The Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Dreamers shouldn’t be bait for getting a border wall

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Dreamers shouldn’t be bait for getting a border wall

Striking a deal in Washington often requires horse trading. We understand that. But when one of the bargaining chips is the lives of some 800,000 immi...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Cleveland Plain Dealer: Restore long-term funding for children’s health programs

Cleveland Plain Dealer: Restore long-term funding for children’s health programs

Last month’s congressional funding Band-Aid to keep the federal government in business included $2.85 billion in stopgap money for the Children&...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Chicago Tribune: Congress, let the states set marijuana policy

Chicago Tribune: Congress, let the states set marijuana policy

The momentum behind America’s marijuana movement has been unstoppable. Illinois and 28 other states have legalized medical marijuana. Eight stat...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Baltimore Sun: Oprah steals the show

Baltimore Sun: Oprah steals the show

Hollywood awards shows aren’t everyone’s cup of tea. Peel away the attractive celebrity performers or even the trendy liberal politics, an...

January 8th, 2018 |  


Los Angeles Times: Swatting awful, but federal law isn’t necessary

Los Angeles Times: Swatting awful, but federal law isn’t necessary

All 2017 had to do was go away quietly, but no. It left us a nasty New Year’s gift: “Swatting” is now officially a thing, with an in...

January 5th, 2018 |  


Editorial: Kids don’t need a cellphone; they need a digital diet

According to a recent survey by the toy company Melissa & Doug, 70 percent of parents want their children to spend less time watching electronic m...

January 4th, 2018 |  


Chicago Tribune: Death, taxes and the junk in your basement

Chicago Tribune: Death, taxes and the junk in your basement

This is a time to relax with family and friends, catch up on sleep and “Stranger Things” and, we suggest, contemplate your death.Not in a ...

January 1st, 2018 |  


Dallas Morning News: To preserve democracy, we must end foreign meddling in U.S. elections

Dallas Morning News: To preserve democracy, we must end foreign meddling in U.S. elections

Each day, we learn more about how foreign sources use our own campaign finance laws and social media opportunities to try to influence U.S. elections....

December 31st, 2017 |  


Cleveland Plain Dealer: Ohio redistricting reform can work, if the rules are tight

Cleveland Plain Dealer: Ohio redistricting reform can work, if the rules are tight

The General Assembly appears poised to propose bipartisan changes in how Ohio draws congressional districts. Good. Ohioans are fed up with the toxic c...

December 28th, 2017 |  


Canton Repository: Foster care balloon needs air removed

Canton Repository: Foster care balloon needs air removed

Imagine a balloon filled almost to the point of bursting. Instead of letting air out, more and more is pumped in. How far can it stretch?Foster care i...

December 27th, 2017 |