E.J. Dionne Jr.

07/23/2015 - 9:49pm

    Republicans won't win the presidency in 2016 without making inroads in the Midwest. Happily for the GOP, two Midwestern governors are running for their party's nomination.

    Both won re-election in 2014. The one from the state with more...

07/23/2015 - 9:41pm

    When President Ronald Reagan met Mikhail Gorbachev in Geneva in November 1985, he whispered to the Soviet leader: "I bet the hard-liners in both our countries are bleeding when we shake hands."

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07/23/2015 - 9:21pm

    Will the 2016 presidential campaign continue to be held hostage to Trump-mania and stories about a rope separating Hillary Clinton and journalists at a New Hampshire parade?

    You can be certain...

07/17/2015 - 12:04am

            When it comes to politics, attention is now being lavished on the 2016 presidential campaign. When it comes to economics, the bright lights are on the Greek crisis. The nation's capital seems almost sleepy, a relief from the bitterness of manufactured...

07/03/2015 - 3:09pm

    Sometimes history speeds up. Rarely in our nation's 239 years of life has a single week brought such a surge of social change and such a sweeping set of challenges to past assumptions.

    The...

07/03/2015 - 2:39pm

    Advocates of a saner approach to guns need a new strategy. We cannot go on like this, wringing our hands in frustration after every tragedy involving firearms. We said "Enough" after Sandy Hook. We thought the moment for action had come. Yet...

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