Editorials

Editorials

Hillary Clinton makes history

Hillary Clinton is the first female presidential nominee of any major party in this nation’s history.

She is now poised to shatter one of the last remaining glass ceilings in American politics

Editorials

Trump’s dangerous disrespect of NATO

One of Donald Trump’s latest victims is NATO. The Republican presidential nominee suggested that if Russia attacked one of the small Baltic countries that recently joined NATO, he would decide whether the U.S. would help them based on whether that nation has met its financial obligations.

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Clinton’s challenge in a time of fear

The Republican Party’s comedy of errors in Cleveland appears to have set a low bar for Democrats at their own nominating convention in Philadelphia this week. But they shouldn’t count on that to pave Hillary Clinton’s way to victory in November.

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Trump triumphs, ever the agitator

Yes. Donald Trump is the GOP’s unequivocal, no-longer-presumptive nominee for president. Still controversial, but he sealed the deal fair and square. But his relentlessly dark vision and negativity, even while promising a brighter day, sullied any hoped-for message of unity.

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Tweak Florida’s new grading system

The Miami-Dade School District’s overall grade rose to a B. The state’s largest district cut its number of F-rated schools by more than half, while outperforming the state and other large districts in the percentage of A-rated schools — a tribute to Superintendent Alberto Carvalho and the district’s staff and teachers.

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Unite us, Mr. Trump, don’t divide us

The Republican Convention is here and not since 1968 have political conventions been held in a time of so much national division and tension. That raises the stakes for both party nominees, especially for Mr. Trump, who has created disarray in his own party.

Editorials

Miami-Dade’s proposed budget is the healthiest in years

Miami-Dade’s proposed budget comes with a property tax rate decrease and no major services slashed. That represents a vast difference from what Mayor Carlos Gimenez offered just two years ago, when libraries, parks and social service programs across the county were all on the chopping block. Painful budget reductions resulted in contentious public budget hearings where the public outcry was deafening.

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MPO Chair Commissioner Jean Monestime talks with the Miami Herald editorial board

Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Chair Commissioner Jean Monestime talks about goals for the planning board, which is charged with transportation planning for the county with the Miami Herald editorial board.
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MPO Chair Commissioner Jean Monestime talks with the Miami Herald editorial board 0:53

MPO Chair Commissioner Jean Monestime talks with the Miami Herald editorial board

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Hillary Clinton: What an incredible honor you've given me

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'Mothers of the Movement' pledge support of Hillary Clinton

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Don Mattingly talks about Marlins 5-0 win over the Phillies