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John Heilemann

July 19, 2010 | The Power Grid
Obama’s Phoenix Act

Just as Hispanics were giving up on him, Obama stood up for what he believes on Arizona and immigration—and passion is good politics.

June 28, 2010 | The Power Grid
Out, Damned Spill, Out

BP’s hypocrisy problem—and ours.

June 14, 2010 | The Power Grid

It’s time for the president to realize: He is the one we’ve been waiting for.

May 31, 2010 |
Obama Is From Mars, Wall Street Is From Venus

Psychoanalyzing one of America’s most dysfunctional relationships.

May 17, 2010 | The Power Grid
Oil-Spill Fusion

The gulf disaster may derail Obama’s grand climate bargain—but there may be a radioactive way to put it back together.

May 3, 2010 | The Power Grid
The President and the Persuader

Obama doesn’t need a progressive on the court; he needs someone who can move it to the left.

April 19, 2010 | The Power Grid
Taking Politics Private

With the help of Michael Steele’s blundering and a Supreme Court decision, the RNC—if not the Republicans—is fast losing its grip.

March 29, 2010 | The Power Grid
Parting the Waters

The path to peace leads right through the murk of East Jerusalem. But it just got a little clearer.

March 15, 2010 | The Power Grid
The Outsiders

They represent change, not business as usual. And they’re … Democrats!?! The ruling party’s three big-state hopes.

February 22, 2010 | The Power Grid
Does Brown Have a Bright Side?

The lesson of Massachusetts isn’t to split the difference—it’s to lead.