E.J. Dionne Jr.

11/20/2014 - 2:35pm

    Republican leaders in the House and Senate have made clear that they'll deploy every weapon in the legislative arsenal to repeal the Affordable Care Act. They'll try to chip away at the taxes that support it and abolish the mandates that make its insurance markets work.

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11/06/2014 - 5:14pm

    Seth Moulton, an Iraq veteran and Democratic congressional candidate on Massachusetts' North Shore, has done something with little precedent in political campaigning: He was caught underplaying his war record.

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11/06/2014 - 5:12pm

    President Obama has always had a thing about hope as an antidote to cynicism.

    The speech that made him a national figure, his keynote at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, is best known for...

10/30/2014 - 1:32pm

    In Georgia, Democrat Michelle Nunn is giving Republicans a real scare in a Senate race the GOP thought it had put away. Some of her new momentum comes from a sustained attack on David Perdue, her businessman foe, for his work shipping American jobs overseas...

10/23/2014 - 2:31pm

    Tom Wolf's mood is sunny but his words are serious.

    He's answering teachers' questions at an elementary school featured last year in a New York Times story about the costs of...

10/16/2014 - 4:11pm

    Are we spending our democracy into oblivion?

    This is the time of year when media scribblers bemoan how nasty political campaigns have become. The complainers are accused of a dainty form of...

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