Jonathan Capehart

Writer and Editorial Board Member, The Washington Post

Jonathan Capehart is a member of The Washington Post editorial board and writes about politics and social issues for the PostPartisan blog. He is an MSNBC contributor and has been substitute host of WNYC’s “The Leonard Lopate Show” and WAMU’s “Kojo Namdi Show.” Capehart was deputy editorial page editor of the New York Daily News from 2002 to 2004 and served on its editorial board from 1993 to 2000, earning, with the board, the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing. In between, he was national affairs columnist at Bloomberg News and Michael Bloomberg’s policy advisor in his first successful campaign for New York City mayor.

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