Ron Brownstein

Senior Editor, The Atlantic

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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.

Bro2wnstein is a former syndicated columnist for the Los Angeles Times.

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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?

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Americans see coronavirus in terms of politics more than public health. Blue states are enforcing “social distancing.” Red states are reluctant.

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Americans see coronavirus in terms of politics more than public health. Blue states are enforcing “social distancing.” Red states are reluctant.

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