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David Leonhardt @DLeonhardt The New York Times, in D.C.

Now: editor, The Upshot, for NYT. Then: DC bureau chief, Here's the Deal e-book, Pulitzer for commentary, math major. Still: Jim Rice, ma la, Art Blakey

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How does tech have a bro culture -- and a small gender pay gap? @clairecm: http://t.co/iYwg4o7E8USome clear, reality-based commentary on college from @crampell: http://t.co/0pSvvCnCXMYou'll soon be able to search the entire NYT archives for 1964 -- not a dull year. Here's a preview: http://t.co/xTD0tOUvvLCliven Bundy accidentally diagnosed why the Republican party falls flat with non-white voters: http://t.co/Zzs5KbAxO8
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@danieljharris is its econ big enough?No, Obama did not win one third of the white vote in the Deep South. http://t.co/h1F5X6KoMV@jbplainblog And thanks for the kind words this week! We appreciate them.@jbplainblog There are 2 different issues. The map q is a fair one. But the Bartels critique changes the subject. @Nate_Cohn's right.if building activity returns to long-term avg. we'd have 4% growth & sub-6% unemp., says @Neil_Irwin h/t @DLeonhardt http://t.co/LuKKQYQ6gu
Retweeted by David Leonhardt@jmbadlam Thanks.When @Neil_Irwin helped me understand what an economic drag housing still is, I said: You need to write that! He did. http://t.co/dI80thfbeJI bet the NYT baseball map would have looked a lot different in the TBS and WGN superstation era. http://t.co/X5Awyrwd58
Retweeted by David LeonhardtIntriguing point from @StretchRothman: Giants' dominance of Oakland may reflect how many Giants fans are online (and on FB) vs A's fans.The greatest thing for baseball fans since baseball: nyt's map of fan loyalty. Thanks, @DLeonhardt et al. http://t.co/ximgWKUGMY
Retweeted by David LeonhardtThe wealthiest GOP donors tend to give to moderate candidates. http://t.co/IAS0yaIcur http://t.co/Ji7JKfjUqU
Retweeted by David Leonhardt@KevinQ @DLeonhardt Nice work. You guys are the Rand-McNally of baseball. Or would be, had Dick Rand and Dave McNally never played.
Retweeted by David LeonhardtI've read and admired Steve Rushin for 20+ years -- so much that I still remember years-old lines (like Munson-Nixon). So the next RT = joy..@SteveRushin approves of the new Munson-Nixon line. https://t.co/5OOBtcZyzh Any ideas for other maps you'd like to see annotated or named?
Retweeted by David LeonhardtI'll be taking questions about @UpshotNYT -- including on the baseball maps -- at 1:30 pm on Facebook: https://t.co/XZZhWmNwOR. Come say hi.Another interesting insight from @DLeonhardt baseball map: how suburban the Cubs' fan base is. http://t.co/ei31M1D6wI
Retweeted by David Leonhardt@KennethBaer I helped, but the real credit goes to @jshkatz @KevinQ @giratikanon@charlessahm @PeteHegseth @jbarro Pretty sure it's NYY. Gray = NYY.@NoahGuiney @UpshotNYT Gray = NYY@NoahGuiney @UpshotNYT And thanks!"If you don’t believe in random sampling, the next time you have a blood test, tell the doctor to take it all.” http://t.co/6zYSG34p1uThat's quite a map showing where % white vote for Mitt approached % black vote for Obama http://t.co/fr9aQ7A0RU via @DLeonhardt
