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Cliff Schecter

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Cliff Schecter is a columnist for the Daily Beast and Democratic political and PR strategist. He is the author of The Real McCain: Why Conservatives Don't Trust Him and Why Independents Shouldn't. He co-hosts the UnPresidented podcast on iTunes and Patreon.

Schecter is a former CEO of Majority Ohio, a public policy organization, and a former contributor to the Huffington Post and Guardian America.

Cliff Schecter on KCRW

More than a dozen of Sen. Franken's Democratic colleagues are calling on him to resign after multiple accusations of unwanted advances.

Pressure mounts on Sen. Franken to resign

More than a dozen of Sen. Franken's Democratic colleagues are calling on him to resign after multiple accusations of unwanted advances.

from One Year Later

America's mass shootings are getting deadlier, and Sunday's atrocity in Las Vegas was the deadliest yet; it involved automatic weapons.

Guns: prayer or politics… or both?

America's mass shootings are getting deadlier, and Sunday's atrocity in Las Vegas was the deadliest yet; it involved automatic weapons.

from To the Point

Yesterday's attack on a Republican baseball practice  was one of 155 shootings involving four or more people since the first of this year. That's almost one such incident every day.

Gun violence strikes Congress: How will lawmakers respond?

Yesterday's attack on a Republican baseball practice was one of 155 shootings involving four or more people since the first of this year. That's almost one such incident every day.

from To the Point

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There are so many Democrats wanting to be president in 2020. Cory Booker is the latest to announce.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand