Eugene Robinson

06/28/2016 - 9:00pm

    The extremely rare sit-in by Democrats in the House chamber may have been, as Speaker Paul Ryan claimed, a "publicity stunt." But it was a righteous one that may improve the prospects for meaningful gun control.

    It won't happen immediately....

04/12/2016 - 8:00am

    The Democratic nominee for president will be running against a political novice who is widely despised, or a senator so unpopular that only two of his colleagues support him, or a governor far too moderate for his party's hard-line base, or someone else chosen at a...

04/04/2016 - 9:00pm

    If not for a certain Manhattan billionaire, Bernie Sanders' surprising strength and Hillary Clinton's relative weakness would be the big political story of the year.

    Democrats are fortunate that...

04/02/2016 - 7:00am

    One of the more absurd things being said about the Donald Trump phenomenon is that the media created it. For the record, we didn't.

    First of all, there is no "we." The news media operate in...

03/27/2016 - 3:00pm

    Donald Trump's ignorance of government policy, both foreign and domestic, is breathtaking. The Republican Party is likely to nominate for president a man who appears to know next to nothing about the issues that would confront him in the job.

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03/25/2016 - 1:00pm

    The historic visit of a sitting U.S. president to Havana -- which should have come a half-century sooner -- will almost surely hasten the day when Cubans are free from the Castro government's suffocating repression.

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