Matthew Berger

Matthew Berger has been covering Washington politics as a journalist for more than a decade. During the 2008 presidential campaign, he was a campaign reporter for NBC News, traveling with Rudy Giuliani, Mike Huckabee and Sarah Palin.


Matthew E. Berger has covered homeland security for Congressional Quarterly and politics for JTA. He is a contributor to various newspapers and magazines, including Politico, Washington Post Magazine and The Forward.


He received a master's degree in national security policy and a bachelor's degree in political communications, both from George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

Matthew Berger

I've covered some of the most important political stories of the last decade - from the Monica Lewinsky scandal to the Sarah Palin campaign. I've written about terrorist attacks and Middle East relations as well. I am excited to help readers navigate the often-complicated world of Washington politics, and to provide critical analysis to the top stories of the day.

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