E.J. Dionne Jr.

04/28/2016 - 6:00pm

    Republicans are a more ideological party than the Democrats, but ideology has mattered less in the GOP primaries this year than in the race between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

    Clinton is in a nearly unassailable position to win her party's...

03/23/2016 - 3:00pm

    In a span of about 12 hours, Americans were given definitive evidence that the Republican Party is now in thrall to its most ideologically and tactically extreme forces while the Democrats still look to the center ground and to compromise.

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03/15/2016 - 8:00am

    Obama Derangement Syndrome is striking Republicans once again.

    To avoid having to answer for the rise of Donald Trump, they want to hold the man in the White House responsible for the emergence of a...

03/13/2016 - 6:00am

    Tuesday in Michigan was brought to you by white working-class men and the people from little towns and small cities. The outcome of a primary that shook the certainties in the Democratic presidential race while also ratifying the ongoing power of Donald Trump's...

03/10/2016 - 8:00pm

    It was William Bennett, education secretary in the Reagan years and the Republican Party's premier moralist, who embedded a phrase in the American consciousness when he bemoaned the fact that "our elites presided over an unprecedented coarsening of our culture...

03/08/2016 - 8:00am

    The Republican Party is on the verge of being taken over by an egomaniac who appeals to the nation's darkest impulses. Yet Donald Trump's foes are splintered, tactically but also philosophically.

    It...

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