Election 2020: Opinions



  • Opinion

He continues to push the false narrative of election fraud.

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They supported Trump after the election when he insisted dishonestly that he had won.

  • Opinion

Republicans should address the epidemic of misinformation that has infected their party, and realign with their values.

  • Will Hurd
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When a mob stormed the Capitol, the ambitious Missouri senator lost control of the plot.

  • Opinion

An examination of the data reveals surprising patterns — and foreshadows a new direction for the Democratic Party.

  • Opinion

Read a transcript of our columnists’ real-time commentary on the inauguration.

  • Washington Post Opinions Staff
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It's a fitting end to a presidency that's been awash in grift from the start.

  • Opinion

Four years later, Trump deserves a hollow, cheerless send-off equal to his legacy.

McConnell blasts Trump's "lies" for inciting the insurrection. But Republicans fed those lies for weeks.

A Wisconsin lawmaker wants to upend how the state allocates its electoral votes.

Can anyone say they're more optimistic about America than they were five years ago?

How Democrats will seek to strengthen democracy after Trump tried to destroy it.

  • Opinion

The involvement of veterans in the assault on the Capitol reflects a disturbing connection between extremism and the military.

  • Jackie Speier
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  • Opinion

Why Biden is right to seek national unity — in spite of everything.

  • Opinion

The willful blindness of Republicans.

Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley cannot memory-hole their despicable validation of lies about the election.

  • Opinion

Jen Psaki vows to rebuild trust, one daily session at a time.

  • Opinion

Now is no time for "healing."

  • Opinion

As minority leader, the senator from Kentucky will play a vital role in the fortunes of the nation, and the party, as a new administration begins.

  • Opinion

The party can use its majorities in state legislatures to improve trust in our elections.

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