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E. J. Dionne Jr.

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Recent articles by EJ:

A vicious culture war is all Trump has left

Trump’s spiteful and hostile moves over the July 4 weekend are alarming. But they are also a sign of weakness. → Read More

Republicans are biting the Democrats’ helping hand

The Democrats most want to help the economy, which would help Trump. → Read More

The Flynn decision doesn’t pass the smell test

Blocking scrutiny of a politicized Justice Department is an attack on the rule of law. → Read More

No, Trump can’t defy the laws of gravity

Underestimating Biden is at least as foolish as overrating Trump. → Read More

The mass nonviolent uprising reflects the life of our democracy, not its death

A mountain of despair, a stone of hope. → Read More

Grading the electoral college: C for chaos

We really are playing Russian roulette with our democracy. → Read More

Recovery would be a bargain at $3 trillion

Republicans’ arguments are running thin. → Read More

Why the GOP may lose everything

Trump’s bungling of the pandemic could cost his party the Senate. → Read More

Half a Congress isn’t enough

There must be a way to get the House in working order. → Read More

The pre-coronavirus status quo is not good enough

We should begin building a better post-pandemic country now. → Read More

The class war against front-line workers

“Trump has created a false choice between worker safety and feeding America,” says one advocate. → Read More

To solve our problems, marginalize Trump

How the media, governors and Congress can shift as much influence and responsibility away from Trump as possible. → Read More

From now on, Pelosi is playing hardball

The House speaker has had enough of the GOP’s cynical game of denying aid to those who need it most. → Read More

Trump’s war on pragmatism

Yelling at governors won’t get us to where we need to be. → Read More

Trump’s bad check

With the nation’s realities in harsh light, Democrats look more united than ever. → Read More

After the virus, will we choose solidarity or division?

Covid-19 is exposing our social contagions. → Read More

What a difference Bernie Sanders made

The Vermont senator has accomplished far more than he might have imagined. → Read More

What we learned from Wisconsin

Now we know that Republican politicians will freely use the coronavirus pandemic to tilt electoral outcomes in their favor by obstructing access to the ballot. → Read More

Let’s avoid another Great Depression

$2.2 trillion in relief is a huge number. It’s also not nearly enough, not nearly fast enough. → Read More

Overestimating Trump is a mistake. So is underestimating him.

Democrats need to elevate their own without panicking. → Read More