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By Eric Posner - May 15,2021
CHICAGO — One of the striking contrasts between the Trump and Biden administrations is in the debate about whether the presidency has achieved more power than is consistent with the public good.
By Eric Posner - Mar 15,2021
CHICAGO — President Joe Biden is signalling that his administration will get tough on monopoly.
By Eric Posner - Feb 14,2021
CHICAGO  —  Former president Donald Trump’s trial in the United States Senate has begun, but already a great deal of confusion has arisen about fundamental questions. Trump’s lawyers argue that the Senate is not permitted to hold a trial at all.
By Eric Posner - Jan 16,2021
CHICAGO  —  On Friday, January 8, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced plans to impeach US President Donald Trump for the second time in a year, hoping to drive him from office before he does more damage to the country.
By Eric Posner - Jan 02,2021
CHICAGO — As US President Donald Trump’s single term limps to an end, we should revisit a question that has dominated mainstream punditry for the past four years: Was America on the brink of an authoritarian takeover?
By Eric Posner - Dec 08,2020
CHICAGO — The all-but-completed US presidential election has upset a range of lurid predictions.
By Eric Posner - Nov 07,2020
CHICAGO — Joe Biden has survived a grueling election campaign and a cliff-hanger election. Next, he must fend off legal challenges from US President Donald Trump’s campaign.
By Eric Posner - Oct 19,2020
CHICAGO — Next month’s United States election is not about policy, nor is it even about President Donald Trump. It is about America’s constitutional system. This is not to suggest that the election could end that system.
By Eric Posner - Aug 11,2020
CHICAGO — With Joe Biden’s lead in the polls, many Democrats and Republican Never-Trumpers are increasingly optimistic that US President Donald Trump will lose in November. But it would be a mistake to count Trump out.
By Eric Posner - Oct 01,2019
CHICAGO — America’s Democrats have made a serious mistake by launching impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.

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