E.J. Dionne Jr.

04/23/2015 - 1:06pm

    In all of rock 'n' roll history, one of the most misguided if entirely memorable refrains came in an otherwise excellent 1965 song by The Who. "I hope I die before I get old," they declared in "My Generation." I doubt that many people who joyfully sang along with those lyrics 50...

04/02/2015 - 2:56pm

    Sen. Ted Cruz is a decided underdog for the Republican presidential nomination, but he understands where his opening lies. And this, in turn, tells us a lot about the shape of the contest and the fight the GOP is about to have.

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04/02/2015 - 1:55pm

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is an acquired taste. It may surprise people outside of his Democratic caucus that many of his colleagues will miss him. But they will.

    Charismatic he is not. He...

03/26/2015 - 8:40pm

    Wednesday was a hard day for pro-Israel liberals.

    Some of the dejection arose from sheer surprise over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's victory, and especially the size of his margin. The...

03/26/2015 - 7:23pm

    Briefly, there seemed a chance we might have a cross-party discussion of the biggest economic problem the country faces: the vexing intersection of wage stagnation, declining social mobility and rising inequality.

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03/19/2015 - 2:23pm

    In September 2002, three Democratic congressmen visited Iraq in an effort to prevent a war they thought was a terrible idea.

    Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., said very little there, explaining...

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