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John Heilemann

August 21, 2006 | Features
What If 9/11 Never Happened?

A counterhistory.

August 14, 2006 | The Power Grid
George W. and the Dominoes

Iraq was supposed to trigger a democratic chain reaction in the Middle East. Instead—see the missiles over Haifa—the tumbling is going backward.

August 7, 2006 | The Power Grid
The South’s New Mouth

Rabble-rousing, hard-partying Mark Cuban is the spitting, high-def image of Ted Turner—with technology (and Dan Rather) on his side.

July 17, 2006 | The Power Grid
The Kos Campaign

Liberal blogs like Daily Kos have made Joe Lieberman their first domino. But without a bigger vision, they may be the ones who fall.

July 10, 2006 | The Power Grid
Suit 2.0

Back in the nineties, Jason Calacanis was a Silicon Alley cowboy. Now, at AOL, he’s in full corporate harness. Is that the only way for an entrepreneur to get to the top?

June 12, 2006 | The Power Grid
Can Pataki Fail Upward?

As a governor, he’s been a success only in terms of longevity—which must mean it’s time to run for president.

May 29, 2006 |
The Comeback Kid

As Democrats worry about their 2008 chances, out of the wilderness comes a stranger to save them. Wait a minute. That’s no stranger. that’s . . . Al Gore!?!

May 15, 2006 | Influentials
The Influentials 2006

New York Magazine names the New Yorkers that are effecting real change.

April 24, 2006 |
Building the Frankencandidate

Jon Stewart and everyone else knows the two-party system and its denizens are hopelessly, comically broken. And the condition is probably terminal. So how to breathe life back into politics? With a new kind of candidate, someone we haven’t met, but who seems strangely familiar.

April 17, 2006 | The Power Grid
Let Juice Loose

Baseball is self-flagellating over steroids with wet noodle George Mitchell. It can’t be serious about stopping them. And it shouldn’t be.