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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


Clinton shifts the election in her direction

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:06:47 EDT

She may well have succeeded in opening a new front against Trump.

Debate moderators shouldn’t duck

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 07:14:00 EDT

They can expect criticism no matter what, so they should fulfill their journalistic responsibilities.

A U.S. election of global consequence

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 07:24:00 EDT

Americans will choose whether the world moves toward authoritarianism or democracy.

Spiro Agnew’s ghost lives on in the 2016 campaign

Sun, 18 Sep 2016 07:00:00 EDT

Burned long ago for a supposed link to the left, the media is too quick to let Donald Trump slide and to pile on criticisms of Hillary Clinton.

Obama asks the right question on Trump: ‘Huh?’

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 07:45:00 EDT

The GOP nominee says we’re in a “hellhole,” but statistics say he’s got it wrong.

This election’s faith-based candidate

Sun, 11 Sep 2016 07:53:00 EDT

The religious statements of Hillary Clinton ring true. Donald Trump’s don’t.

Moral equivalence and Donald Trump

Sat, 10 Sep 2016 09:14:11 EDT

To compare President Obama with Vladimir Putin is unthinkable.

Trump’s best example of political corruption is himself

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 07:15:00 EDT

When it comes to scandals, the GOP nominee’s record is far worse than Hillary Clinton’s.

Help wanted: Phony populism doesn’t feed the family

Sun, 04 Sep 2016 07:36:00 EDT

Voices outside the campaign are trying to interject practical ideas that might boost their wages.

Trump’s incredible immigration act

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 07:31:00 EDT

How can anyone with strong commitments on anything support him now?