E.J. Dionne Jr.

06/22/2016 - 4:00pm

    A political crisis is usually preceded by an intellectual and moral crisis. Dominant ideas that once seemed to hang together lose their hold when they are exposed as contradictory and incoherent.

     Similarly, moral claims made on behalf of a worldview...

06/20/2016 - 6:00pm

    The American people know extremism when they see it.

    This is very unfortunate for Donald Trump. And it is a nightmare for Republican leaders who see more clearly every day how his candidacy has become a trap...

06/15/2016 - 5:00pm

     It only compounded the horror that the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history called forth talking points that had been composed long before 50 innocents were murdered early Sunday.

    The immediate...

06/13/2016 - 6:00pm

    Hillary Clinton faces a strategic choice. She can concentrate on closing off Donald Trump's potential openings with the white working class. Or she can build large leads among more affluent voters, many of whom are moderate and see Trump as dangerous, extreme and...

06/13/2016 - 9:00am

    The five days in 2008 between the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary were Hillary Clinton's crucible. They showed what she's made of and that she should never be underestimated.

    After Barack...

06/08/2016 - 7:00am

    Hillary Clinton gave the speech about Donald Trump that, with a few changes, House Speaker Paul Ryan could have given. And he should have.

    With her address, she assumed the role of the Democratic...

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