Jonathan Alter

MSNBC

Guest

Jonathan Alter is an author and analyst with MSNBC. Among his many books are  The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of HopeThe Promise: President Obama Year One and The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies.

Alter is a former columnist for the Daily Beast, and former senior editor and columnist for Newsweek magazine.

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Polls show Democrats have a chance to win back the House majority and maybe even the Senate in 2018. President Trump's ratings are at historic lows.

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President Obama released his latest budget today, $4 trillion all told.

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