Director, UChicago Institute of Politics. Senior Political Commentator @CNN. Author, Believer: My Forty Years in Politics. Views expressed here are my own.

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“I want my schools protected just like I want my banks protected,” the president said. 1)Banks hire guards. They don’t arm their tellers. 2) Schools aren’t banks. 3) This always is the gun industry’s answer: More guns.  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/22/us/politics/trump-guns-school-shootings.html 
RT @JohnBrennan: I greatly admire the courageous Parkland students. Open discussion on how to end mass shootings essential.… https://t.co/CcM9ssyy3D
The son of immigrants, he battled childhood cancer and later alcoholism to lead his city. The remarkable journey of Boston’s @marty_walsh. #AxeFiles.  https://art19.com/shows/axe-files/episodes/fe6eec15-139b-46a6-b56b-f1f4d203a28d  https://t.co/5dTAUXPHdT
RT @JohnJHarwood: immigration is the only thing preventing America’s labor force from shrinking over next 20 years. Trump wants to cu… https://t.co/HS6YqdNnLO
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