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Doug Mataconis is an attorney in private practice in Northern Virginia and blogs regularly at Below The Beltway and The Liberty Papers.
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Is Technology Outstripping the Ability of Law to Protect Us?

Monday, June 10th, 2013 - by Doug Mataconis

Twenty-first century technology is being governed largely by twentieth century law.

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Democrats Getting It from All Sides on Health Care Reform

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 - by Doug Mataconis

Obama and his party are in a "damned if you do and damned if you don't" conundrum.

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Obama’s Afghan Policy Is Window Dressing

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 - by Doug Mataconis

If anyone deserves to be happy about the president's speech, it's the Taliban. (Also read Richard Fernandez: "The other aspect of Afghanistan")

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A Huge Night for the GOP in Virginia

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009 - by Doug Mataconis

The results do not prove that the Obama presidency is fatally wounded, but they do show that Republicans can win in purple states.

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Virginia GOP Poised for Big Comeback

Friday, October 30th, 2009 - by Doug Mataconis

Republicans in purple states like Virginia can win if they concentrate on the issues that matter to voters.

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