Philip Bump

ReporterNew York

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Yes, they’re tied. But very few people know his challenger.

  • Jul 23, 2014

As usual, it all came down to turnout.

  • Jul 23, 2014

Clinton is relying on PR that offers all of the emotion of a focus-grouped ad from a fast food chain.

  • Jul 23, 2014

Obama had almost 21 hours during which he could have closed the deal on the home.

  • Jul 22, 2014

Some 4.6 million people have subsidized coverage -- and over 2 million likely pay $50 or less a month.

  • Jul 22, 2014

But in closer races, turnout was up.

  • Jul 22, 2014

A controversial post from his father raises the longstanding question once again.

  • Jul 21, 2014

The monthly average in 2014 is down substantially from 2013.

  • Jul 21, 2014

Old people dominate politics. Blame incumbency, not age.

  • Jul 21, 2014

A gotcha on Fox News was the worst of what was already going to be a bad day for Kerry.

  • Jul 20, 2014

“I think you can only win” the conflict in Ukraine “diplomatically,” Feinstein said on CNN.

  • Jul 20, 2014

Netanyahu spoke to ABC’s George Stephanopoulos.

  • Jul 20, 2014

On multiple political talk shows, Kerry walks a fine line on Israel.

  • Jul 20, 2014

On three shows, Kerry presented his case for tougher action against Russia.

  • Jul 20, 2014

The comments were recorded before Kerry went live with the network.

  • Jul 20, 2014

Long-term threats are often hard for short-term politicians to address.

  • Jul 19, 2014

No, she’s not running in 2016. But, the song....

  • Jul 18, 2014

Oh, to be young.

  • Jul 18, 2014

The tricky game of playing politics in the wake of a tragedy.

  • Jul 18, 2014

We created an interactive tool that makes naming your PAC simple.

  • Jul 18, 2014
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About Philip
Philip Bump writes about politics for The Fix. He previously wrote for The Wire, the news blog of The Atlantic magazine. He has contributed to The Daily Beast, The Atlantic, The Daily, and the Huffington Post. Philip is based in New York City.