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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.

Articles by A.B. Stoddard (page 1)

November 28, 2023 8:00 am

Can the Anti-Trump Coalition Hold?

While Trump grows stronger and more dangerous, the forces arrayed against him are fracturing and weakening.
A.B. Stoddard
November 21, 2023 5:32 am

The Day My Father Scared America

Forty years after ‘The Day After,’ can we have cohesive national moments anymore?
A.B. Stoddard
November 15, 2023 5:32 am

We Should Be Thanking Chris Christie

His candidacy is about the truth, let’s hope it lasts longer.
A.B. Stoddard
November 8, 2023 4:08 am

It’s Over Mitch, Go Rogue

For Ukraine, but also for yourself.
A.B. Stoddard
November 2, 2023 5:32 am

Next Week’s Elections Will Test Voter Mood Ahead of 2024

What to watch for in Ohio, Virginia, Kentucky, and Mississippi.
A.B. Stoddard
October 24, 2023 12:23 am

Senator Scott, Respectfully, Hit the Road

Refocusing on Iowa won’t help you win the Republican nomination. Better to get out of the race while you still…
A.B. Stoddard
October 19, 2023 3:16 am

Hey, House Republicans: It’s Time to Govern

The GOP representatives who have bravely voted against Jim Jordan’s bid for the speakership can help the House past its…
A.B. Stoddard
October 11, 2023 5:32 am

As Crises Mount, Republicans Depart from Reality

Once the “party of ideas,” the GOP is now feckless, fractured, and lacking a shared vision.
A.B. Stoddard
October 3, 2023 5:32 am

When the Donors Are Delirious

Anti-Trump Republican megadonors ignore hard data to keep wasting money.
A.B. Stoddard
September 28, 2023 5:32 am

Pro-Life Voters Will Eat Whatever Trump Serves Them

He says he doesn’t support a national abortion ban. But they’ll stick with him.
A.B. Stoddard