Cameron Joseph

Cameron Joseph is Talking Points Memo's senior political correspondent based in Washington, D.C. He covers Capitol Hill, the White House and the permanent campaign. Previous publications include the New York Daily News, Mashable, The Hill and National Journal. He grew up near Chicago and is an irrationally passionate Cubs fan.

Articles by Cameron

Happy 2020, everyone.

President Trump used his State of the Union speech Tuesday to recast himself as the great uniter after two years of division, striking an unusually unifying tone in his speech’s start and end even as used the middle to attack immigration and paint Democrats as outside-the-mainstream, pro-abortion socialists .

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Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has already created some bipartisan agreement on Capitol Hill, but he might not be thrilled to hear the conclusions lawmakers have reached.

Members of Congress from both parties whose policy views aren’t far from Schultz’s expressed skepticism and frustration at his presidential ambitions. Many predicted that if the billionaire ran as an independent, he was much more likely to hand President Trump another term in office than to win himself.

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) took a shot Tuesday at former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz’s chances of mounting a serious presidential campaign, the latest salvo in a budding feud between the progressive senator and her potential 2020 rival.

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