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Recent articles by Richard:

Richard Cohen: The mother country teaches Republicans a lesson

I'm beginning to think the American Revolution was a mistake. Much would have been different, some things for the better and some for the worse, but at this moment, we'd → Read More

Richard Cohen: The mother country teaches Republicans a lesson

I'm beginning to think the American Revolution was a mistake. Much would have been different, some things for the better and some for the worse, but at this moment, we'd → Read More

What Republicans could learn from the British

British MPs show how to respond to authoritarianism. → Read More

Richard Cohen: A lament for Joe Biden

Bid farewell to Joe Biden. → Read More

Richard Cohen: A lament for Joe Biden

Bid farewell to Joe Biden. → Read More

Richard Cohen: The two Washingtons

This is a column about a man named Washington -- not George, but a person named for him: his slave Harry. He had escaped once and been recaptured. Harry lived → Read More

Richard Cohen: The two Washingtons

This is a column about a man named Washington -- not George, but a person named for him: his slave Harry. He had escaped once and been recaptured. Harry lived → Read More

The two Washingtons

What are we to do with our history? Let Harry Washington be a guide. → Read More

Why identity politics is dangerous

Columnist Richard Cohen: The best thing the Democratic Party has going for it right now is President Donald Trump. → Read More

My mother loved America. Trump would have broken her heart.

He is the most un-American of American presidents. → Read More

Republicans must acknowledge that their party has been taken over by a racist

Trump’s tweets about Democratic congresswomen are just part of his bigoted strategy. → Read More

Democrats, stop embracing losing issues and focus on getting rid of Trump

The candidates’ imagined America doesn’t appeal to moderates. → Read More

Joe Biden’s flip-flop on the Hyde Amendment reeks of insincerity

It’s troubling that the former vice president should so easily abandon what seemed a deeply held position. → Read More

Richard Holbrooke appreciated the power of the past

Holbrooke’s vision of diplomacy stands in stark contrast to the one emanating from the Trump administration. → Read More

Even by his standards, Trump’s welcome of Viktor Orban is in a class of its own

Any other American president would not have extended the invitation in the first place. → Read More

Republicans, stop using the Holocaust to score cheap political points

Trump and other Republicans are crassly exploiting Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s inoffensive comments. → Read More

The Democratic Party should get inside Mitch McConnell’s head

The Republican Senate majority leader is of singular focus. The Democratic Party could learn a thing or two. → Read More

Ilhan Omar shows that Trump really is McCarthy's heir in slime

The president is intent on making Ilhan Omar the face of the Democratic Party — a caricature that’s leftist, anti-Semitic, nonwhite and non-Christian. → Read More

The hole at the heart of ‘The Lehman Trilogy’

New York’s hottest ticket is an astounding play — with one glaring fault. → Read More

If Pete Buttigieg’s face is his message, it’s not yet complete

The 37-year-old mayor is rising in the presidential polls — but will youth, a great résumé and phrases such as “we need generational change” be enough? → Read More