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The Supreme Court is coming apart at the seams

The Supreme Court is an unusual institution because it somehow manages to be both majestic and intimate. The court is housed in a marble temple with soaring columns, and it has made some of the...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2018 | COLUMN: David Leonhardt

Leonhardt: Republicans should heed McCain’s last message

John McCain was no moderate. He won Barry Goldwater’s Arizona seat in 1986 and was, for the most part, a fitting heir to Goldwater. McCain supported a smaller federal government, a hawkish foreign...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2018 | COLUMN: David Leonhardt

Leonhardt: How Trump lost his re-election in 2020

Donald Trump, who spent much of the past four years as a historically unpopular president, lost his bid for re-election Tuesday. His approval rating hasn’t approached 50 percent since he took...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2018 | COLUMN: David Leonhardt

Leonhardt: Trump tries to destroy Western alliance

The alliance between the United States and Western Europe has accomplished great things. It won two world wars in the first half of the 20th century. Then it expanded to include its former enemies...

DATE: June 12, 2018 | COLUMN: David Leonhardt

Leonhardt: Let’s hope Barnes & Noble can survive

Barnes & Noble is in trouble. You hear that, in worried tones, when you talk to people in the book business. You feel it when you walk into one of the chain’s stores, a cluttered mix of gifts,...

DATE: May 9, 2018 | COLUMN: David Leonhardt

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