Ruth Marcus

Columnist, Washington Post

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Columnist and editorial writer for the Washington Post

Ruth Marcus on KCRW

Women candidates won big this week in Arkansas, Nevada, South Carolina, Maine and Iowa.

Year of the Woman Starts Off on a Catty Note

Women candidates won big this week in Arkansas, Nevada, South Carolina, Maine and Iowa.

from To the Point

Some 40 Democrats and Republicans joined the televised  healthcare summit  today, with President Obama asking not where they differed but where they agreed.

Healthcare: Policy and Partisan Politics

Some 40 Democrats and Republicans joined the televised healthcare summit today, with President Obama asking not where they differed but where they agreed.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Some 40 Democrats and Republicans joined the televised  healthcare summit  today, with President Obama asking not where they differed but where they agreed.

Healthcare: Policy and Partisan Politics

Some 40 Democrats and Republicans joined the televised healthcare summit today, with President Obama asking not where they differed but where they agreed.

from To the Point

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