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  • Democracy and Obama's immigration policy

    Democracy and Obama's immigration policy
    One of the complaints about President Barack Obama's directive on unauthorized immigrants is that it is a repudiation of democracy. "It is at odds with—it defies—the meaning and message of the last election, and therefore is destructive to the reputation of democracy itself," wrote Peggy Noonan in The Wall Street Journal. In this view, voters rejected the president's policy at the polls this month and he is refusing to heed their will.
  • Oct. 26 Letters: Rep. Rob Wittman

    Rep. Rob Wittman I take exception to the Oct. 22 letter in support of Norm Mosher. Rep. Rob Wittman voted for the Violence Against Women Act on three occasions in the 113th Congress and twice in the 112th Congress. He supports existing law, including...

    HBO stays on the case of intimate violence after others move on

    HBO stays on the case of intimate violence after others move on
    Where has all the media concern for victims of domestic violence gone? That's what I was thinking last week as I looked at TV lineups in vain for featured reports, stories or episodes of series about domestic abuse. And then I found the HBO documentary,...

    If not Hillary, how about Joe? [Commentary]

    If not Hillary, how about Joe? [Commentary]
    What if Hillary Clinton doesn't seek the presidency in 2016? Waiting patiently and noncommittally in the wings is Vice President Joe Biden. He might well be reluctant to take her on, considering the powerhouse she has become, with an army of...

    NFL partners with National Domestic Violence Hotline

    NFL partners with National Domestic Violence Hotline
    The NFL has teamed up with the National Domestic Violence Hotline to provide “much-needed resources” to the organization in order to help women who have been abused. A hotline spokesperson told ESPN.com that the commitment was a “...