E.J. Dionne Jr.

01/20/2017 - 8:45am

    Why is this inauguration different from any other?

    Let's start with the fact that most Americans are not happy that Donald Trump is about to become president. The Washington Post/ABC News poll this week found that Trump enters the Oval Office with the lowest favorable ratings since the question...

12/03/2016 - 12:00pm

    In my politically diverse extended family, Thanksgiving was always a happy version of "Crossfire" or "Firing Line," the occasion for raucous debates over the future of our country. My childhood and early teen years coincided with the 1960s, so the discussions sometimes got bitter....

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...

11/25/2016 - 4:00pm

    Our country needs a new era of bipartisanship -- but not the kind you are probably thinking of, and not, I fear, the kind we are likely to get.

    Barely a week after Donald Trump secured his Electoral College majority, we are confronted with a series...

11/19/2016 - 6:00pm

    Let's be clear: The United States of America is not Donald Trump's country.

    When all the returns are in, Hillary Clinton will emerge with a popular vote lead of some 1.5 million to 2 million votes, according to estimates by both Nate Cohn of...

11/10/2016 - 8:00am

    All Americans who are alarmed, angry and disheartened that a large minority of our fellow citizens made Donald Trump the president-elect must quickly learn to distinguish between blame and responsibility.

    I freely admit that my own list of those who...

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