E.J. Dionne Jr.

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 insurance markets work.

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11/20/2014 - 2:07pm

    House Speaker John Boehner has said that President Obama would "poison the well" for legislative action on immigration reform by unilaterally issuing executive orders. But how can you poison a well that has already been filled with partisan...

11/13/2014 - 3:46pm

    For Democrats, the 2014 election was not the 2010 Republican landslide. It was worse.

    Four years ago, the economy was still ailing and a new wave of conservative activism in the form of the tea...

11/13/2014 - 3:13pm

    When high-mindedness collides with reality, reality usually wins. Remember this when you hear talk of making the next two years a miracle of bipartisan comity.

    Begin by being skeptical of the...

11/06/2014 - 5:55pm

    The several dozen citizens gathered at a street corner just off the main square of this southeastern Kansas town of 5,600 were polite and friendly in the Midwestern way. They did not look in the least like a band of counterrevolutionaries intent on...

11/06/2014 - 5:18pm

    There's a hidden history to the nasty midterm election campaign that will, mercifully, end on Nov. 4. What's not being widely talked about is as important as what's in the news.

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