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Leubsdorf: Democrats unrealistic about goals

January 2, 2022, 6:01am Columns

For months, Sen. Joe Manchin’s refusal to sign onto President Joe Biden’s signature Build Back Better bill has subjected the West Virginia Democrat to substantial flak from party progressives. Read story

Local View: Donnelly: Recommended reading to help homeless

January 2, 2022, 6:01am Columns

Helping the homeless indisputably tops our region’s to-do list for 2022. Millions of tax dollars are being readied for expenditure from federal and state sources in 2022, joining the millions already spent. Yet the impacts of homelessness confront us on our sidewalks, in parks and in jails. Read story

Estrich: Is it time to go back to work?

January 2, 2022, 6:01am Columns

‘What should I do?” Read story

Allen: Holidays happy, not hysterical

December 31, 2021, 6:01am Columns

If you spend even a small amount of time scanning social media or watching cable news, the world still seems like a pretty grim place. Read story

Harrop: Dems should celebrate economic gains

December 30, 2021, 6:01am Columns

If Joe Biden takes office, there’ll be a “depression the likes of which you’ve never seen,” Donald Trump warned a month before he lost the 2020 presidential election. It didn’t happen. Read story

Camden: Farewell to 2021: Highs and lows

December 29, 2021, 6:01am Columns

The year started with such great hopes. After all, 2020 was so bad, its replacement had to be better, right? Read story

O’Brien: Will sports gambling foster addiction? Bet on it

December 27, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Ben Affleck, the movie star and avid gambler who has struggled with alcohol addiction, is one of sports gambling’s most visible pitchmen. He’s center stage in a TV ad for the mobile wagering app WynnBET. “We all want to win. Let’s win together!” Affleck exclaims. Read story

Ambrose: Let’s not make inflation worse

December 27, 2021, 6:01am Columns

For a quite a while, progressives were calling our country’s painful inflation mild and “transitory,” meaning it would last just a yawn or two and be gone. Relax, enjoy yourself, put up with policies that just maybe strike you as insane and vote for congressional Democrats, we were told. Read story

Rodricks: Immunosuppressed need attention to avoid fueling stronger COVID

December 27, 2021, 6:01am Columns

A team of four doctors, experts in infectious diseases at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, are sounding a warning about Americans who remain most vulnerable to COVID-19 — those with existing health conditions or the immunosuppressed. Read story

Goldberg: Speaker Trump? Don’t laugh

December 27, 2021, 6:01am Columns

When I first heard the rumblings that Donald Trump could become the next speaker of the House, I rolled my eyes. Read story