Joan Walsh

The Nation / MSNBC

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Joan Walsh is a national affairs correspondent for the Nation and political analyst for MSNBC. A former editor-at-large for Salon, she is the author of What's the Matter with White People: Why We Long for a Golden Age that Never Was.

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Judge Brett Kavanaugh did what no Supreme Court nominee had ever done before. He defended his reputation in public--on Fox News.

The US Supreme Court and Gender Politics

Judge Brett Kavanaugh did what no Supreme Court nominee had ever done before. He defended his reputation in public--on Fox News.

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