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James Downie

Opinions editorWashington, D.C.

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Once again, the Iraq war vote was a stumbling block for Clinton.

  • Feb 5, 2016

Hillary Clinton still hasn’t answered key questions some Democrats have about her candidacy.

  • Jan 31, 2016

Though her speech lacked Trump-esque hyperbole, it still subtly fed the fears that sustain that “Make America Great Again” anger.

  • Jan 13, 2016

After the senseless death of Tamir Rice, we need to look at how to protect both police and civilians.

  • Dec 31, 2015

Yes, his performance was a step up from previous debate struggles. But Bush needed to somehow score a knockout punch, and he didn’t get one

  • Dec 15, 2015

In the long term, Cruz winning the GOP nomination might actually be good for the country.

  • Dec 14, 2015

Many conservatives have denounced the GOP front-runner’s proposal to bar Muslims from entering the United States, but talk is cheap.

  • Dec 8, 2015

Lack of evidence is no hindrance to tapping into Americans’ fears.

  • Nov 23, 2015

This was far from her finest moment.

  • Nov 15, 2015

His words clearly show he will trip up all by himself.

  • Nov 5, 2015
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