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John Heilemann

November 11, 2013 | Features
The Intervention

He’d blown the first debate. Now he was on the verge of blowing the second and risking his reelection. In an excerpt from their new book, Double Down, Mark Halperin and John Heilemann describe the moment when a president was talked away from the edge.

December 17, 2012 |
25. Because Hillary Is Coming “Home.”

And the tristate area will once again be the nation’s capital of presidential ambition.

December 3, 2012 | The Power Grid
State of War

The Republicans have thrown down the gauntlet over the possibility that Susan Rice will replace Hillary Clinton. But the winner is already clear.

November 19, 2012 | Features
The 2013 Campaign

Now that Obama won the election, the race to decide the future begins.

November 12, 2012 | The Power Grid
Sandy and the Suitors

The storm swept one candidate toward the finish. But whoever loses has only himself to blame.

November 5, 2012 | The Power Grid
The Zombie Election

Four ways the campaign may be undead on November 7.

October 29, 2012 | The Power Grid
The Waitress-Mom War

Both campaigns know that in the swing states, women are the swingers.

October 22, 2012 |
Bill & Hillary Forever

If Obama wins, it may be because the former president saved his presidency—but what exactly do the Clintons get in return?

October 15, 2012 | The Power Grid
The Etch-a-Sketch Moment

At the debate in Denver, it finally happened—but Obama looked like the one who was shaken.

September 24, 2012 | The Power Grid
Don’t Say “Desperate”

Muslim unrest has created a challenge for Obama and the nation—and a different kind of crisis for the Romney campaign.