Michael Hirsh

Politico Magazine

Guest

National Editor for Politico magazine; former chief correspondent at National Journal and blogger at InformingThe99Percent; former senior editor, foreign editor and chief diplomatic correspondent for Newsweek magazine; author of At War with Ourselves: Why America Is Squandering Its Chance to Build a Better World and Capital Offense: How Washington's Wise Men Turned America's Future over to Wall Street

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Fifty years ago in Selma, Alabama, it was white sheriff's deputies and soldiers brutally attacking civil rights marchers.

From Selma to Ferguson: Criminal Justice Reform

Fifty years ago in Selma, Alabama, it was white sheriff's deputies and soldiers brutally attacking civil rights marchers.

from To the Point

The US and North Korea are exchanging threats and counter-threats in the aftermath of the hacking of Sony Pictures.

North Korea Emerges as Cyber-Hacker Power

The US and North Korea are exchanging threats and counter-threats in the aftermath of the hacking of Sony Pictures.

from To the Point

Republican  John Boehner  and Democrat  Nancy Pelosi  left the White House today supporting  President Obama's plan  to punish Syria's use of chemical weapons.

The President, Congress and the 'Red Line' in Syria

Republican John Boehner and Democrat Nancy Pelosi left the White House today supporting President Obama's plan to punish Syria's use of chemical weapons.

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