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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: JillLawrence.com. Twitter: @JillDLawrence.


Articles by Jill Lawrence (page 1)

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
December 13, 2023 5:32 am

Impeachment Is Just Another Word for Getting Even. Thanks, GOP.

Accountability is on life support and even Jack Smith may not save it.
Jill Lawrence
December 6, 2023 5:32 am

The Ugly Real-World Consequences of Trump’s Loudmouth Campaign Rants

He’s made his expectations on health care and immigration perfectly clear to Republicans in office.
Jill Lawrence
November 29, 2023 5:32 am

The Case Against Nikki Haley

She stands for everything and nothing. How would she handle abortion or Trump? Who knows?
Jill Lawrence
November 22, 2023 5:32 am

Trump Rallies are Tutorials in Hate, Vulgarity, and Disrespect

It’s hard not to become numb to the constant incivility.
Jill Lawrence