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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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