Brent Budowsky

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Brent Budowsky
Born Brent J. Budowsky
(1952-02-19) February 19, 1952 (age 63)
United States
Occupation Writer, political commentator, journalist
Political party Democratic

Brent J. Budowsky (born February 19, 1952)[1] is a liberal / progressive[2] American political opinion writer and blogger for publications including The Hill,[3] the LA Progressive,[4] and The Huffington Post.


Budowsky received his Bachelor of Arts degree from George Washington University. He completed a J.D. from the Columbus School of Law of Catholic University, which included participation in the law program of St Edmund Hall at Oxford University, and an LL.M. from the London School of Economics.[5]


From the mid-1970s to 1990, Budowsky served in senior congressional staff positions including legislative assistant to former Senator Lloyd Bentsen;[6] extensively involved with the Intelligence Identities Protection Act and Intelligence Officers Death Benefits Act, and legislative director to Representative Bill Alexander, then the Chief Deputy Majority Whip.


  1. ^ U.S. Public Records Index Vol 1 (Provo, UT: Operations, Inc.), 2010.
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  3. ^ Budowsky, Brent (2012-11-08). "Dear Matt Drudge: Stop the race stories". The Hill. 
  4. ^ "Brent Budowsky". LA Progressive. 
  5. ^ "Speaker's Biography, Brent Budowsky". AFLSE Washington, DC: Speaker Series. Alumni and Friends of The London School of Economics in The U.S. June 24, 2009. 
  6. ^ Budowsky, Brent (February 21, 2007). "The Libby Trial Is Serious Business". The Washington Post. p. A14. Retrieved September 10, 2010. 

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