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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.


A tax plan with a catchy title, and disastrous consequences for ordinary Americans.
A new Gallup poll shows that the health care bill has resulted in fewer young adults without health insurance. 
The path to the Republican nomination will require Romney to promise things that are anathema to mainstream voters.
For the second time in as many weeks, “centrist” Democrats have emerged to criticize any semblence of liberalism from the...
Republicans—who have pushed to destroy the social safety net—have the gall to accuse President Obama of "class warfare...
Looking back, some voters think they picked the wrong Democrat.