E.J. Dionne Jr.

12/18/2014 - 4:41am

    How often will President Obama come to House Speaker John Boehner's rescue even when Republican leaders aren't willing to give much in return? And does the president want to preside over a split in his party?

    These are among the...

10/30/2014 - 1:32pm

    In Georgia, Democrat Michelle Nunn is giving Republicans a real scare in a Senate race the GOP thought it had put away. Some of her new momentum comes from a sustained attack on David Perdue, her businessman foe, for his work shipping American jobs overseas...

10/23/2014 - 2:31pm

    Tom Wolf's mood is sunny but his words are serious.

    He's answering teachers' questions at an elementary school featured last year in a New York Times story about the costs of...

10/16/2014 - 4:11pm

    Are we spending our democracy into oblivion?

    This is the time of year when media scribblers bemoan how nasty political campaigns have become. The complainers are accused of a dainty form of...

10/16/2014 - 1:26pm

    The clergy gathered in the second-floor conference room at the First Baptist Church here were pondering whether this midterm election might be different from other midterm elections.

    The five...

10/09/2014 - 3:19pm

    As Ken Burns' superb documentary on the Roosevelts reminded us, "Happy Days Are Here Again" is one of the most evocative anthems in the history of the Democratic Party. You have to ask: Why aren't the Democrats, and the country, singing it...

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