American journalist and author who is known and recognized for his coverage of the White House as a correspondent for The New York Times. He is known for being an MSNBC commentator and was also the chief political correspondent at Politico.
He graduated from Brooklyn College where he earned his degree in political science and the Greek classics. He started his career as a reporter working for the Downtown Express newspaper. He gained further attention when he covered Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign in 2008 for Newsday. He then joined Politico in July of 2008.
He has also written several books about President Barack Obama including Obama's Last Stand and The End of the Line: Romney vs. Obama.
He was born and raised in Sheepshead Bay. He married Diane Webber and together they had twin sons born in 2013.