Paul Waldman

Paul Waldman appears in the following:

The Long Odds of Off-Year Elections

Friday, November 05, 2021

Giving historical context to November's elections. 

Considering the Politics — and Virtues — of Impeachment

Friday, April 26, 2019

In the wake of the Mueller Report, why are Democrats dragging their feet?

The Bias Against Change and Medicare for All

Friday, March 15, 2019

On the messaging for and against an healthcare overhaul.

Trump vs the Facts

Friday, June 10, 2016

For months, reporters have struggled to effectively cover Donald Trump. Will a return to journalistic principles yield a change?

I Am An Outsider And So Can You!

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The victories of Donald Trump and Senator Bernie Sanders in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary are being hailed as a coup for "outsiders." But what does that mean?
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Running As An 'Outsider': An American Tradition

Friday, October 30, 2015

Pundits are surprised at the draw of "outsider" candidates like Trump, Carson, Fiorina, and Sanders this year. They shouldn't be.

Assault Rifle Ban Back on the Table

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

There are more guns in the United States than in any other country in the world, and Americans also have the highest gun ownership per capita rate — round 90 guns for every 100 Americ...

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Should the White House Release a Photo?

Friday, May 06, 2011

The Obama Administration decided not to release photos of Osama Bin Laden's corpse. The New Yorker's Philip Gourevitch and The American Prospect's Paul Waldman debate the decision.

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Political Lies and the Press

Friday, October 15, 2010

American Prospect correspondent Paul Waldman has developed a few rules for candidates to consider when dealing with the press.

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The Making of Political Narratives

Wednesday, January 02, 2008

The Iowa caucuses are tomorrow, and the candidates’ narratives about themselves and their ideals have already been mostly established. On the Media’s Brooke Gladstone and Paul Waldman, Senior Fellow at Media Matters for America, talk about how those narratives are made, why some stick and others don’t, and ...

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Religious Wrong

Friday, June 01, 2007

A new Media Matters study suggests that by neglecting religious moderates and progressives, the media are helping the conservative cause.


Motivational Speech

Friday, October 27, 2006

Paul Waldman discusses with Brooke how Obama cannily established his personal and political identity with two early speeches that hark back to Reaganesque oratory.


"Gored by the Media Bull"

Friday, January 10, 2003

Paul Waldman discusses Al Gore's peculiar, some would say "brutal", treatment by the press during the 2000 election.