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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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Make Your Vote Count, Move to Iowa

If Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina don't matter as much, then why are the candidates spending all their time so far in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina, exactly as presidential contenders have done for decades? Read more

Replacing Harry Reid

Senators will look for someone they can trust to protect their rights, to fight for the party by exploiting the rules, and to make their lives easy when it comes to scheduling and other such mundane matters. Read more

Watch Scott Run

So does Walker support an agreement on immigration or is he against it? He has a year to clear it all up. Read more