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Beltway sclerosis

It’s tres chic these days to lament Washington partisanship along with the ensuing gridlock and congressional inertia. But such hand-wringing ignores the nation’s robust bureaucratic apparatus and the energetic regulatory state it administers.

Pick the right religion!

Attorney Jesse Sbaih — who’s campaigning for the Democratic nomination in the 3rd Congressional District — made some headlines last week when he accused Sen. Harry Reid of discouraging him from running.

Hispanics aren’t monolithic voters

I would like to personally thank Charlie Rose, the wonky, late-night talk show host, for saying these words on broadcast TV earlier thismonth: “13 million Hispanics are expected to vote in the 2016 presidential election, but as we saw in Tuesday’s primaries, they won’t allsay the same thing. Lumping Latinos into one monolithic voting bloc is one of the many myths perpetuated about them.”

Handicapping presidential candidates’ foreign policy

After dozens of contests featuring cliffhangers, buzzer- beaters and a ton of flagrant fouls, we’re down to the Final Four: Sanders, Clinton, Cruz and Trump. (If Kasich pulls a miracle, he’ll get his own column.) The world wants to know: What are their foreign policies?