He worked as an reporter and editor for The Washington Post (1985-2006). Since 2006 he works as the Editor in Chief for The Politico.
He covered the Clinton Presidency for The Washington Post (1995-2001).
He is the author of a book about Bill Clinton called The Survivor. And he is the co-author with Mark Halperin of The Way to Win. Clinton, Bush, Rove and How to Take the White House in 2008.