E.J. Dionne Jr.

03/26/2015 - 8:40pm

    Wednesday was a hard day for pro-Israel liberals.

    Some of the dejection arose from sheer surprise over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's victory, and especially the size of his margin. The pre-election polling -- by law, polls can't be...

01/15/2015 - 5:06am

    Permit me to declare my bias: I came to revere community colleges for very personal reasons and learned to admire them because they are central to restoring social and economic mobility in our nation.

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01/15/2015 - 4:49am

    This will be no ordinary Congress, so there are no ordinary ways for judging how effective it will be at governing.

     That is, in any event, a preposterous standard to hold up as a brand...

01/08/2015 - 8:21pm

    It is a mark of our pluralistic moment that I learned of an old joke among rabbis from the writings of a great Christian scholar, Jaroslav Pelikan.

    In his book "Jesus Through the Centuries,...

01/08/2015 - 7:01pm

    There will never be another politician like Mario Cuomo, a man shaped by a different age. Yet he taught lessons about racial reconciliation, the role of religion in politics, the purposes of politics itself and -- oddly for a politician -- humility that...

01/01/2015 - 10:42pm

    Meg Greenfield, the late Washington Post editorial page editor, counseled against writing in "High C" all the time. By this she meant that an editorialist or columnist who expressed equally noisy levels of indignation about everything would lack...

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