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Jamelle Bouie

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Jamelle Bouie

Jamelle Bouie

Jamelle Bouie is a Knobler Fellow at The Nation Institute and a Writing Fellow for The American Prospect magazine in Washington D.C. His speciality is US politics—with a focus on parties, elections and campaign finance—and his work has appeared at The Washington Independent, CNN.com, and Ta-Nehisi Coates' blog at the Atlantic, in addition to regular blogging and analysis at The Prospect. He is a recent graduate of the University of Virginia, and lives in Washington D.C, though his heart remains in Charlottesville, VA.


News and Features

Depending on whom you ask, Clinton is a triangulating pro-corporate Democrat or a heroic shatterer of glass ceilings—or both.


Self-interested "centrists" ask the public to step aside and let them run things.
A few thoughts on how younger people view racism these days. 
Rick Perry is toast. 
Restricting the flow of money doesn't work. So what comes next? 
President Obama should double-down on his push for higher taxes on the wealthy.
 Obama isn’t doing too well in this crucial state.
Bills don't fail to overcome a filibuster by themselves.