Stephen Stromberg

Opinion writer


Mike Pence obfuscates the potential impact of Indiana’s new law.

  • Mar 30, 2015

His position is pretty much the same as lots of other Republicans who oppose reasonable climate policy.

  • Mar 27, 2015

Republicans are wrong on Obamacare, and they are hypocrites in the way they oppose the law.

  • Mar 22, 2015

A perfect storm for children’s health insurance.

  • Mar 17, 2015

States have to cut emissions, the easy way or the hard way.

  • Mar 15, 2015

The NRA is even more obviously wrong than it usually is.

  • Mar 12, 2015

But at least the Supreme Court doesn’t appear poised to wreck the country’s health-care policy.

  • Mar 4, 2015

Guess which states are the most dependent on federal cash.

  • Feb 27, 2015

The GOP needs a Nixon opening China moment. Or, probably, several.

  • Feb 25, 2015

The Obama administration is pressing India harder on air pollution and global warming.

  • Feb 20, 2015

You’re going to have to keep worrying about the ACA at least until June.

  • Feb 19, 2015

He is not just any other ideologue.

  • Feb 11, 2015

Just when you thought that the anti-Obamacare frenzy was settling down . . .

  • Feb 6, 2015

He leaves presidential politics as he went in.

  • Jan 30, 2015

Several prominent Republicans buck the ‘stupid party’ label. But how far will they go?

  • Jan 23, 2015

In effect, if not in intent, yes.

  • Jan 21, 2015

He should have told Congress what it needs to do.

  • Jan 21, 2015

The base doesn’t want to do anything, and other voters don’t care enough.

  • Jan 16, 2015

How the administration makes its numbers look better.

  • Jan 15, 2015

A new study predicts a policy disaster.

  • Jan 9, 2015

The party begins its rule of Capitol Hill marred by a reckless recent past.

  • Jan 6, 2015

The politics of crime are changing -- and more states are doing the right thing.

  • Dec 31, 2014

The Senate report didn’t do a great job of assigning blame. Dick Cheney helps with that.

  • Dec 17, 2014

If the moral unacceptability of torture doesn’t end the debate, the CIA’s wobbly position on torture’s practicality should.

  • Dec 11, 2014

One of the silliest anti-government policies of the last decade is back.

  • Dec 10, 2014

‘Officers a lot of times are seeing people on the worst day of their lives.’

  • Dec 4, 2014

Has she changed her mind? She won’t say.

  • Dec 3, 2014

What the nation’s leaders have failed to do until this point.

  • Nov 24, 2014

Sen. John Thune offers a glimmer of hope that at least some in the GOP aren’t comfortable.

  • Nov 17, 2014

Global warming might be the issue he’s remembered for.

  • Nov 12, 2014

It is now up to Republican leaders to realize that voters did not demand more pettiness on Tuesday night.

  • Nov 5, 2014

While full democracy for Hong Kong is unlikely, protesters could influence Beijing’s thinking.

  • Sep 29, 2014

This is not a parody.

  • Sep 11, 2014

Would the courts destroy a shaky system that may well fail? Or a health-care reform policy that is working?

  • Jul 23, 2014

The essential reality is clear: Congress intended to create a near-universal health-care coverage system.

  • Jul 22, 2014

There should be a thorough investigation into the MH17 crash. But that shouldn’t delay further sanctions.

  • Jul 18, 2014

Pointing out that the president’s position on infrastructure is better than most Republicans’ does not mean that his stance is great.

  • Jul 14, 2014

No, the president doesn’t need to drag his show down to the Rio Grande.

  • Jul 13, 2014

Democrats are not doing enough to answer the court’s decision.

  • Jul 11, 2014

In Hobby Lobby, Alito walked through a door Congress built for him.

  • Jul 1, 2014

Republicans will feel even more pressure to appeal to the most extreme voters after the House majority leader’s loss.

  • Jun 11, 2014

But will he care about threats from Obama and Merkel?

  • May 2, 2014

The president can’t blame his dilemma on Republicans.

  • Apr 24, 2014

Where is the Supreme Court? It’s still not so clear.

  • Apr 22, 2014

The Edward Snowden leaks were not wholly contemptible, unlike Edward Snowden himself.

  • Apr 17, 2014

The city’s election policy must be changed.

  • Apr 1, 2014

How many important principles did it violate?

  • Mar 5, 2014

There’s a potential deal that would help a lot of poor people and encourage employment.

  • Mar 5, 2014

Another brave attack on the environmental movement’s self-appointed straw men.

  • Feb 21, 2014

There is still no reason to believe the law and its fundamental goal are doomed.

  • Feb 4, 2014

The president needed to talk about how he messed up.

  • Jan 29, 2014

The nuclear industry’s plight is harming the fight against climate change.

  • Dec 18, 2013

Instead of enforcing politeness, a job best left to airlines, flight attendants and individual passengers, it should simply loosen up. And so should the critics.

  • Dec 12, 2013

But no matter what you think, it shouldn’t be the FCC’s call.

  • Nov 22, 2013

Voters must punish politicians who treat government as just a recurring game of chicken.

  • Nov 21, 2013

Judging the law based on misunderstandings and warped representations.

  • Nov 19, 2013

It’s not about moving cancellations past the midterm elections. At least not yet.

  • Nov 14, 2013

Cuccinelli lost because he was another ideologically pure right-winger who scares lots of voters.

  • Nov 5, 2013

Republicans haven’t produced any reason strong enough to justify the way they voted on Thursday.

  • Oct 31, 2013

But does the president have good reason to think they’ll get better?

  • Oct 29, 2013
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Stephen Stromberg is a Post editorial writer. He specializes in domestic policy, including energy, the environment, legal affairs and public health. He first joined the Post editorial page in 2006, before he spent 2007 and 2008 covering the presidential election and the Great Recession for The Economist. Stromberg rejoined The Post opinions section in 2009 as deputy opinions editor for digital before moving back into full-time editorial writing. He also wrote for during the 2004 presidential election, and before that for the Los Angeles Times editorial column.
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