E.J. Dionne Jr.

11/28/2015 - 9:00am

    Thanksgiving is about gratitude, which is a disposition, a virtue and a way of thinking all at once.

     We often trivialize gratitude as little more than a passing feeling that gets expressed on greeting cards or in quick thank-you notes (although I'...

11/10/2015 - 4:15pm

    Just when his fellow Republican presidential candidates most need to listen closely to what he has to say, Chris Christie finds himself knocked off the main debate stage.

    If the Republicans did listen to...

11/05/2015 - 6:15pm

    To understand the disappointment of Democrats with Tuesday's off-off-year election results, consider what they might have said had two key states, Kentucky and Virginia, voted differently.

    Kentucky, a...

11/02/2015 - 8:30am

    Maybe our definition of the Republican presidential contest is a little off.

    It's often cast, accurately enough, as a choice between "outsiders" and "insiders." But another party...

10/30/2015 - 5:30pm

    Paul Ryan had excellent reasons for not wanting to be speaker of the House. He's a smart guy and knows that the Republican caucus he is about to lead is nearly ungovernable. He's been anointed as a savior, and saviors often meet a bad end.

10/27/2015 - 5:00pm

    Which major event last week should have an important impact on the 2016 presidential election?

    No, it's not Hillary Clinton's 11 hours of testimony before the House Select Committee on Benghazi. She...

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