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The Bulwark is a news network launched in 2018 dedicated to providing political analysis and reporting free from the constraints of partisan loyalties or tribal prejudices.

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Amanda Carpenter is a political columnist for The Bulwark, a CNN contributor, and author of Gaslighting America: Why We Love It When Trump Lies To Us. Previously, she served as a speechwriter to South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint and communications director to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. Before going to Capitol Hill, she worked as a reporter for Human Events, Townhall.com, and the Washington Times.

Mona Charen is a nationally syndicated columnist, a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, and a contributor to The Bulwark. She is a best-selling author of three books: Useful Idiots (2003), Do-Gooders (2004), and Sex Matters (2018). She formerly worked in the White House Office of Public Liaison under Ronald Reagan and as a speechwriter for Nancy Reagan.

Molly Jong-Fast is a contributor to The Bulwark and the author of three books.

Richard North Patterson is a lawyer, political commentator and best-selling novelist. He is a former chairman of Common Cause and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Kim Wehle is a contributor to The Bulwark. She is also a professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law and a former assistant U.S. attorney and associate independent counsel in the Whitewater investigation and author of How to Read the Constitution and Why (Harper Collins).

Adam J. White is a Bulwark contributor, writing on American constitutionalism and the administrative state.


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