James Downie

Opinions editorWashington, D.C.


The real reason return-free filing isn’t an option.

  • Apr 15, 2015

Voter power pales next to the power of big business.

  • Apr 1, 2015

Don’t be surprised if the Wisconsin governor moves his immigration stance to the far right.

  • Mar 30, 2015

The Texas senator could have bypassed the heath-care law’s exchanges, but his “no compromise” stance suddenly disappeared.

  • Mar 25, 2015

Many conservatives seem unwilling to grapple with the power of anti-immigration forces in their party.

  • Mar 18, 2015

The media never should have made him a favorite in the first place.

  • Mar 10, 2015

The Wisconsin governor’s revealing answer about the Islamic State.

  • Feb 27, 2015

But the president was right to veto it, if only to maximize his leverage.

  • Feb 25, 2015

In criticizing those who ask about evolution, conservatives have accidentally shown why that question stands out from most.

  • Feb 13, 2015

  • Jun 27, 2012
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