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New Articles

NOTE: Opinions are my own and do not represent the views of Roosevelt University.

How the new 2020 primary schedule gives Beto and Kamala a boost.The Week, January 14th, 2019.

What the shutdown says about America’s shattered government.” The Week, January 2nd, 2019.

The loneliest man in Washington.The Week, December 27th, 2018.

Beto is the new Bernie.” The Week, December 13th, 2018.

What the Mueller memo says–and doesn’t say.The Week, December 8th, 2018.

Our long national nightmare of neverending presidential campaigns.” The Week, December 6th, 2018.

The reported Manafort-Assange meetings are a disaster for Trump.The Week, November 28th, 2018.

How Trump is turning the Justice Department against Mueller.” The Week, November 13th, 2018.

What the midterms mean for the Democrats’ 2020 hopes.” The Week, November 7th, 2018.

Recent Opinion Journalism

“Elections Should Always Feel This Urgent.Buzzfeed. November 6th, 2018.

The 2018 Senate map is brutal for Democrats. 2020 might be worse.” The Week, October 24th, 2018.

The GOP will rue the Kavanaugh confirmation.” The Week, October 5th, 2018.

What Happens When Americans Stop Respecting Supreme Court Decisions? We’re About to Find Out.Buzzfeed. October 4th, 2018.

The rage of Brett Kavanaugh and the implosion of the GOP.The Week, September 28th, 2018.

Republicans have completely bungled the Kavanaugh fiasco.” The Week, September 24th, 2018.