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It’s hard to tell whether President Trump simply doesn’t understand how tariffs work or if he just keeps repeating a lie about them.

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A Times reporter waited less than 15 minutes to vote in suburban Atlanta this week. Many other Georgians won’t be so lucky, but say they are determined to vote no matter how long it takes.

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The best response to Trump’s bleating is not to jab back but to treat him as if he were a child or a drunk — detach from the ego battles, smile and look away in disbelief.

As a devout Catholic, does the Supreme Court nominee have any thoughts on Pope Francis’ statement in defense of civil unions?

The family of a lifelong Democrat has been imploring him not to support Kamala Harris. They see him as a bad-luck charm.

It was disturbing to hear her describe climate change as ‘a very contentious matter of public debate’ rather than as scientifically established fact.

Although indiscriminate tax increases are a bad idea, overturning the excesses of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act could actually stimulate our economy, while improving tax policy.

As one of the most unassuming side effects of the coronavirus, the U.S., for the first time in its history, set up a system of universal healthcare.

Sometimes overlapping talk isn’t an interruption. And sometimes an interruption is a verbal assault.

We now have a kind of partisanship based on imperviousness to evidence and indifference to facts that energizes the wildest of conspiratorial claims.


As the country grapples with the role of systemic racism, The Times has committed to examining its past.

All presidential elections are uniquely consequential, but a good case can be made that the next one is the most important of our lives. The time has come to undo the great mistake of 2016 and drive Trump out of office at the ballot box.

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