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Jill Lawrence

Jill Lawrence is an opinion writer and the author of The Art of the Political Deal: How Congress Beat the Odds and Broke Through Gridlock. She previously covered national politics for the AP and USA Today and was the managing editor for politics at National Journal. Homepage: Twitter: @JillDLawrence.

Articles by Jill Lawrence (page 1)

April 4, 2024 3:15 am

The GOP’s Women Problem

From abortion policy to Trump’s skeeziness, Republicans have plenty of reason to worry about women voters in 2024.
Jill Lawrence
March 27, 2024 2:09 am

So You Want to Hire a Conservative Commentator…

After the Ronna McDaniel fiasco at NBC, how can news orgs find principled conservatives worth publishing and airing?
Jill Lawrence
March 6, 2024 2:19 am

Sinema Bows Out, Blames You

The centrist Senate negotiator is right about dysfunction, wrong about its source.
Jill Lawrence
March 4, 2024 2:15 am

This Democracy Defender Has Trump’s Number

California’s Adam Schiff, running for the U.S. Senate, is unusually well suited for the fight to contain Trump and Russia.
Jill Lawrence
February 21, 2024 12:54 am

The Stormy Daniels Hush Money Case—Which Goes to Trial Next Month—Is a Bigger Deal Than You Think

Trump allegedly broke the law to hide dirt on himself from voters, and it might have changed the fate of…
Jill Lawrence
February 15, 2024 1:44 am

Whatever Donald Wants, Donald Gets

Trump’s march through the GOP is leaving it in ruins.
Jill Lawrence
February 7, 2024 11:36 pm

A Climate Action President Presiding Over an Oil and Gas Boom

It’s a complicated political balancing act—and a difficult one to explain to voters.
Jill Lawrence
January 22, 2024 1:58 am

Cancel the 2024 Presidential Debates if Trump Is the GOP Nominee

He turns them into delusional shitshows that do more harm than good.
Jill Lawrence
January 17, 2024 5:32 am

DeSantis Out

His presidential campaign is at its end—but the wrong knocks against him got all the attention.
Jill Lawrence
January 4, 2024 5:32 am

McConnell’s Two Big Legacies: The End of Roe and the Forever Grip of Trump

The Senate Republican’s power plays haven’t turned out as planned.
Jill Lawrence