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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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Bad Politics Is Funded by Nincompoops

People are dopes.The Democrats' congressional campaign arm pulled in $2.1 million in online donations over the weekend -- the best four-day haul of the current Read more

What Mattered This Week?

I'll say the ongoing situation in Gaza mattered. What didn't matter? The revelation that, in 2012, MIT economist Jonathan Gruber said that subsidies wouldn't Read more