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Press: Mess at southern border

January 22, 2023, 6:01am Columns

Joe Biden’s White House won’t call it a crisis, but it’s not exactly nothing either. Just ask Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and New York’s mayor, Eric Adams. Read story

Other Papers Say: Keep tax break for newspapers

January 22, 2023, 6:01am Columns

Many things are needed to sustain local news outlets in Washington. Read story

Leubsdorf: Biden docs complicate Trump case

January 22, 2023, 6:01am Columns

A large part of the appeal that enabled Joe Biden to win the presidency was his promise to end the Trump administration’s often disruptive practices and restore normalcy to Washington. Read story

Press: Give C-SPAN run of the House

January 20, 2023, 6:01am Columns

There were a lot of losers in the recent GOP clown show. Hardliners in the Republican caucus lost because they failed in their goal of defeating Kevin McCarthy. Moderates lost because McCarthy gave so much away in appeasing his opponents. And McCarthy himself lost, even though he won, because he… Read story

Harrop: Reporting on price of eggs shows cracks

January 19, 2023, 6:01am Columns

When I worked on Reuters’ business desk, we weren’t allowed to parrot press releases reporting that earnings soared 100 percent from the year before. Read story

Camden: Websites keep Legislature close

January 18, 2023, 6:01am Columns

The opening day of the 2023 legislative session had a feeling of that first day of school after summer vacation as lawmakers returned in person to deal with the problems of the state — or as some will no doubt claim by the end of the session, exacerbate them. Read story

McManus: War may become long, frozen conflict

January 17, 2023, 6:01am Columns

According to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s grand plan, this was to be the hard winter that would break Ukraine and divide its allies in the West. Read story

Schram: Can Washington keep a secret?

January 17, 2023, 6:01am Columns

The art and craft of investigative journalism often feels like a never-ending work-in-progress. Read story

Other Papers Say: Graduation rates concerning

January 16, 2023, 6:01am Columns

In normal times, news of soaring high school graduation rates would be heralded with applause and congratulatory questions asking, “How did you do it?!” Read story

Local View: Homeless students need lawmakers’ support

January 16, 2023, 6:01am Columns

The return to everyday life following the COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t mean an end to its deep disruptions. Read story