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Mike Allen


Arlington, VA, United States

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Past articles by Mike:

"Scranton above Park Avenue": White House spoils for fight on taxes to pay for agenda

They're calling it "an inflection point where leaders need to choose which side they’re on." → Read More

"Weapons-grade base fodder": GOP erupts in rebellion over Biden's vaccine mandates

Top Republicans are calling for a public uprising to protest Biden's broad vaccine mandates. → Read More

Rachel Maddow signs multiyear deal that will expand her role to "studio boss"

Her empire includes anything where she's "a purveyor of great storytelling." → Read More

Donald Trump Jr., Ron DeSantis dominate poll of GOP frontrunners

Liz Cheney, meanwhile, is incredibly unpopular. → Read More

"He wouldn't even be in a law firm": Trump unloads on Brett Kavanaugh in new Wolff book

"There were so many others I could have appointed, and everyone wanted me to." → Read More

"An Ugly Truth": How Facebook discovered Russian meddling

"Oh f---, how did we miss this?" Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg asked, looking around at the somber faces of his top executives, the N.Y. Times' Sheera Frenkel and Cecilia Kang write in their book, "An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook’s Battle for Domination," out Tuesday. In an excerpt provided first to Axios, the authors write that the executives met Dec. 9, 2016, for a briefing on what Facebook's… → Read More

Ohio's Senate GOP primary with J.D. Vance is 2022's race to watch

Vance's campaign will be a preview of many of the themes that'll drive American politics next year. → Read More

New book says Trump talked of COVID killing John Bolton

"Nightmare Scenario" by Damian Paletta and Yasmeen Abutaleb is out next week. → Read More

Democrats sound alarm on crime as top threat to 2022 election chances

It's no coincidence former NYPD captain Eric Adams is leading the NYC mayoral race. → Read More

Trump has given at least 22 interviews for 17 different books since leaving office

"If you thought there was no more to know, it’s been mind-blowing." → Read More

Scoop: Fauci's offensive against "craziness"

"The more extreme they get, the more obvious how political it is." → Read More

Blinken warns Putin ahead of upcoming U.S.-Russia summit

Biden will tell Putin "directly and clearly what he can expect from the United States." → Read More

Fauci says people are "misinterpreting" the new CDC mask guidance

"It did not explicitly say that unvaccinated people should abandon their masks." → Read More

Fear grows Biden is doing too much, too fast and risking inflation

White House officials insist that inflation will be temporary. → Read More

Biden's next 100 days: An audacious bet to reengineer the fundamentals of America

Biden is brimming with FDR-like aspirations after early wins. → Read More

Ex-Trump officials launch nonprofit promoting America First ideology

The group wants to be "dreamers and ... risk-takers." → Read More

Exclusive: Apple's Tim Cook says voting "ought to be easier than ever"

Cook is an Alabama native with a lifelong interest in civil rights. → Read More

Inside Biden’s private chat with historians about his FDR mentality

After the two-hour-plus meeting, Biden told an aide: "I could have gone another two hours." → Read More

Biden prepared to chuck filibuster in historic push to re-engineer America, quickly

He believes it's time to go even bigger and faster than anyone expected. → Read More

Axios Deep Dive: Graphing the pandemic

2020 was literally off the charts. Data journalists saw changes that typically take months instead happening in weeks — numbers that will be breaking the y-axis for years to come. → Read More