Maureen Dowd

02/03/2016 - 1:00pm

    The White House has a strange, mind-warping effect on its occupants.

    Presidents are exalted and fawned over. Their every whim is indulged and their image is endlessly and lovingly replicated on every wall. Reaching the pinnacle of power, raised up on the...

11/02/2015 - 4:00pm

    Jeb, dragging his wilted exclamation point around, is so boring that it’s hard to focus on the epic nature of his battle.

    Not the battle against Donald Trump, although his beat-down by Trump is...

10/27/2015 - 2:45pm

    Nobody plays the victim like Hillary.

    She can wield that label like a wrecking ball.

    If her husband humiliates her with a girlfriend in the Oval Office...

10/20/2015 - 1:30pm

    Hillary Clinton is wrong about the Benghazi committee.

    It’s not the longest-running special congressional investigation ever, as the Hillary campaign tweeted. According to PolitiFact, other...

10/05/2015 - 5:45pm

    John Boehner stands smiling in front of the mirror in the bathroom of his English basement apartment on G Street on Capitol Hill. He breaks into song as he fastidiously ties the four-in-hand knot in his bright green tie to get the perfect dimple.

09/30/2015 - 10:30am

    After attending a canonization Mass at Catholic University with the pope who rails against the excesses of capitalism, I walked off campus to a festival of capitalism.

    Vendors were hawking pope bracelets,...

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