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Christopher Cadelago


Sacramento, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Christopher:

Biden's delicate midterm dance

The president is raising money and highlighting Democratic themes, but often sticking close to home when doing so. → Read More

How a zombie apocalypse is informing a new wave of Dem ads

Wide Angle Research, a nonprofit firm, has conducted extensive, cutting-edge research on voter behavior. And they're turning it into animated ads for the close of the midterms. → Read More

Harris brings on a veteran of the Reid political machine

Megan Jones will join the Veep’s office as a special government employee. → Read More

Biden dodges the August curse

Less concerned about infection after overcoming Covid, the president is poised for a travel blitz. → Read More

Biden keeps South Carolina guessing

Democrats are giving the president space as would-be Democratic aspirants circle overhead. → Read More

The White House's least favorite Twitter account-

Welcome to POLITICO’s West Wing Playbook, your guide to the people and power centers in the Biden administration. With help from Allie Bice. Ask any Democratic operative these days, including some who work in the Biden White House, about the Twitter account they find most noxious and you’re likely to get the same answer. @RNCResearch — the handle for the Republican National Committee to sling… → Read More

Biden suddenly is piling up wins. Can Dems make it stick?

The president may disrupt parts of his vacation to tout legislative wins. The DNC is planning an ad blitz. Will it be enough to help Democrats at midterms? → Read More

Biden muses about Delaware going early in new primary calendar-

Welcome to POLITICO’s West Wing Playbook, your guide to the people and power centers in the Biden administration. With help from Allie Bice. As top Democratic officials considered how to restructure the party’s primary schedule for 2024, the White House offered a bit of private advice: kick the can down the road. White House officials let it be known to the Democratic National Committee they… → Read More

Biden enters the Always Be Closing phase of his first term

Suddenly, overnight, real progress has been teed up for the White House. Can the president deliver? → Read More

‘Be absolutely furious’—Dems want more from Biden after Highland Park

The president signed the first major gun bill in thirty years. He may soon get an ATF director confirmed. Some in his party still feel he’s missing the moment. → Read More

Gavin Newsom jumps onto the national stage and Bidenworld takes notice

The California governor leaped into the 2024 conversation at a high-water mark for himself and a particularly vulnerable time for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. → Read More

The Lie That Helped Kill the Labor Movement

In 1969, a rogue attorney for the National Labor Relations Board undermined a critical piece of labor law. Fifty years later, the Biden administration is trying to reverse the damage caused by that decision. → Read More

How Biden plans to handle the Jan. 6 hearings

The president will monitor but not react in real time. But the real audience is the public and… Merrick Garland. → Read More

Biden to deliver a prime-time address on guns

The White House had been keeping strategic distance from the legislative negotiations around guns. That will change. → Read More

A sour and angry America poised to punish Dems this fall

Biden and his top advisers know that the window to change the economic narrative through executive action is rapidly closing. → Read More

Garcetti on the ropes as Dems privately raise concerns

Among the lawmakers who have raised flags: Kyrsten Sinema. → Read More

Biden’s game plan in Brussels: Punch Putin and hug the West

The president said chemical warfare in Ukraine would “trigger a response” from NATO and called for Russia to be booted from the G-20. But there are limits, as always. → Read More

Biden faces off against Putin. His other opponent is time.

The president heads to Europe both to applaud the alliance he’s helped build against Russia and to keep it together. → Read More

Biden’s presidency has never been so hectic. Here’s why he’s at ease.

As he pushes a Supreme Court nominee and manages a foreign policy crisis, the president's service on the Foreign Relations and Judiciary Committees is coming in handy. → Read More

Grassley privately investigating Garcetti, wants nomination held

The Iowa Republican has been in touch with whistleblowers as he looks into whether the LA Mayor lied about knowledge of a top aide's conduct. → Read More