Eugene Robinson / Politics

Returning To The Familiar

WASHINGTON -- Run, Mitt, run! You too, Jeb, and please bring along the whole roadshow of perennial Republican also-rans. Across the aisle: Go for it, Hillary! What all of you see so clearly is that the nation desperately wants to be led forward ...

Journalists Must Stand Firm

WASHINGTON -- Je suis Charlie Hebdo. If "freedom of expression" is to be more than an empty slogan, Wednesday's terrorist attack in Paris cannot be allowed to have the chilling effect its murderous perpetrators intended.

Cartoons crudely ...

Time For The GOP To Pitch In

WASHINGTON -- With Republican majorities in both houses, the new Congress should begin by focusing on traditional GOP priorities: improving the nation's sagging infrastructure, reforming an unwieldy tax code and finding ways to boost middle-class ...

The GOP's Bad Habit

WASHINGTON -- Here's some advice for House Majority Whip Steve Scalise that also applies to the Republican Party in general: If you don't want to be associated in any way with white supremacists and neo-Nazis, then stay away from them.

Do not ...

Economic Facts Get In The Way

WASHINGTON -- Uh-oh. Now that the economy is doing well, what are Republicans -- especially those running for president -- going to complain about? And what are Democrats willing to celebrate?

Last week's announcement that the economy grew at a 5...

Wrongly Pointing Fingers

WASHINGTON -- It is absurd to have to say this, but New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, activist Al Sharpton and President Obama are in no way responsible for the coldblooded assassination of two police officers in Brooklyn on Saturday. Nor do the tens...