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Why we loved David Broder

I loved David Broder from the moment I met him, and there are dozens of reporters who feel that way. That first encounter came when I was 23 years old in 1976, in the weeks before the New Hampshire...

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  | March 10, 2011; 5:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Ireland's electoral revolution (and one of my favorite ads)

Ireland got a new taoiseach (prime minister) today. Enda Kenny of the Fine Gael Party won overwhelming support in the Irish Parliament and will take office after one of the truly revolutionary elections in Irish history. The voting involved...

By E.J. Dionne  | March 9, 2011; 2:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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The Tea Party and me

My colleague Jennifer Rubin took a nice poke at me Monday on her Right Turn blog. She wrote that, "after months of scorning, dismissing and vilifying the Tea Partyers," I had made a concession when I wrote in my...

By E.J. Dionne  | February 21, 2011; 10:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
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Wisconsin: Dueling statistics about public employees

As the Battle of Madison continues, I can't resist calling attention to two charts in two newspapers Saturday morning that point to quite different conclusions about the relative pay and benefits of public- and private-sector workers. The Wall Street...

By E.J. Dionne  | February 19, 2011; 2:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (39)
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Gov. Walker's Overreach

I have been following with great interest the spirited exchange between my colleagues Harold Meyerson and Chuck Lane over Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's proposals going after the collective bargaining rights of public employee unions. I think Walker is wrong...

By E.J. Dionne  | February 18, 2011; 9:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (347)
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The real budget solution, revisited

On Monday, I blogged in praise of Jonathan Chait's New Republic column suggesting that the solution to the budget crisis was to let all the Bush tax cuts expire. Jonathan also laid out a clever political analysis of how...

