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  • D.C. statehood: an appropriately lost cause

    D.C. statehood: an appropriately lost cause
    There isn’t a Committee of Lost Causes in the U.S. Senate. Too bad, because it would have been a more appropriate venue for a hearing on statehood for the District of Columbia than the panel that did examine the question Monday, the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
  • Chan Lowe: Supreme Court decision: It's the surreal thing

    Chan Lowe: Supreme Court decision: It's the surreal thing
    It’s true that the Founding Fathers were, for the most part, prosperous burghers who weighted the system toward the propertied classes. The Electoral College, for example, while protecting the prerogatives of smaller states, also had the effect of...

    Dear Florida: My kids want to be educated — not used as political pawns

    Dear Florida: My kids want to be educated — not used as political pawns
    Dear Florida, There are a lot of things I love about you. The winter weather. The splendor of your marshes and coastlines. The diversity of culture. But I'll be honest. When it comes to education, you pretty much blow chunks. In our schools, the...

    Numbers Shape Presidential Battle Lines

    Two years from today, Iowa — dark, brooding, enigmatic Iowa — will be enjoying its quadrennial moment as the epicenter of the universe. And in 10 months, voters will vent their spleens — if they still are as splenetic as they now claim...

    Popular Presidential Vote Hurts Connecticut

    My progressive friends may try to dress it up, but an interstate compact using the outcome of the national popular vote for president instead of the current Electoral College procedure is still an ugly and ungainly beast. The General Assembly should...