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It took Joe Biden three tries and 32 years to become president. What’s taken you a while to achieve? | Opinion

The Inquirer’s Opinion team wants to hear about your long-time-coming moments.

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I’m a youth poet laureate like Amanda Gorman. I want more girls like us to use our voices. | Opinion

Many people don’t know what a poet laureate does. My goal is to inspire young girls to speak their truth.
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I’m a youth poet laureate like Amanda Gorman. I want more girls like us to use our voices. | Opinion

Many people don’t know what a poet laureate does. My goal is to inspire young girls to speak their truth.

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Abolishing the filibuster: With Dems in control of the Senate, is it time? | Pro/Con

With Democrats Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff just sworn in as Georgia’s new senators, the question of abolishing the filibuster is percolating again. Two legal experts debate.
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Abolishing the filibuster: With Dems in control of the Senate, is it time? | Pro/Con

With Democrats Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff just sworn in as Georgia’s new senators, the question of abolishing the filibuster is percolating again. Two legal experts debate.

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Should Rachel Levine’s replacement be a physician? | Pro/Con

Rachel Levine's historic cabinet nomination means that Gov. Wolf needs a new Health Secretary for the next three years —a job that arguably has never been more important or difficult.
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Should Rachel Levine’s replacement be a physician? | Pro/Con

Rachel Levine's historic cabinet nomination means that Gov. Wolf needs a new Health Secretary for the next three years —a job that arguably has never been more important or difficult.
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Slow vaccine distribution and disappearing local news are crises with a common solution | Opinion

We need a massive government public health advertising effort to encourage vaccinations run through local news media.

Vaccine distribution is a mess. Time to call in the National Guard. | Expert Opinion

A wartime-like focus on vaccination is needed as the country struggles with less than 40% of distributed dose administered.

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Pa. Republicans continue their clear ploy to continue to propagate false allegations | Opinion

In Pennsylvania, the votes have been counted, they have been certified, and they have held up against endless, baseless attacks.

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Biden ends the ‘Muslim ban’ on day one of his presidency but its legacy will linger | Opinion

I hope the repeal is a moment that the movement for just immigration savors.

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Did America actually learn anything from Trump? | Will Bunch Newsletter

Trump may have been a deranged narcissist, but it’s America that needs to look in the mirror

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Joe Biden’s Philabundance photo-op wouldn’t impress Dr. King | Opinion

MLK said that "true compassion is more than flinging a coin to a beggar." Biden's Philabundance photo op was just another flung coin.

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Why it’s important to call the Capitol attacks ‘domestic terrorism’ | Opinion

Our deradicalization and countering violent extremism programs must be recommenced and changed to address the real problem we have in American society.

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Gov. Wolf’s heartbreaking closure of Pa. Capitol underscores the incivility of these times | Opinion

Gov. Tom Wolf's decision comes in the wake of the treasonous attack on our nation’s Capitol in Washington and in anticipation of more possible violence tied Joe Biden's inauguration.

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On Martin Luther King Day, remember the uncompromising politics of Black economist Sadie Alexander | Opinion

Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander, the first Black American of any gender to receive a PhD in economics, shared visionary politics with Martin Luther King Jr.

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MLK’s struggle, a Capitol riot, and America’s immoral arc of white supremacy that bends back | Will Bunch

MLK would have recognized the Capitol riot as the white supremacy he gave his life fighting. Will America ever break this cycle?

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Reimagining the presidency: 3 constitutional revisions that might bring America back from the brink | Opinion

Conservative, libertarian and liberal scholars reimagine executive power and other aspects of American government in a project for the Constitution Center.

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Will Biden’s working-class Pa. roots help him heal our divided nation? | Opinion

The son of Scranton has much to do in his early days in office.

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Wake up. Eat. Zoom. Repeat: The daily struggle of virtual high school | Opinion

None of us has to pretend that virtual school is normal or easy.

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