Latest from Karen Tumulty
  • Opinion

The heroes of Jan. 6 expose the lies that Republicans keep telling us

For those on the right who have continued their whitewash of what happened at the Capitol, Tuesday was not a good day.
  • Jul 27, 2021
  • Opinion

My mother had a ‘vaccine passport’ from decades ago. So why are we so averse to the idea now?

My mother didn't resent the requirement; she embraced it as a testament to her duty as a parent and as a fellow citizen.
  • Jul 20, 2021
  • Opinion

Why Biden is learning to love executive orders

The president has been even more active than most of his recent predecessors in taking executive actions.
  • Jul 14, 2021
  • Opinion

Hunter Biden is going about his art career all wrong

The details surrounding sales of his artwork are going to be kept secret, when what is needed is total transparency.
  • Jul 9, 2021
  • Opinion

The double standard of Kamala Harris being in charge

Women are expected to conform to gender norms as warm nurturers, even as they break the mold.
  • Jul 8, 2021
  • Opinion

Trump is making Republican leaders look downright pathetic

Trump increasingly turns his wrath on them, undermining their legitimacy and questioning their fitness to govern.
  • Jun 30, 2021
  • Opinion

Has Biden really revived the art of dealmaking? We’ll see.

Biden has been given his first real chance to show that, as he likes to put it, “I’m not bad at this.”
  • Jun 25, 2021
  • Opinion

In trying to pressure Biden, the Catholic bishops forget the lessons of JFK

A strong stance for separation of church and state helped John F. Kennedy become the first Catholic U.S. president. In trying to pressure the second Catholic president, the U.S. Conference of Bishops undermines that progress.
  • Jun 20, 2021
  • Opinion

Could the Southern Baptists be tiptoeing away from Trump?

The SBC still faces a big dilemma, but its new president is a welcome surprise.
  • Jun 16, 2021
  • Opinion

U-Va. is investing $100 million in saving democracy. Can it make a difference?

Can philanthropy help save our democracy? We're about to find out.
  • Jun 3, 2021