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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.

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Obama gave a great speech on jobs, but it’s not enough to ensure Democratic party unity.
The Republican plan for greater austerity—large spending cuts on all levels of government—would only exacerbate the pain...
It was nice to see President Obama in an assertive mood, but this might not mean much in the long run. 
The audience at yesterday’s presidential debate was extremely enthusiastic about killing people. 
Recent polls show that the country is ready for President Obama to confront the GOP.
The New York Times’s Joe Nocera might think otherwise, but a boycott of campaign contributions and fundraising is the last thing you...
If we want to know why this abysmal debt deal happened, we have to look to the 2010 Congressional elections.
How racial violence during segregation shaped the present-day wealth gap between blacks and whites.