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A.B. Stoddard

A.B. Stoddard is a columnist at The Bulwark. Previously, she was associate editor and columnist at RealClearPolitics. She has covered the U.S. Congress since 1994, for States News Service, The Hill newspaper, and as Senate producer for ABC News. She returned to The Hill in 2006 as commentator and columnist, where her column won first place from the Society of Professional Journalists, Washington chapter, in 2010 and 2011. She has provided regular commentary on MSNBC, CNN & Fox News. Stoddard began her career as a reporter in northern Virginia at the Potomac News.

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April 9, 2024 1:05 am

Reasons for Political Optimism

In what feels like a flood of bad news of late, here are some scraps of good-news flotsam and jetsam…
A.B. Stoddard
April 2, 2024 5:17 am

‘Start the Steal’: Trump Once Again Planning to Overturn an Election

Two shadow campaigns are ramping up—one aiming to create a constitutional crisis, the other aiming to prevent one.
A.B. Stoddard
March 25, 2024 2:00 am

Trump’s Legal Fee Scam Is Just the Start, and Republicans Know It

They were promised party money wouldn’t pay Trump’s lawyer bills. Until it did.
A.B. Stoddard
March 18, 2024 5:35 pm

Trump Desperate to Find Someone to Pay his Bond!

Go dark with JVL and A.B.
A.B. Stoddard
March 18, 2024 3:55 am

Schumer Broke with Netanyahu—Now How About Menendez?

Bob Menendez shouldn’t be in the Senate, and Chuck Schumer knows it.
A.B. Stoddard
March 4, 2024 2:19 am

Hunter Biden’s Surprisingly Good Hardball

For all his flaws and failings, the first son has battled GOP lies effectively.
A.B. Stoddard
February 28, 2024 2:31 am

Bright Spots in a Bleak February

Nine stories to counter the vibes of the doomiest, gloomiest month.
A.B. Stoddard
February 25, 2024 1:56 pm

Bonus: Next Level Live From Principles First 2024

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A.B. Stoddard
February 20, 2024 5:30 pm

Biden Can’t Avoid Gaffes. He Shouldn’t Try.

A.B. Stoddard joins Mona Charen to discuss Yulia Navalnaya's amazing courage, Mike Johnson's trap, and how Biden can beat the…
A.B. Stoddard
February 20, 2024 12:21 am

Why the Sinema Enigma Matters

By retiring, Sen. Sinema could stop Kari Lake—and maybe Donald Trump—in Arizona.
A.B. Stoddard