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Jonathan Allen

District of Columbia, USA
National Political Reporter — NBC News
#1 NYT-bestselling author (with @amieparnes) | NBC News Digital reporter | Terp | Nats fan | Northwestern adjunct

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Jonathan Allen, co-author of the New York Times-bestselling Clinton biography "HRC," has covered Congress, the White House and elections over the past 15 years. This is a homecoming for Jon, who won the Dirksen and Hume awards as a reporter for CQ -- the first place he worked in Washington. A frequ…

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On this issue, Chris Murphy is essentially what Ted Kennedy was to GWB in the White House — the Democrat he would need to legitimize legislation. Without Murphy, no cover for Dem votes. With Murphy, lots of cover for Dems to vote yes.
Good get for @JoeBiden: endorsement from @RepLouCorrea. A month ago, Correa, who is a member of the Hispanic Caucus and from California, told me he was deciding between Biden and Harris. Decision made. 
The story of Medicare for All, Labor & Bernie Sanders: * He wants to cover everyone. * Unions members like that but worry about losing benefits. * He has a plan. * It's a rule to force employers to route savings to wages or benefits. * Unions like this. 
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