Melinda Henneberger

Editor in Chief of Politics Daily

Melinda Henneberger appears in the following:

#NoBreakNoBill: Democrats Still Sitting-In for Gun Legislation

Thursday, June 23, 2016

As of writing, the Democrats have been staging a sit-in on the House floor for over 20 hours. Hear the latest.

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Washington's Orlando Response

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Roll Call's Melinda Henneberger talks about Washington's response to Orlando, including last night's senate filibuster for gun control.

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Hillary Clinton Clinches the Nomination, Looks Forward

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Hillary Clinton won decisive victories in California, New Jersey and New Mexico. And unless 400 superdelegates change their minds, that means she's the presumptive Democratic nominee.

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Attack Ads and Predictions of a 'Messy' Convention

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Editor-in-chief of Roll Call and former senior writer at Bloomberg Politics Melinda Henneberger discusses the latest in campaign news.

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Donald Trump and Paul Ryan's 'Great Conversation'

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Donald Trump and Paul Ryan met this morning, and from their joint statement to the press, it sounds like they're committed to working together.


Will the Sanders Movement Outlive His Campaign?

Thursday, April 28, 2016

As the delegate math continues to turn against Bernie Sanders, his supporters call in to talk about what they hope he does next with the momentum he has created.

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Sanders Camp to the Country: "It's Not Over Yet"

Thursday, March 17, 2016

The Bernie Sanders camp looks ahead optimistically, and more on Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland.

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Trump on Track, Sanders Breaks Through in Michigan

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

The latest primary has Trump leading the Republicans, Rubio falling far behind, and Sanders pulling a surprising win in Michigan.

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After Mistrial, An Emotional Edwards Faces the Future

Friday, June 01, 2012

It was the political trial of the decade, starring a hidden child born to a secret, high-octane mistress; an ambitious first lady battling cancer; a loyal daughter watching in the wi...


Politics Week: Transportation Bill, Supreme Court Fallout, More

Friday, March 30, 2012

Melinda Henneberger, anchor blogger for She the PeopleThe Washington Post’s women’s blog, and Matt Bai, chief political correspondent for The New York Times Magazine, look back at the week's political news.

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2011 Top Stories: National and International

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times and a contributor to WNYC, and Washington Post political writer, Melinda Henneberger,  reflect on the top national and international stories of the year. 

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Setting The Week in Politics: Huntsman, Perry, Obama and More

Monday, August 22, 2011

Melinda Henneberger, contributing editor to, discusses the battle lines being drawn within the GOP and other news of the week.

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Live: President Obama Press Conference

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Today at 11:30, President Obama gives a press conference from Washington. Melinda Henneberger of Time Magazine helps preview and provide analysis. You can also tweet us with what you would #asktheprez.

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Washington's Week

Monday, June 06, 2011

Melinda Henneberger, contributing editor to, rounds up the national news.

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Remembering Elizabeth Edwards

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Elizabeth Edwards died of breast cancer yesterday at the age of 61. Whether it was on the campaign trail, during her cancer treatments or on book tours, Edwards connected with a large number of people — even as she split from husband and former Senator John Edwards. 


Washington's Week

Friday, December 03, 2010

Melinda Henneberger, founder and editor-in-chief of Politics Daily, rounds up the week's national news.

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National Election Returns

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Melinda Henneberger, founder and editor-in-chief of Politics Daily, and Hanna Rosin, a co-founder of Slate’s women’s blog, DoubleX, run down last night's national election returns.

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Closing in on the Midterms

Friday, October 15, 2010

Melinda Henneberger, founder and editor-in-chief of Politics Daily, and Nate Silver, blogger for the New York Times' Five Thirty Eight blog, discuss the most interesting midterm races around the country.

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And the Nominees are…

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Nate Silver, blogger for the New York TimesFive Thirty Eight blog, and Melinda Henneberger, founder and editor-in-chief of Politics Daily, discuss the results of primaries across the country.

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Latest Primary Rundown

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Melinda Henneberger, editor-in-chief of Politics Daily, discusses the nationwide fallout from yesterday's primary elections.

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