Jamelle Bouie

Jamelle Bouie is a staff writer at The American Prospect.

Recent Articles

I'm Dreaming of a White Senate.


The United States Senate is about to become a whole lot whiter:

The Senate might not have any African-American members after the election, when Sen. Roland Burris (D-Ill.), the only sitting black senator, vacates his seat.

President Palin, or the Politics of a Failing Economy.



Sarah Palin has a shot at winning the presidential nomination, and some Republican strategists want to stop her before it happens:

Voter Intimidation!

Except this one involves your neighborhood McDonald's and not two goofy black guys from Philadelphia (via Matt Yglesias):


Fighting Till the End.

To jump off of Tim's post, a new Mason-Dixon poll shows Marco Rubio leading with 45 points to Charlie Crist's 28 and Kendrick Meek's 24:

As his opponents argue over who should abandon their bid for U.S. Senate, Republican Marco Rubio is cruising toward the finish line, according to a new poll by Mason-Dixon Polling & Research.

The results, released Friday morning, show Rubio with a 17-point lead over independent Gov. Charlie Crist and a 24-point lead over Democratic Congressman Kendrick Meek.