James Downie

Opinions editorWashington, D.C.


The Justice Department could send a powerful statement.

  • Jun 26, 2015

Cartoon for May 27, 2015.

  • May 26, 2015

Cartoon for May 22, 2015.

  • May 21, 2015

The Florida senator is supposed to be the future of his party, but on foreign policy he sings the same song as Jeb (and George W.) Bush.

  • May 20, 2015

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
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