E.J. Dionne Jr.

11/29/2016 - 6:00pm

    Senate Democrats think they can hold Donald Trump accountable by challenging him to deliver on issues where he has made populist noises.

    Supporters of this strategy insist that offering to work with Trump where he shares Democratic goals is the best way to split the Republican Party or,...

11/03/2016 - 10:00am

    The most depressing news from last week did not come from the presidential campaign. It came instead from Rep. Jason Chaffetz, who told us what a Republican Congress would be all about: investigating a President Hillary Clinton, starting on or about Jan. 20, 2017.

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10/31/2016 - 2:00pm

    It is a message Democrats will be sending in suburban precincts all over the United States during the 2016 campaign's final days: Defeating Donald Trump isn't enough. Fully rejecting Trumpism also means routing Republican House and Senate candidates who showed any ambivalence in pushing back...

10/28/2016 - 7:00pm

    The lies and distortions that Donald Trump's campaign messengers deploy to rationalize their candidate's outrageousness are more typical of the last couple of decades of our politics than we'd like to admit.

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10/24/2016 - 4:00pm

    It was a two-track debate. At times, it was the setting for a detailed argument over serious issues in which Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump offered voters a relatively straightforward clash of progressive and conservative perspectives.

    But this is...

10/24/2016 - 11:00am

    Donald Trump went into his third and final debate on the defensive, with Hillary Clinton threatening to poach a string of once loyally Republican states from a man who says he hates losers.

     Trump is in danger of being one of his party's...

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