David Leonhardt

Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times

David Leonhardt is an op-ed columnist for The New York Times. His previous roles at the Times include leading a strategic group helping leadership plan the paper’s future, Washington bureau chief, staff writer for The Times Magazine, and founding editor of The Upshot, a website covering politics and policy. He has also worked for Business Week and The Washington Post. In 2011, Leonhardt won a Pulitzer Prize for his columns on the financial crisis and its aftermath. He authored the best-selling e-book, Here’s the Deal: How Washington Can Solve the Deficit and Spur Growth. Since 2011, he has served on the jury for the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.

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Jacob J. Lew is the current United States Secretary of the Treasury, serving since 2013. He served as the 25th White... See more
Fiscal cliffs, debt ceilings, sequestration—it’s easy to dismiss our budget crises as a passing fad, but there is a... See more
The Dow reaches an all-time high, yet the economy is still considered fragile. Consumer confidence is rising, yet... See more
A panel that discusses the Supreme Court's ruling to uphold the Affordable Care Act. The emphasis is on where do things... See more
Charlie Cook, David Leonhardt, Molly Ball, and Ronald Brownstein discuss the 2012 Campaign. See more
Economic forces shaping family life have undone many of the benefits of traditional marriage. In the wake of this... See more

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