Thomas Edsall

Columbia School of Journalism

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Thomas Edsall is a professor of journalism at Columbia University and op-ed writer for the New York Times. He is the author of Building Red America: The New Conservative Coalition and the Drive for Permanent Power and The Age of Austerity: How Scarcity Will Remake American Politics.

Edsall is a former political editor for the Huffington Post, former senior political reporter for the Washington Post and former senior correspondent for the New Republic.

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