Latest from E.J. Dionne Jr.
  • Opinion

The day I saw Neera Tanden’s bipartisan side

The OMB nominee is a loyal and, yes, sometimes combative Democrat, but she cares far more about policy than politics.
  • Feb 25, 2021
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In defense of partisanship — the right kind

We don’t suffer from too much partisanship. We suffer from the wrong kind of partisanship.
  • Feb 24, 2021
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We can’t let the gun imperialists win again

We need the reasonable among us to wrest control of the gun debate.
  • Feb 21, 2021
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Why Democrats aren’t fraidy cats anymore

President Biden is right. The nation is not divided.
  • Feb 17, 2021
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The beginning of the end of Trumpism

Republicans have a lot of work in front of them. But comments that the ex-president must still confront the criminal justice system are a sign of how far he has fallen.
  • Feb 14, 2021
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Biden bids to be a peacemaker in Americans’ religious wars

In our public square, religion has been subsumed by politics. Biden has a plan to nudge the nation back toward a more benign and constructive engagement with faith.
  • Feb 14, 2021
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The impeachment managers have sealed off Republicans’ escape hatches

Senate Republicans are left with no reason but cowardice to vote for acquittal.
  • Feb 10, 2021
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Acknowledging the malice of some precedes charity for all

Republicans must recognize what the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol means.
  • Feb 7, 2021
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Does bipartisanship matter more than helping kids?

President Biden’s proposal is bigger — and more practical.
  • Feb 3, 2021
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Democrats are faced with a choice. Protect the filibuster or protect democracy.

There’s no chance of compromise with this Republican Party.
  • Jan 31, 2021