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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
By Elizabeth Drew - Feb 20,2021
WASHINGTON, DC  —  The US Senate’s failure to convict Donald Trump for instigating the January 6 riot in the Capitol, for which the House of Representatives had impeached him, leaves the question of whether the US Congress has any effective means of holding a president
By Elizabeth Drew - Feb 02,2021
WASHINGTON, DC  —  Joe Biden knows enough about the US presidency to understand that the first few weeks are the easiest and most pleasant.
By Elizabeth Drew - Oct 28,2020
WASHINGTON, DC — Following the US elections on November 3, although its final resolution may take longer, the partisan arrangements of almost the entire US federal government are subject to change.
By Elizabeth Drew - Oct 04,2020
WASHINGTON, DC — America’s capital is more on edge now than at perhaps any other time since the eve of the Civil War in 1860. The city was tense during Watergate, of course.
By Elizabeth Drew - Jun 10,2020
WASHINGTON, DC — It has been a calamity for the United States that, when two national tragedies, the COVID-19 crisis and the country’s legacy of racism, collided this spring, the occupant of the White House was an unstable person, totally unfit to govern.President Donald Trump’s
By Elizabeth Drew - Feb 24,2020
WASHINGTON, DC — The US presidential election in November is the most consequential in modern history.
By Elizabeth Drew - Feb 08,2020
WASHINGTON, DC — The fateful collision over whether US President Donald Trump should be removed from office revealed the alarming fragility of the Constitution that Americans have relied on for more than 200 years to maintain their democratic system.

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