Michael Scherer

Washington Post

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National political reporter for the Washington Post.

Michael Scherer on KCRW

“Trump deserves to be impeached, but that doesn’t mean impeachment is a good idea. … It distracts Democrats from their strong suits.

Impeaching Trump could hurt Democrats in 2020

“Trump deserves to be impeached, but that doesn’t mean impeachment is a good idea. … It distracts Democrats from their strong suits.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It was a historic day in Washington D.C., with the House of Representatives voting on two articles of impeachment: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.   
  House Speaker Nancy…

After impeachment vote, who will pay the price in 2020?

It was a historic day in Washington D.C., with the House of Representatives voting on two articles of impeachment: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.  House Speaker Nancy…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There’s another New York billionaire in the 2020 presidential race. Former New York City mayor and media mogul Michael Bloomberg officially joined the contest on Sunday.

Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign and how Bloomberg News will cover it

There’s another New York billionaire in the 2020 presidential race. Former New York City mayor and media mogul Michael Bloomberg officially joined the contest on Sunday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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