Pollster. Strategist. Ad-man. Mark Penn has worn many hats in his career. He worked on the re-election campaign of President Bill Clinton and has advised then Senator Hillary Clinton, British Prime Minister Tony Blair and Bill Gates.
From the viewpoint of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, he joined The Atlantic's Washington Editor at Large, Steve Clemons for an in depth conversation on the state of the race and the many issues facing the country.
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The Atlantic at the 2016 Democratic National Convention
The Atlantic went to Philadelphia for a range of events discussing issues of consequence to everyday Americans and shed light on the vision and policy goals of the Democratic nominee.
The Atlantic at the
Democratic National Convention:
We held a Morning Briefing at the start of each day of the DNC, addressing some of the biggest questions affecting this election.
What Do the Midterms Mean?
With The Atlantic's Politics Team
The midterm elections could define one of the most pivotal periods in America’s recent history. One week after the country votes, The Atlantic’s top political reporters and editor-in-chief Jeffrey Goldberg take stock of the results and analyze what they mean for the president, policy, and politics leading up to the 2020 presidential campaign.
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