By Nancy Brain and Barbara Reinertsen on March 27, 2017, at 9:34 a.m.
Support for families to alleviate conditions of poverty can make a significant difference for those children throughout their lifetime.
By Gwynne Dyer on March 27, 2017, at 7:56 a.m.
The open border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic depends on both countries being part of the European Union.
By Michael R. Bloomberg, Bloomberg View on March 27, 2017, at 7:31 a.m.
What matters now is that Democrats stop gloating, Republicans stop sulking, and each party come to the table to improve a health care system that both parties agree needs work.
By Charles Krauthammer, The Washington Post on March 26, 2017, at 10:21 a.m.
The anti-Trump opposition flatters itself as “the resistance.” As if this is Vichy France. It’s not. It’s 21st-century America. And the good news is that the checks and balances are working just fine.
By Alan Boone on March 26, 2017, at 9:58 a.m.
It recently occurred to me that in my lifetime we have witnessed the healthy appearance of some remarkably useful little inventions so simple that, when you think about it, the normal reaction is or should be, “Doggone it, why didn’t I think of that? I could now be as rich as Warren Buffett.”
By Jennifer Rubin, The Washington Post on March 26, 2017, at 9:53 a.m.
We have heard the excuses over and over on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s behalf. He’s new at this. He’s getting his feet wet. He’s not used to press scrutiny. Frankly, neither he nor his defenders are helping his cause at this point.
By Francis Wilkinson, Bloomberg View on March 26, 2017, at 9:52 a.m.
Ever since Sept. 11, American Muslims have complained of receiving extra scrutiny when they fly.
By Mike Huckabee, The Washington Post on March 25, 2017, at 8:44 a.m.
The real recipients of endowment funds: The kids in poverty for whom NEA programs may be their only chance to learn to play an instrument, test-drive their God-given creativity, and develop a passion for those things that civilize and humanize us all.
By Shalom Baranes, The Washington Post on March 24, 2017, at 6:24 a.m.
“My hope is that the Trump administration will take actions to ensure that the travel ban is indeed temporary, so that good, hard-working individuals fleeing tyranny can find a new home as I did.”
By Roslyn Petelin, The Conversation on March 24, 2017, at 6 a.m.
The Maine case strikes a blow for the importance of clarity against the Oxford comma’s opponents.
By Alex Steed on March 23, 2017, at 5:51 p.m.
When I was a kid in western Maine, I never imagined we’d become a specialty beer capital or be known for well-crafted items beyond the iconic Bean boot.
By Mike Thibodeau on March 23, 2017, at 11:02 a.m.
I believe the Legislature can find a solution that honors the spirit of what Maine voters were looking to accomplish without harming our economy. It is critical we reach an agreement on how to do that before adjournment in June.
By Dana Milbank, The Washington Post on March 23, 2017, at 8:58 a.m.
This would be a good time to do something about the red menace of Vladimir Putin’s Russia. Instead, we’re talking about the Red Raiders of Texas Tech.
By Stephen Carlson, The Washington Post on March 23, 2017, at 7:55 a.m.
“Boys will be boys” does not apply to a bunch of smirking wannabe soldiers seeing who can be the most disgusting one of the lot. This dishonors everyone, from the military to the society that supports it. It’s time for these boys to grow up.
By Susan Rice, The Washington Post on March 23, 2017, at 7:55 a.m.
First impressions matter, and an unsettling pattern has already been established.
on March 22, 2017, at 1:34 p.m.
And who the heck is encouraging Commissioner Mayhew to run for governor given her track record at DHHS, which now includes trying to jettison a self-sustaining, tax generating medical marijuana program? Maybe some folks at the department need to find a strain that could help with their thinking.
By Timothy Burns on March 22, 2017, at 11:22 a.m.
OpEd: If you are that one who loses insurance or are priced out of the market before you feel the lump, your lawmakers have failed you. What tax cuts are worth that?
By Claire Berkowitz on March 22, 2017, at 9:43 a.m.
OpEd: The American Health Care Act puts a target on Maine families — particularly children and seniors — and will undermine the health of our state’s next generation. All of us will pay the price if such a short-sighted and dangerous piece of legislation becomes law.
By Tim Schneider on March 21, 2017, at 9:09 a.m.
After nearly 20 years, it’s time to look at the results of Maine’s experiment with retail competition.
By Kathleen Parker, The Washington Post on March 21, 2017, at 7:33 a.m.
OpEd: From Ronald Reagan’s “welfare queen” to Donald Trump’s “Detroit single mom,” the unmarried mother remains a constant fascination to Republicans wielding budget-cutting scalpels.