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John Avlon Poliwood: The Ups and Downs of Combining Celebrities and Politics – CNN

Poliwood: The Ups and Downs of Combining Celebrities and Politics – CNN

Poliwood — the intersection of politics and Hollywood — can be a powerful combination, capable of elevating policy debates and inspiring broad audiences. Unfortunately, it can also dumb us down to a nation of slack-jawed spectators. This past week, we … Continue reading

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John Avlon Trump’s McCarthyism Charge is Deeply Ironic – CNN

Trump’s McCarthyism Charge is Deeply Ironic – CNN

“Study the late Joseph McCarthy, because we are now in period with Mueller and his gang that make Joseph McCarthy look like a baby!” President Donald Trump tweeted from the final days of his golfing vacation at Bedminster, New Jersey. … Continue reading

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John Avlon Trump, the Saudis, and America’s Disastrous ‘Enemy of My Enemy is My Friend’ Strategy – CNN

Trump, the Saudis, and America’s Disastrous ‘Enemy of My Enemy is My Friend’ Strategy – CNN

“He’s a son of a bitch, but he’s our son of a bitch.” President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is said to have been talking about Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza. It was 1939, and you can imagine him, cigarette and martini in … Continue reading

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John Avlon Independent Voters are Trump’s Judge and Jury – CNN

Independent Voters are Trump’s Judge and Jury – CNN

It’s the best of times and the worst of times for independent voters and candidates. With Washington bitterly polarized, the need to break out of the divisive duopoly of Republican and Democrat has never been clearer — especially for those … Continue reading

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John Avlon Trump Administration Convictions Could Surpass Nixon – Reality Check with John Avlon – CNN

Trump Administration Convictions Could Surpass Nixon – Reality Check with John Avlon – CNN

CNN’s John Avlon does a reality check on the “swampiness” of present and past presidential administrations. He notes that President Trump’s administration is on course to equal or surpass Nixon’s dozens of convictions.

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John Avlon Debunking the Myths Surrounding George Soros – Reality Check with John Avlon – CNN

Debunking the Myths Surrounding George Soros – Reality Check with John Avlon – CNN

CNN’s John Avlon explains some of the theories surrounding 88-year-old George Soros after an explosive device was sent to his house in New York.

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John Avlon John Avlon Clears Up the Confusion Over Collusion – Reality Check with John Avlon – CNN

John Avlon Clears Up the Confusion Over Collusion – Reality Check with John Avlon – CNN

CNN’s John Avlon joins New Day with a “Reality Check” to clear up the conflicting messages from President Trump and his lawyers on collusion.

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John Avlon John Avlon Hosts State of America – CNN
John Avlon John Avlon Hosts State of America – CNN
John Avlon John Avlon Hosts State of America  – CNN
John Avlon Deadline Artists Celebrates Newspaper Columns on – CNN OutFront

Deadline Artists Celebrates Newspaper Columns on – CNN OutFront

Our own John Avlon has a new book out that explores how these scandals unfolded through influential newspaper columns at the time called Deadline Artists: Scandals, Tragedies, and Triumphs.

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John Avlon CNN’s John Avlon on His New Anthology, “Scandals, Tragedies & Triumphs”

CNN’s John Avlon on His New Anthology, “Scandals, Tragedies & Triumphs”

With the rise of digital media, the printed newspaper column has transitioned and found a new home online. But for generations, those black and white pages were the weapon of choice for writers voicing their opinions and giving their take … Continue reading

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John Avlon Sources: National Security Adviser May Be Replaced – State of America – CNN
John Avlon Pennsylvania Speech is Vintage Trump – State of America – CNN
John Avlon Sen. Jack Reed: Trump lying about CIA report – New Day – CNN

Sen. Jack Reed: Trump lying about CIA report – New Day – CNN

Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) said that he thinks President Trump is lying after Trump dismissed the CIA report finding that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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John Avlon New Day – CNN

New Day – CNN

Margaret Hoover and John Avlon discuss the threat of corruption with the Trump administration.

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John Avlon Mueller Subpoenas Trump Organization in Russia Probe – State of America – CNN
John Avlon Cleaning the Cabinet – State of America – CNN
John Avlon New Day – CNN

New Day – CNN

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John Avlon Storm of Controversy – State of America – CNN