Ari Berman

Mother Jones

Guest

Ari Berman is a senior reporter for Mother Jones and the author of Herding Donkeys: The Fight to Rebuild the Democratic Party and Reshape American Politics and Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America.

Berman is a former political correspondent for The Nation and a former investigative journalism fellow at The Nation Institute.

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