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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

Ambrose: Crisis not over after 100 days

May 4, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Let’s see, he has already spent $1.9 trillion, plans to spend another $4.1 trillion and pretty soon we are talking about real money. Read story

Pitts: Times these days when you simply must close your mind

May 3, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Thirty years ago, when I was still a music critic, I received a letter from a lady who informed me in no uncertain terms that I didn’t know what I was talking about. Read story

Leubsdorf: To buoy agenda’s prospects, Biden spoke directly to Americans

May 3, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Like the Academy Awards a few nights earlier, President Joe Biden’s first major speech to Congress and the nation fell somewhat short of compelling viewing, more predictable than surprising, more laundry list than inspiring rhetoric. Read story

Jayne: What’s our state’s status?

May 2, 2021, 6:02am Columns

We’re No. 1! Read story