Tag: Politician Profiles

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Ted Kennedy on the Rocks

A sober look at the Senator.

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Basta Bunga Bunga

On Silvio Berlusconi’s hedonism.

Berlusconi is Italy’s waning Hugh Hefner, alternately reviled and admired for his loyalty to his own appetites—except that he’s supposed to be running the country.

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The Un-Communicator

Mayor Michael Bloomberg, profiled.

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Superman Comes to the Supermarket

On JFK and the 1960 Democratic National Convention.

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Jersey Boys

One night in Newark with Chris Christie and Bruce Springsteen.

“No one is beyond the reach of Bruce!” he screams over the noise of the crowd, and then screams it again, to make sure I understand: “No one is beyond the reach of Bruce!”

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Hog Wild

“It’s 7:30 a.m., and already the congressman and I are covered in blood.”

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The Visionary

A profile of Salam Fayyad, the Palestinian Prime Minister.

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The Conversion

An examination of Mitt Romney’s record on abortion.

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Party Crasher

A profile of Ron Paul.

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The Teachings of Speaker Gingrich

Reviewing Newt Gingrich as historian and intellectual.

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The Inner Quest of Newt Gingrich

Promise kept.

But his greatest presidential stumbling block may be right under his nose. At home, Newt's second wife, Marianne Ginther Gingrich, tells me she doesn't see herself in the First Lady's job. "Watching Hillary has just been a horrible experience," commiserates Marianne. "Hillary sticking her neck out is not working." What happens if Newt runs?, I ask. "He can't do it without me," she replies. "I told him if I'm not in agreement, fine, it's easy" --she giggles at her naughtiness. "I just go on the air the next day, and I undermine everything..."