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Op-Ed columnist, The New York Times

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@JBuchdahl You can also argue Brown was more about Great Recession than health care, given unemployment rate in Mass. at the time. @JBuchdahl Fair. Tho Trump approval at 48/48 in Alabama is pretty damning.This quote was pre-WashPost story (thanks, @chrislhayes), so only the second two negatives apply. https://t.co/kqcC3E4Q1K+1 I read "Dream City" during my first week of working at WashPost and was always grateful I had. https://t.co/Xs0IJVObwBFunny how Moore is now being framed as Bannon vs establishment GOP when there are so many quotes floating around li… https://t.co/lLN1dX5mKk
Retweeted by David LeonhardtIt's hard to fathom the calculations here. On the negative side: seems to be a molester; is against freedom of rel… https://t.co/BlsGxNHveiJohn McCain: “Stop this process, sit down in open and transparent negotiations, and let’s begin from the beginning.” https://t.co/PT00Vwvp6OMost sobering stat last night for the White House: Trump approval was at 48-48 in exit polls. In Alabama. Moore not the only issue
Retweeted by David LeonhardtOld enough to remember when the president denied watching hours of TV every day. Back to live-tweeting Fox & Friend… https://t.co/mmZmB0H7Xs
Retweeted by David LeonhardtExcellent read --> https://t.co/AOOs0VPWlM
12/13
2017
small brain: poll average medium brain: complex, granular model based on exits, previous elections, and demographi… https://t.co/PUOOY3zPAY
Retweeted by David LeonhardtRegardless of the outcome tonight, I am mindful of the brave woman who came forward to tell their stories and were… https://t.co/3TAiLz4ZDS
Retweeted by David LeonhardtThe Moore/Trump crowd may think the New York Times is failing liberal fake news, but that’s where they’re turning f… https://t.co/dh5MPBdBPl
Retweeted by David LeonhardtNYT Alabama results and model are live https://t.co/U5myLXiB6P
Retweeted by David LeonhardtThe Republican sponsors of Alabama's voter ID law predicted it would undermine the "black power structure" by keepi… https://t.co/633WlJdpyt
Retweeted by David LeonhardtHow political polling helped build Quinnipiac University and became a $2 million/year marketing tool. My story for… https://t.co/mUcnBNaEbu
Retweeted by David LeonhardtTrump is impulsive more often than strategic, so I'm not suggesting this is all a deliberate strategy, but I am cur… https://t.co/A1y5yTaEqv
12/12
2017
A graduate student from my department here at @Princeton has been imprisoned in Iran on false spying charges, since… https://t.co/fLaeihVKfo
Retweeted by David LeonhardtIf you're gonna write a thing later this week about the inevitability of whatever happened in Alabama, you'd better… https://t.co/IL9ksZKSHr
Retweeted by David LeonhardtTo recap the AL SEN polls today: Fox: Jones +10 Emerson: Moore +9 Monmouth: Tied. At least someone's going to be cl… https://t.co/sZyZvNmdoo
Retweeted by David LeonhardtSome warnings about making the Democratic Party too democratic, from @julia_azari and me in the @nytimes. https://t.co/gwgDPjvve5
Retweeted by David LeonhardtAn actual analysis of the tax bill was also released this morning. It finds the cuts "do not pay for themselves in… https://t.co/qjUORnNoiu
Retweeted by David Leonhardt#ALSEN Pick your poison: FOX Jones +10 Emerson Moore +9
Retweeted by David LeonhardtNot serious. https://t.co/EjEKU7bbUdSusan Collins says she will vote for the tax bill only if it doesn’t lead to health-care cuts. Her fellow Republi… https://t.co/NQsrQWpCKy
12/11
2017
Why has Susan Collins had such a rough few days? Because she is chasing her party as it moves far to the right — an… https://t.co/YxltHxoBF1As unhinged as Pirro's comments are, remember that she interviewed for deputy attorney general. If she'd gotten t… https://t.co/vvB7RoNQzh
Retweeted by David LeonhardtIn his first year in office, the President of the United States has put out more public statements critical of… https://t.co/1WoPsUzDg6
Retweeted by David Leonhardt @DavMicRot Yes. Well put. (A notable exception, by the way: abortion.)Susan Collins has defined centrism in relative terms rather than substantive terms. That’s why she got duped. https://t.co/vFIqJxx0Ny @vavreck @doug_rivers @UofR Very nice!
