Kevin Drum

Kevin Drum, the inventor of Friday catblogging, was a blogosphere pioneer when, after a stint in marketing, he went online as Calpundit in 2003. Now a writer for Mother Jones, he previously blogged at Washington Monthly's Political Animal. He lives with his wife and two cats in Irvine, California. Follow him on Twitter: @kdrum.


  • February 9, 2016

    This post first appeared at Mother Jones. Hillary Clinton has received a lot of campaign money from the financial industry over the years, and after she left the State Department she gave several lucrative speeches to Goldman Sachs and other big banks. As Michael Hirsh puts it, this has given her a reputation for being "more than a little cozy" with Wall Street. But is she?

  • September 8, 2014
    A new survey shows that over the past 25 years the rich have seen their wealth skyrocket while the middle class and poor have seen their share of national wealth plummet.
  • October 17, 2013
    Bloggers Kevin Drum and Reihan Salam recommend blogs from opposite sides of the liberal/conservative divide.