E.J. Dionne Jr.

02/09/2016 - 7:00am

    There was a time when Republican governors were not all that different from Democratic governors.

     The politicians from both parties who ran the states tended to be a pragmatic lot. They were pro-business because they wanted their people to have jobs...

02/06/2016 - 8:00pm

    If Republicans are engaged in a three-sided civil war, Democrats are having a spirited but rather civilized argument over a very large question: Who has the best theory about how progressive change happens?

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02/01/2016 - 6:27pm

    Politics sometimes moves with lightning speed and in a clear direction. The rise of the New Deal coalition in the midst of the Great Depression is an example of how fast things can change.

    But often,...

02/01/2016 - 1:00pm

    "Awaken the body of Christ that we might pull back from this abyss."

    When Sen. Ted Cruz closed his prayerful plea to a crowd of about 150 people here late Tuesday night, the "abyss" he...

01/26/2016 - 7:00am

    It has never been easy to be Hillary Clinton.

    Evidence for that proposition is already in the minds of many who are reading this: What do you mean Hillary hasn't had it easy? Would she even be in this...

01/24/2016 - 9:00pm

    The fixed smile on Donald Trump's face as Sarah Palin unleashed her free-association, who-knows-what-she'll-say-next harangue endorsing him on Tuesday sent its own message. "How long do I have to stand here?" it seemed to say. But of all the...

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