Politician Profiles

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Did Hope Change?

A profile of Eric Holder.

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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.