on July 11, 2016, at 3:27 p.m.
Medical marijuana caregiver Dawson Julia may have heard a “no” this round, but I’m guessing he and his colleagues won’t stop until they get a yes.
By Chet Lunner on July 11, 2016, at 11:41 a.m.
Gun violence is a complicated problem, and no single piece of legislation can prevent every dangerous person from getting a gun.
By Rob Souza on July 11, 2016, at 11:40 a.m.
These are not merely technology issues. They are fundamentally questions about economic opportunity.
By Gwynne Dyer on July 11, 2016, at 9:23 a.m.
Thirteen years, half a million deaths or more, millions of refugees, general impoverishment and insecurity and an astoundingly corrupt government that is strongly and successfully resisting Abadi’s attempt to reform it.
Religious group calls for special treatment to stop special treatment by pushing for homosexuality ban
on July 10, 2016, at 10:51 a.m.
The religious fringe of the political right often mixes up its message on the topic of homosexuality and stopping the LGBT movement. Their claim is that it’s a movement being forced on them and that they shouldn’t have to accept it. Despite never being forced to enter in a gay …
By Allan Sloan, The Washington Post on July 10, 2016, at 10:04 a.m.
The true state of the program — which is enormously important to tens of millions of people — is hidden by the bizarre accounting.
By Eddie Adelman on July 10, 2016, at 9:42 a.m.
Mission statements. Have you ever read one of these things and thought to yourself, “Boy, I’m sure glad I read that — it cleared up a whole lot of confusion for me”? Me neither. And yet they continue to proliferate.
By Charles Krauthammer, The Washington Post on July 10, 2016, at 9:27 a.m.
The best way I can reconcile his reputation for integrity with the grating illogic of his Hillary Clinton decision is by presuming that he didn’t want to make history.
By Thomas Gaffney on July 09, 2016, at 1:55 p.m.
OpEd: It is a grand comfort to know each of us has the freedom and power to make America great again.
By Andrew Kiezulas on July 08, 2016, at 11:19 a.m.
OpEd: We can empower people of all ages and stages to return to or continue college and discover the power of possibility in recovery. We can all help people find their way, their purpose and find themselves.
on July 07, 2016, at 3:39 p.m.
A study published this month in the journal Health Affairs finds that “the use of prescription drugs for which marijuana could serve as a clinical alternative fell significantly, once a medical marijuana law was implemented.” The authors state that “(n)ational overall reductions in Medicare program and enrollee spending when states …
on July 07, 2016, at 3:28 p.m.
People who are okay with things not making sense get and deserve political leaders who don’t make sense.
By Jack Cashman on July 07, 2016, at 1:05 p.m.
OpEd: It’s hardly a “proud moment” for Maine.
By Kenneth Hillas on July 07, 2016, at 12:48 p.m.
The most tangible impact of Brexit may be found in the financial arena.
By Dana Milbank, The Washington Post on July 07, 2016, at 9:44 a.m.
OpEd: Jim Comey knows how to spin a yarn.
By Heather Denkmire on July 06, 2016, at 12:09 p.m.
Heather Denkmire: Having a supportive recovery community has made an enormous difference for me. I’m grateful for all the people doing the work of creating recovery communities in Maine today.
By Archie Verow on July 06, 2016, at 10 a.m.
OpEd: Let’s make it our top priority to come together around bipartisan solutions to improve the economy and make life better for working Mainers, young and old, today and into the future.
By Rita Furlow on July 05, 2016, at 1:28 p.m.
OpEd: If we want Maine children to thrive, we need to reduce the number of children living in poverty. That starts with supporting and properly administering effective anti-poverty programs, while creating an economy that works for everyone.
By Christy Roix Daggett on July 05, 2016, at 11:23 a.m.
OpEd: One bright spot in this unending campaign season is that American manufacturing has been brought to the front and center of the political debate.
By Sara J. Bloomfield, Special to The Washington Post on July 05, 2016, at 10:51 a.m.
OpEd: For him, memory was sacred but it also had to have a purpose. He saw the museum as a unique moral platform that would serve as an antidote to one of the world’s gravest problems: indifference.