12/10
2017
For suggesting life was better during segregation and Jim Crow, Trent Lott was run out of the Senate. Now Roy Moore… https://t.co/CHAYc4HEQN
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12/8
2017
Reminded of @amandataub on the tendency among some pro-lifers treat women as walking uteruses. Seems relevant to… https://t.co/JdND4GJu1w
Retweeted by David LeonhardtI have criticized the role a number of Republican economists have played in the tax debate. Greg Mankiw is not one… https://t.co/DlU1XjZYQ4
Retweeted by David LeonhardtClock management does not appear to be a Falcons’ strength. @SethHanlon I agree it’s the right thing to do regardless. But you don’t think there is any political cost associated with it, do you? @slauterer Thanks so much! @emjnlz01 Not just white low-income students. Low-income students of all races.PS (Should have added "in 2020") https://t.co/MMF62Orz9Wmy question going fwd: do people warm up to the plan if they quickly see more $ in their pockets? Or do their 1st i… https://t.co/iDb9bqmHIn
Retweeted by David LeonhardtI'd add: a non-Franken Democrat would probably have higher odds of winning than Franken. https://t.co/wU9Eg5cDZ5Idaho’s attempt to expand Medicaid by ballot initiative appears to be starting today. https://t.co/Qqm5Jz3jzr
Retweeted by David LeonhardtBrutal CBS poll on tax bill: 35% approval 24% say it helps their own family, 69% say it helps wealthy 54% say it fa… https://t.co/zOfZkNnHX9Good news: The number of colleges who've committed to become more economically diverse has grown to 86, including ~… https://t.co/k5OIOrgVlm
12/7
2017
States with a smaller population than Los Angeles County https://t.co/UWmeGGIk02
Retweeted by David LeonhardtAmericans Split on __________ (A continuing story.) https://t.co/Grw14FCn90.@DLeonhardt shares, and elaborates on, my perspective on the tax bill. A garbage bill that will be undone. https://t.co/6t4rl4Keib
Retweeted by David Leonhardt @mattyglesias Nah. Damage isn’t repeal.Excellent choice. https://t.co/Q1saYKPHp7Yes, the tax bill is dreadful. But don’t confuse the scale of its impact with other Trump-era threats. It’s not Oba… https://t.co/Knr0UWEWlY
12/6
2017
Amazing. Jeff Flake goes further than any Republican to help elect Doug Jones and people are like, “only $100?!?!"
Retweeted by David LeonhardtThere are few moments when a political party can be said to have lost its soul. GOP support for Moore is one of the… https://t.co/e4i7l9SZUz
Retweeted by David LeonhardtI am not being hyperbolic when I say the cure for cancer could be locked in the mind of a black child stuck in failing schools.
Retweeted by David Leonhardt @reshmasaujani Thank you!The most conservative Republicans had the biggest swing in favorable views about Muslims following 9/11--nearly THI… https://t.co/f2oRatZzRh
Retweeted by David LeonhardtRead Bush's full remarks--they're not long. He went out of his way to embrace Muslim-Americans as Americans, to dec… https://t.co/mftgmtx7eO
Retweeted by David LeonhardtMike Pence's wife Karen finds Donald Trump “reprehensible -- just totally vile," a former campaign aide tells… https://t.co/yMp7TwuEqJ
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12/5
2017
Tonight, in Roy Moore breaking-news alerts. https://t.co/34FhVUevLC
Retweeted by David LeonhardtVery nice tribute to a great journalist. Also: follow @jamiedupree for excellent Congressional coverage. https://t.co/GKHE6EDWItLow-income students in the top 5% in math are no more likely to become inventors than wealthy below-average student… https://t.co/zXWGgK1cPx
Retweeted by David Leonhardt"This fact may be the starkest: Low-income students who are among the very best math students — those who score in… https://t.co/scDmpdrCNs
Retweeted by David Leonhardt @jleibenluft @RevDrBarber Tweet deletedIsn’t it more likely that Trump was lying about why he fired Flynn than accidentally admitting obstruction? Trump… https://t.co/LYOhO0tB2nDemocratic incumbents siding with Republicans to pass a GOP gerrymander that helps them personally at the expense o… https://t.co/zUN6MDfDXp
Retweeted by David LeonhardtThere are no military options in Korea that do not risk starting the most destructive war since 1945. https://t.co/mBKbmkXpMm
Retweeted by David Leonhardt36 Gov races up in 2018: - 13 GOP-held open seats - 4 Dem-held open seats - 13 GOP Govs seeking re-election - 5 De… https://t.co/Oyuz0Sz0wU
Retweeted by David LeonhardtWay too few people are following @gregleiserson. He's super smart on tax policy, and has been doing important work… https://t.co/CWJtW2VeO5
Retweeted by David LeonhardtThe United States says missile defense keeps us safe. It saved the day in Saudi Arabia, according to Trump and the… https://t.co/Ky8Icp52eT
Retweeted by David Leonhardt"I think he's a kook. I think he's crazy. I think he's unfit for office." -- Sen. Lindsey Graham on Trump, Feb 2016… https://t.co/rnJIKHVtSk
Retweeted by David LeonhardtBig new economic study, on the problem of "Lost Einsteins." Our extreme inequality is almost certainly denying us i… https://t.co/smtlcRmRhx
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12/4
2017
“This Congress is solving economic problems that don’t exist and aggravating those that do.” https://t.co/A1fpifdeqQ
Retweeted by David LeonhardtAmerica's Lost Einsteins ... Trumpism will make this far, far worse ... https://t.co/CzOWgKl874
Retweeted by David LeonhardtIf you read only one book... you really should read more books.
Retweeted by David LeonhardtA betrayal of American ideals: Low-income students who are among the very best math students are no more likely to… https://t.co/R0urEKUB9OBig new economic study, on the problem of "Lost Einsteins." Our extreme inequality is almost certainly denying us i… https://t.co/smtlcRmRhxIt's December. It's Advent. The day after tomorrow is the earliest sunset of the year in DC. The WH Christmas Tree… https://t.co/GaG6oIgfEV
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12/3
2017
McConnell: "I’m totally confident this is a revenue neutral bill. Actually a revenue producer." Republicans did no… https://t.co/M1qWxxWxD7
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12/2
2017
John McCain's presidential campaign manager >> https://t.co/3XSOXlkLDh
Retweeted by David LeonhardtTo all the students who are about to lose their deductions, have you ever turned in a paper with handwritten edits… https://t.co/lDMThkZdAQ
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12/1
2017

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