Olivier Knox, Washington Post

Olivier Knox

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Recent articles by Olivier:

Biden pleads for progressive patience in CNN town hall

Don’t give up on me, I’ll deliver on your priorities later, he tells people. → Read More

U.S., allies toughen their tone on China ahead of G-20 summit

But Xi Jinping won’t be at the gathering to hear it in person. → Read More

Here’s what Ted Cruz wants in return for unblocking Biden’s nominations

The Texas senator could be ‘holding’ up to 40 of the president’s picks by week’s end. → Read More

This is no longer Colin Powell’s Republican Party. If it ever was.

Some potential 2024 GOP contenders stay quiet after the presidential almost-ran died. → Read More

Politics will be on the agenda when President Biden meets the pope

Some U.S. Bishops say Biden should not take Communion. → Read More

Biden gets his ‘Striketober’ moment

The president has said he’ll be most ‘pro union’ in history. → Read More

Record numbers of Americans are quitting their jobs. There’s no one reason.

But the Delta variant was clearly a factor as 4.3 million left in August. → Read More

Biden faces climate crisis crucible at Scotland summit

Biden, who warned last month the world faces a “code red” on climate, will see world leaders first at a Group of 20 meeting in Rome and then head to Glasgow, Scotland, for the 26th U.N. Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26. The gatherings have long been on the president’s schedule. But a series of recent developments highlight the urgent dangers climate change poses, as well as the… → Read More

Biden needs to bridge the progressive versus centrist gap

His presidency hinges on it. → Read More

How The Simpsons explains the GOP’s latest Trump defense

Sen. Chuck Grassley, meet Robert Underdunk Terwilliger, Ph.D. → Read More

It’s Bernie vs Manchin as spending breakthrough remains elusive

The face-off, like the day-long negotiations, doesn’t resolve much → Read More

Mike Pence and Nikki Haley hedge their Trump 2024 bets

Trump-lite candidates can’t beat the original. → Read More

Biden has a Christmas problem. It’s not Anthony Fauci

Global supply chain disruptions could turn ho, ho, ho into no, no, no → Read More

'Pandora Papers' shows U.S. rise as secretive tax haven

Caymans, Switzerland, Panama, Luxembourg…South Dakota? → Read More

Vaccine mandates are working. Anti-vaccine violence is worrying

Most Americans support requiring the shot. A vocal few fight it. → Read More

Top Democrat says Biden failed to take ‘clear-eyed look’ at Afghanistan

The House Armed Services chairman wants task force to study the war. → Read More

Democrats face a defining test of their governing power in the Biden era

The president’s ambitious agenda and U.S. financial health are at stake. → Read More

Milley and other military brass say it's mission difficult in Afghanistan

There's a rising terrorism threat, fewer ground assets, and no regional bases in a country the U.S. left. → Read More

The GOP isn’t just re-litigating 2020. It’s pre-litigating 2022. And 2024.

When it comes to challenging election results, the past is prologue. → Read More

Forget policy fights: There’s Senate BBQ

Lawmakers paid tribute to former Sen. Johnny Isakson (R.-Ga) yesterday. → Read More