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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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The cult of objectivity requires Beltway journalists to ignore the GOP's culpability in creating this artificial crisis.
When it comes down to it, President Obama’s 2008 pledge to freeze tax rates on the middle class is a real danger to the future of...
President Obama and Republican leaders are floating another grand bargain, and like the last one, this is regressive and undemocratic.
 The public loves President Obama's rhetoric of austerity and responsibility, but it signals a turn away from the liberal project.
The president is ready to support changes to Social Security and Medicare to get a deal on the debt ceiling. If the past is any indication...
Establishment pundits have finally figured out that the Republican Party has been completely consumed by right-wing extremism.
Former Democratic leader—and health industry lobbyist—Richard Gephardt comes out against the Independent Payment Review Board,...
 When it comes down to it, the easiest way to make elections competitive is to give candidates more money.