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

Democrat Mary Burke's gubernatorial campaign released a rather aggressive attack ad against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) and campaign worker Gary Ellerman, which highlights swastikas superimposed over the Obama presidential campaign logo posted on Ellerman's Facebook page. The aggressive ad accuses Walker of engaging in "sleaze politics."

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The Mormon Church has decided to rename the General Women's Meeting as the General Women's Session of General Conference — something that signals a big change for women's leadership in the church, the governing First Presidency for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced on Thursday.

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North Carolina Democrats say they have good news coming out of early vote tallies, especially among African-Americans — a key constituency that Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) needs to win a tight re-election race where polls show she just barely leads House Speaker Thom Tillis, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate.

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