Michelle Cottle

Newsweek/Daily Beast

Guest/Host

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

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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

Globalization, advancing technology and the real estate collapse have led to a long-term economic crisis.  Time for a tectonic shift in America? Or just muddle through?

Extreme Makeover: US Economy Edition

Globalization, advancing technology and the real estate collapse have led to a long-term economic crisis.  Time for a tectonic shift in America? Or just muddle through?

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There’s been some interesting movement in the polls as the candidates parade through Iowa.

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A California Supreme Court decision last year created a new test to determine whether someone is an employee or an independent contractor.

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So, we’re going to hear from Robert Mueller after all.

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Journalist Will Evans exposed Tesla’s flagrant labor violations, but all the company’s founder did was shrug him off and cry "fake news."

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Plus: AOC makes the Fed interesting again

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President Trump is finally fulfilling his campaign pledge to undo the Obama Clean Power Plan.

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The challenge of climate change can seem overwhelming--especially with the Trump administration dropping the ball. But cities have opportunities to make change.

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How did federal prosecutors get another chance with Jeffrey Epstein?

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