Salena Zito

Salena Zito

Salena Zito

Salena Zito is a Main Street national political journalist who offers insights on the American political system, the American public, and prominent political figures and leaders. She is famed for keenly observing during the presidential election cycle that "The press takes (Donald Trump) literally, but not seriously; his supporters take him seriously, but not literally." 

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Populist Sherrod Brown Could Be the Perfect Democrat for Trump Country Jun 19, 2018

CANFIELD, OHIO — While a crucial federal election is happening here this year, the U.S. Senate... Read More

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How Suicide Became My 'Family Secret' and Shaped Who I Am Jun 12, 2018

On May 12, 1915, Clifford G. Peiffer walked down East Lacock Street on Pittsburgh's north side with ... Read More

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Hollywood Desperately Needs to Fill the Hole Left by 'Roseanne' Jun 05, 2018

I have never been a Roseanne Barr fan — she reinforced my instincts on July 25, 1990, when she... Read More

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Rise of the Rest in Appalachia May 22, 2018

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