Matt Bai, The New York Times Magazine’s chief political correspondent, investigates the state of Ohio, and whether it was Obama’s auto bailout that saved Ohio from falling off the cliff or the policies of the Republican Governor, or if it was something else entirely. He argues that the answer could decide the next presidency. His article “Did Barack Obama Save Ohio?” appears in the September 9 issue of the magazine.
How have people's ideas about race changed the political landscape for the upcoming general election? NYT magazine contributing writer Matt Bai, Ronald Walters professor of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park, and John McWhorter, a senior fellow with the Manhattan Institute, talk about the shift.
Chicago Tribune columnist Clarence Page, Marie Cocco, syndicated columnist for the Washington Post Writers Group, and Matt Bai, contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine, talk about yesterday's primaries.
In his new book The Argument: Billionaires, Bloggers, and the Battle to Remake Democratic Politics (Penguin, 2007), Matt Bai, studied what is at the heart of the Democratic party and whether Democrats can get over what divides them to succeed in 2008.
What makes the progressive wing of the Democratic Party tick? Journalist Matt Bai joins guest host Mike Pesca to talk about his new book The Argument: Billionaires, Bloggers, and the Battle to Remake Democratic Politics. Also, real estate blogger Lockhart Steele on why so many New Yorkers still rent, compared ...
Matt Bai, contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine covering the presidential campaign and Ruben Navarrette, Jr., syndicated columnist with the Washington Post Group, both assess how the Democratics did in their second debate this year.