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WP Opinions - May 7, 2015.

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View in your Web browser Edward Alden American workers need a powerful voice, not mere bluster Labor’s opposition to the most ambitious trade agenda in a generation fails U.S. workers. E.J. Dionne Jr. Populism could divide the Grand Old Party Hillary Clinton’s lead in polls, despite bad publicity, owes much to Republicans’ branding problems. George F. Will Lincoln Chafee’s implausible campaign The Rhode Island Democrat is not an obvious candidate to lead the vanguard of the proletariat. Dana Milbank ‘Madmen Across the Water’ Elton John gets called to Capitol Hill for a highly unusual committee hearing. Robert J. Samuelson The ‘exorbitant privilege’ and its stubborn costs The dollar’s status as dominant global currency is tough on American manufacturers. Elizabeth Warren and Bill de Blasio How to revive the American Dream Rebuilding our middle class won’t be easy. Tom Toles Tom Toles Cartoon Click on the image fo

WP Opinions - April 1, 2015.

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  Wed., Apr. 1, 2015 Indiana law draws Republican White House hopefuls into the culture wars Philip Rucker and Robert Costa The GOP wanted to avoid such fights in 2016, but social conservatives see the current debate as a “litmus test.” Latest headlines

WP Opinions - March 18, 2015.

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Wed., Mar. 18, 2015 David Ignatius Back to the future in Putin’s Europe Vladi­mir Putin’s Russia is putting NATO to the test. Kathleen Parker Clinton controversy deja vu Does Hillary Clinton love to hate the media so much that she can’t avoid scandal? Dana Milbank The House GOP budget is a gimmick Their spending blueprint is a wonder of fiscal sleight of hand. Catherine Rampell Keeping the data trackers honest Having a data profile is inevitable, a techie says, so being able to correct that profile is crucial.

WP Opinions - March 17, 2015.

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Tue., Mar. 17, 2015 Dana Milbank Republican women say ‘War No More,’ but the men keep shooting their mouths off There were a couple of problems right off the bat at a panel aiming to refute the notion of a GOP “war on women.” Richard Cohen Clinton needs a Democratic opponent If Clinton had a primary opponent, it would take some of the attention off her missteps Eugene Robinson The dysfunctional GOP Congressional Republicans are stumbling badly. Michael Gerson The effects of inequality on America’s kids Robert Putnam’s new book examines the myriad ways poverty hurts children and families. Marc A. Thiessen

WP Opinions - February 26, 2015.

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Thu., Feb. 26, 2015 George F. Will Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is out to emancipate the Land of Lincoln If he can change the way this troubled state does business, there’s hope for the rest of the nation. Elizabeth Warren The Trans-Pacific Partnership clause everyone should oppose The Investor-State Dispute Settlement provision would undermine U.S. sovereignty. Charles Lane From Nicaragua to the Arab Spring, sowing seeds of a counterrevolution Twenty-five years after the ouster of the Sandinistas, democracy is once again on its heels. Dana Milbank

WP Opinions - February 25, 2015.

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Wed., Feb. 25, 2015 David Ignatius A compelling argument on Iran The likely deal with Iran won’t be perfect, but it still holds potential for making the Middle East safer. Ruth Marcus Afghanistan’s quietly forceful first lady Rula Ghani is a soft-spoken voice for change who refrains from pushing too hard against cultural norms. Kathleen Parker Is Twitter really America’s conscience? The reaction to Sean Penn’s Oscars quip reveals a social media force too focused on political correctness.

WP Opinions - February 24, 2015.

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  Tue., Feb. 24, 2015 Michael Gerson In much of the world, the survival of newborns is never taken for granted Child mortality is down in Tanzania and elsewhere; now it is time to focus on maternal and infant deaths. Eugene Robinson Deranged by Obama, Republicans are spouting nonsense The GOP still can’t seem to deal with the fact that it lost twice to Obama.  Richard Cohen The dangers of labeling terrorism We need to think carefully about what is to be gained by using the term ‘Islamic terrorism.’  Catherine Rampell

WP Opinions - February 7, 2015: David W. Buchanan.

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Sat., Feb. 7, 2015 David W. Buchanan The robots are not going to kill you The difference between intelligence and consciousness is what matters. Danielle Pletka The dangerous allure of partnering with Iran In an enemy-of-my-enemy way, it may make sense, but not to our allies. Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr. A judge Alabama can be proud of A federal jurist stands for enforcing the Constitution and respecting the rule of law. Natan Sharansky and David Keyes When the dissidents are ahead of the diplomats Witnesses to unspeakable injustice, dissidents are often the ones who recognize regimes’ fault lines first. Ruth Marcus The right’s crusade against Obama The reaction to his prayer breakfast rem Dana Milbank Republicans cut and pasted their ‘new’ Obamacare alternative This year’s two-page explainer borrowed virtually the same 700 words from the 2014 version. Geor ge F. Will The education of Lamar Alexander The senato