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GQ Magazine Political Correspondent and New York Magazine Contributing Editor — GQ, New York Magazine

Friendship. Character. Ethics. Political Correspondent @GQMagazine & Contributing Editor @NYMag.

Boehner to DC: I’m Too Old For This Shit

gq.com — Back in December of 2012, as John Boehner was trying and failing to get his GOP colleagues to support his "Plan B" for avoiding the fiscal cliff, the Speaker stood in front of the House Republican Conference and, on the verge of tears, recited the Serenity Prayer: "God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."

Republican Debate: Did Pot Smoking Jeb Bush Finally Find His Groove?

gq.com — Donald Trump may mock Jeb Bush for being "low energy," but Bush certainly has stamina. That was one of the biggest takeaways from the second GOP presidential debate.
Sep 17, 2015

It took a while but Jeb finally hit his stride last night. The only question is, was anyone still watching? gq.com/story/republic…

Sep 17, 2015

RT @zengerle: It took a while but Jeb finally hit his stride last night. The only question is, was anyone still watching? gq.com/story/republic…

Remember When the Redskins Were Lovable?

washingtonian.com — Photograph of John Riggins (right) by Michael Zagaris/Getty Images Among the many wonderful things about owning Redskins season tickets during the team's 1980s glory days was one benefit for which I was especially grateful. It got me out of Hebrew school a half hour early.
Sep 09, 2015

The great @zengerle, in @washingtonian, funny & touching re how Redskins tickets once got him out of Hebrew School. washingtonian.com/blogs/capitalc…

Sep 09, 2015

.@zengerle: I’ll always have the Redskins of my childhood. The Redskins of my adult years are somebody else’s problem washingtonian.com/blogs/capitalc…

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Sheldon Adelson Is Ready to Buy the Presidency

nymag.com — Photo-illustration by Darrow In a few weeks, when the nuclear deal Barack Obama negotiated with Iran comes before Congress, it's all but certain that not a single Republican will vote in support of it.
Sep 09, 2015

New York Magazine: Sheldon Adelson Is Ready to Buy The Presidency nymag.com/daily/intellig… via @intelligencer

Sep 09, 2015

“Can you think of worse optics than having these Republican candidates schlep out to see Adelson & kiss his ring?” nymag.com/daily/intellig…

Sep 09, 2015

RT @aradberg: "Adelson apparently believes Trump wouldn’t be an effective ally of the Jewish state." nymag.com/daily/intellig…

Sep 09, 2015

״Adelson apparently believes Trump wouldn’t be an effective ally of the Jewish state״ nymag.com/daily/intellig… via @intelligencer

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How Is Ben Carson Tied With Trump? Here’s How

gq.com — The "Bad Lip Reading" videos are never kind to the politicians they lampoon, but the one devoted to the August 6 Republican presidential debate is especially brutal to one pol in particular: Ben Carson. In it, the pediatric neurosurgeon turned presidential candidate is portrayed as a soft-spoken, sleepy-seeming simpleton-one half Gary from Veep, the other half Lenny from Of Mice and Men.

Meet Presidential Candidate Martin O’Malley

gq.com — Martin O'Malley was standing on a chair, shouting in a dark bar in Iowa City. He may have been nearly a thousand miles from Baltimore, but for him, that wasn't far enough. It was a stormy summer evening, and about 150 people had come to hear O'Malley make the case that he should be president-a case that had gotten frustratingly tricky.
Aug 20, 2015

"There was no applause...The political hand O'Malley had been planning to play was now a loser." @zengerle's profile: gq.com/story/martin-o…

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Here’s Why Joe Biden Has No Business Running for President

gq.com — In the last couple weeks, the prospects of a third Joe Biden for President campaign have gone from exceedingly long to increasingly likely. The progression started on August 1 with Maureen Dowd's bombshell revelation that, on his deathbed, Beau Biden had urged his father to run.
Aug 19, 2015

Jason Zengerle: "Here’s Why Joe Biden Has No Business Running for President" gq.com/story/joe-bide… via @GQMagazine

Carly Fiorina: Obama’s Rhetoric is Just as “Below the Belt” as Trump’s

gq.com — Carly Fiorina is having a moment. After dominating the GOP's kids-table debate last week, she's surging in the polls and is suddenly being treated as a serious contender for the nomination.

Ben Carson: The Tea Party's Great White House Hope

gq.com — On the night earlier this year that Barack Obama stepped before the nation to deliver his sixth State of the Union address, Ben Carson-a political newcomer who harbors dreams of soon giving his first-settled into a sofa just a few blocks away. He was eager to hate everything the president was about to say.

Why the Real GOP Race is Being Run Behind Closed Doors

gq.com — Political junkies, used to seeing the first primary debate as the Opening Day in presidential campaigns, might be giddy about Thursday's Republican debate in Cleveland, but the real action in the GOP primary occurred this past weekend at a luxury beach resort near Laguna Beach, California.
Aug 04, 2015

Here's @zengerle on why the real GOP race is happening behind closed doors, not on the debate stage: gq.com/story/gop-race…

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Oct 13, 2015

@jblumklotz Rubio will be good test of "The Party Decides" theory, as he seems to be becoming fave of GOP establishment.

Oct 09, 2015

Not surprised by Ben Carson's latest Holocaust foolishness. He defended his Nazi analogy to me AT YAD VASHEM gq.com/story/ben-cars…

Oct 02, 2015

Polling q of the year: "Have you ever taken your shirt off and twisted it around your head just like a helicopter?" publicpolicypolling.com/pdf/2015/NCCul…

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