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The President We Should Have

July 21, 2017

The Washington Post’s editors imagined what a responsible leader, faithful to his obligations under the Constitution, might have said. We’re pleased to share their musings here.

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Is Trump About to Lash Out?

July 21, 2017

The journalistic and legal drumbeats tormenting President Trump are continuing to intensify, and there are signs in Washington today that the president is about to make a desperate attempt to silence them.

Activists Brave DC Scorcher to Protest "Voting Integrity" Panel

July 19, 2017

Hundreds of activists from a wide array of groups braved near triple digit heat and an overzealous Secret Service detail on Wednesday to deliver a simple message to President Trump’s “election integrity” commission: protect and expand voting rights despite executive branch attempts to do the opposite.

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