Tim Alberta is a Staff Writer for The Atlantic. He was previously a 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.