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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.


The big banks are donating a lot of money to members of the House Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit. Why? ...
Progressives need to take interest group-based politics seriously if they want to counter status quo bias.
The actual views of a presidential candidate don’t matter as much as you think.
After running against it in 2010, Democrats plan to make use of Citizens United in 2012.
While progressives should celebrate JoAnne Kloppenburg’s win to replace a conservative justice on the Wisconsin Supreme Court, we...