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Tim Alberta

Tim Alberta is leadership reporter for the National Journal. He formerly served as senior editor of National Journal Hotline, where he edited the publication’s popular tip-sheets and directed its coverage of the 2012 Republican presidential race.

Can Ted Cruz Pivot from 'Conservative Kamikaze' to National Security Star?

Sen. Ted Cruz is on a foreign policy war path to the 2016 ticket, attacking Obama and Hillary Clinton while relying on fierce rhetoric to pull him ahead of GOP colleagues. By Tim Alberta


Rep. Mike Rogers Leaving Congress for Talk Radio

The Michigan Republican who chairs the House Intelligence Committee will retire from Congress at the end of this term for a career in talk radio. By Tim Alberta


Republicans and Democrats Announce Budget Deal

The $1 trillion agreement would provide approximately $63 billion in relief from sequestration, split evenly between defense and non-defense programs. By Tim Alberta, Billy House and Sarah Mimms


Eric Cantor Wants Congress to Define Final Iran Deal

The Virginia Republican says he's upset with the interim agreement, and wants Congress to shape how the administration approaches the next round of negotiations. By Tim Alberta