Jonathan Chait

Jonathan Chait appears in the following:

This Isn’t Normal: The Case Against Accepting Trump

Monday, May 02, 2016

Even in a race against Ted Cruz, who is one of the most extreme candidates in history, Donald Trump's climb toward the nomination should not be accepted as "normal."

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Jonathan Chait On The P.C.-Outrage Machine

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

He writes: "the p.c. movement has assumed a towering presence in the psychic space of politically active people in general and the left in particular."

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The Obama Place in History

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

What will President Obama's place in history be when it's all said and done? New York Magazine tackled how the future will assess our present in a sweeping new project.

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What's Next for The New Republic and Why We Should Care

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

What does the future hold for the embattled magazine The New Republic?

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National Political Round-Up

Monday, November 10, 2014

Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine columnist, rounds up the post-midterms national political news, plus the Supreme Court's decision to weigh in on ACA subsidies.

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Jonathan Chait on Obama, Christie, the GOP and More

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Jonathan Chait, daily columnist at New York Magazine, rounds up the current national political news, including Chris Christie's growing problems and the current state of Obamacare.


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Obamacare and the Government Shutdown

Monday, September 23, 2013

It's one week to a possible government shutdown -- if Republicans and Democrats can't pass a new budget. Jonathan Chait, daily columnist at New York Magazine, talks about the Republican effort to tie funding the government to the defunding of Obamacare.

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Obama on Climate Change

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Jonathan Chait, daily columnist at New York Magazine, discusses the president's climate change speech yesterday and his overall record on the environment.

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The Problem With Saying Everyone Is The Problem

Friday, February 22, 2013

Some of the coverage of the sequestration has been characterized as a "pox on both their houses" attitude towards the Democrats and Republicans who are, once again, inching us closer to the edge. Brooke speaks with New York magazine writer Jonathan Chait who says that sticking to that approach despite the facts can lead reporters and Op-Ed writers to mislead readers about what's really going on. 

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2012 or Bust

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Jonathan Chait, writer for New York Magazine, discusses the results of yesterday's GOP primaries and talks about his "2012 of Never" piece on the future of the party.

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Republican Contenders Compete for Conservative South

Monday, March 12, 2012

Nearly three months after the Iowa Caucuses, the GOP race is still anyone’s game. Rick Santorum won the Kansas Caucuses on Saturday, while Romney picked up delegates in Wyoming, as well as Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Newt Gingrich continues to trail Romney and Santorum, but he has campaigned aggressively in the South, where primary voters will go to the polls in Alabama and Mississippi on Tuesday. How will Mitt Romney fare in the South, a conservative stronghold? Do Santorum’s wins in staunchly conservative states like Kansas and Oklahoma spell trouble for Romney? And how does Gingrich figure into the race going forward?