Paul Waldman

American Prospect / Washington Post / The Week

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Senior writer at the American Prospect, blogger at the Washington Post and columnist for The Week; author of Being Right Is Not Enough: What Progressives Must Learn from Conservative Success

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For the first time in this presidential campaign, the two major parties' nominees took turns – on the same stage – talking about veterans and military issues.

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For the first time in this presidential campaign, the two major parties' nominees took turns – on the same stage – talking about veterans and military issues.

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After yesterday's sweeping primary victories, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are both acting like they're not just front-runners any more.

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