Opinion Archive

By Reps. Judy Chu and Raul Grijalva - 07/28/14 08:06 PM EDT
As Congress prepares to break for the August recess, we must address the crisis on our border involving unaccompanied minors. We have precious little time to agree on a solution, and if we don’t, the Department of Homeland Security will run out of...
Matthew L. Myers, president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids - 07/28/14 07:37 PM EDT
Science and experience have demonstrated conclusively that cigarette tax increases are highly effective at reducing smoking, especially among kids. Thus, the conclusions in a Gallup poll The Hill recently wrote about (“High cigarette prices aren’t...
John Feehery - 07/28/14 07:35 PM EDT
Putting together a governing political coalition is like figuring out a Rubik’s Cube: To win, you have to get all the pieces to fit together. Roosevelt’s New Deal coalition dominated American politics for five decades because the diverse...
Juan Williams - 07/28/14 06:18 AM EDT
Even on Capitol Hill, there is a God.Last week, the nation’s religious leaders stood up to ask their elected officials to look past politics and see that children — not theoretical abstractions but real, young individuals — are suffering because of...
George Hochbrueckner - 07/28/14 07:50 PM EDT
Russia’s outrages, from its unflinching support for the murderous regime of Bashar Assad in Syria to its violent and illegal annexation of parts of Ukraine to its apparent complicity in shooting down a civilian airliner over Ukrainian airspace last...
Kevin Bundy - 07/28/14 07:36 PM EDT
Think of it as history’s biggest haymaker — after a decadeslong windup, sea-level rise is gearing up to clobber American coastal cities from Miami to D.C., as two recent scientific warnings make clear. First came the federal National Climate...
Bill Press - 07/28/14 07:31 PM EDT
Someday, we’ll look back on two federal prohibitions — on same-sex marriage and marijuana — and ask ourselves: “How were we ever so dumb? What’s the big deal?”Indeed, more and more people are asking that question every day. Even before the Supreme...
Judd Gregg - 07/28/14 06:17 AM EDT
One of the new causes of the Republican populist right and Democratic populist left appears to be the same: the dismantling of the Export-Import Bank.  It is interesting that these two groups meet on this point.Is it true that the people who...

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Rep. Charles W. Boustany, Jr. (R-La.) - 07/25/14 01:30 PM EDT
Lanny J. Davis - 07/24/14 11:54 AM EDT
A.B. Stoddard - 07/23/14 08:19 PM EDT
Martin Neil Baily, Phillip L. Swagel and Aaron Klein - 07/23/14 08:05 PM EDT
Crystal Williams - 07/23/14 07:55 PM EDT
Lawrence Korb, Alvaro Genie - 07/23/14 07:49 PM EDT
Brent Budowsky - 07/23/14 06:25 PM EDT
Mark Mellman - 07/22/14 07:58 PM EDT
Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) - 07/22/14 07:27 PM EDT
Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) - 07/22/14 07:20 PM EDT
Dick Morris - 07/22/14 07:19 PM EDT
Markos Moulitsas - 07/22/14 07:11 PM EDT
Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) - 07/21/14 07:41 PM EDT
Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) - 07/21/14 07:38 PM EDT
Ahmet Erdengiz - 07/21/14 06:20 PM EDT
John Feehery - 07/21/14 06:02 PM EDT
Bill Press - 07/21/14 05:55 PM EDT
Denny Freidenrich - 07/21/14 05:51 PM EDT
Mark J. Rozell and Mitchell A. Sollenberger - 07/21/14 12:00 PM EDT
Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) - 07/21/14 08:00 AM EDT
Judd Gregg - 07/21/14 06:00 AM EDT
Juan Williams - 07/21/14 06:00 AM EDT
Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) - 07/16/14 07:50 PM EDT
Brent Budowsky - 07/16/14 07:43 PM EDT
Lanny J. Davis - 07/16/14 07:41 PM EDT
Rep. Charles Boustany Jr. (R-La.) - 07/16/14 07:38 PM EDT
Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.) - 07/16/14 07:30 PM EDT
A.B. Stoddard - 07/16/14 07:22 PM EDT
former Sen. Richard G. Lugar (R-Ind.) - 07/16/14 08:00 AM EDT
Markos Moulitsas - 07/15/14 08:20 PM EDT
Dick Morris - 07/15/14 07:43 PM EDT
Mark S. Mellman - 07/15/14 07:36 PM EDT
Rep. Leonard Lance (R-N.J.) - 07/15/14 07:21 PM EDT
Thomas C. Moore - 07/15/14 07:19 PM EDT
David Webb - 07/15/14 07:10 PM EDT
Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.) - 07/15/14 07:07 PM EDT
Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) - 07/15/14 07:00 AM EDT
Sal Russo - 07/14/14 08:08 PM EDT
Peter Morici - 07/14/14 08:04 PM EDT
Robert C. Kenny - 07/14/14 07:54 PM EDT
Bill Press - 07/14/14 07:49 PM EDT
John Feehery - 07/14/14 07:24 PM EDT

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