Nina Burleigh

National Politics Correspondent
Nina Burleigh

Nina Burleigh is Newsweek's National Politics Correspondent. She is an award-winning journalist and the author of six books. Her last book, Golden Handcuffs: The Secret History of Trump's Women, explores Donald Trump's attitudes toward women by providing in-depth analysis and background on the women who have had the most profound influence on his life. In the last several years, she has covered a wide array of subjects, from American politics to the Arab Spring.

The Rebel Evangelical

Pastor Russel D. Moore discusses the importance of the separation of church and state, a rarity for white evangelical Christians in the current political climate.

Broadway Takes on the Clinton Union

"Hillary and Clinton" bills itself as kind of a comedy. But given the way things turned out on the world stage, the flawed heroine in fleece and slippers shaking a metaphorical fist at fate is pure tragedy.

Ellsberg: Mueller Report Leak May Be 'Mandatory'

The Mueller report is set to be released Thursday, with redactions, but a fight is already underway to ensure that potentially damaging material to President Donald Trump is not blacked out.

Combating Fear and Loathing in 2019

There is a path that leaves anger and disgust behind. Moral philosopher Martha C. Nussbaum has spent her career devising a map to get there.

Were the Midterms White Evangelicals' Last Stand?

Young evangelicals are increasingly disaffected, which could weaken white Christian political power—and a Republican Party that has staked its future on its alliance with the religious right.

Will Donald Trump's Booming Economy Go Bust?

The stock market is booming, unemployment is at its lowest since 1969, and consumer confidence is high. "The economy is soooo good," President Trump claimed. So why are his approval ratings in the toilet? Here's what lies beneath the numbers.