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E.J. Dionne Jr.

E.J. Dionne writes about politics in a twice-weekly column and on the PostPartisan blog. He is a senior fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution, a government professor at Georgetown University and a commentator on politics for National P


It is indefensible for Republicans to stick with Trump

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:12:23 EDT

GOP lawmakers need to rebuke him by name and support a resolution to do so formally.

After Charlottesville: End the denial about Trump

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 02:39:06 EDT

A president who cannot bring himself to condemn racism, anti-Semitism and white supremacy unequivocally squanders any claim to moral leadership

Once again, Trump has done all he can to divide us

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 02:37:48 EDT

His threats to North Korea do more than increase our risk.

Is America getting lonelier?

Sun, 06 Aug 2017 07:27:16 EDT

Our social architecture may play a big role in deepening the political polarization we regularly complain about.

How Trump could lose his base

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 07:54:37 EDT

It’s made up of people who disagree with each other.

The 7,150 nuns who fought against Trumpcare

Sun, 30 Jul 2017 07:06:50 EDT

Religious witness in politics is not confined to the political right.

The norms of government are collapsing before our eyes

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 07:15:03 EDT

The leaders of the Republican Party are silent in the face of the dangers the president poses.

The Trump election commission exists solely to justify a Trump lie

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 07:40:55 EDT

States shouldn’t trust Trump’s voter-suppression panel.

Why Obamacare won and Trump lost

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 07:18:03 EDT

The Affordable Care Act’s core provisions are broadly popular.

Virginia Democrats and the agony of two good choices

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 07:30:09 EDT

The difficulty voters can have in picking between candidates when they like them both.