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March 25, 2017
Dems have dilemma in Gorsuch
Neil Gorsuch will have the support of all 52 Senate Republicans for confirmation to the Supreme Court. He also could win the votes of a half-dozen or so Democrats, and therein lies a problem for that party.
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March 25, 2017
PSSHE status quo is unsustainable
As a member of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is part of the strategic review being undertaken by the State System — a top-to-bottom examination of the operations of all 14 system universities and the Office of the Chancellor.
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George Will

March 24, 2017
GOP fix will resemble ObamaCare
“Mend it, don’t end it” was Bill Clinton’s rhetorical straddle regarding affirmative action. Republican efforts to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) look increasingly like “mend it, don’t end it.”
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Jay Ambrose

March 24, 2017
Gorsuch impresses as qualified and mature
For a lesson in law and the Constitution and what judges are supposed to do, it would be hard to beat watching the recent TV appearances of the erudite, gentlemanly, down-to-earth Neil Gorsuch. He was on air not to give a collegiate lecture, although he has done that, but due to Senate hearings on his qualifications as a Supreme Court justice.
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Kathleen Parker

March 23, 2017
Judge Gorsuch steals the week
Watching the Senate confirmation hearings of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, one might easily find oneself wishing he were president of the United States.
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Jay Ambrose

March 23, 2017
Ryan plan improves on ObamaCare
ObamaCare came at the American people as an endlessly complicated, incomprehensibly detailed, all-inclusive project turning medical care upside down in order to turn health right side up.
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Rich Lowry

March 22, 2017
Trump’s self-inflicted distraction
The Trump administration is in the throes of one of the greatest self-inflicted distractions of the modern presidency.
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Other Voices

March 22, 2017
James Comey and the art of the shiv
Late in Monday’s marathon hearing of the House Intelligence Committee, FBI Director James Comey reminded the nation that he was something of a hostile witness, reluctantly summoned to talk about Russia, Donald Trump and the 2016 campaign.
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Other Voices

March 21, 2017
Selling the GOP on the environment
The presidency of Donald Trump is threatening to be a disaster for the environment. To limit the damage, environmentalists must learn how to talk to a group that they haven’t always courted: conservatives.
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March 21, 2017
Trump’s budget plan is nonsensical
Here’s one thing President Trump is right about: The federal bureaucracy is due for an overhaul.
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Robert Samuelson

March 20, 2017
Making Medicaid great: What it would take
It’s time to take control of Medicaid before it takes control of us. Unless we act, Medicaid increasingly becomes another mechanism by which government skews spending toward the old and away from the young. In the raging debate ObamaCare, it’s a subject neither Republicans nor Democrats dare touch.
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Other Voices

March 20, 2017
Few health laws have been enacted
History hints that the campaign to replace Obamacare with Trumpcare faces longer odds than we might otherwise think and not just for the current Republican proposal but for the whole repeal project.
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