By E.J. Dionne  | February 11, 2011; 10:06 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Jim Webb: The last Jacksonian Democrat, E.J. Dionne Jr. , February 10, 2011
The real budget solution , E.J. Dionne , February 7, 2011
When Teddy Roosevelt was shot, E.J. Dionne , January 18, 2011
Thank God Dr. King didn't sneeze, E.J. Dionne , January 17, 2011
The president as preacher, E.J. Dionne , January 12, 2011
A happy, rational new year, E.J. Dionne , December 31, 2010
Blizzards and political fortunes, E.J. Dionne , December 28, 2010
What the START vote says about the next Congress, E.J. Dionne , December 22, 2010
Krauthammer ♥ Obama, E.J. Dionne , December 17, 2010
Health care: Legislating from the Bench , E.J. Dionne , December 13, 2010
Steve Solarz, RIP , E.J. Dionne , December 2, 2010
The best critique of Bowles-Simpson, E.J. Dionne , December 2, 2010
In praise of a party warhorse, E.J. Dionne , November 24, 2010
The politics of cell phones, E.J. Dionne , November 23, 2010
In defense of Ben Bernanke and the Fed, E.J. Dionne , November 10, 2010
What really happened in the 2010 election, E.J. Dionne , November 8, 2010
The House/Senate split and the Tea Party paradox, E.J. Dionne , November 3, 2010
Election Day: 'You're the star of the show.', E.J. Dionne , November 2, 2010
Will progressives stay home? (Part two), E.J. Dionne , November 1, 2010
Barney Frank will survive on election day, E.J. Dionne , October 31, 2010
The victims of party sweeps, E.J. Dionne , October 29, 2010
Yes, we are electing state legislatures, too, E.J. Dionne , October 20, 2010
The Weekly Standard (sort of) defends Obama, E.J. Dionne , October 17, 2010
"Don't ask, don't tell": don't appeal, E.J. Dionne , October 13, 2010
Colbert turns truthiness into truth, E.J. Dionne , October 1, 2010
The Democrats' Florida dilemma, E.J. Dionne , September 28, 2010
Obama and the cause of democracy, E.J. Dionne , September 24, 2010
The Tea Party: From rebellion to absurdity, E.J. Dionne , September 14, 2010
Obama should debate Boehner and McConnell, E.J. Dionne , September 10, 2010
Is the fighting Obama back?, E.J. Dionne , September 7, 2010
Let Rahm off the hook on that UAW expletive, E.J. Dionne , September 3, 2010
Defending the right to fly the Tea Party flag, E.J. Dionne , August 31, 2010
Trumka shows how Palin sells, E.J. Dionne , August 26, 2010
Earmarks help, Palin doesn't, E.J. Dionne , August 3, 2010
Blessed are the armed?, E.J. Dionne , July 7, 2010
Sen. Robert Byrd and the Iraq war, E.J. Dionne , June 28, 2010
Obama, Carter and malaise (cont’d), E.J. Dionne , June 19, 2010
Why Artur Davis lost in Alabama, E.J. Dionne , June 3, 2010
The Dems' unforced error in Hawaii, E.J. Dionne , May 24, 2010
The job failed more than DNI Blair did, E.J. Dionne , May 21, 2010
On reading today's primaries, E.J. Dionne , May 18, 2010
GOP hands Charlie Crist a victory, E.J. Dionne , May 12, 2010
It's Prime Minister David Cameron, E.J. Dionne , May 11, 2010
Gordon Brown out, Labor in?, E.J. Dionne , May 10, 2010
The advantage of Elena Kagan, E.J. Dionne , May 10, 2010
Florida in Britain?, E.J. Dionne , May 6, 2010
David Obey: He really will be missed, E.J. Dionne , May 5, 2010
Gordon Brown's campaign disaster, E.J. Dionne , April 29, 2010
Arizona's shameful 'immigration' bill, E.J. Dionne , April 23, 2010
The real Tea Party is in Britain, E.J. Dionne , April 19, 2010
After Justice John Paul Stevens retires, E.J. Dionne , April 9, 2010
In defense of Bart Stupak, E.J. Dionne , March 24, 2010
The real story on health-care 'reconciliation', E.J. Dionne , February 26, 2010
What the health-care summit taught us, E.J. Dionne , February 25, 2010
Palin and Brown: Mitt Romney's best friends, E.J. Dionne , February 19, 2010
The Evan Bayh blow to the Dems, E.J. Dionne , February 15, 2010
Can the GOP's nominees veer back to the center?, E.J. Dionne , February 3, 2010
Now let's Have an Obama-Palin Debate, E.J. Dionne , January 30, 2010
They don’t make them like Mathias anymore, E.J. Dionne , January 27, 2010
How Massachusetts was won, E.J. Dionne , January 19, 2010
Bipartisan mourning for Robert B. Parker, E.J. Dionne , January 19, 2010
Precriminations in Massachusetts Senate race, E.J. Dionne , January 19, 2010
Massachusetts Senate: why Obama's going, E.J. Dionne , January 15, 2010
The mysteries of Massachusetts polling, E.J. Dionne , January 11, 2010
Some campaign promises matter more than others, E.J. Dionne , January 7, 2010
Are Republicans giving up on Massachusetts?, E.J. Dionne , December 29, 2009
Not your father's filibuster (or your mother's), E.J. Dionne , December 22, 2009
An abortion compromise that's fair, E.J. Dionne , December 21, 2009
The public option died last summer, E.J. Dionne , December 15, 2009
