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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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For the last year, Senate Republicans have used the confirmation process to block nominees, de-staff agencies, and overturn the president's...
Conservatives attack President Obama as a Jimmy Carter, but he's really more of a George H.W. Bush.
Without federal assistance, Medicaid is too expensive for most states, and as a result, some Republican governors are pushing the Obama...
Compared to Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty's plan for tax reform, the Bush tax cuts are a quaint example of fiscal restraint.
Despite the obsession with spending cuts in Washington, DC, large majorities of Americans support tax increases to reduce the deficit.
If the institutional norms of 2009 matched those of 1967, Barack Obama would be hailed as one of this country’s great liberal...
Conservatives have attacked unions as bad for African Americans, but the truth is that civil rights and the labor movement have gone hand-...
House Republicans have opened another front in their war against the unemployed.