Michael Hirsh

Politico Magazine

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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.

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

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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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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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