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E. J. Dionne Jr.

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Recent articles by EJ:

Capitulating to the right won’t end the judicial wars

Don’t let conservatives set the terms of the Supreme Court debate. → Read More

The Supreme Court struggle is about democracy

The whole GOP — not just McConnell — must be challenged for double standards and double talking. → Read More

Biden just exposed who Trump really is

It’s clear the Park Avenue Plutocrat is the actual selfish elitist in this race. → Read More

Saving democracy requires voting early — and counting fast

Several swing states still won’t count mail ballots until Election Day. → Read More

A realist’s case against despair

Pessimists about Biden’s chances and post-election chaos aren’t irrational, but there’s a strong case for hope, too. → Read More

The Justice Department is Trump’s corrupt law firm

William Barr’s department threatens to turn our legal system into an autocratic one. → Read More

Trump forgot his promise to the ‘forgotten men and women’

Even before the downturn, areas that were crucial to his electoral victory lagged behind. → Read More

How Markey beat Kennedy: The miracle of being green

A 74-year-old incumbent defeated a 39-year-old challenger by being hip with the kids. → Read More

Markey vs. Kennedy: A battle royal in the Bay State

U.S. Senate and congressional races in Massachusetts are getting ugly. → Read More

The ponderous, low-energy guy is Trump

Sure, don’t underestimate the president, but don’t play his game either. → Read More

The only old-fashioned aspect of the RNC: The jockeying for 2024

Rivals have emerged to Mike Pence in the who-can-glorify-Trump-most sweepstakes. → Read More

Trump’s ‘12 more years’ shout shows what he has in common with autocrats

The only thing the GOP set forth in 2020 is its blind and absolute loyalty to President Trump. → Read More

The GOP convention will be no summer of love

Trump and his allies have previewed what this week’s convention will portray. → Read More

It took longer than he hoped, but Joe Biden has found his time

Joe Biden's life reflects the values of faith, progress and optimism. → Read More

Democrats seize the urgency of our moment

Trump’s former competitor, as well as his immediate successor, made the case that this cannot continue. → Read More

Trump has worked a miracle for Democrats

President Trump's alienation of members of his party, and voters, benefits Democrats. → Read More

The convention that could bend history

This week’s Democratic convention could inaugurate a modern New Deal coalition. → Read More

Kamala Harris exposes the GOP’s radicalism

Republican attacks on a pragmatic progressive reveal how far down the path of radicalism the GOP has traveled. → Read More

Kamala Harris was the safest, most experienced and most tested choice Biden could make

The California senator will help Biden secure the moderate voters he needs. → Read More

Joe Biden can’t ‘hurt God’ but he can help religion

Trump’s calumny against Biden opens an opportunity for Democrats to reclaim the mantle of faith. → Read More