National Commentary

Let's talk about real populism

Elizabeth Warren Trump

“Let's get members of Congress on record about overtime,” writes E.J. Dionne Jr....

National Commentary

Trump looks to the European far right for his ideas — and that's frightening

Trump Kimmel

“Trumpism is not an American original,” writes E.J. Dionne Jr. “Almost every plank in the candidate's vaguely defined platform is derivative of the European far right.”


National Commentary

Orrin Hatch recounts his meeting with court nominee — before the meeting

Obama Supreme Court

In a Deseret News op-ed, Sen. Orrin Hatch says he met with Merrick Garland but it didn’t change his mind about delaying the confirmation process. Just one problem — he hasn’t met with Garland.


National Commentary

Doctors have the right to perform abortions

Oklahoma abortion

Oklahoma’s proposed abortion ban was illegal, writes Noah Feldman. But not for the reason you might think.


National Commentary

Making fun of transgender people is so Jim Crow

LGBT Rights-Legal Milestones

The same language once used against African-Americans, gays and Jews is now aimed at transgender people. It’s not funny, writes Steve Chapman.


National Commentary

Is it time to ask Mitt Romney to run?

Bob Bennett Funeral

“Romney is not ideal,” writes Jennifer Rubin, “but the GOP passed ideal in March. Romney is a plausible, qualified grown-up.”


National Commentary

Low-income students face a knowledge gap outside the classroom

Nation's Report Card 2016

The Nation’s Report Card contains some encouraging news, writes Esther J. Cepeda. But it also shows that kids from poor families and underfunded schools simply don’t know as much as their better-off peers.


National Commentary

There's only one choice worse than Clinton or Trump — not voting

Sanders California

Faced with an election between two candidates they don’t like, what can Americans do? Vote, says Kathleen Parker.


National Commentary

Let's talk about real populism

Elizabeth Warren Trump

“Let's get members of Congress on record about overtime,” writes E.J. Dionne Jr. “And perhaps a big debate would force more coverage of this issue — and also get the media to press Trump about where he stands.”


National Commentary

Spend a lot of time standing in line at the airport? Thank the feds

Airport Security Long Lines

“The agency in charge of aviation security has become a major problem,” writes Steve Chapman. “That's odd, because it was supposed to be a solution.”


National Commentary

By refusing to release his tax returns, Trump does Clinton a favor

GOP 2016 Trump’s Reassurance Tour

The GOP is about to nominate the one candidate less transparent than Hillary Clinton, writes Jennifer Rubin. That lets her off the hook on any number of issues.


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