Latest from James Downie

The former defense secretary's excuses for ducking comment don't hold water.

  • Oct 13, 2019

The difference this time is that the president himself isn’t claiming that he was joking.

  • Oct 6, 2019

Republicans’ defense is being defined by people like Stephen Miller and Rep. Jim Jordan.

  • Sep 29, 2019

Do not be afraid, Democrats. Do not cower before public opinion.

  • Sep 22, 2019

A new poll of early states finds statistical ties in Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada.

  • Sep 8, 2019

The former vice president repeatedly rambled and stumbled through his answers.

  • Sep 5, 2019

The senator is so scared of the NRA that he doesn't mention most of what the bill he signed after the Parkland, Fla., shooting did.

  • Sep 1, 2019

Much of the media doesn't like talking about this, but saving the planet won't be easy or cheap.

  • Aug 25, 2019

No one is “afraid of optimism.” We’re afraid of the team in the White House.

  • Aug 18, 2019

An uber-Friday news dump that may have backfired.

  • Nov 27, 2018
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