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Watch the skies!
Joel Achenbach
Even if no asteroids are incoming, sky is still interesting

Lesson for Democrats in McAuliffe win: Bet on black
Jonathan Capehart
McAuliffe eked out a 3-point win because African American voters showed up at the same numbers as during the presidential election year.

Jackson Diehl
Foreign policy fantasies
Obama’s approach to the Middle East is too narrow.

Petula Dvorak
Female voters in Virginia poised to send a message
How does any candidate think he can win by ignoring issues that are important to the majority of voters?

A courageous Chinese lawyer urges China to follow its own laws
Fred Hiatt
As China’s leaders crack down on dissent with increasing ferocity, a lawyer who was once part of the establishment has to fear for his freedom.

Events in Egypt demand a shift in U.S. policy
Robert Kagan
The alternative is not only morally unconscionable, but also a direct threat to regional stability and U.S. interests.

Anne Applebaum
The U.S.’s spy games
The U.S. has been throwing money thoughtlessly at security.

Richard Cohen
Ugly history on the silver screen
‘12 Years a Slave’ holds up a mirror to our past.

E.J. Dionne Jr.
The U.S. shifts left
Republicans took a step back from the tea party, and the country is moving another direction.

Michael Gerson
Evangelicals and immigration
Their views are not a function of their religious beliefs.

David Ignatius
Soothing ruffled feathers
Granting foreigners privacy rights could help repair the Snowden mess.

Colbert I. King
Dan Snyder’s mistake
By defending the Redskins name, he puts his legacy at risk.

Charles Krauthammer
Sweet-talking a Web site
The president is going to “campaign” to fix the health care Web site. How does that work?

Ruth Marcus
Obamacare provides a safety net
Health-care reform implementation may be messy, but, for some people, it’s necessary.

Harold Meyerson
A good case against the filibuster
The GOP is blocking qualified appointees by the president.

Matt Miller
Well-insured critics
Obamacare’s opponents don’t show any empathy.

Kathleen Parker
A simple apology
Obama forgets to apologize for misleading people.

Become a Whig right now!
Alexandra Petri
The Whigs are the third party we deserve, but maybe not the one we need right now!

Right Turn
A rotten deal in Geneva
Jennifer Rubin
A very bad deal with Iran is in the works.

The Plum Line
Open Thread
Greg Sargent
All yours.

Obama’s defenders and presidential lies
Marc A. Thiessen
Bush was mistaken. Obama was untruthful.

George F. Will
Can Yellen stand alone?
Understanding the Fed chair’s role in the political process.

Charles Lane
Germany, humiliated again
The NSA’s spying is an unwelcome reminder of the nation’s past aggression.

Robert McCartney
Salesman McAuliffe must show he can deliver the goods
COLUMN | Va. governor-elect has mastered style expected of chief executive, but he has much to prove on substance.

Dana Milbank
Heavy lifting
Rand Paul’s 2016 GOP nomination speech.

Courtland Milloy
Howard needs to seriously reconsider Yardfest
The event has become a rite of passage for up-and-coming rap artists who celebrate violence.

Steven Pearlstein
How the maestro got it wrong
Alan Greenspan explores why he didn’t see the crash coming.

Eugene Robinson
Eugene Robinson Live
Live chat with Eugene Robinson about his latest columns and political news.

Robert J. Samuelson
Mounting malaise
Developed countries are increasingly pessimistic.

In Virginia, another wakeup call for Republicans
Stephen Stromberg
Cuccinelli lost because he was another ideologically pure right-winger who scares lots of voters.

Katrina vanden Heuvel
Silence on Syria success
Chemical weapons removal progresses.

Fareed Zakaria
Engineering change in China
The Communist Party seeks social, economic and political reforms.

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