Karen Tumulty

political columnist for the Washington Post

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Karen Tumulty is a national political correspondent at the Washington Post. She is a former national political correspondent for Time magazine.

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Senator Cory Booker is the most recent Democrat to jump into the 2020 presidential race. Eight so far have announced they’re planning to run.

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has no experience running the Department that oversees foreign policy, and today the entire management team has either resigned or been asked to…

A government untethered from the truth?

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has no experience running the Department that oversees foreign policy, and today the entire management team has either resigned or been asked to…

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America's founding fathers accused each other of crimes, hypocrisy and sexual misbehavior, but times had changed — until last night in St. Louis.

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America's founding fathers accused each other of crimes, hypocrisy and sexual misbehavior, but times had changed — until last night in St. Louis.

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