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Robert Schlesinger
Works at US News & World Report
Attended Middlebury College
Lives in Alexandria, VA 22314
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Obama may be right on the substance of immigration reform, but he's setting a dangerous precedent.
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Thanks to Louisiana, Kansas and Georgia, we may not know who runs the Senate until ... January?
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We're seven weeks out from this year's elections, and some things remain unanswered.
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From GOP establishment wins to immigration non-reform to Eric Cantor, it's been a surprising year.
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The GOP has apparently given up on recouping its losses with Hispanic voters.
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Record amounts of outside spending are flooding the battle for the Senate.<br />
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Independent candidates in South Dakota and Kansas are complicating the GOP's push for Senate control.
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Bill Clinton's presidency had bipartisan achievements, but also brutal partisan fights.<br />
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What are the odds of the GOP retaking the Senate? Depends who you ask. ;<br />
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As GOP predictions for the Affordable Care Act prove wrong, the issue fades as a 2014 weapon.
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The GOP fringes and voter base are shouting 'Impeach!' but Republican leaders don't want to bite.
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Journalism
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Writing, editing, commentary, history
Employment
  • US News & World Report
    Managing Editor, Opinion, 2008 - present
  • The Boston Globe
    Reporter, 2001 - 2004
  • The Hill
    Political Editor, 1997 - 2000
  • Boston University
    Adjunct Professor, 2004 - 2008
    Taught and edited at BU Washington Program
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Alexandria, VA 22314
Previously
Middlebury, VT - New York, NY 10021
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Managing editor for opinion at U.S. News & World Report and author of White House Ghosts: Presidents and Their Speechwriters
Introduction
I'm a columnist, blogger, and editor with U.S. News & World Report, where I run the opinion section; I also wrote White House Ghosts: Presidents and Their Speechwriters (Simon & Schuster, 2008), a narrative history of presidential speechwriters.
Education
  • Middlebury College
    1990 - 1994
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