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Michael Schaffer
Works at The New Republic
Attended Columbia University
Lives in Washington, DC
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Michael Graham was a March Madness hero. Then he vanished. Years later, something amazing happened.
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The chance to interact with eyewitnesses to genocide has been one of the most innovative aspects of Washington's Holocaust Museum—but time for that experience is running out.
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Three years ago, researchers at Virginia Tech developed a novel rating system for football helmets. Since then, NCAA squads, NFL teams, and parents across the country have demanded the top-rated equipment. What they ignored: the scientists who say the safety data is fatally flawed.
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Metro CEO Richard Sarles plans to step down after four years.
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You won't believe what the GOP's favorite North Carolina Senate candidate said about people on welfare.
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Viktor Yanukovych's embarrassment of riches.
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A behind-the-scenes look at the business of philanthropy.
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An inside look at his chaotic, embarrassing fall from the top—and what it says about the state of TV news.
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Three years ago, Catholic University of America reinstituted single-sex residential living for undergraduates. We check in on the outcome.
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The columnist and socialite remembers the late actress by suggesting she was almost good enough to take her husband.
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Her request for a "full review of Oklahoma’s execution procedures" is pretty meaningless.
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His complaint about critics of his Russia-Ukraine policy was a welcome departure.
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Education
  • Columbia University
    1992 - 1995
  • Georgetown Day School
    1988 - 1991
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  • The New Republic
    Editorial Director, 2012 - present
  • Washington City Paper
    Editor, 2010 - 2012
  • The Philadelphia Inquirer
    Reporter, 2002 - 2007
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