Latest from E.J. Dionne Jr.
  • Opinion

Republicans unleashed a deadly vaccine skepticism. Can they now contain it?

It’s the new political geography of sickness and death.
  • Jul 25, 2021
  • Opinion

Pelosi calls the GOP’s bluff on the Jan. 6 committee

You can’t say that Democrats didn’t try to have a fair investigation.
  • Jul 21, 2021
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We are living in a new social democratic moment

It's easy to miss how much this president and his policies reflect a fundamental transformation of politics in recent years.
  • Jul 18, 2021
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Biden must embrace his own logic on voting rights

Democrats face a conundrum: How do you govern like normal in a time of crisis?
  • Jul 14, 2021
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Stacey Abrams prods our constitutional imagination

We have become far too timid about amending our founding document to deal with new problems and changed circumstances.
  • Jul 11, 2021
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Will Democrats find their inner Goldilocks?

Doing everything that Democrats would like could exceed the spending total some might find comfortable, but spending too little means priorities will be excluded.
  • Jul 7, 2021
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A progressive’s brand of patriotism

It should be no surprise that we have complicated attitudes toward our Founders.
  • Jul 4, 2021
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Oligarchy Day at the Supreme Court

Time for advocates of democracy and equal rights to stop pretending that the court’s conservative majority is impartial or nonpartisan.
  • Jul 1, 2021
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Biden wins on substance. So McConnell clings to process.

Can Democrats move the debate to what Biden, Sanders and others on the left want to accomplish?
  • Jun 30, 2021
  • Opinion

The Catholic bishops’ anti-Biden project is backfiring

This movement is putting politics ahead of faith and ideology ahead of theology.
  • Jun 27, 2021