Richard North Patterson

Richard North Patterson is a lawyer, political commentator and best-selling novelist. He is a former chairman of Common Cause and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.


Articles by Richard North Patterson

March 31, 2020 5:29 am

Here’s How Biden Resets the Race During a Pandemic

He was beating Trump before COVID-19. How does he stay on top?
Richard North Patterson
March 29, 2020 5:07 am

Trump: America’s Most Dangerous Pathogen?

America isn't just fighting off COVID-19—we're struggling against a president who has made matters worse at nearly every turn.
Richard North Patterson
March 27, 2020 5:03 am

Donald Trump Repurposes Easter

The president's deadline helps no one but himself.
Richard North Patterson
March 23, 2020 5:35 am

Coming Soon: Donald Trump As the Hero of COVID-19

The man who lies about everything will tell America that he saved us from the pandemic that he made much, much worse.
Richard North Patterson
March 18, 2020 5:36 am

Six Lessons from the Democratic Primaries

The Democratic race is over. Here's what we've learned.
Richard North Patterson
March 17, 2020 5:21 am

Bernie’s Choice: Ride or Die

Does he want to make his followers feel righteous, or beat Donald Trump?
Richard North Patterson
March 13, 2020 5:20 am

Democrats Need the Best of Biden

"Good enough" isn't good enough.
Richard North Patterson
March 5, 2020 6:43 am

Joe Biden Has Saved the Democrats—For Now

How Uncle Joe brought his party back from the precipice.
Richard North Patterson
March 2, 2020 5:08 am

The End Is Near

Super Tuesday will reduce the Democratic field to two.
Richard North Patterson
February 24, 2020 5:11 am

Can Bloomberg Save Democrats from a Hostile (Socialist) Takeover?

The Dems' red day of reckoning is here. Mayor Mike wants to save the party.
Richard North Patterson