Retweeted by David Leonhardt@NPRinskeep Thanks so much. Via @Nate_Cohn!In the racially polarized Deep South, white support for Romney approached or matched black support for Obama http://t.co/tXCF5c8Evz
Retweeted by David LeonhardtMT @ObsoleteDogma “Rapid growth has been around the corner for a very long time now — and never quite materializes” http://t.co/zLkKX5BkgrGood morning, L.A. We're calling the line between Dodgers & Angels fans the Reagan-Nixon Line. http://t.co/XN0YcssH4z@jescuderoma @UpshotNYT @jordipc @nicolasmsarries Thanks! The creators -- @KevinQ @giratikanon @jshkatz -- have to answer that.I don't even like baseball but this interactive map from @UpshotNYT is amazing. Cc @DLeonhardt http://t.co/eGk3aCxm10
Retweeted by David Leonhardt@KevinQ @gebeloffnyt @BCAppelbaum Sold! We'll look for it in January. I'm wiring $50 for NJ Transit fare.MT @rwwishart: @HillaryClinton referred to 2 Upshot articles -- on middle class and Obamacare -- in speech at UConn.someone release a poll for everyone to fight about
Retweeted by David Leonhardt@smfrogers @kleinmatic I agree about transparency. We published code behind Senate model, all data on incomes piece and more.@rwwishart Thanks again.@BrentJMcIntosh @UpshotNYT And I was the 4th wheel. First three were the super-talented trio of @kevinq @jshkatz @giratikanon.@BrentJMcIntosh @UpshotNYT Thank you, sir!@Richard_Florida Thanks!@DLeonhardt Totally love this map. Though with this pine tar on my hand, I can't get the cursor to move.
Retweeted by David Leonhardt@mcadam_pat Thanks, Pat. Maybe Noah S. will change that.@jayrosen_nyu Thanks for tweeting that, Jay.Red Sox Nation has carved out a slice in upstate NY, but the Yankees have parts of Western Mass. http://t.co/GuM3UTIXiOThe border between Mets' and Phillies' fans eerily traces the border between people who say "sub" and "hoagie." http://t.co/FFTIDPSAQC@MaxPowe84947004 Good catch. This one will be the 25th! Thanks.Yes please. MT @DLeonhardt: An interactive map that lets you see the most popular baseball teams in every zip code. http://t.co/Bo255mPVbB
Retweeted by David LeonhardtMT @ThirdWayKessler The Munson-Nixon line! @UpshotNYT continues it's incredible launch. http://t.co/HGDsb0GTfINew from The Upshot: an interactive map that lets you see the most popular baseball teams in every single zip code. http://t.co/o1lxavNPoMStephen Colbert led his show with his take on @UpshotNYT's middle-class analysis: http://t.co/KUyMN0IMSvMT @rwwishart: @HillaryClinton referenced two Upshot articles in her speech @UConn tonight. No attribution though.Think she's starting a site? "A lot ... needs explanation. We need better information, more effectively delivered." -H. Clinton, tonight@rwwishart Which two?@AlexBerenson Thanks!A lovely essay on the joys of parenthood and large families, by @markopp1: https://t.co/o9kf6neXGnAs @amandacox & @jshkatz say on our model, we owe an intellectual debt to @NateSilver538. He's blazed a trail of making stats understandableThe stuff that @DLeonhardt & team are doing is great to read.
