Mark Shields

Mark Shields

Mark Shields

Pundit Mark Shields has been on the political playing field since Robert F. Kennedy ran for president in 1968.  After years of managing campaigns from the courthouse to the White House, he is now one of the most widely recognized commentators in the United States. 

Read more about Mark Shields in his bio.

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Making Debates Really Matter Aug 24, 2019

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