E.J. Dionne Jr.

03/05/2015 - 7:25pm

    The mayor is proud to tout his work expanding access to pre-kindergarten programs, raising the minimum wage, and making two years of community college available to everybody. He talks admiringly about his city's ethnic diversity and stresses his commitment to making it a place where "every...

02/26/2015 - 5:09pm

    After he won re-election last November, soon-to-be Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made two sets of comments reflecting the dueling impulses of the Republican Mind. Freud fans might refer to the superego, aka the conscience,...

02/26/2015 - 4:37pm

    Will it take the repeal of the Affordable Care Act or its evisceration by the Supreme Court for us to appreciate what it's actually done?

    Critics of the ACA are so...

02/19/2015 - 9:48pm

    In the days of the civil rights movement, FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover was focused not on the quest for justice but on his fear of Communists.

    In "Parting the Waters," the first volume...

02/12/2015 - 6:04pm

    Maybe we should just call off the National Prayer Breakfast and stop asking presidents to offer their thoughts about faith and religion. If they go beyond making all present feel good about how religious and upright they are, presidents can get into a lot...

02/12/2015 - 5:46pm

            Rep. Paul Ryan values his reputation as a serious policy analyst and a genial soul. But he's not above name-calling, and he insists that President Obama's budget is the product of "envy economics."

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