E.J. Dionne Jr.

05/29/2016 - 7:00am

    Here's the irony of Donald Trump's "America First," immigrant-bashing, free-trade-averse, make-us-great-again nationalism: It is a European import.

    The American right has typically been anti-government, reverent of the Constitution,...

03/30/2016 - 7:00pm

    It's bad enough that an outrage was perpetrated last week against the voters of Maricopa County, Arizona. It would be far worse if we ignore the warning that the disenfranchisement of thousands of its citizens offers our nation. In November, one of the most...

03/27/2016 - 11:00am

    Sudden, horrific events in the middle of a presidential campaign provide an X-ray of the instincts and thinking of the candidates. We can see what their priorities are, and pick up clues about their character.

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03/26/2016 - 7:00pm

    There's a reason beyond garden-variety partisanship that Senate Republicans resist even holding hearings on President Obama's nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court. Their gambit evades a full and open debate over the conservative judicial agenda,...

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...

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