E.J. Dionne Jr.

08/28/2014 - 3:53pm

    The Affordable Care Act was supposed to be a slam dunk issue for the Republicans in this fall's elections. Karl Rove told us so in April, writing that "Obamacare is and will remain a political problem for Democrats."

    So how's...

08/21/2014 - 6:17pm

    African-Americans are not alone in being horrified by the killing of Michael Brown. They are not alone in their concern over the police's behavior. And there's evidence that a large number of white Americans have still not fully formed their views on this tragedy. This means that how we discuss...

08/10/2014 - 7:38pm

    Consider how our definition of "neighborliness" has evolved. Once upon a time, being neighborly meant "reaching out to the people who lived next door" by, among other things, "offering to watch the kids in a pinch."

    Now, "being '...

08/10/2014 - 7:32pm

    When does Congress become so embarrassed by its laughably low approval ratings that its leaders decide to pass laws to make our country a modestly better place? Is there a plain vanilla agenda that might pass muster across party lines?

    If you thought attitudes about...

08/07/2014 - 2:53pm

    If you attack the president repeatedly for law-breaking, executive overreach and deceiving the public and Congress, do you have an obligation to impeach him? This is the logical question Republicans are now trying to duck.

    There is a reason why impeachment is a big...

08/07/2014 - 2:38pm

    The central issue in this fall's elections could turn out to be a sleeper: What kind of Republican Party does the country want?

    It is, to be sure, a strange question to put to an electorate in which independents and Democrats constitute a majority. Yet there is no...

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