E.J. Dionne Jr.

12/11/2014 - 4:13pm

    The events in Ferguson, Mo., have actually led to that national conversation on race we regularly recommend to ourselves. But it is the same conversation we always have: not a dialogue but entirely separate discussions in which participants reinforce each other in the views they had going in.

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12/04/2014 - 3:44pm

    President Obama issued a veto threat last week against a corporate tax-cutting orgy that promised the world to many powerful interests but did little for the middle class and nothing for low-income Americans. The president's move was singularly useful....

12/04/2014 - 3:35pm

    It's a mistake to be nostalgic for some golden age in politics when everyone was nice to each other. Such a time never existed.

     Still, this is a particularly rotten moment to be an...

11/27/2014 - 7:26pm

    Stay wide awake in the coming weeks. This is a historic moment when all of the divisions, misunderstandings and hatreds of President Obama's time in office have come to a head. We are in a different place than we were. We are also in a place we were...

11/27/2014 - 7:04pm

    President Obama will no doubt clash regularly with his newly empowered partisan adversaries in Congress. But the most important struggle in American politics over the next two years will be inside the Republican Party. And the person who can play a decisive...

11/20/2014 - 2:35pm

    Republican leaders in the House and Senate have made clear that they'll deploy every weapon in the legislative arsenal to repeal the Affordable Care Act. They'll try to chip away at the taxes that support it and abolish the mandates that make its...

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