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Tim Alberta

Tim Alberta is chief political correspondent for POLITICO Magazine, covering Donald Trump’s presidency, Capitol Hill, the ideological warfare between and within the two parties, demographic change in America, and the evolving role of money in elections.

Tim covered the 2016 campaign for National Review as its chief political correspondent, and was previously at National Journal, where he covered Congress as House leadership reporter and later reported on campaigns as the publication’s senior political correspondent. He formerly served as senior editor of The Hotline, reported for The Wall Street Journal and worked as a web producer and assistant editor for POLITICO .

Tim's work has been featured in dozens of other publications nationwide, including Sports Illustrated, and he frequently appears as a commentator on political television programs in the United States and around the world. He lives with his wife and two sons in Virginia.

Most Recent Appearances

  • October 4, 2019
    As the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump heats up, the panelists gave context and analysis on the latest headlines, including the Republican response from the White House and Capitol Hill.

Recent Stories

  • POLITICO
    March 10, 2020
    Sanders’ team has long trumpeted his Michigan triumph as evidence of his ability to assemble a unique coalition and defeat the Democratic establishment.
  • POLITICO
    February 4, 2020
    There can be no doubting it now, not after so many years spent in the crosshairs, not after active presidential candidates began challenging its privileged position atop the nominating calendar, and certainly not after Monday night’s debacle that lef
  • POLITICO
    February 3, 2020
    A new sentiment has echoed throughout recent conversations with Democratic strategists, activists and campaigns, a consensus that would have been unthinkable just eight years ago: Iowa is no longer a battleground. Not in 2020, anyway.