E.J. Dionne, Jr.

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Senior Fellow, Governance Studies | The W. Averell Harriman Chair

Portrait: EJ Dionne, Jr

Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne researches and writes on a range of issues that include elections; polling; the role of media in politics; and the role of religion in public life. His most recent book is Our Divided Political Heart: The Battle for the American Idea in an Age of Discontent| View Full Bio

  • In the News

    [America] has moved so very quickly from the broad argument of the campaign to the great difficulty of governing under a deadline.

    November 28, 2012, E.J. Dionne, Jr., New Haven Register
  • In the News

    Even among Catholics who attend church once a week or more, a group that is often considered more socially conservative...A majority believe the Catholic Church should emphasize issues related to justice and our obligations to the poor.

    October 25, 2012, E.J. Dionne, Jr., America Magazine
  • In the News

    [T]he swing state polls are showing that more voters—by narrow margins, but nonetheless, more voters—have confidence in Obama about the future.

    September 28, 2012, E.J. Dionne, Jr., National Public Radio
  • In the News

    [T]he NRA and the rest of the gun lobby have such a firm hold on our political system that no one can bring up the notion, which we bring up with every other kind of tragedy, that maybe we can do better. Maybe there are laws that we can pass to prevent something like this. No one says that better laws would prevent all tragedies, but if that were the standard, then we wouldn’t pass any laws at all.

    July 20, 2012, E.J. Dionne, Jr., National Public Radio
  • In the News

    Everybody has talked a lot about the resilience of the Japanese society. And…they will be again, assuming this nuclear disaster doesn't get completely out of control.

    March 18, 2011, E.J. Dionne, Jr., National Public Radio
  • Interview | NPR's All Things Considered

    Faith, Politics and the 2010 Election

    November 18, 2010

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