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Kristin Roberts is the managing editor of National Journal. In this role, she leads the team of managing editors and guides NJ’s coverage of the biggest stories. Before joining National Journal in November 2011, Kristin was news editor and deputy bureau chief for Reuters’ Washington bureau. She spent 11 years at Reuters, with positions in New York, Miami, and Washington. She covered Wall Street while in New York and then led Reuters' coverage of housing and banking policy and regulation from Washington. In 2006, she shifted to Pentagon coverage, reporting on war policy and traveling with Defense Secretaries Donald Rumsfeld and Robert Gates. Kristin holds a master's degree in security studies from Georgetown University, a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University, and a bachelor's degree in international affairs from The George Washington University.

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Republican Trio Wants More Questions Answered on Benghazi

Sens. John McCain, Lindsey Graham, and Kelly Ayotte won’t drop it. Despite the White House’s release of Benghazi e-mails, the Republican trio has a long list of additional questions, all carry...

Eric Holder in the Hot Seat as Congress Probes Scandals

The Attorney General is on Capitol Hill on today for a show of fireworks that could be unlike any seen in this Congress so far.

The High Cost to the White House of Stonewalling on Benghazi

On Wednesday, U.S. diplomat Gregory Hicks came to Congress with headline-worthy testimony. He told House Oversight that officials in Libya were denied permission to deploy special forces to counte...

Vetting the Kill List

Civil libertarians want a judge to oversee the administration’s targeted-killing program. It sounds appealing, but it could do more harm than good.

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When the Whole World Has Drones

The precedents the U.S. has set for robotic warfare may have fearsome consequences as other countries catch up.

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