The Washington Post

James Downie

Opinions editorWashington, D.C.


A short-term deal averting a shutdown is far from enough.

  • Sep 27, 2015

What did him in is unclear, but there’s one less competitor for GOP elites’ support.

  • Sep 22, 2015

Crisp, impassioned answers could not completely obscure issues with accuracy and her time at Hewlett-Packard.

  • Sep 17, 2015

Clinton has shown little evolution in her approach to foreign policy. Sanders can exploit this.

  • Sep 11, 2015

And why it could come back to haunt them.

  • Aug 21, 2015

While the white person gets to carry a gun to preserve the system, the black person who protests that system faces arrest.

  • Aug 12, 2015

Unless his rivals become suddenly unselfish, the GOP is stuck with Trump for a while.

  • Aug 11, 2015

What happened? While it would be tempting to pick one big cause, Rubio’s stumble is probably due to a combination of factors.

  • Jul 30, 2015

Conditions are ripe for another crisis.

  • Jul 3, 2015

Cartoon for May 27, 2015.

  • May 26, 2015
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