Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Our January 19, 2013 magazine cover.

Our January 19, 2013 magazine cover.

Friday, November 16, 2012
The cover of the November 17 issue of National Journal.
Meet the Incoming Members of Congress. By the Almanac of American Politics Staff 

The cover of the November 17 issue of National Journal.

Meet the Incoming Members of CongressBy the Almanac of American Politics Staff 

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
theatlantic:

When Michelle Obama Talks, Do Women Listen?

First Lady Michelle Obama can charm talk-show hosts, deliver winning anecdotes about her husband’s socks, and bake a mean cookie. The mom-in-chief, as she calls herself, has broad appeal, but she’s particularly good at firing up the Democratic base. And as the candidates fight over female voters, Michelle Obama’s popularity could be pivotal.
[…]Romney’s wife, Ann, is also well-liked, capable of giving a strong speech and delivering personal anecdotes that soften her husband’s image. Ann Romney has also been an important conduit to female voters: her speech at the Republican convention, which included an ode to women and the burdens they bear, is a case in point.
But while Ann Romney tends to talk more generally about her husband’s kindness and leadership, Michelle Obama has made the case that the president deeply understands what women’s lives are like.

Read more. [Image: Reuters]

Written by my cubicle neighbor and actual neighbor, Sophie Quinton. -BdM

theatlantic:

When Michelle Obama Talks, Do Women Listen?

First Lady Michelle Obama can charm talk-show hosts, deliver winning anecdotes about her husband’s socks, and bake a mean cookie. The mom-in-chief, as she calls herself, has broad appeal, but she’s particularly good at firing up the Democratic base. And as the candidates fight over female voters, Michelle Obama’s popularity could be pivotal.

[…]Romney’s wife, Ann, is also well-liked, capable of giving a strong speech and delivering personal anecdotes that soften her husband’s image. Ann Romney has also been an important conduit to female voters: her speech at the Republican convention, which included an ode to women and the burdens they bear, is a case in point.

But while Ann Romney tends to talk more generally about her husband’s kindness and leadership, Michelle Obama has made the case that the president deeply understands what women’s lives are like.

Read more. [Image: Reuters]

Written by my cubicle neighbor and actual neighbor, Sophie Quinton. -BdM

Friday, October 19, 2012

The cover of the October 20 issue of National Journal.
Coming and Going: Regardless of who wins the presidency, there will be new faces in the White House and Cabinet next year. A look at the possibilities. A Staff Report

The cover of the October 20 issue of National Journal.

Coming and Going: Regardless of who wins the presidency, there will be new faces in the White House and Cabinet next year. A look at the possibilities. A Staff Report

Friday, October 12, 2012 Thursday, October 11, 2012
It’s that time again! What is your beverage of choice for National Journal’s official debate drinking game? 
VP Debate Drinking Game: Joe Biden Meets Paul Ryan

It’s that time again! What is your beverage of choice for National Journal’s official debate drinking game? 

VP Debate Drinking Game: Joe Biden Meets Paul Ryan

Friday, October 5, 2012
The cover of the October 6 issue of National Journal.
Leeches: The baby boomers inherited an economic miracle. Then they sucked it dry. By Jim Tankersley

The cover of the October 6 issue of National Journal.

Leeches: The baby boomers inherited an economic miracle. Then they sucked it dry. By Jim Tankersley

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

National Journal’s Debate Drinking-Game Guide: Colorado Edition

Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Enliven tonight’s debate with the NJ drinking game compiled by our best minds in the newsroom. The question is, what will be your beverage of choice? Don’t forget that the type of brew you choose could reflect your political affiliation.

Monday, August 27, 2012
That’s our Editorial Director! 

That’s our Editorial Director! 

Friday, July 27, 2012
The cover of the July 28, 2012 issue of National Journal.
The Revolutionary: Forget the health care ruling. John Roberts and his Court are reshaping the legal landscape. How far will he go?  By Jim Oliphant
Check out this week’s poster-worthy cover! The cover article by NJ’s James Oliphant depicts Chief Justice John Roberts in the driver’s seat for the conservative legal revolution but asks: Does he have his foot on the pedal or the brake? 
Cover illustration by Lauren Carroll (source photo by Ap/Michael Conroy). 

The cover of the July 28, 2012 issue of National Journal.

The Revolutionary: Forget the health care ruling. John Roberts and his Court are reshaping the legal landscape. How far will he go?  By Jim Oliphant

Check out this week’s poster-worthy cover! The cover article by NJ’s James Oliphant depicts Chief Justice John Roberts in the driver’s seat for the conservative legal revolution but asks: Does he have his foot on the pedal or the brake? 

Cover illustration by Lauren Carroll (source photo by Ap/Michael Conroy).