As a Washington insider on the pulse of political affairs, POLITICO’s Chief Political Correspondent, Glenn Thrush has established himself as the go-to journalist for nonpartisan, behind-the-scenes analysis of the evolving American political landscape. Also the host of the popular new podcast, Thrush offers a smart, unvarnished take on the presidential race for 2016, featuring marquee interviews with Washington’s top power players.
Previously, as POLITICO’s Senior White House Correspondent and the Obama 2012 Campaign Reporter, Thrush provided unprecedented accounts of the presidency and the 2012 race to the White House. He outlined his up-to-the-minute accounts in his New York Times best-selling e-books, Obama’s Last Stand and The End of the Line.
A veteran of Bloomberg News and Newsday, Thrush has covered the country’s most prominent politicians. His long-form journalism has been published in leading outlets, including the New York Times magazine, New York, The Washington Postand Spin and he is a frequent TV commentator, appearing on all three broadcast networks and major cable outlets.
Honored with numerous journalistic accolades, Thrush has earned the prestigious Aldo Beckman Award for Journalistic Excellence, the Merriman Smith Award for Breaking News Coverage, and the Gerald R. Ford Award for Distinguished Reporting on the Presidency.
Thrush offers a fascinating, candid view of the players at the helm of the political landscape and the issues affecting voters nationwide. From the trenches of the campaign trail to the White House and everything in between, he captivates audiences with an in-depth outlook on the 2016 presidential campaign—including who and what to look out for and why they matter for constituents across party lines.