White House reporter for Politico
Nancy Cook is a senior reporter at Politico, covering domestic policy out of the Trump Administration. She is a former economic and fiscal policy correspondent for National Journal.
Former White House Counsel Don McGahn was a no-show at today’s House Judiciary Committee hearing. On orders from the White House, McGahn defied the committee’s subpoena.
May. 21, 2019from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
President Trump headed off to Camp David for the weekend, where he’ll meet with Republican leaders to chart their agenda.
Jan. 5, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
President Trump promised big things in his first 100 days , but his most important achievement may be keeping the government open.
Apr. 25, 2017from To the Point
Former hedge fund manager Tom Steyer says the U.S. has a broken government because corporations bought it.
Nov. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Facial recognition software is touted as making us safer. Is it worth the risk of misidentification -- and the violation of privacy?
Nov. 7from To the Point
When political protesters were gunned down by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, was it a victory or a defeat for President Trump?
Dec. 5from To the Point
Sometimes, as President Trump recently found out, they really are laughing at you behind your back. But does that matter?
Dec. 6from Left, Right & Center
Presidential debates have become reality TV, and performance is more important than substance.
Nov. 20from To the Point
With support from Democrats as well as Republicans, President Trump agreed to release inmates from harsh prison terms due to the War on Drugs. But his own Justice Department wants…
Nov. 14from To the Point
A new film about the CIA torture report brings to life the brutal reality of the crimes the agency committed post-9/11.
Nov. 29from Scheer Intelligence
Many people are shopping on Amazon this time of year. Free one-day shipping can mean workers injuring themselves by working too fast, and delivery vehicles increasing air pollution.
Nov. 27from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The House approves two articles of impeachment against President Trump.
Dec. 13from Left, Right & Center