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The Supreme Court Needs Term Limits

By DAVID LEONHARDT

They would make the current system fairer — and tone down the intensity of the confirmation process.

Fans of Ranked Voting See an Opportunity in Massachusetts

By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE

After a recount, Lori Trahan won a 10-person primary with less than 21 percent of the vote, far from a majority, which some say is undemocratic.

The Conversation: Should Brett Kavanaugh Withdraw?

By FRANK BRUNI and ROSS DOUTHAT

The political interest of the country might be better served with a nominee who didn’t have to be confirmed under a cloud of suspicion.

The U.S. Can’t Punish the Palestinians Into Negotiating

By DANA H. ALLIN and STEVEN SIMON

Diplomacy as coercion goes against everything American foreign policy stands for.

China Once Looked Tough on Trade. Now Its Options Are Dwindling.

By KEITH BRADSHER

China said it will impose tariffs on another $60 billion of U.S. imports. But Beijing is running out of American goods to target as the trade war intensifies.

Echoes of Anita Hill, but in a Different Era for Women

By PETER BAKER and CARL HULSE

Now it is Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh who faces a hearing to address explosive accusations by Christine Blasey Ford that he sexually assaulted her when they were teenagers.

North and South Korea Push to End Korean War, but U.S. Remains Wary

By CHOE SANG-HUN

Fighting in the Korean War ended in 1953, but a peace treaty was never signed. Now North Korea wants a deal, and so does the South’s leader.

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