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Tim Alberta is senior political correspondent for National Journal, reporting on the race for the White House in 2016. He previously covered Capitol Hill as House leadership reporter; prior to that he was senior editor of The Hotline, where he wrote the publication's popular tip-sheets and directed its coverage of the 2012 presidential election. A native of Michigan, Alberta was an award-winning reporter on state government while studying journalism and political science at Michigan State University. He later reported for the Wall Street Journal and Politico before joining National Journal in 2010. He lives in Virginia with his wife and son.

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The Fight for Social Conservatives Is On in Iowa

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Ted Cruz Just Launched His Iowa Campaign

The Texas conservative and his team are trying to lock down a state director for his White House run.  

After Disappointing an Establishment Audience, Ben Carson Turns It On for Iowa Conservatives

The likely 2016 contender shows why he should avoid the coasts.  

Romney Bleeding Establishment Support, Making 2016 Road Even Tougher

GOP allies unenthused about a possible third run for the 2012 loser.  

Romney Offers Slimmed-Down Agenda for 2016, But Won't Say If He'll Run

The former Republican nominee talks poverty and opportunity to a friendly establishment crowd.

GOP Announces 9 Presidential Debates

The first is coming to Fox News in August.

Walker Leaves Little Doubt He'll Run for President

The Wisconsin governor tests an outsider message in his speech to Republican influentials.  

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