Shrum, a senior fellow at NYU, was a longtime political consultant who worked on numerous Democratic campaigns, including Kerry-Edwards in 2004 and Al Gore’s 2000 race for the White House.
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The speaker may bow to his own party’s extremists, but the president shouldn’t. By Robert Shrum. MORE
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Barack Obama’s victory was more than a defeat of Mitt Romney. The winner is 21st-century America. MORE
Mitt made multiple mistakes that will lead to his defeat.
Some of them date to 2008. MORE
As Romney’s ‘surge’ erodes, it’s back to reality—and the president’s electoral strength.... MORE
He should be remembered for moving America forward on innumerable issues, says friend Robert Shrum. MORE
Sit down Mitt—the president just passed you by, writes Robert Shrum. MORE