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

There's an ongoing question centered on the possibility that Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) might run for president in 2016: how would Hillary Clinton (who looks all but certain to run) respond to Warren's push to make the economy a signature Democratic issue?

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When she called into C-SPAN while her sons were guests on Tuesday, Joyce Woodhouse didn't think anybody would notice. But people did and the clip of her comments lightly berating her sons for their bickering (one is a Democratic operative the other is a Republican operative) went viral.

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President Barack Obama's announcement that the United States is opening an embassy in Cuba is one of the biggest changes in U.S.-Cuban relations in over five decades, spanning major events like the Cuban Revolution, Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Elian Gonzalez Affair.

After the Communist revolution was completed in 1959, the United States completely severed diplomatic relations with Cuba in 1961. See a gallery of some of the most pivotal moments from the two countries' tangled relationship below.

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On the same day that former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) announced that "actively" exploring running for president in 2016, a new Washington Post-ABC News poll of Republicans and Republican-leaning Independents said that Bush leads the potential Republican primary field if Mitt Romney doesn't run.

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