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.

Jonathan Alter on KCRW

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.

Can Democrats their act together in time to take back Congress?

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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Income Inequality and Messaging

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

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