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Camden: Learning a lesson in legislating

February 17, 2021, 6:01am Columns

When COVID-19 precautions forced the Legislature into a “virtual” session, several leaders contended that would result in fewer bills being introduced, heard and debated with a focus on top priorities like the pandemic and the economy. Read story

McManus: How will the refusal of GOP senators to convict Trump look to future voters?

February 16, 2021, 6:01am Columns

It always seemed unlikely that Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Senate Republican leader, would vote to convict the disgraced ex-president who, even from exile in Mar-a-Lago, holds sway over most of his party. Read story

Westneat: Government avoids front line

February 15, 2021, 6:01am Columns

The Seattle City Council’s decision to force big grocery store chains into paying $4 an hour coronavirus hazard pay is turning into a typical Seattle government story. Read story

Leubsdorf: GOP returns to familiar playbook with efforts to restrict mail-in voting

February 15, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Republicans are so predictable. Read story

Pitts: For African Americans, faith is not confined to the hope of heaven

February 15, 2021, 6:01am Columns

George Zimmerman was acquitted in the killing of Trayvon Martin on a Saturday night in 2013. The next morning, I went to church wearing a hoodie. Read story

Jayne: Cities build anticipation

February 14, 2021, 6:02am Columns

What will they look like? Some 20 or 30 or 40 years from now, when our children are our age, what will American cities look like? Read story

Harrop: The federal minimum wage can be tricky

February 14, 2021, 6:01am Columns

There are studies — oh, there are studies — on how hiking the minimum wage affects employment. And good studies contradict other good studies. The problem is that the mechanics linking wages to jobs have a lot of moving parts. The details matter. Read story

Local View: Our work has only just begun

February 14, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Now that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have been elected, are we done? Read story

Schmich: Trial is not about Trump

February 14, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Before the second impeachment trial of Donald J. Trump began Tuesday, it may have been tempting to think of it as a sequel to a show that had been canceled, a sequel no one needed. Read story

Pitts: Bogus claims checked by business

February 12, 2021, 6:01am Columns

‘You think we’re bad for America?” Read story