David Leonhardt, The New York Times

David Leonhardt

The New York Times

Washington, DC, United States

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Past articles by David:

Roe, on the Edge

Roe v. Wade seems to be on the cusp of falling. → Read More

‘Big Screaming Headlines’

Coronavirus cases have risen in major cities. Hospitalizations have not. → Read More

Reducing Covid’s Toll

Many experts expect Covid caseloads to rise soon. Here are four steps to protect people. → Read More

Why Ketanji Brown Jackson Is Different

Ketanji Brown Jackson is similar to and different from the justices she would be joining — not only because of her race and gender. → Read More

Biden for Democracy

Ukraine took center stage at the State of the Union. → Read More

China and Russia's 'Alliance of Autocracies'

China and Russia have formed an “alliance of autocracies.” → Read More

Why Americans Are Slow to Get Booster Shots

Why are Americans slow to get booster shots? → Read More

Zero Covid in China

China’s zero-Covid policy has kept deaths very low. Can it continue? → Read More

Germany, Apart

Donald Trump’s shadow hangs over the Ukraine crisis. → Read More

Covid Cases Keep Falling

Covid cases have been falling in every region of the U.S., offering hope. → Read More

The Threat, in Perspective

Colin Powell’s death highlights the continuing Covid risks to older people with medical conditions. → Read More

Red Covid

Covid’s partisan pattern is growing more extreme. → Read More

Congressional Brinkmanship

Is the U.S. government headed for another showdown over the debt ceiling? → Read More

Nicholas, Big and Slow

Nicholas continues dumping rain on the South. → Read More

3 Ways to Eat Less Sugar

Ways to eat less sugar without sacrificing much — if any — of the pleasures of eating. → Read More

A Missing Legacy

National trauma often leads to great accomplishments — but not always. → Read More

A Big Delta Unknown

Is the variant more severe than earlier versions of the virus? We look at the latest data. → Read More

The End

America’s longest war is over. → Read More

Is Vaccine Immunity Waning?

It may not really be waning much — which means universal booster shots may do little good. → Read More

The Latest From Afghanistan

We’ll start with the bombing in Kabul — and then look at the air-quality crisis in the Western U.S. → Read More