Good News in the health-care debate, E.J. Dionne , December 8, 2009
At West Point, Obama likes Ike , E.J. Dionne , December 1, 2009
Can't we celebrate a little on health care?, E.J. Dionne , November 22, 2009
The vast Palin conspiracy, E.J. Dionne , November 17, 2009
The Morella-mander, E.J. Dionne , November 12, 2009
Polarizing around Fort Hood, E.J. Dionne , November 10, 2009
The third-party effect in New Jersey, E.J. Dionne , November 4, 2009
Corzine's middle-voter problem, E.J. Dionne , November 3, 2009
Less than fired up, E.J. Dionne , November 3, 2009
In NY, no room for GOP moderates, E.J. Dionne , November 1, 2009
Is America really becoming more conservative?, E.J. Dionne , October 28, 2009
Palin vs. Collins in NY's 23rd, E.J. Dionne , October 26, 2009
Rush is the one who politicized sports, E.J. Dionne , October 20, 2009
From Joe to Beau?, E.J. Dionne , October 16, 2009
The Oslo-Copenhagen Contradiction, E.J. Dionne , October 11, 2009
The Case for the Public Option -- Again, E.J. Dionne , October 6, 2009
The Logic of Paul Kirk, E.J. Dionne , September 24, 2009
Learning From Irving Kristol, E.J. Dionne , September 18, 2009
Staying in School and the 'Socialist Agenda', E.J. Dionne , September 8, 2009
Obama: This Reform Is About You, E.J. Dionne , July 22, 2009
Sotomayor: The Apology Solution, E.J. Dionne , July 14, 2009
With Palin, Keep Your Eye on That Audible, E.J. Dionne , July 5, 2009
Live. From St. Paul. It's..., E.J. Dionne , June 30, 2009
Obama Takes the Next Step on Iran, E.J. Dionne , June 23, 2009
In Virginia, the Advantage Goes to Deeds, E.J. Dionne , June 11, 2009
The Moderate Backlash on Notre Dame, E.J. Dionne , May 16, 2009
The Logic of Picking Elena Kagan, E.J. Dionne , May 13, 2009
Jack Kemp, RIP, E.J. Dionne , May 3, 2009
New Foundations and Obama's Style, E.J. Dionne , April 29, 2009
Obama, Catholics and Notre Dame, E.J. Dionne , April 17, 2009
Obama Keeps a Promise, E.J. Dionne , April 4, 2009
Obama-Rudd '09, E.J. Dionne , March 24, 2009
Ron Silver R.I.P., E.J. Dionne , March 18, 2009
Why Doesn't Rush Run for President?, E.J. Dionne , March 3, 2009
The Agony of the Saturn Crowd, E.J. Dionne , February 19, 2009
Obama Interview Transcript, E.J. Dionne , February 17, 2009
Obama on Nationalizing Banks and the Stimulus, E.J. Dionne , February 15, 2009
Copy-editing the Constitution?, E.J. Dionne , January 20, 2009
We May Be One, but Certain Feelings Endure, E.J. Dionne , January 20, 2009
'We Are One' Metro Ride, E.J. Dionne , January 20, 2009
Service After Service Day , E.J. Dionne , January 19, 2009
No Monopoly on Hope, E.J. Dionne , November 10, 2008
The Obama Metro Effect, E.J. Dionne , November 4, 2008
Three Memories, E.J. Dionne , November 4, 2008
When Friends Get Hit, E.J. Dionne , November 3, 2008
40 Years Later, E.J. Dionne , October 27, 2008
Why the Tax Issue Isn't Working for McCain, E.J. Dionne , October 26, 2008
The Rebirth of American Capitalism, E.J. Dionne , October 12, 2008
The Town Hall Debate: What Was McCain Up To?, E.J. Dionne , October 8, 2008
The Young Evangelical Difference, E.J. Dionne , September 30, 2008
The Debate: An Edge for Obama, E.J. Dionne , September 27, 2008
The Debate: The War Versus the Surge, E.J. Dionne , September 26, 2008
The Debate: Obama Gets His Tax Cut in Early, E.J. Dionne , September 26, 2008
The Unbelievable McCain Campaign (Continued), E.J. Dionne , September 24, 2008
Krauthammer, Gibson and the Bush Doctrine, E.J. Dionne , September 15, 2008
Will Palin Get the Same Scrutiny Hillary Got?, E.J. Dionne , September 14, 2008
The Right and Wrong Questions for Palin, E.J. Dionne , September 11, 2008
Does the Truth Matter Anymore?, E.J. Dionne , September 10, 2008
Judging Palin by an Eighth-Grade Standard, E.J. Dionne , September 4, 2008
Waiting for Palin, E.J. Dionne , September 3, 2008
Showing George H.W. Bush the Love, E.J. Dionne , September 2, 2008
Bristol Palin Is Not the Issue, E.J. Dionne , September 2, 2008
An Unconventional Convention, E.J. Dionne , September 1, 2008
Gustav's Politics, E.J. Dionne , September 1, 2008
Clinton's Bridge to Barack Obama, E.J. Dionne , August 27, 2008
The Clinton Welcome: The Genius of Flags , E.J. Dionne , August 27, 2008
Bill Clinton: 1992 and Tonight, E.J. Dionne , August 27, 2008
Casey Sr. Was Not Muzzled on Abortion, E.J. Dionne , August 27, 2008
Bob Casey's Speech Mattered, E.J. Dionne , August 27, 2008
James Carville, Are You Happy Yet?, E.J. Dionne , August 26, 2008
Progressives: No Longer Playing Defense, E.J. Dionne , August 26, 2008
Observations of a Kid From Massachusetts, E.J. Dionne , August 25, 2008
A Republican in a Democratic Town, E.J. Dionne , August 25, 2008
 
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