Matt Bai

Yahoo! News

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National political columnist for Yahoo! News; former political Times columnist for the New York Times and a frequent contributor to the Times' Magazine, where he covered both the 2004 and 2008 presidential campaigns; author of The Argument: Billionaires, Bloggers, and the Battle to Remake Democratic Politics and All the Truth Is Out: The Week Politics Went Tabloid

Matt Bai on KCRW

For serious students of politics and government, this year's presidential campaign has been a travesty: Donald Trump, bragging about his ratings; a discussion of his anatomy; a Twitter…

Are We Getting the Leaders We Deserve?

For serious students of politics and government, this year's presidential campaign has been a travesty: Donald Trump, bragging about his ratings; a discussion of his anatomy; a Twitter…

from To the Point

Colorado’s Democratic US Senator Gary Hart lost his party’s presidential nomination in 1984… but four years later, he looked like a winner.

Matt Bai on the Week That Politics Went Tabloid

Colorado’s Democratic US Senator Gary Hart lost his party’s presidential nomination in 1984… but four years later, he looked like a winner.

from To the Point

Today's  New York Times  reports that during preparations for last week's debate, advisers saw two presidents: One that was "listless and passive," the other "energetic and…

Presidential Debates and Running the Country

Today's New York Times reports that during preparations for last week's debate, advisers saw two presidents: One that was "listless and passive," the other "energetic and…

from Which Way, L.A.?

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