Ron Brownstein

Senior Editor, The Atlantic; political analyst, CNN; author

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Ron Brownstein is editorial director for the National Journal Group, publishers of the AtlanticNational Journal and the Hotline. He is a senior policy analyst at CNN and author of The Second Civil War: How Extreme Partisanship Has Paralyzed Washington and Polarized America.

Brownstein is a former syndicated columnist for the Los Angeles Times.

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CNN’s Ron Brownstein says LA was so creative with music, movies, and TV in the 1970s that it’s still shaping American politics today.

LA’s 1970s pop culture affects today’s politics. Plus controlling wildfires with fire

CNN’s Ron Brownstein says LA was so creative with music, movies, and TV in the 1970s that it’s still shaping American politics today.

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Scientific evidence shows that wearing a mask can protect both the wearer and the community around them from COVID-19.

What Americans' refusal to wear COVID-19 masks says about politics

Scientific evidence shows that wearing a mask can protect both the wearer and the community around them from COVID-19.

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Party Conventions nominated presidents since 1831. Will Covid-19 put an end to balloons, bunting and long-winded speeches? Will it also put an end to privacy?

Will COVID-19 reshape political conventions?

Party Conventions nominated presidents since 1831. Will Covid-19 put an end to balloons, bunting and long-winded speeches? Will it also put an end to privacy?

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