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All Opinions Are Local: October 18, 2009 - October 24, 2009

You can fight, but you can't vote

By Nelson F. Rimensnyder Washington Six years ago, my son, James Rimensnyder, then a West Point cadet and a newly registered voter, testified before the D.C. Republican Committee on voting representation in Congress for D. C. residents. The committee was...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  October 23, 2009; 12:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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No vote for the federal seat

By Michael Duncan Washington A “voting right” for 60 square miles of concentrated federal government runs afoul of every intention of our Constitution [“D.C. voting rights hypocrisy,” editorial, Oct. 20]. The Founding Fathers would be appalled by such a sprawling...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  October 23, 2009; 12:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  D.C. , DC Vote  
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My Health-Care Story: Paging Dr. Popular

By Adam Ross If my primary-care physician was in high school, he’d be voted prom king. I called his office last week hoping to set up an appointment for a physical and to get something that had been worrying me...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  October 22, 2009; 2:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
 
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Why Chief Zee Matters

By Bernard G. Elliker Laurel Courtland Milloy missed the point entirely in characterizing unofficial Washington Redskins mascot “Chief Zee” as a pathetic reminder of, as the headline said, a “sorry tradition” of denigrating Native Americans [Metro, Oct. 21]. On the...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  October 22, 2009; 9:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
 
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D.C. health reform in one simple step

By Walter Smith Washington Many insurance companies are using their influence on Capitol Hill to oppose the health-care reform proposals before Congress. However that congressional battle plays out, here in the District we have an opportunity right now to compel...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  October 21, 2009; 12:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  D.C. , health care , public health  
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