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Kristin Roberts is the Managing Editor of National Journal. She directs coverage of the biggest stories and oversees newsroom-wide operations. Before joining Atlantic Media in 2011, Kristin was deputy bureau chief for Reuters' Washington bureau. She spent 11 years at Reuters, reporting on Wall Street and economics from New York and Miami and defense and foreign policy from Washington before moving into newsroom leadership. Kristin holds master's degrees from Georgetown University and Columbia University and a bachelor's degree from The George Washington University. Most importantly, she's from New Jersey and is known generally for subtlety.

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Episode 22: Tear Down this Flag

Republican contenders stumble through a confederate battle flag debate, Clinton surprises some with a commanding showing in recent polls, and Bobby Jindal announces his candidacy, via hidden back...

Episode 21: Jeb Bush Is Back

The former governor kicked his off with an announcement in Florida, where he showed off his bilingual cred, and on a trip to New Hampshire, where he talked tax reform. Does this strong showing mar...

Episode 20: #MarcoRubioCrimeSpree

Marco Rubio's finances were put in the spotlight this week, as a report from The New York Times detailed his questionable spending habits, and an apparent sore spot for his campaign team. Jeb Bu...

ISIS Is Not Just Iraq's Problem. It's Obama's.

The president doesn't have a 'finalized' ISIS strategy because he's waiting on commitments from Baghdad? This challenge is so much greater than that.  

The Coming ISIS Assault on Saudi Arabia Means Awful Things for Washington

ISIS has its next target, and it's one that threatens U.S. interests in the region more than anything you've seen from the terrorist group so far.

Episode 18: Will Sanders Matter?

This week's heated politics leads to careful debate, as Kristin, Tim and Shane define the Bernie Sanders effect and explain yet another Clinton controversy -- this time concerning a company set u...

Episode 17: Better Listening Than Rand's 630-Minute Speech

Kristin and Shane are joined by Hotline Analyst Adam Wollner to discuss the politics behind Rand Paul's long, long speech against the Patriot Act. Planning for the Republican primary debates is we...

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