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By Elizabeth Drew - Oct 26,2022
WASHINGTON, DC  —  Whenever I read polls about a forthcoming US election, the 1980 election in which Ronald Reagan and the Republicans swept the board and changed the country springs to mind.
By Elizabeth Drew - Jan 08,2022
WASHINGTON, DC — The first anniversary of the mob attack on the US Capitol by followers of Donald Trump on January 6, 2021, in an attempt to overturn the result of the 2020 presidential election, is coinciding with a new and dramatic phase of a congressional committee’s investiga
By Elizabeth Drew - Dec 08,2021
WASHINGTON, DC — The lighting of Christmas trees notwithstanding, Washington is an unhappy place. Indeed, I’ve never seen the city so glum. This applies to members of both political parties as well as those without much ideology.
By Elizabeth Drew - Nov 10,2021
WASHINGTON, DC — Perhaps the Democratic Party’s downhill slide can be well-attested by President Joe Biden and his top congressional allies. But their job is daunting.
By Elizabeth Drew - Oct 19,2021
 WASHINGTON, DC — When the election gods handed Joe Biden the presidency in 2020, they set a trap that he walked right into.
By Elizabeth Drew - Sep 12,2021
WASHINGTON, DC — It is far from clear that President Joe Biden deserves the obloquy heaped on him for the US evacuation from Afghanistan.
By Elizabeth Drew - May 19,2021
WASHINGTON, DC — This period in US history could go down as the moment when America’s democratic system for electing a president — the most consequential duty of US citizens — was broken, perhaps for good.True, the US constitution’s promise and central premise — that the people e
By Elizabeth Drew - Apr 28,2021
WASHINGTON, DC — Two books recently appeared that shed light on highly important aspects of US politics.
By Elizabeth Drew - Apr 10,2021
WASHINGTON, DC — More often than anyone might think, ample grounds exist for wondering why anyone would want to be president of the United States.
By Elizabeth Drew - Mar 15,2021
WASHINGTON, DC — The most significant thing that President Joe Biden said in his first prime-time address, on Thursday, March 11, was that in recent years, “We lost faith in whether our government and our democracy can deliver on really hard things for the American people.” It wa



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