April 2, 2013 An immigration reform bill is closer to completion, but Steve Sack and Gary Varvel are cynical about the motives of the two parties.
April 1, 2013 Tensions continue to mount between North Korea and the U.S. Larry Wright finds it hard to take North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's threats seriously, while Cam Cardow thinks there's great potential for harm.
March 31, 2013 Dave Granlund offers good wishes to all, while Randy Bish figures out how to make the spring holiday mesh with the lingering winter weather.
March 30, 2013 The Supreme Court likely won't issue a decision in the two same-sex marriage cases it heard this week until June. Jeff Parker believes justices are less than eager to deal with the issue, while Chip Bok thinks the court should avoid a sweeping decision.
March 29, 2013 After being closed for two weeks, banks in Cyprus reopened. Alexandr Zudin doesn't see Russian and eurozone interests in the tiny island nation being reconciled soon, while Rick McKee considers the plight of average Cypriots this Easter season.
March 28, 2013 The tension is mounting as the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament enters the Sweet 16. The play so far has driven Steve Kelley to distraction, while Jeff Parker focuses on the success of bracket-busting Florida Gulf Coast University.
March 27, 2013 On Day 2 of same-sex marriage hearings, the Supreme Court weighs arguments over the Defense of Marriage Act. Mike Luckovich believes the federal law is likely to fall, while Steve Sack isn't so sure, considering Justice Antonin Scalia's past statements.
March 26, 2013 As the Supreme Court begins to hear arguments on same-sex marriage, Nate Beeler and Mike Peters look at developments in Ohio. Beeler notes that Sen. Rob Portman changed his position on gay marriage when it became personal, while Peters is still trying to figure out Gov. John Kasich's thinking.
March 25, 2013 The House, Senate and President Obama have come together on a budget deal that keeps the government running until September. Joe Heller shows how they put it all together, while Pat Bagley doesn't think it will improve America's legislative gridlock.
March 24, 2013 Republicans have been discussing their 2012 election post-mortem report in public. Mike Luckovich boils it down in his own critique, while Lisa Benson doesn't think all the advice is helpful.
March 23, 2013 A much-promised assault weapon ban isn't likely to pass the Senate. Chris Weyant mourns the loss, while Pat Bagley points to Malala Yousafzai's return to school to rebut a common argument.
March 22, 2013 The Vernal Equinox has come and gone, but spring will be a little late this year for much of North America. Bob Englehart is having fun without the sun, but Dave Granlund is concerned about the green it'll take to deal with it.
March 21, 2013 President Obama arrived in Israel on Wednesday for his first official visit. He met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and is scheduled to meet with Palestinians in the West Bank. Yaakov Kirschen is hoping for a lessening in hostilities, while Luojie thinks more outreach might help.
March 20, 2013 Ten years ago this week, U.S.-led forces attacked Iraq. Pat Bagley made it clear how he stood on the issue in 2003, when Nick Anderson took a more traditional stance.
March 19, 2013 The Transportation Safety Administration will lift carry-on restrictions on small knives along with sporting equipment, like golf clubs. Nate Beeler sees little danger from the golf clubs, while Dave Granlund is less worried about the knives than about who'll be allowed to carry them.