Michael Tomasky

Newsweek / Daily Beast

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Special correspondent for Newsweek and the Daily Beast, and editor of Democracy: A Journal of Ideas; former editor-at-large and blogger at the online publication Guardian America, and of of the American Prospect, a liberal magazine

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Hillary Clinton has joked about it, called it partisan and blamed it on turf wars between federal agencies, but questions about her use of private email as Secretary of State are not…

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Yesterday, President Obama and his Republican challenger were both in Ohio. Today, it was another swing state: Virginia, where they both managed to touch on the economy.

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Yesterday, President Obama and his Republican challenger were both in Ohio. Today, it was another swing state: Virginia, where they both managed to touch on the economy.

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