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.
Bills don't fail to overcome a filibuster by themselves.
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 president.