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George F. Will
George F. Will is one of the most widely recognized, and widely read, writers in the world. With more than 450 newspapers, his biweekly Newsweek column, and his appearances as a political commentator on ABC, Will may be the most influential writer in America. Will began his syndicated column with The Writers Group on Jan. 1, 1974, just four months after The Writers Group was founded by Ben Bradlee and Katharine Graham. Two years later, Will started his bi-weekly column for Newsweek. In 1977, he won the Pulitzer Prize for commentary, for his newspaper columns, and garnered awards for his Newsweek columns. Today Will serves as a contributing analyst with ABC News and has been a regular member of ABC's "This Week" on Sunday mornings since 1981. Will's email address is georgewill@washpost.com.
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Sensible Kansans have a problematic choice to ponder: Electing [Greg] Orman would deepen the Senate's pool of talent, but it might thwart Republican efforts to control the Senate.
Promising to "destroy" this group with the help of "a broad coalition" of "partners," Barack Obama said last week, "I welcome congressional support for this effort." He obviously thinks such support is optional...
The Islamic State is a nasty problem that can be remedied if its neighbors, assisted by the United States, decide to do so. Vladimir Putin's fascist revival is a crisis that tests the West's capacity to decide.
The Navy, with embarked Marines, is the primary instrument for the use of military power. The question, however, is: Do Americans, demoralized by squandered valor in Iraq and Afghanistan, want U.S. power projec...
This far into the human story, only the historically uninstructed are startled by what they think are new permutations of evil.
Fifty Julys ago, up the road near San Francisco, in the unfortunately named Cow Palace, the Republican National Convention gave its presidential nomination to Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater, who knew he would los...
McDaniel's defeat, like many the tea party has experienced this primary season, brings that feisty faction face to face with a melancholy fact: Americans' devotion to frugal government is frequently avowed but ...
Advocates of extreme judicial quietism to punish the supine people leave the people's representatives no recourse short of the extreme and disproportionate "self help" of impeachment. Surely courts should not e...
Americans prefer not to think about, and rarely allow elections to turn on, foreign policy. Events, however, are not cooperating.
Opposition to the EU is a worthy cause that unfortunately has been embraced by, and might become the property of, political parties tainted by disreputable motives and members.