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Orszag: America’s bridges need greater investment to survive

May 10, 2021, 6:01am Columns

In the debate over President Joe Biden’s infrastructure and climate bill, it was perhaps inevitable that some policymakers would object to including anything other than traditional infrastructure such as roads and bridges. Read story

Jayne: Big Lie eroding our democracy

May 9, 2021, 6:02am Columns

Given enough time, dripping water can erode even the sturdiest of rock. It might not be noticeable at first, with each drop seemingly bouncing off and causing no harm. But the drip-drip-drip eventually wears away the impenetrable boulder. Read story

McManus: Every president faces a major crisis. What will Biden’s be?

May 9, 2021, 6:01am Columns

When Harold Macmillan became Britain’s prime minister in 1957, a reporter asked him what could blow his government off course. “Events, dear boy,” Macmillan replied. “Events.” Read story

Ponnuru: Republicans wish Liz Cheney would keep quiet

May 9, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Liz Cheney, the Republican congresswoman from Wyoming, is likely to be dumped as chairman of the party’s House conference. Read story

Other Papers Say: Special session is needed

May 9, 2021, 6:01am Columns

The Democrats who control Washington’s Legislature should not strain themselves with exultant back-patting. Read story

Westneat: Seating expands freedom

May 9, 2021, 3:01am Columns

Vaccine passports, of a sort, have now officially arrived in Washington. The usual suspects are responding by evoking Gestapo Germany. Read story

Rubin: GOP threatens U.S. media future

May 8, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Monday was World Press Freedom Day, a United Nations-approved “reminder to governments to respect press freedom” that most nations ignore. Read story

McManus: No beef in GOP attacks on Biden

May 7, 2021, 6:01am Columns

The big story on Fox News recently was Joe Biden’s purported “war on meat” — a breathless disclosure that the president plans to limit every American to 4 pounds of steaks a year. Read story

Harrop: Getting back to normal is going to feel strange

May 6, 2021, 6:01am Columns

When told to wear face masks two COVID-plagued winters ago, we thought: “Can’t wait until this is over and we no longer have to wear a piece of cloth over our mouth and nose. It’s ugly. It interferes with breathing. It muffles voices and makes some conversations hard to follow.” Read story

Camden: Why did history month bill fail?

May 5, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Of the roughly 1,000 bills introduced in the late, great 2021 session, most of the conversation and conflict right now centers on those that survived the gauntlet of multiple hearings and votes to reach the governor’s desk. Read story