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Jonathan Alter

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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.

from One Year Later

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

Income Inequality and Messaging

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

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Congress adjourned for the summer with tax reform still caught in political gridlock.

Can Corporations Be Patriots?

Congress adjourned for the summer with tax reform still caught in political gridlock.

from To the Point

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We speak with California Congressman Adam Schiff about Trump’s State of the Union and what Schiff is investigating next.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

We’re not talking about the hamberders.

from Left, Right & Center

Stacey Abrams, who narrowly lost the Georgia governor’s race in November, is delivering the Democrats’ response to President Trump’s State of the Union address.

from News Stories

Amazon’s CEO accused American Media Incorporated of trying to extort him by threatening to publish embarrassing photos.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Nearly 200 Catholic bishops and high-ranking clergy are in Vatican City for a meeting on child sex abuse within the church -- and efforts that individual diocese around the world made…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Listen to America change… one person at a time. For these six people, the politics of the Trump era have changed everyday life.

from Left, Right & Center

Do more surprises lay ahead for the “dirty trickster”?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Some newly elected Democrats want Trump to face impeachment.  But veterans like Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff are calling for patience.

from To the Point

Democrats seem unlikely to give in to President Trump’s wall funding demands, making another government shutdown likely.

from Left, Right & Center