Mark Halperin, Time senior political analyst, editor-at-large, and co-author of Game Change, sets the week in politics, from the political fallout of the Middle East embassy attacks to new polling showing a consistent lead for President Obama.
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Last week after the Republican presidential debate the conventional wisdom was clear – Michelle Bachmann had transformed herself into a viable candidate for president. Whether or not that’s true, it raised some questions for our guest host Mike Pesca. Who forms the conventional wisdom, how has that changed over time and what, exactly, is it? Mike talks to Politico’s Mike Allen, Time’s Mark Halperin, The New Republic’s Franklin Foer, Republican operative Mark McKinnon and Washington Post political reporter Dana Millbank about political conventional wisdom.
The 2008 race to the White House has been documented more thoroughly than any other. It kept bloggers, commentators, humorists busy on a daily basis for almost two years. So you might think you’ve heard it all. But two veteran political reporters say you haven’t.
The new book by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime, has created controversy over the revelations of embarrassing statements and actions by prominent political figures during the 2008 elections. Hear the authors discuss the book. Plus, ...
The Florida Democratic party is pushing ahead with a plan for redoing its primary, likely conducting the bulk of the voting through mail-in ballots. Mark Halperin, editor-at-large and senior political analyst for Time Magazine, breaks down the plan and the controversy it's stirring.
Mark Halperin, editor-at-large and senior political analyst for Time Magazine and the author of The Way to Win: Taking the White House in 2008 (Random House, 2006), discusses the role the independent voter will play in the New Hampshire primary and the 2008 election in general.
Mark Halperin, editor-at-large and senior political analyst for Time Magazine and author of The Way to Win: Taking the White House in 2008 (Random House, 2006), analyzes Mitt Romney's speech on his faith.
The holiday season is in full swing—and so are the primaries. Time Magazine political analyst Mark Halperin has the latest in political news. Also: what impact will teaching English as a second language have on New York’s workforce? And on the anniversary of the shooting of Sean Bell, what has ...
Every four years Senator Tom Harkins hosts a Steak Fry and endorses a Democratic candidate for president. Mark Halperin, editor-at-large and senior political analyst for Time Magazine, snagged himself an invitation and will talk about the politics and the food, as well as Hillary's upcoming speech outlining her new healthcare ...
Senator Tom Harkin’s once-every-four-year steak fry might go a long way to deciding who wins the Iowa Primary. Time Magazine's Mark Halperin joins us to review this presidential tradition, as well as Hillary Clinton's healthcare plan. Also, we talk with Gary Taubes about information on public health: where it comes ...
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