open government. And this year, of all years, is a good time to reflect on why open government matters more than ever. Read story