E.J. Dionne Jr.

09/18/2014 - 4:29pm

    Over the last decade, the views of Americans on foreign policy have swung sharply from support for intervention to a profound mistrust of any military engagement overseas. Over the same period, political debates on foreign affairs have been bitter and polarized, defined by the question of whether the invasion of Iraq was a proper...

07/10/2014 - 1:43am

    Some elections are contests between voters who are happy and voters who are not. This fall's elections are of a different sort: Since almost all the voters are unhappy with politics, the battle will be over which party gets the blame for dysfunction, inaction and disillusionment.

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07/03/2014 - 4:13pm

    It's not often that social and corporate conservatives come together, but the five right-of-center justices on the U.S. Supreme Court fashioned exactly this synthesis in their Hobby Lobby decision this week. In a religious freedom case related to birth control, the majority focused on the liberties of the...

06/26/2014 - 4:38pm

    "There is something a bit strange, there is something a bit unusual about a Republican primary that's decided by liberal Democrats."

    The words of Chris McDaniel, the tea party candidate vanquished in Mississippi's runoff on Tuesday by Sen. Thad...

06/23/2014 - 3:34pm

    Republicans feel good about this fall's election even though their party is sharply divided and its brand is badly tainted.

    The House GOP last week elected a balanced ticket of leaders in a relatively harmonious process. Nonetheless, the party's right still...

06/19/2014 - 1:13am

    The infinitely valuable Yiddish word "chutzpah" is defined as "shameless audacity" or "impudence."

    It's singularly appropriate for the astonishing op-ed piece that former Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter Liz published in...

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