E.J. Dionne Jr.

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.

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10/02/2014 - 4:03pm

    Leaders can make decisions that signal big changes in the political, religious and ethical landscape. In naming Bishop Blase Cupich as the new archbishop of Chicago, Pope Francis did just that.

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10/02/2014 - 4:01pm

    When he announced his leave-taking last week, Attorney General Eric Holder spoke of Robert F. Kennedy as his inspiration for believing that the Justice Department "can and must always be a force for that which is right."

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09/25/2014 - 12:29pm

    There is something deeply satisfying about the troubles punditry is having in nailing down exactly what's happening in the 2014 elections.

    The careful statistical models keep gyrating on the...

09/25/2014 - 10:57am

    There was a moment in the last quarter-century when the Congress of the United States made the nation proud. It did so across all its usual lines of division: Republican and Democratic, conservative and liberal, hawk and dove.

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09/18/2014 - 4:29pm

    Over the last decade, the views of Americans on foreign policy have swung sharply from support for intervention to a profound mistrust of any military engagement overseas. Over the same period, political debates on foreign affairs have been bitter and polarized, defined by the...

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