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Hard to argue with Obama's State of the Union address

It was the eloquent, post-partisan, uniter-not-a-divider President Obama who appeared in the House chamber tonight. It was his second State of the Union address, but the first with the lift and vision of his best campaign speeches. Obama managed...

By Eugene Robinson  | January 25, 2011; 10:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (143)
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Americans don't want health-care repeal

It is simply not true that "the American people" want President Obama's health-care reform law repealed. House Republicans should be aware that while conservative activists may support the action they're about to take, surveys indicate that the general public...

By Eugene Robinson  | January 18, 2011; 7:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (194)
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Obama: consoler in chief

In Tucson tonight, President Obama played the role that all presidents must play at times of great tragedy: consoler in chief. His speech at the memorial service for the victims of Saturday's massacre seemed not to come from a...

By Eugene Robinson  | January 12, 2011; 9:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (181)
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Give Lieberman some credit on don't ask, don't tell

I've had quite a few occasions to be critical of Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I) of Connecticut, so let me take the opportunity to praise him for being right, and righteous, on an important progressive issue: getting rid of don't...

By Eugene Robinson  | December 2, 2010; 11:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (21)
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GOP should be careful what it wishes for

This is going to be a long night. I think we can count on some real surprises -- somebody who wasn't supposed to win is going to squeak by, someone who wasn't even thought to be in danger will...

By Eugene Robinson  | November 2, 2010; 7:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Juan Williams's Shirley Sherrod moment

Now Juan Williams knows how Shirley Sherrod must have felt. Williams was fired from his longtime post as NPR's senior political analyst late Wednesday because of remarks about Muslims that he made a couple of days earlier while wearing...

By Eugene Robinson  | October 21, 2010; 3:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (196)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Michelle Rhee has managed to offend me now, too, Eugene Robinson , September 16, 2010
Christine O'Donnell's win is the GOP's loss, Eugene Robinson , September 14, 2010
Charlie Rangel is no crook, Eugene Robinson , August 4, 2010
LeBron James and the American way, Eugene Robinson , July 9, 2010
Take a hike, Chairman Mike, Eugene Robinson , July 2, 2010
Time to give BP CEO the boot, Eugene Robinson , June 1, 2010
Pulling out troops in Afghanistan, Eugene Robinson , April 16, 2010
Tiger Woods, golf's meal ticket, is back, Eugene Robinson , April 2, 2010
John Roberts gets it right (for once), Eugene Robinson , March 10, 2010
Tiger Woods takes the blame, Eugene Robinson , February 19, 2010
Listen to Bayh's reason for retiring, Eugene Robinson , February 15, 2010
The punditocracy was wrong about Obama's speech, Eugene Robinson , January 27, 2010
Obama corners the GOP, Eugene Robinson , January 27, 2010
Nancy Pelosi's health-care strategy, Eugene Robinson , January 27, 2010
Scott Brown beats Martha Coakley -- and life goes on, Eugene Robinson , January 19, 2010
Following the earthquake in Haiti on Twitter, Eugene Robinson , January 13, 2010
A long haul -- continued -- in Afghanistan, Eugene Robinson , December 1, 2009
Obama, Palin and the off-off-year election, Eugene Robinson , November 3, 2009
Obama, crazy like a -- yes -- fox, Eugene Robinson , October 20, 2009
The Biggest Disappointment of the Obama Presidency, Eugene Robinson , October 16, 2009
Why No Kudos for Obama?, Eugene Robinson , October 9, 2009
On Olympics, Told You So, Eugene Robinson , October 2, 2009
Obama's Display of Immodesty?, Eugene Robinson , September 29, 2009
Republicans Behaving Badly, Eugene Robinson , September 9, 2009
Is Someone Lying in the Gates Case?, Eugene Robinson , July 29, 2009
The Wise Latina Method, Eugene Robinson , July 14, 2009
The Best of Michael Jackson, Eugene Robinson , July 7, 2009
Governor Sanford Tangos Alone, Eugene Robinson , June 24, 2009
So What's Next on Torture?, Eugene Robinson , April 29, 2009
The Bases Obama Didn't Cover, Eugene Robinson , April 14, 2009
Why Not a World Without Nukes?, Eugene Robinson , April 6, 2009
What Obama Didn't Say, Eugene Robinson , March 25, 2009
Show Us Some Drama, Obama, Eugene Robinson , March 16, 2009
Tom Daschle: A Creature of the System, Eugene Robinson , February 3, 2009
In Defense of Snow Wimps, Eugene Robinson , January 28, 2009
In Re: The Matter of Rod Blagojevich (Continued), Eugene Robinson , January 27, 2009
Stevens the Soothsayer, Eugene Robinson , October 27, 2008
The Final Debate: McCain Stock Plunges Further, Eugene Robinson , October 16, 2008
The Town Hall Debate: Punch, Counterpunch, Eugene Robinson , October 7, 2008
The Town Hall Debate: What I'd Give for a Follow-Up, Eugene Robinson , October 7, 2008
The Town Hall Debate: Teeing Off, Eugene Robinson , October 7, 2008
The VP Debate: Palin's Big Mistake, Eugene Robinson , October 3, 2008
The VP Debate: The Strangest I've Ever Seen, Eugene Robinson , October 2, 2008
McCain Moving Out of Motown , Eugene Robinson , October 2, 2008
The Debate: The All-Important Grumpiness Factor, Eugene Robinson , September 26, 2008
Funny Money, Eugene Robinson , September 17, 2008
Racism in Plain English, Eugene Robinson , September 4, 2008
Have You Hugged a Republican Today?, Eugene Robinson , September 3, 2008
Would You Do That to Your Daughter?, Eugene Robinson , September 1, 2008
McCain's Faith in the Surge, Eugene Robinson , August 29, 2008
The Most Surprising Convention Speech, Eugene Robinson , August 27, 2008
Michelle Obama Owned Her Moment, Eugene Robinson , August 26, 2008
The Action on the Edge of the Action, Eugene Robinson , August 24, 2008
 
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