The power of page 74

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The power and essence of yesterday's historic federal court ruling on gay marriage can be found on page 74 of the decision. Judge Vaughn Walker... Read more

An inconvenient memory

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Missouri has spoken. Or, to be more precise, Missouri's most ticked off voters have spoken. Last night, in the first-in-the-nation referendum... Read more

A summer trilogy

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And to think that summer used to be a slow season for politics. A quick trilogy: What a weird switcheroo. Afghanistan, long viewed as... Read more

Rules of engagement

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An expanded version of my Sunday print column: You may not have noticed, but print journalism was triumphant during the last week of July... Read more

Recommended reading

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I'm otherwise occupied today, but I'll return on Monday. In the meantime, I highly recommend this commentary piece from the American Journalism... Read more

Ball and chain

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This post was updated late in the day. Today's predominant Washington acronym is WWCD. As in, "What Will Charlie Do?" When... Read more

In the dark

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In a conference call with reporters the other day, Trevor Potter, a former chairman of the Federal Elections Commission, said that the... Read more

Daniel Schorr

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If only Daniel Schorr had remained healthy a little longer, he would've been afforded the opportunity to weigh in on the WikiLeaks/Afghanistan... Read more