Alex Wagner

White House Correspondent, Politics Daily

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As Chancellor of Washington, DC's notorious public schools, Michelle Rhee got national attention for closing 23 poor-performing schools and firing 500 teachers.

Does Rhee's Departure Signal End to Teacher-Centered Ed Reform?

As Chancellor of Washington, DC's notorious public schools, Michelle Rhee got national attention for closing 23 poor-performing schools and firing 500 teachers.

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In the aftermath of Arizona's  new immigration law , with the prospect of other states passing similar crackdowns, President Obama has made an  impassioned plea  for comprehensive…

Immigration and the Fourth of July

In the aftermath of Arizona's new immigration law , with the prospect of other states passing similar crackdowns, President Obama has made an impassioned plea for comprehensive…

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Michelle Wilde Anderson speaks to Robert Scheer about how four working class towns struggling with poverty and broke governments still managed to progress.

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Two November ballot initiatives would legalize sports betting in California. It could provide a windfall for the state, but gambling addicts are worried.

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