Retweeted by David LeonhardtI'll miss the print Columbia Spec. I greatly enjoyed co-writing a special edition. http://t.co/eYIoGx9vNI cc @JoshGalper @AlexBerensonAcross much of the south, whites now vote 90-10% for the GOP -- a loyalty rate approaching that of AfAms for Dems. http://t.co/jMv7se9dQbThe South spent much of the 20th century assimilating with the rest of the U.S. That period seems over. http://t.co/jMv7se9dQbThat delicious pie you see? It belongs to @Neil_Irwin, and he's cutting it into slices. http://t.co/OG0Z56w41o
NYT Upshot/KFF poll: Folks in Kentucky think their exchange is working pretty well, which is in fact true. http://t.co/HukCaX1Y4u
Retweeted by David Leonhardt@BruceFeiler @NiemanLab Thanks!@rwwishart The former.Hmmm, wd bet readers/buyers of most books skew rich? MT @DLeonhardt: Piketty most pop in rich states @JustinWolfers http://t.co/p4NDWMx0cG
Retweeted by David LeonhardtIf Hillary runs, which Dem is actually likely to run against her? It's not an easy question. Thoughts welcome. https://t.co/QdpBAf5FuGJeb Bush, Zhou Yongkang and influence peddling. @Neil_Irwin: http://t.co/ot7DX5oBGVIn the House, the "Waxman primary" is well under way & flush with cash: http://t.co/6A9oZ4eTMQ
Retweeted by David LeonhardtIt’s Q&A Day at @NiemanLab: Craig Mod http://t.co/u5qaJ8cLGu and David Leonhardt http://t.co/kdYdrgVGyy
Retweeted by David LeonhardtGoodness, the body language in this @BeschlossDC photo is telling. http://t.co/SOnazjXdTx@j_rossman @JustinWolfers Not at all.@nataliemjb @MysteryPollster @Nate_Cohn Well put.Vive la révolution!. Where is Piketty most popular? Rich states! @JustinWolfers: http://t.co/Tr4H1nN93pExcellent piece 'The Pay Gap Is because of Gender, Not Jobs' via @DLeonhardt #women http://t.co/XmI0ntddrs
Retweeted by David Leonhardt@jtepper2 @edwardnh UK. LIS folks may be better for giving you more detail.@jtepper2 @edwardnh about 20%, using US CPI, to make numbers more comparable to readers. Not a new notion.@jtepper2 @edwardnh The underlying data is real, in 2005 int'l dollars, using national inflation indexes and PPP. Numbers are then increasedThe poll accurately captures Obama's support, shows whites don't remember who they voted for, and nails O approval. http://t.co/hMCxWLaIMj
Retweeted by David LeonhardtGasp. New poll of South finds surprisingly low % of people saying they voted for Romney. Calm down, says @Nate_Cohn: http://t.co/TK2V7QFcfhOne of the occupations with a huge gender pay gap? Medicine. @clairecm: http://t.co/Ncstr4i4w4@jwalkersmith @UpshotNYT Thanks for asking! http://t.co/1w5KF2ml77THE MOST INTERESTING THING YOU WILL READ TODAY The American Middle Class Is No Longer the World’s Richest http://t.co/NwQL5qm4DL @DLeonhardt
Retweeted by David Leonhardt@ritholtz Thanks! And @KevinQ too! Follow the man.@mattmillernow Thanks a lot, Matt.Interesting #s. Tight RT @DLeonhardt: It's been a good few weeks for the Dems. Our model has the Senate as a toss-up: http://t.co/082zzFX518
Retweeted by David LeonhardtAfter a very long day, I keep coming back to thinking about this chart, by @KevinQ: https://t.co/KVelIKBr7N@charlesornstein Thank you!Chart of the day: American incomes are falling behind other countries, except at the top. http://t.co/WS356VnXrA http://t.co/aJE73R4ym5
Retweeted by David LeonhardtKey question: "If tech really is a bubble, would the rest of the country be harmed if it burst?" http://t.co/xBg4Bkb0Xw
Retweeted by David LeonhardtHiring @jbarro before we had a functioning website was a crime against journalism, I confess. But he's launched now. http://t.co/ru7cTQjKCCOne key lesson for the Republican AND Democratic parties: Perform today, benefit tomorrow. http://t.co/2HS5k1AsHs
Retweeted by David LeonhardtBubble. RT @blakehounshell: .@AnnieLowrey uses the B word http://t.co/SzNTEPZFYghow you hurt knee sprinting for marathon time? @JustinWolfers: Guess what I was abt to say at this pt in interview. http://t.co/VHqCapA7eo
Retweeted by David Leonhardt@allisonhydzik Thanks a lot.@StanHumphries Thanks!@becca_aa Thanks!@profsufi Thanks!@trvrplk @UpshotNYT http://t.co/1w5KF2ml77@WashingtonStand Thanks a lot.@chrmeyer Thanks a lot.
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