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Margaret Carlson
Margaret Carlson is a Bloomberg View columnist. A former White House correspondent for Time, she was also Time's first female columnist. She appeared on CNN's "Capital Gang" for 15 years. A Bloomberg political columnist since 2005, Carlson has won two National Headliner Awards as well as the Belva Ann Lockwood alumni award from George Washington University Law School. She serves on the boards of the German Marshall Fund and the Newseum. A former editor at the New Republic, Carlson has been a fellow at Harvard University's Institute of Politics, a Poynter Fellow at Yale University and a journalist-in-residence at the University of Notre Dame. She earned her bachelor's degree from Penn State University and a law degree from George Washington University Law School.
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Comedian Goes Where Obama Won't on Race

One place the president didn't venture in the State of the Union address was into the darkness that has haunted the country for the last year: How to resolve the conflict between often largely white police forces and the urban population they sometimes fail to protect, with deadly consequences. Read more

Bush and Huckabee Get Ready for War

The toe-dipping by Jeb Bush and Mike Huckabee guarantees representation in the nomination race for the establishment and social-conservative wings of the Republican Party. Read more

Richard Clarke's Hair Is On Fire Again

Former counterterrorism adviser Richard Clarke says removing Saddam Hussein was a mistake, but arresting the spread of Islamic State, which emerged from that original blunder, is a challenge the U.S. must accept. Read more