Democrats aiming for big November win — just like in 2016

So far, a record 31 Republicans are quitting the House. That’s 13 percent of the entire caucus — and it’s only January.

  • Jan 18th, 2018

Prepare for nuke attack before it becomes real

The need for preparedness has returned to the forefront during a new age of international tension.

  • Jan 17th, 2018

Trump’s assertive policies rally Iranian support for the Ayatollahs

From the beginning, relations between Trump’s administration and Iran were plagued with suspicion.

  • Jan 17th, 2018

Trump’s stance gives hope to an Iranian majority that longs for freedom

True, the protests were neither caused by nor about America, but that does not mean Washington should be silent.

  • Jan 17th, 2018

America should accept immigrants from Haiti, and here’s why

Allow me to answer Trump’s question.

  • Jan 16th, 2018

We can use the ocean without using it all up

The reigning principle under Trump is to put short-term economic gains way ahead of the environment.

  • Jan 16th, 2018

Reality: President Trump is a damn racist


  • Jan 13th, 2018

Jeff Sessions used to be a champion of states’ rights. Then California legalized weed

Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement that the federal government will prosecute possession…

  • Jan 11th, 2018

Jonathan Bernstein: The good economic news of 2017

By Jonathan Bernstein Bloomberg View A Republican is in the White House.…

  • Jan 10th, 2018

Wanted: Movies to help us make sense of it all

Seen any good movies lately?

  • Jan 9th, 2018

Eyman isn’t letting a bad 2017 slow him down in the new year

OLYMPIA — 2017 was a stinky year for Tim Eyman. It ended…

  • Jan 6th, 2018

If you want to know the future, ask the humorists

I’d like to make the case that humorists may make the best futurists of all.

  • Jan 6th, 2018

Don’t be fooled: State still has work to do on school funding

Special education should get more attention

  • Jan 4th, 2018

Too early to handicap the 2018 elections? No!

All national elections are hyped as seminal. The midterms of 2018 are the real deal.

  • Jan 4th, 2018

‘The Post’ retells story of legendary First Amendment fight

Somehow, the Washington Post keeps receiving the honors for saving the nation’s free press.

  • Jan 2nd, 2018

In 2017, US abandoned role as global leader, Mideast power-broker

Nowhere is the U.S. withdrawal more evident than in the Middle East.

  • Jan 2nd, 2018

A good year for Trump, but is America OK?

Trump has given fresh meaning to the cliche of being one’s own worst enemy.

  • Jan 1st, 2018

Tongue-in-cheek predictions for a wild and wacky 2018

After a unique 2017, can the denizens of the D.C. swamp outdo themselves in 2018?

  • Jan 1st, 2018