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John Heilemann

January 18, 2010 |
Saint Elizabeth and the Ego Monster

A candidate whose aides were prepared to block him from becoming president. A wife whose virtuous image was a mirage. A mistress with a video camera. In an excerpt from the new book Game Change—their sweeping account of the 2008 campaign—the authors reveal that, inside the Edwards triangle, nothing was too crazy to be true.

December 21, 2009 | The Power Grid
Party Boy

Is McCain attacking Obama and toeing the GOP line out of principle? Or for revenge against the man who beat him?

December 14, 2009 | The Power Grid
100 Versus America

You think a tiny band of verbose old folks couldn’t stand in the way of a nation of 300 million? Meet the U.S. Senate.

December 7, 2009 |
Obama Lost, Obama Found

How the president finds his way out of the woods.

February 1, 2010 | Intelligencer
Mr. Cool Gets Hot

As president, Obama has walked the walk. But now, with his agenda endangered, he has to learn to talk the talk.

April 12, 2010 | Intelligencer
Triangle O

Obama is drilling for political gold.

April 26, 2010 | Intelligencer

Facing Goldman-fueled outrage, is the GOP reading from the right script?

October 26, 2009 | The Power Grid
Hillary Reborn

At State, as in the Senate, she often talks softly—but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t carry a big stick.

October 19, 2009 | The Power Grid
Back From the Death Panel

How the public option, helped by a congressman looking for an issue and a shrewdly silent White House, returned from the brink.

March 30, 2009 |
Inside Obama’s Economic Brain Trust

It’s not pretty at this moment.

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