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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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Jeb Jumps In

Republicans haven’t had to live with extreme uncertainty about their nominee for a long time, and some may be tempted to just settle for the next Bush in line. Read more

Bring On the Straw Polls

Mock elections don't necessarily select the winning nominee, but they provide a lot of information to the party. Read more