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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)

May 31, 2023 5:31 am

Don’t Expect DeSantis to Deliver the GOP from Trumpian Abuses of Power

The Florida governor is all too happy to follow the Trump model of busting norms and cutting ethical corners.
Jill Lawrence
May 24, 2023 5:31 am

Trump, DeSantis, and the GOP’s Culture-War Politics

The free-speech playbook we all need for the 2024 campaign.
Jill Lawrence
May 18, 2023 5:31 am

13 Ways of Looking at Kamala Harris

Is it time to reset how you think about the vice president?
Jill Lawrence
May 11, 2023 5:30 am

E. Jean Carroll Won, But the Country May Still Lose

The more trouble Trump gets in, the more his fans admire him.
Jill Lawrence
April 28, 2023 5:30 am

Lindsey Graham Wants a National Abortion Ban. Here’s What He Overlooks.

A new lawsuit reveals harrowing cases of women living under Texas laws banning abortion.
Jill Lawrence
April 17, 2023 5:30 am

Dianne Feinstein’s Health and the Judicial Confirmation Crunch

Plus: It’s long past time to end the dumb “blue slip” tradition for blocking nominees.
Jill Lawrence
April 10, 2023 5:30 am

The Racial Element of Trump’s Attacks on His Prosecutors

Why it matters that he calls them “racist” and “animal.”
Jill Lawrence
April 3, 2023 5:30 am

After Nashville, Action on Assault-Style Weapons?

Mass shootings are happening with a frequency that numbs, but Republicans are working to loosen, not tighten, gun restrictions.
Jill Lawrence
March 27, 2023 5:30 am

New Opera Gives Voice to the Pain of Gun Violence

An interview with Arne Duncan, the former education secretary whose work in Chicago is the basis for ‘The Walkers.’
Jill Lawrence
March 6, 2023 5:30 am

Joe Biden Wants You to Know He’s Not Soft on Crime

But the politics surrounding his willingness to see D.C.’s new criminal code overruled are messy and complicated for Democrats.
Jill Lawrence