Michelle Cottle

member of the New York Times editorial board

Guest/Host

Washington correspondent for Newsweek and the Daily Beast; former Senior Editor for The New Republic

Michelle Cottle on KCRW

Democratic presidential candidates spent the last two nights throwing accusations at one another in the party’s second round of debates.

8 Republicans are retiring from the House. What's going on?

Democratic presidential candidates spent the last two nights throwing accusations at one another in the party’s second round of debates.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

While President Obama talks about oil-market manipulation and international relations, the media have been reporting about the Secret Service misbehaving with prostitutes in Colombia…

Will the Sexy Scandals Blow Back on the President?

While President Obama talks about oil-market manipulation and international relations, the media have been reporting about the Secret Service misbehaving with prostitutes in Colombia…

from To the Point

When he withdrew yesterday and endorsed  Mitt Rommey ,  Jon Huntsman  said of the Republican campaign for president, "Rather than trying to advance our common goal, this race has…

Another Debate and Big Money in Politics

When he withdrew yesterday and endorsed Mitt Rommey , Jon Huntsman said of the Republican campaign for president, "Rather than trying to advance our common goal, this race has…

from To the Point

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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from Left, Right & Center

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