Walter Shapiro

Walter Shapiro is an award-winning political columnist who has covered the last ten presidential campaigns. Along the way, he has worked for The Washington Post, Newsweek, Time, Esquire, USA Today and, most recently, Yahoo News. He is also a lecturer in political science at Yale University. He can be reached by email at and followed on Twitter @MrWalterShapiro.

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Friday, July 10, 2015
What Those Who Want Gun Control Can Learn From South Carolina
Dawn came early to South Carolina on Thursday. Shortly after midnight the lower house of the state legislature voted 94-to-20 to remove the Confederate battle flag from the statehouse grounds. The emotional turning point in the 13-hour debate came when Republican Jenny Horne , a descendent of...
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