E.J. Dionne Jr.

12/18/2014 - 4:41am

    How often will President Obama come to House Speaker John Boehner's rescue even when Republican leaders aren't willing to give much in return? And does the president want to preside over a split in his party?

    These are among the...

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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11/06/2014 - 5:14pm

    Seth Moulton, an Iraq veteran and Democratic congressional candidate on Massachusetts' North Shore, has done something with little precedent in political campaigning: He was caught underplaying his war record.

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11/06/2014 - 5:12pm

    President Obama has always had a thing about hope as an antidote to cynicism.

    The speech that made him a national figure, his keynote at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, is best known for...

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