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Past articles by James:

Introducing “Field Trip”

Journey through the messy past and uncertain future of America’s national parks. The Washington Post’s Lillian Cunningham ventures off the marked trail to better understand the most urgent stories playing out in five iconic landscapes today. → Read More

Marco Rubio’s plan to wean America off its China addiction

Washington needs to get beyond the conversation about banning this or that to think more broadly about reducing Beijing's leverage over the U.S. in a conflict. → Read More

The Democrats have a ‘candidate quality’ problem, too

Left vs. center: The surprise election outcome obscures a deeper Democratic problem. → Read More

In Wisconsin, Tony Evers made a virtue of being dull

An unsung Democrat cruises to reelection in Wisconsin. → Read More

GOP Hispanic outreach could be decisive in these Biden districts

Yesli Vega is running against Abigail Spanberger, one of five Democrats running for reelection in districts Biden would have carried by seven points in 2020. → Read More

How Republicans plan to make a comeback in New England

The GOP’s likeliest path to the House majority runs through some of the bluest states. → Read More

The Pennsylvania Democrat with a winning message on crime

Democrats must confront their denial about rising crime. → Read More

Ken Paxton is America’s worst attorney general. He’ll win anyway.

No Democrat has won statewide in Texas since 1994. Beating Paxton should have been Democrats’ chance to end the drought. → Read More

Biden’s not yet the undertow Republicans expected

Biden isn't as popular as Democrats generally. So he is staying out of sight. → Read More

What Biden can teach the king

Both in their 70s, the two men might find they have a great deal in common, at least in this moment. → Read More

Republicans retreat on abortion, for now

Republicans are trying to abandon their pro-life positions. Will it work? → Read More

In New York, Democrats chart a new, centrist course

Dan Goldman does not have the standard profile of a Democratic congressman from Manhattan. → Read More

Trump’s anti-FBI rhetoric will take a real-life toll

What is dumber than "defund the police'? "Defund the FBI." → Read More

In Wisconsin, democracy itself is on the ballot

Here's why the governor's race in the Badger State is the new front line. → Read More

After Kansas, Democrats see an opportunity

Democrats need to figure out how to frame races between politicians as referendums on women’s rights. → Read More

Aug. 2 offers GOP a chance to reject malignant strains of Trumpism

It might not be enough to break the MAGA fever gripping the party, but it might be a start along a more sustainable path. → Read More

The risky game the Democrats are playing

Democrats: stop subsidizing your most extreme rivals. → Read More

The summer’s hottest flick? The DeSantis-Newsom buddy movie.

Both are hoping their parties are ready for the next generation of leadership. → Read More

Busting the filibuster for abortion now is madness

Get a grip, Democrats. This is no time to fiddle with the filibuster. → Read More

The latest GOP primary results had that bad-car-accident feel

Perpetuating Donald Trump's "big lie" about the 2020 election can be a ticket to GOP electoral success, but there are strategies to get around it. → Read More