Daniel Strauss

Daniel Strauss is a reporter for Talking Points Memo. He was previously a breaking news reporter for The Hill newspaper and has written for Politico, Roll Call, The American Prospect, and Gaper's Block. He has also interned at Democracy: A Journal of Ideas and The New Yorker. Daniel grew up in Chicago and graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in History. At Michigan he helped edit Consider, a weekly opinion magazine. He can be reached at daniel@talkingpointsmemo.com.

Articles by Daniel

Georgia Senate Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn leads both of her potential general election Republican opponents in head-to-head match-ups according to a new poll from conservative-leaning pollster Rasmussen Reports.

The latest Rasmussen survey released Friday found Nunn leading Rep. Jack Kingston 47 percent to 41 percent among like Georgia voters. Three percent said they preferred another candidate and 9 percent said they were undecided.

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The investigation into political blogger "Constitutional Clayton" Kelly took a big step forward on Thursday when three more men were arrested and charged with conspiracy in connection to Kelly going to the nursing home of Sen. Thad Cochran's (R-MS) wife and taking a picture of her for an anti-Cochran video.

While it's currently unclear right now how closely connected the three men, John Mary, Mark Mayfield, and Richard Sager are to state Sen. Chris McDaniel (R), Cochran's opponent, who Kelly was allegedly trying to help.

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Madison, Mississippi police released mugshots Thursday evening of the three additional men arrested in connection with political blogger "Constitutional Clayton" Kelly for photographing Sen. Thad Cochran's (R-MS) bedridden wife at her nursing home in Madison.

The mugshot of attorney Mark Mayfield is pictured above. The mugshots of Richard Sager and John Mary and then Mayfield, again, are below.

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