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Jim Swift

Deputy Online Editor — The Weekly Standard
Covers:  economics, 2nd amendment issues, senate, congress, politics, house, conservative politics, trade

Deputy Online Editor @weeklystandard | http://tws.io/Swift | CLE sports fan | Source of handcrafted, artisanal, locally sourced trolling. | #LaBiscuitBrava

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Former Senate and House economic policy staffer. I work at The Weekly Standard as deputy online editor.

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@JSwiftTWS — 5,814 followers, 84,986 tweets

Aug 18, 2017

I don't think you need to run for Senate to brag that your real estate development is leased at 100% but what do I know. https://t.co/dwaEutc43C

Aug 18, 2017

RT @Wu_Tang_Finance: Shits so intellectually absent. The composition of the country has been changing rapidly since 1776. https://t.co/rMAo7QQx2o

Aug 18, 2017

It was your phone calls to House members, guys. Pat yourselves on the back. You did it. Ask the DCCC!  https://twitter.com/woodruffbets/status/898623643596365825 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Freelance researcher at CQ Roll Call.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! We have a type writer at work and I use it for short letters to people. I am not a hipster.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

In my limited experience, that varies. But, in short, it means asking the questions you think need to be asked and reporting the answers...