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Doyle McManus: Far more at stake than espionage etiquette
When Donald Trump was elected president six months ago, his supporters thought he’d soon grow into the job. He’d surround himself with smart people, listen carefully to their advice, and run his administration with the efficiency of a successful businessman. That seems a long time ago. Trump hasn’t grown and now we’re seeing the consequences.
Linda Chavez: World is watching problems in Washington
Clarence Page: Is Putin the alt-right’s BFF?
Froma Harrop: Road to single-payer could go through Medicare Part C
Rep. Todd Akin was wrong, wrong, wrong when he said that ''America is threatened with a stage 3 cancer of socialism, and Obamacare is Exhibit 1.''
Steve Chapman: Wussification of baseball sometimes a good thing
When the first cave dwellers began using fire, the elders in the tribe sneered and scoffed. ''Who needs artificial sources of heat?'' they demanded. ''Who needs to cook food? What a pathetic bunch of wimps.''
Jonah Goldberg: It’s time for Pence to take a stand
I hope you're holding up under the strain. I hope you don't mind me writing to you like this, but as one of those conservatives who was somewhat reassured by Donald Trump's decision to put you on the ticket, I feel compelled to ask: What's the endgame here?
Ross Ramsey: Patrick takes control of Texas legislative session
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick seems to have a better understanding of the House than House Speaker Joe Straus has of the Senate.
Steve Chapman: Specter of single-payer health care raises head
The other day, Rep. Tom MacArthur, R-N.J., held a town hall meeting where constituents grilled him about his role in passing the American Health Care Act. When he claimed the insurance market is "collapsing,'' a chant went up: "Single-payer, single-payer!''
Clarence Page: Ailes turned news into a lifestyle choice for Americans
For years I boasted about graduating from the same university as Fox News chief Roger Ailes. My boast became somewhat muted after Ailes was forced out last year in a sexual harassment scandal.