Astead Herndon

National politics reporter, New York Times

National politics reporter, New York Times

Astead Herndon on KCRW

A closer look at some of the trends reshaping political behavior on the left.

Pragmatic but still undecided

A closer look at some of the trends reshaping political behavior on the left.

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Jeff Sessions is out as President Trump’s attorney general.

Sessions is adjourned

Jeff Sessions is out as President Trump’s attorney general.

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