David Von Drehle

Editor-at-Large, Time Magazine

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Editor-at-Large for Time magazine

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White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon is behind many of Donald Trump’s policies, including the recent travel ban on people from seven Muslim-majority countries.

How Steve Bannon shapes policy here and abroad

White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon is behind many of Donald Trump’s policies, including the recent travel ban on people from seven Muslim-majority countries.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Democrats are struggling to hold their majority in the US Senate after the November elections. Now they’re looking for help in the most unlikely of places—the very red state of Kansas.

Kansas Race Now One of the Hottest Contests in the Midterms

Democrats are struggling to hold their majority in the US Senate after the November elections. Now they’re looking for help in the most unlikely of places—the very red state of Kansas.

from To the Point

With  Washington Mutual  the latest Wall Street domino to fall, Democrats blame  John McCain  for urging House Republicans to hold up the taxpayer bailout.

The Financial Crisis and the Presidential Campaign

With Washington Mutual the latest Wall Street domino to fall, Democrats blame John McCain for urging House Republicans to hold up the taxpayer bailout.

from To the Point

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