James Downie

Opinions editorWashington, D.C.


Going after Jews and millennials is foolish. Focusing on the base is not.

  • Dec 18, 2014

Some liberals see the passage of the “cromnibus” as a catastrophe, but the alternative is worse.

  • Dec 12, 2014

Why would the CIA hide the program, and why didn’t government leaders want to know about it?

  • Dec 10, 2014

But we cannot give up on fixing it.

  • Dec 5, 2014

Three weeks after Obama’s presidency was declared over, his GOP foes in Congress are the ones in a tight spot.

  • Dec 3, 2014

Conservatives seem determined to ignore the real effects of a shutdown on millions of Americans.

  • Nov 19, 2014

Plus: Virginia considers asset forfeiture reform, and another raid-gone-wrong in Florida

  • Oct 31, 2014

McConnell and like-minded conservatives want to preserve and expand a radical and detrimental Supreme Court ruling.

  • Oct 30, 2014

Why does the party of “family values” keep letting its own members off the hook?

  • Oct 21, 2014

The president needs congressional authorization, both for his own record and theirs.

  • Sep 11, 2014
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