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Jonathan Bernstein
Jonathan Bernstein is a Bloomberg View columnist covering U.S. politics. A political scientist, he previously wrote "A Plain Blog About Politics." He is co-editor of "The Making of the Presidential Candidates 2012." Bernstein has also written for the Washington Post, Salon, the American Prospect, Washington Monthly and the New Republic. After receiving his doctorate at the University of California at Berkeley, he taught at the University of Texas at San Antonio and DePauw University before he began blogging. He lives in San Antonio, Texas.
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Bush Versus Obama Update

It’s time for an update on the comparisons of Barack Obama and George W. Bush’s approval ratings, because it’s interesting again -- probably (although of course we can’t know for sure) for the last time. Read more

Who Offers Amendments?

Republicans offer the majority of all amendments in the Senate. Democrats offer the majority of all amendments in the House. Read more